Health fair Saturday

One of the largest health fairs in Mississippi occurs this Saturday in New Albany. It’s the Back-to-School Health Fair, conducted by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County with the support of lots of other groups. The fair is geared toward children from 4 to 12 years old. A thousand people, including about 400 children, will show up […]

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Childers’ mailings criticized

Dear Editor: Over the past few months, I have received several mail-outs from Congressman Travis Childers citing his support of various programs or projects. Some of these are multiple-colored, fold outs, some of them expound how he is “fighting to make Medicare prescription Drug coverage even better.” Another says “Shouldn’t health reform lower cost, not […]

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High def? I don’t know

Let me start by saying I’m technology challenged. But I try. That’s how I happened to be in the electronics store Saturday asking for something called an SD card for a video camera. “Is it high def?” the young clerk asked, probably knowing all the time that I would have no clue. “All I know […]

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New Haven bus praised

Dear Editor: Last week I had the opportunity to go to the Union County Fair with the clients and staff of New Haven School. This was the first school trip on the new bus! I wish you could have shared the excitement of the clients as they saw the beautiful bus, their enthusiasm grew, as […]

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Liberal duck seasons again for Mississippi

The Mississippi Flyway Council voted to adopt the liberal regulatory alternative for duck seasons on July 24, 2010.   This means Mississippi waterfowl hunters will again have the opportunity to hunt 60 days with a 6-duck daily bag limit for the 2010-2011 waterfowl hunting season according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks […]

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The Canterbury Tales; this weekend

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Delilah Roberts

Adam and Candace Roberts of New Albany are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Delilah Jeana Grace Roberts. Delilah was born at 10:20 p.m. on November 12, 2007 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. She was six pounds, five ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are John and Wanda […]

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Citizens speak out for public pool

Several New Albany residents and local citizens continued to push the city toward constructing a public pool Tuesday at the New Albany Board of Aldermen meeting. Both Hazel Ivy and Ninabeth Capaning read letters addressed to the board expressing the need for a public pool.   The letters were in response to recent concern of […]

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Heat affects NA athletic practice

With temperatures topping 100 degrees and heat indices reaching over 100 degrees, precautions have to be taken as to avoid heat stroke and heat exhaustion.  One of the areas that the New Albany School District is focused on during times of extreme heat is during athletic practice. At the New Albany School Board meeting Monday […]

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Union County Fair begins again

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