The decision by the New Albany Board of Aldermen to seek federal money to help improve safety and walking and bike paths around city schools is a good one. The city decided to apply for a grant from the national Safe Routes to Schools program, which is administered by the state Department of Transportation. Cities […]
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The New Albany and Union County school districts took another step toward improving technology in the classroom this week with the addition of new interactive white touch boards in eight classrooms. New Albany Elementary equipped four classrooms with the new boards, while each of the four county schools received one of the boards as part […]
The wedding was booked in the summer of 2012 for January 5 of 2013. It would probably be a cold Saturday with little else happening. At least that’s what Othel thought when he agreed to photograph it. No one would have guessed that the Rebels would go bowling in January. Even the bride and groom, […]
Last week I wrote about the folks at Lake Superior State University who, once a year, compile a list of over-used, misused words they would like banished from the English language. I listed some of the words they have consigned to oblivion along with the years of their popularity, and added a few suggestions of […]
Recently we have been writing about New Year’s resolutions – a regular topic of conversation for this time of year. We had a story this past week about the history of resolutions, some of the more popular..and most often broken. The News Exchange also is taking a look at resolutions from a more practical and […]
To the editor: We read in the newspaper that the citizens of New Albany are still attempting to bring about a vote about serving and selling liqueur, wine, etc. or as we referred to it when I lived in Memphis and they had the vote, it was called liqueur by the drink. Oh and the hue […]
The first thing that came to mind when I opened the Christmas package was “Be careful what you wish for.” Then an intense feeling of anxiety came over me. Maybe even a little fear. After all these years, could I really do it? Am I too old to learn the basics? Would I really devote […]
Once in a while something happens that is so illogical that it boggles our mind. For the second year in a row, the city of New Albany’s handling of its property insurance coverage falls in that category. The Board of Aldermen, on a 3-2 vote, last week decided to keep its insurance business with Dickson […]
Dear Editor: In Union County, who is my neighbor? When I was in need, I can say everyone I had any contact with was truly the good neighbor! We were in Union County in mid-December to do some work at our place in the Pinedale community. All went well until the day we planned to […]
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