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Freedom celebration offers music, politics and patriotism

New Albany’s FreedomFest freedom celebration will begin this Saturday, June 25, at 10 a.m. It will open with the ringing of the Freedom Bell followed by the presentation of colors by the American Legion. “Each of these is symbolic of the freedom bought and paid for by our nation’s veterans and service men and women,” […]

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Main Street’s ‘Arts, Beats and Eats’ moving

The New Albany Main Street Association has announced the date for the 2016 Arts, Beats, & Eats.  This year the event will be catered and will feature local artisans and live music. The event will be held in the downtown New Albany, on Aug. 5, at The Basement located at 100B West Bankhead Street.  It […]

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Children’s boutique Itty Bitty Birdie hosts ribbon cutting

By David Johnson Managing Editor New Albany Main Street Association held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Itty Bitty Birdie Friday, June 10 at Hamilton Place in New Albany. Local real estate broker Ashley Palmer opened the store in March as a chance to start and own a business. “I wanted to build a business from the […]

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Civitan Club meeting set for July 19

The New Albany Civitan Club will host its next membership meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 19 at El Agave Mexican Grill, located at 650 Park Plaza Drive, New Albany. The meeting begins with a dinner/social from 6 to 6:45 p.m. followed by a presentation about our award-winning club.  The meeting ends at 7:45 p.m. […]

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Board should be alcohol-neutral

We have mixed feelings about New Albany aldermen endorsing – if only tacitly – the sale of alcohol at city events on city property. The consumption of alcohol is legal on private property and we agree the decision to drink is the individual’s own business. That is, unless the individual drinks enough that it becomes […]

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Perfectly Pinterest People

By Lisa Bryant I am a fan of Pinterest and have gone to it more than once to find ideas and themes for parties, etc. but not everything on Pinterest is for the everyday person without some carpentry or chemist skills. I tried to make a sun catcher with multi colors to hang from your porch […]

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Hudsons celebrate 50 years

Gene and Barbara Hudson of Myrtle will celebrate their 50th Anniversary on Sunday, June 26, 2016. They were married June 24, 1966. There will be a reception given in their honor at the Union County Baptist Association Building, 845 Sam Barkley Dr, New Albany, from 2 to 4 p.m. The celebration will be hosted by […]

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Garretts celebrate 65 years

Jay P. and Sarah Garrett celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 12, 2016 and were honored by their family with a reception at Ingomar Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with many lifelong friends and family attending. Jay was reared in the Pinedale community and Sarah not far away in Hurricane.  They were married May 12, […]

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Ainsley Faith Roberson birth

Zeke Ashton Roberson and Haley Morgan Roberson of the Ingomar Community are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ainsley Faith Roberson.  Ainsley Faith was born on July 9, 2016 at 7:49 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Union County.  She weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 ¼ inches long. Her grandparents are […]

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Center Hill Baptist Church news

By Tommie Cooper For Wednesday night’s Bible study June 15, Bro. Hall was teaching in II Peter 1:3, 4, “God has given us all things.” If you are a child of God you have a song on your heart. I took Momma to her eye doctor. Her eyes are still about the same. We took […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Emma Vance’s granddaughter, Jody Vance, recently passed her state board exams for nursing. She is going to work at Tupelo in Critical Care. Jody is from Blue Springs and she is the daughter of Gary Vance. Another one of Miss Emma’s granddaughters, Tiffany Blaylock, passed her nursing practicing license. She will be […]

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City honor NAHS sports teams

Mayor Tim Kent, right, presents proclamations to New Albany High School Athletic Director Shane Sanderson honoring the tennis and golf teams. The tennis team were Class 4A state champions and Christopher Shands won Boys’ Singles, Roberto Valadez and Michael Crots won Boys’ Doubles, Morris Kelly Clayton and Seth Male won Mixed Doubles, and Meghan Van […]

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New Albany Garden Club

The New Albany Garden Club met for its annual planning meeting at the Darden Lake Home of Mrs. Gloria Cooper. President Samantha Morris thanked Mrs. Cooper for inviting the club to meet at her home. Other hostesses were Mrs. Grace Provence, Mrs. Betty Campbell, Mrs. Gwyn Pennebaker and Mrs. Mary Webb.  The dining table was […]

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2016 NMMC nurse student externs

NMMC’s Student Nurse Externship Program exposes student nurses to some of the most advanced medical care available.  Student nurse externs participate in an intense classroom orientation, skills lab, seminar led by experts in their field and scheduled work hours over nine weeks with assigned preceptors. North Mississippi Medical Center student nurse externs for 2016 include […]

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