NAHS cheerleaders prepare for UCA

With months of preparation now behind them, the New Albany Cheerleading squad is ready to showcase their talent, as they will be competing in the UCA Dixie Regional Competition this Saturday, December 6 at the Bancorp South Center in Tupelo. The squad has already placed first in the 4A Large Division in the MHSAA North […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 3, 2008

Chris Marion, 41 Chris Marion, 41, of Byhalia, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Magnolia Regional Healthcare-Corinth.  He was a Heavy Machine Operator for Freeland and Lemm Construction in Cordova, Tenn., a member of Houston First Baptist Church in Houston and also worked for Ashley Furniture in Pontotoc. Services were at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. […]

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Obituaries for Nov. 28, 2008

Peggy Roberts, 62 Peggy Joyce Roberts, 62, of Myrtle, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. She was born March 23, 1946, in Union County to G.W. Speck and Itasca Speck Hester. She loved her family, enjoyed working in her flower garden and loved her children. She was a homemaker. Services […]

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Obituaries for Nov. 26, 2008

Peggy Roberts, 62 Peggy Joyce Roberts, 62, of Myrtle, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. She was born March 23, 1946, in Union County to J.W. Speck and Itaska Smith Speck. She loved her family, enjoyed working in her flower garden and loved her children. She was a homemaker. Services […]

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East Union Attendance Center 2008 Homecoming Court

Back Row (from Left to Right):  Craig Bullock, Austin Epting, Clayton Kowalczyk, Jimmy Marshall and Casey McBrayer.  Front Row (from Left to Right):  Laken Moore, Shannon Dye, Summer Smith, Brooke Hodges and Kayla Cannon.  East Union Attendance Center will celebrate its Homecoming Activities on Friday, Dec. 5, 2008.

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Obituaries for Nov. 21, 2008

Leslie Minor, 87 Leslie Earline Minor, 87, of Hickory Flat, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was born Sept. 20, 1921, in Benton County. She was a member of Winborn Methodist Church and a supervisor at Irwin B. Schwabe. She enjoyed raising vegetables and cooking for the family. […]

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Hamilton announces candidacy for NA Mayor

Betsey Hamilton of New Albany has announced her candidacy for the office of mayor of New Albany in next Spring’s city elections. “This has not been an ambition of mine nor something I am taking lightly, for I have thoroughly enjoyed my involvement in our community for over 25 years,” Hamilton in her announcement.  “I […]

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New Albany receives State AG’s opinion on rezoning issue

By David Johnson The State of Mississippi Attorney General has upheld an earlier verbal opinion given to the city of New Albany regarding a requested suspension of a building permit issued to Lehman-Roberts Asphalt Company in June. In accordance with statements made by New Albany City Attorney Bobby Carter during an Aug. 5 board of […]

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Master-Bilt to offer energy efficient options in 2009

The Federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 will go into effect on January 1, 2009. Master-Bilt, manufacturer of a full line of premier commercial refrigeration systems for 70 years, is ready for the transition, offering numerous energy efficient options on their walk-in coolers and freezers which are compliant with the new federal regulations. […]

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Celebrate Christmas with weekend events at Magnolia Civic Center

Come and celebrate the season, enjoy sweets, and support area artists and the Tallahatchie Arts Council by attending upcoming weekend events at the Magnolia Civic Center in downtown New Albany.    The Christmas season in New Albany and Union County began with the New Albany Christmas parade on Monday, December 1, 2008. The season’s festivities will […]

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Supervisors approve purchase of new fire truck for Pinedale dept.

The Pinedale community’s Union County Volunteer Fire Department will be receiving a new fire truck in mid-2009. Union County Fire Coordinator Steve Coker came before the Union County Board of Supervisors Monday and received approval on the purchase of a new fire truck. Board of Supervisors President Danny Jordan said, “You want to buy that […]

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Bulldogs fall to 3-4, remain positive going into division play

New Albany was on the road last week before the Thanksgiving holiday, and the Bulldogs fell at Corinth 70-50. Corinth jumped to a 14 point lead after the first frame, and took a 34-19 lead to the half. The Bulldogs outscored Corinth in the third, but another 23 by the home team in the fourth […]

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Bulldogs improve to 5-1 with win over Senatobia

Keeping their heads up and remaining positive are just two things that have attributed to New Albany’s early success this soccer season. With only one loss so far, the Bulldogs improved to 5-1defeating Senatobia last Tuesday night. “We work well together and you never hear any criticism,” head coach Taylor Nichols said. “Whether we score […]

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County school district receives Beacon award for MCT2 performance

The Union County School District was once again recognized among the top school districts in the state of Mississippi when it was the recipient of the Lighthouse School Leader Beacon Award in late November. The award, which the school district has been honored with two out of the past four years, was accepted by Union […]

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