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June 2016

Pets can join Freedom festivities and aid Humane Society

June 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dress up yourself and your pet and come help raise awareness for our homeless pets in the community.  The Union County Humane Society will host a patriotic-themed pet parade at 4:00pm on June 25 during the Freedom Fest Activities in downtown New Albany. The entry fee is $10 per pet and all proceeds directly benefit [Continue Reading]

Union Co. Supervisors hear money report and plea

June 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

A report about an education trust fund and  a plea for money for a mental health program were heard at Monday morning’s Union County board meeting. BNA Bank Vice President Mike Staten introduced Mike Clayborne president of the CREATE Foundation of Tupelo. CREATE is the administrator of the $50-million Toyota [Continue Reading]

First United Methodist Church-New Albany Welcomes New Pastor

June 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– June 20, 2016 First United Methodist Church is pleased to announce and welcome Dr. Tim Prather as the church’s new Senior Pastor.  June 26 will be Dr. Prather’s first Sunday at First Methodist Church. Dr. Prather graduated from McNairy Central High School in Selmer, Tennessee.   He earned [Continue Reading]

Tanglefoot Trail Pavilion nears completion

June 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS-Work is near completion on the new pavilion being built on the Tanglefoot Trail, south of downtown New Albany. The pavilion is located next to the “warm up” exercise station on the west side of the Tanglefoot Trail, southeast of the Imperial Distributing warehouse in the 600 block of Carter [Continue Reading]

Marcella & Her Lovers perform at third Levitt concert

June 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Levit AMP concert series at New Albany’s Park-Along-the River finally caught a break with the weather, and the crowd was up. Memphis’ Marcella & Her Lovers performed to the largest crowd of the series on a moderate evening with the temperature in the mid to high 70s. David Cousar, at left, [Continue Reading]

Steve Patterson: Bucket List? – Cuba!

June 17, 2016 // 4 Comments

“Until 1953, there was no Italian food in Havana. All we ate was Spanish food. Then Santo Trafficante opened three Italian places in Cuba so he would have different places to eat. I met him three or four times. I was about 17 or 18 years old when I would see him. He was a very nice and polite guy to me each time [Continue Reading]

New Albany Freedom Festival and FIRST HAND, June 25th

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– On Saturday, June 25th, our joyous celebration of freedom will begin with the Ringing of the Liberty Bell followed by the presentation of colors by the American Legion. Each of these are symbolic of the Freedom bought and paid for by our nation’s veterans and service men and women.  ROTC will [Continue Reading]
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