Pilot Club Snowflake Ball set for March 1

By Angie Barmer It’s time again for fathers and daughters to dress up and go out for a special evening together at the Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball. The fourth annual Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball is sponsored by the Pilot Club of New Albany, will offer an evening of music, dancing, food, magic, and more for the father/daughter […]

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East Union students look inside traveling planetarium

By Angie Barmer Fifth to eighth graders at East Union Attendance Center got the chance to travel to another world and experience life outside our own when a traveling planetarium came to visit the school on Friday. The University of Mississippi Graduate Student Whitney Jackson from The University of Mississippi’s Center for Math and Science […]

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Ninth-graders reverse gender roles in vocations on Non-Traditional Day

New Albany ninth-graders got an opportunity to experience gender-reversal – as least as far as traditionally-perceived vocations are involved – during the ninth annual Non-Traditional Day held at the Career and Technical Center. Christy Paul of student services said the goal is increase enrollment by males in classes generally considered to be more female-oriented, and […]

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Toyota grant offers health careers course

While there may be a growing need for health care professional in a variety of medical fields, students are finding it challenging to choose and enter one. Often, they don’t know what preparation is required, whether the career will meet their expectations, or perhaps what the specific career even consists of. Thanks to a grant […]

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Upgrade the library

Our Union County Library is having trouble paying its bills and meeting its payroll. That, to us, is a sad situation for an institution that is one of the most important assets of any community. We think you can generally get a pretty good idea of a community and its values by the vitality of […]

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Coleman guilty of sex offenses

Former Myrtle high school teacher and coach Adam Coleman was sentenced to 15 years in prison, 11 of them suspended, at the conclusion of a hearing held Monday afternoon in Tippah County Circuit Court. Coleman pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual battery and one count of enticement of a child and will serve four […]

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Dental education program works to ‘give kids a smile’

Head Start students learned about the value of having healthy teeth as well as ways to care for their teeth Friday with a visit from Dr. Kelton McClinton and staff. The visit was part of the annual “Give Kids a Smile” program sponsored by the American Dental Association and in conjunction with Children’s Dental Health […]

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Baptist Union County recognizes nurse who performs above and beyond expectations

  Angie Wilson, a labor and delivery nurse for the Women’s Center at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, an award given in appreciation of the work nurses do. Wilson was nominated by a former patient who praised Wilson for her outstanding care and compassion. Nurses like Wilson are […]

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‘Way We Worked’ series continues with art of basket weaving

Visitors to the Union County Heritage Museum Saturday were able to learn the pioneer art of basket weaving, a class offered in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution exhibition “The Way We Worked.” “One of the ways we worked is how we used to make things with our own hands,” museum director Jill Smith said. Participants […]

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Grand Champion Cow-calf Pair

  Champion Hill Georgina 7666 won grand champion cow-calf pair at the 2014 Dixie National Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show, Feb. 9 in Jackson, Miss. John Davis, New Albany, Miss., owns the March 2010 daughter of S A V Providence 6922. A December 2013 heifer calf sired by Gambles Safe Bet completes the winning […]

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