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Youngsters get first-hand look at how part of community functions

New Albany Elementary School kindergarten students got a behind-the-scenes look at how various local public services function as part of Community Day Friday. The students went on a walking tour of the downtown area visiting locations such as City Hall, the police department, UCDA, courthouse, First United Methodist Church and getting an up-close look at […]

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Pilot Club Snowflake Ball set for March 1

By Angie Barmer It’s time again for fathers and daughters to dress up and go out for a special evening together at the Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball. The fourth annual Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball is sponsored by the Pilot Club of New Albany, will offer an evening of music, dancing, food, magic, and more for the father/daughter […]

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Dental education program works to ‘give kids a smile’

Head Start students learned about the value of having healthy teeth as well as ways to care for their teeth Friday with a visit from Dr. Kelton McClinton and staff. The visit was part of the annual “Give Kids a Smile” program sponsored by the American Dental Association and in conjunction with Children’s Dental Health […]

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Grand Champion Cow-calf Pair

  Champion Hill Georgina 7666 won grand champion cow-calf pair at the 2014 Dixie National Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show, Feb. 9 in Jackson, Miss. John Davis, New Albany, Miss., owns the March 2010 daughter of S A V Providence 6922. A December 2013 heifer calf sired by Gambles Safe Bet completes the winning […]

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NAHS Band working to raise money for new uniforms

By Angie Barmer A new fundraising campaign is underway to raise money for new uniforms for the band programs at New Albany High and Middle School. Approximately 10 years ago, the NAHS Band received new uniforms. Now, the schools need to purchase 110 uniforms that cost approximately $400 a piece. The New Albany Band Parent’s […]

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Myrtle student dies from cardiac arrest

Jaylon Glover is described by his teachers as a ‘great kid’. The 12-year-old died on Wednesday at Le Bonheur Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. after going into cardiac arrest and suffering a stroke while playing basketball on Monday afternoon. Glover had been playing inside the gymnasium at Myrtle Methodist Church when he fainted, Myrtle Attendance […]

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2014 Spring Youth Soccer Registration Going on Now

The New Albany Park Commission announces registration for its 2014 Spring Soccer Season. Registration will run through Friday, January 17,2014. The fee is $40 per child, ($35 per each sibling).Children must be born between August 1, 1999 and July 31, 2009. All registrations must be done in person at the Sportsplex office located inside BNA […]

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East Union Homecoming Court

The following are members of the 2013-2014 East Union Homecoming Court: Allie Epting, Dakota Edwards, Mallory Roberts, Jacob Elder, Jessica Bishop, Carol Coker, Chip Gibson,and Stephanie Hardy. (not pictured Brett Rakestraw and Tray Davis) The Homecoming Festivities will begin at 1:30 and again at 5:30, weather permitting, on Friday December 6, 2013. All alumni and […]

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Swimmers raise $4,000 to support pool feasibility study

By J. Lynn West In response to growing interest in the building of a city swimming pool or aquaplex, aldermen recently allotted $10,000 toward a feasibility study on the matter. A group that would be directly affected and perhaps is most interested is the Tallahatchie Tidal Wave Swim Team. The group, which now practices at […]

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First club fellowship meal set; Boys & Girls Club Champions For Youth Award to honor Jay Herrington

On Nov. 25, the Boys & Girls Club of New Albany will honor Jay Herrington and his commitment to youth in New Albany and Union County during the organization’s annual dinner that will be held this year at the New Albany Boys & Girls Club during their first Club fellowship meal. This is the third […]

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