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January 2016

UFO over New Albany Tuesday afternoon? UPDATED

January 30, 2016 // 2 Comments

UPDATE:  Those readers who commented on our website or facebook page suggesting that the “UFO” is related to reflected lighting were, of course, correct. Investigation proved that the object was the reflection of a fluorescent light fixture in the Waffle House, through whose window the sunset photo was [Continue Reading]

Midnight, the lucky black cat, picks a forever family

January 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The kitten ran into traffic and jumped into the wheel well of Geraldine Cassone’s car as she was stopped at a red light in New York City. Imagine what happened when she blocked NYC traffic, afraid of injuring the kitten if she moved her car. Follow the link to get the story: To serve and [Continue Reading]

NAHS Reading Fair winners

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The New Albany High School Reading Fair was held on Wednesday, January 20.  First place winners will advance to the Regional Reading Fair to be held at Lafayette County High School.  School winners are as follows:                   Individual Non-fiction Category winners [Continue Reading]

Jack Reed, Sr., 1924-2016

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Many have observed that the best, most qualified people don’t run for top public offices. A look at the field of Democrat and Republican pygmies squabbling and preening in this year’s presidential race seems ample proof of that opinion. I am only one of thousands of Americans to complain during the last 30 [Continue Reading]

Rescued lions find a good news haven

January 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

How do you go about finding  a home for 33 lions freed from 10 circuses? Especially when many lack survival skills and some are declawed or old or missing teeth. Click to see how Animal Defenders International (ADI) rose to the challenge to find: The Perfect Place.  And remember the name of this group when doling [Continue Reading]

Human trafficking program attracts 75 to Cine’

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Around the world, 27-million people are held in bondage,” according to a speaker Monday night at the  Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany. About 75 people heard Kathy Brummett, a speaker from DeSoto County, give a presentation about the alarming extent of human trafficking in the world and in the United [Continue Reading]

Foundation created for 76 with ties to 9-11 is good news

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Sept. 11, 2001, 66 men and women who worked for the investment banking firm Sandler O’Neill & Partners on the 104th floor in the World Trade Center lost their lives. What good news will come to 76 people after this act of terrorism? See : When it really counted; a moment in time to stand up.     [Continue Reading]
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