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Downtown area getting new parking lot

Lack of parking space has been a problem with the growth of business downtown, and for special civic center events. This should be helped with the construction of a new parking lot behind the civic center, accessible from Highland. The lot is being paid for by the city and BNA Bank, which will also use […]

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More graduation ceremonies Friday night, Saturday

Union County schools are conferring high school diplomas on nearly 300 seniors this week. Some schools have already held ceremonies but three are still scheduled for Friday night and one will be Saturday. Victory Christian Academy’s graduation was May 13 and East Union and Ingomar had theirs Thursday night. Tonight, Myrtle Attendance Center, with 39 […]

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Two music events here Saturday

People in New Albany will have two choices for entertainment Saturday: Main Street’s Live at Noon on the Tanglefoot Plaza or the Down From the Hills music festival and state bluegrass championship at the fairgrounds. Live at Noon will run from 12 to 2 featuring the music of John Milstead. Food from local restaurants, discounts […]

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Farm to table dinner returns to Park Along the River in July

Online ticket sales will begin on sale Saturday, June 4, at 10 a.m. for New Albany’s second annual “Farm to Table Dinner,” which will take place on Thursday, June 23, on the footbridge across the Tallahatchie River in the Park Along the River in downtown. The fine-dining-inspired dinner for 80 guests will be prepared using […]

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Madden is guest reviewer for library program

Frank Madden reviewed Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger’s book “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: the Forgotten War that Changed American History” for the monthly Luncheon with Books program at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library Tuesday. Dogwood Hills Garden Club provided the light luncheon.

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Kent to serve on Mississippi Young Bankers council

New Albany banker Amanda Kent has been elected to the Executive Council of the Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association. MYB conducts programs around the state about personal finance.  The section also promotes leadership development and involvement in industry affairs.  Kent will coordinate the efforts of the MYB County Chairmen in […]

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Kevin Kessinger joins BNA Bank

  On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. “Bo” Collins, President and CEO, announces that Kevin Kessinger has joined BNA Bank as Vice-President, Business Development. BNA Bank is opening a loan production office at 2091 Old Taylor Road in Oxford, and Kessinger joins BNA Bank to develop business opportunities for BNA […]

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Victory Christian Academy graduating class

The Victory Christian Academy class of 2016 graduates are, from left, Laura Treadaway (salutatorian), Jennifer Faulkner, Jacob Russell, Matthew Windham (valedictorian), Ryan Buggs and Hunter Wade. The graduation ceremony was held Friday, May 13.

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Announcing no-cost eye exams for Mississippi third graders who fail reading assessment

Mississippi Optometric Association to provide eye exams at no cost for students who did not pass third grade reading assessment For the second year, the Mississippi Optometric Association and the Mississippi Vision Foundation will provide eye exams at no-cost to third graders who did not pass the state reading assessment test and do not have […]

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Diverse careers available

This week, nearly 300 local students will leave high school behind. A generation ago, the accepted next step for many was to move on to a four-year college if at all possible. Some might go the route of a community college first, but it seemed to be accepted that the gold standard for students was […]

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Myrtle Church to host Dave Ramsey financial series

More than 2.5 million families have positively changed their financial future through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU). The nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. The course meets once a week where a different lesson is taught by […]

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River Players to present comedy-murder mystery next week

The Magnolia Civic Center moves from Dorothy and the Tin Man this past week to Humphrey Bogart next week. The Tallahatchie River Players will present “The Man with Bogart’s Face” Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. This show, by Andrew J. Denady, is a murder mystery with a shot of comedy done like a […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding “It’s GONE!” I heard Othel from the garage after I had just walked into the kitchen. I hurried back to the garage and questioned, “What’s gone?” “My bike!  It’s not here.” For some thirty-nine years, Othel and I pulled in and out of our carport on the Etta hill.  The well-planned carport […]

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Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley A special hello to Nannie Lee Coker at home and Willard Harmon, Estelle Rhodes and James Tollison at Health and Rehab in New Albany. I hope all of you have a very nice day. The 175th anniversary was very good at Fellowship Sunday, May 15. The message by Bro. Jim Futral was […]

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