Supervisors approve agreement on NA/UC airport projects

During Tuesday’s Union County board of supervisors meeting, postponed because of a mid-winter conference in Jackson as well as being closed Monday, Cook Coggins Engineering, Inc. requested reimbursement  for construction completed for a new runway and T-hangar at the New Albany/Union County Airport. Cook Coggins, the engineering company for this project and the upcoming airport […]

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Birthday of Madison Grace Brooke Bennett

Madison Grace Brooke Bennett celebrated her first birthday at McAlister’s Deli on December 27, 2008. Madison is the daughter of Cassandra and Larry Bennett of New Albany. Friends and family were invited.

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New Rode’o Salon brings a “sense of glamour” to New Albany

The Rode’o Salon is now open at 132 West Bankhead Street in the old Hamilton Hardware building. Rode’o Salon will be open Monday through Saturdays from 9 a.m. with no designated closing time. The salon will offer men and women’s haircuts, shampoo and style, perm, straightening, coloring, highlights, manicures and pedicures, acrylic, eyebrow, lip and […]

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Birthday of Marissa Elise Davis

Marissa Elise Davis will celebrate her fifth birthday on January 24, 2009. Marissa is the daughter of Megan Davis of New Albany and Jermaine Gray of Racine, Wi. She will have a Tinkerbell party at Chuck E. Cheese and friends and family are invited. Marissa has one sister named Coliee Boyd, who is a one-year-old. […]

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New full service salon Cut-N-Up opens in New Albany

Cut-N-Up Full Service Salon is now open at 202 Highland Street. Cut-N-Up will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The salon will offer men and women’s haircuts, shampoo and style, perm, straightening, coloring, highlights, manicures and pedicures, acrylic, eyebrow, lip, chin […]

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Birth of Sadie Elizabeth Childers

Elizabeth Jade Childers and John Caleb Childers of New Albany welcomed daughter Sadie Elizabeth Childers into the world on December 30, 2008 at 8:42 p.m. at the Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. Sadie weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. She was greeted by four-year-old brother John […]

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Birth of James Chandler Hudson

Mr. and Mrs. James Hudson of Oxford, Miss. welcomed son James Chandler Hudson into the world on January 9, 2009 in the Special Delivery Services wing at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces. He was greeted by one sister Chelsey Lee Ann Hudson. James’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. […]

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Four New Albany Teachers of the Year illustrate dedication to education

With a combined 100 years of teaching experience and over 200 teachers in the New Albany School district, four teachers were recently honored for Teacher of the Year and one teacher also received the award for District Teacher of the Year.  The teachers that received this honor were: New Albany High School (NAHS) teacher Alicia […]

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Obituaries for January 21, 2009

Gordon Morris, 64 John Gordon Morris, 64, of Myrtle, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at his residence. He was born July 17, 1944, in New Albany to the Late Johnnie A. Morris and Ellen Burks Morris. He was a partner in Morris Bros. Feed and Seed prior to being disabled several years ago. He was […]

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Ingomar splits slate at Houlka

Coach Norris Ashley and Coach Jimmy Guy McDonald have one of the state’s longest running friendly-rivalries dating all the way back to their semi-pro baseball playing days. The two “Legend of the Hills” have a combined record of 3031-1799 and 13 State Championships, but Tuesday night they were focused on gaining an advantage in positioning […]

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WU swept at Ashland, Lady ‘Dawgs 18-1

Ashland 56 West Union 50 (g) Claire Wilkerson had 15 on the night, but the Lady Eagles fell short on the road, losing 56-50 at Ashland on Tuesday. After falling behind 15-9 in the first quarter, West Union was able to cut the deficit to one at the half, as Ashland led 18-17. The Lady […]

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NA native turns area fields into fields of dreams

With baseball season around the corner, area teams are preparing for the upcoming year. With practices taking place and players working on their game, very few think of the other aspects that need work as well. Braving the frigid temperatures of last week, New Albany resident Charles Brunetti and his staff are hard at work, […]

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Obituaries for January 16, 2009

Glenn Davis, 75 David Glenn Davis, 75, of Myrtle, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Lee County to Dan Davis and Verdie Oswalt Davis. He was a retired engineer, working at Stratford for many years. He was a Baptist and a […]

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Prayers of the Inauguration

Jesus’ disciples approached him once and said to him, “Teach us to pray.” It was common practice in the ancient world for teachers to instruct their followers in all forms of spiritual practice. According to the New Testament, what Jesus offered in response to their request is what we now call the Lord’s Prayer.      […]

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