Wayne Mitchell

“The Mentalist” and smart TVs

Why do they call them “smart” TVs anyway? Mine is not very smart, at least when I try to operate it. I was reminded of that when Jenny and I were watching an episode of “The Mentalist,” one of our favorite TV programs, which we had recorded on our DVR. Jenny sometimes gets a little […]

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High school graduation

This week 277 seniors will receive their high school diplomas from the New Albany and Union County schools, compared to 301 last year and 274 the year before. On Thursday, 60 will graduate at East Union Attendance Center and 46 will get diplomas at Ingomar Attendance Center. On Friday, 40 will graduate at the Myrtle […]

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City beautification award winner

  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mattox are recipients of this month’s City Beautification Award for their home on Hwy. 15 North. The award is presented monthly by the city beautification committee to recognize outstanding efforts toward making a home more attractive. From left are Bill Mattox, daughter Erin, wife Danita and Jean Ashcraft Bufkin representing […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Sherman Aldermen Randy Bolen and Martha Swindle and Town Attorney Kirk Tharp with their spouses attended the CDF Annual Meeting Thursday, May 8, at the Tupelo Furniture Market Building 6 in Tupelo. Congratulations to Courtney Foster and Casey McBrayer on their upcoming wedding next Saturday, May 24, at Sherman Church of Christ. […]

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Duke TIP Program

Middle School students part of Duke University talent search

  New Albany Middle School students John Wright Welborn and Meredith Prescott participated in the 2014 Duke University Talent Identification Program’s 7th Grade Talent Search. Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students […]

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Macedonia news

  By Lou McQuary On Saturday, May 17, there was a gospel singing at Macedonia Baptist to raise money for the Dig a Well Project in Uganda. An orphanage has been built in Uganda for little babies. This singing raised money for a well to be built on the orphanage property. Singing in the program […]

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Ingomar School news

By Justin Gary Hello fellow Falcons! This is your student council reporter with the final round of school news. On Friday, May 16, an Awards Program was held at 1:00 p.m. for 7th-12th grade students. Certificates and other items were handed out to reward them for their academic excellence throughout the year. On Monday, May […]

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New Albany Community Blood Drive at Walgreens

In Arlington Cemetery there are rows upon rows of silent reminders that the cost of freedom is high, that price for our liberty is paid with blood. Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) joins with the rest of our nation to honor these fallen heroes who throughout our history gave their lives for our country. Monday, May […]

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City schools offer free summer food program to children

The New Albany Schools are participating in the Summer Food Service Program.   Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided […]

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Coker vying for Miss Mississippi title

  Carol Coker, right, of Blue Springs, smiles after signing her photo during a Miss Mississippi Pageant autograph party May 11 in Tupelo. Coker, who holds the title of Miss Dixie, was one of 15 Miss Mississippi and eight Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen contestants who signed for the public at The Mall at Barnes Crossing. […]

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