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  • The Republican Women’s Club hosted a bipartisan candidates’ forum at the Union County Courthouse on Monday evening, April 24th. Sue Morrison, President of the Republican Women’s Club handled the evening’s official duties, and Daniel Sparks, an Oxford attorney and active Republican worker, served as moderator. An engaged crowd of at least 129 [Continue Reading]
  • Carnegie Link Up program in New Albany MS
    Most of the 800 seats in the New Albany High School auditorium were filled Friday afternoon by elementary school students in a Carnegie Link Up performance, playing musical instruments and singing with a professional symphony orchestra. Some of the 740 students who played musical instruments and sang with the orchestra during the second Carnegie Link-Up concert Friday [Continue Reading]
  • Carnegie Link Up
    New Albany Elementary School students are busily polishing up their skills for tomorrow’s (April 21) performance with the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. The performance is part of the Carnegie Foundation of New York’s Link Up program.   Steven Byess with NAES 4th grade student. Students talk with conductor Byess at practice session. Students had an [Continue Reading]
  • On Tuesday April 18th, the Union County Heritage Museum and the Chickasaw Inkana Foundation, along with other partners presented Chickasaw Celebration, a program honoring the Chickasaw Nation’s history, culture and continuing influence upon North Mississippi, its sacred Homeland. As a part of the Chickasaw Celebration, a Homeland Art category was added to this [Continue Reading]
  • New Albany schools
    The Board of Trustees of the New Albany School District has selected Lance Evans to serve as the district’s next superintendent, following a two-month search that began with employee and community meetings in February. Mr. Evans has been with New Albany School District for 12 years serving as the elementary principal and his current position as the high school [Continue Reading]
  • Tallahatchie Crawfish Festival, the Wayward Kin
    The much-anticipated Tallahatchie Crawfish and Shrimp Festival, which was to take place this Saturday, April 22, at the Park Along the River, has been cancelled due to the forecast of heavy thunderstorms. After reviewing the forecasts, organizers spoke on Wednesday morning and decided to scale down the event and move it indoors. Organizers reported that music had already [Continue Reading]


The New Albany School Board presented Melanie Anderson with a Certificate of Appreciation at the monthly school board meeting held on Monday, April 10. The certificate and recognition was in honor of School District Administrative Assistant Board Clerk Appreciation Week that is celebrated in April. Anderson serves as Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent for the New Albany School District.


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