Organizers of the 2014 Tallahatchie RiverFest are bringing back a fine arts exhibition and competition as part of the event. Fine arts were part of early RiverFests but had not been included as a separate, specific category in several years. RiverFest will be held Sept. 26-27 with events at a variety of locations including the […]
Merle Temple, author of the book A Ghostly Shade of Pale, will be the guest speaker at Museum Moments, on Thursday, June 19, at noon at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. He will talk about his years in drug enforcement as well as how this experiences are related to the recently book […]
New Albany police are warning the public about a telephone scam that has been reported in the area starting this past week. “Tuesday, we got a report from an elderly lady who received a call saying she had two warrants for her arrest,” Chief Chris Robertson said. “They told her the only way to settle […]
Police have charged three juveniles in two unrelated incidents of burglary and vandalism a week ago. One involved a break-in at the New Albany Middle School and the other was a string of acts of glass-breaking from Church Street across town to the new dry-cleaning establishment on West Bankhead. Chief Chris Robertson said the vandalism […]
Police are investigating a string of auto burglaries in the Jay and Daniel Street area across from the high school this past Friday. Chief Chris Robertson said someone got into the cars and took at least one firearm, cash and credit cards. The vehicles were all unlocked, he said. Officers are also working to solve […]
Who knew a bit of fatherly advice 15 years ago could lead to Union County Sheriff’s Deputy Tressa Hester’s being voted 2014 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year for Mississippi. But that, indirectly, is what happened. In 1999, when she was offered a job as dispatcher for the sheriff’s department, she didn’t want to take […]
Staff reports New Albany Tourism has opted to postpone the solstice celebration and lantern release planned for June 21 as the company providing the lanterns could not confirm delivery in time for the event. Five hundred lanterns were ordered in mid-May, but the city received an email on June 5 stating that the company, based […]
The Union County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to put up $33,680 that will net a $1 million Federal Aviation Administration grant to overlay the runway, taxiways and parking areas at the New Albany-Union County Airport. Both the city and county governments had to agree to provide matching amounts to get the grant and New […]
New Albany aldermen faced a full agenda at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, receiving some good news as well as dealing with sensitive topics. Among the good news was that the city and county are getting a one million dollar grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. Mayor Time Kent said he had been informed by […]
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- Lady Urchins drop Mooreville from unbeaten ranks October 3, 2015
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