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February 2017

Dean Provence Endowment provides resources for NAES students

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Grants from the Dean Provence Endowment for Excellence in Education have provide New Albany Elementary School students with a variety of resources to stimulate and facilitate their learning process. Phonemic Awareness Software Bundle teaches through games NAES students play games to improve phonemic skills with [Continue Reading]

School counselor gives presentation on respect to NAES students

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- New Albany Elementary School Counselor April Hobson conducts a classroom guidance activity on respect with third grade students during their Integrity rotation. Hobson was using The Character Chronicles curriculum and video series which focuses on trust, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and [Continue Reading]

NAES 3rd grade EXCEL students prepare projects on US states

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Third grade students in Mr. Glen Reeder’s EXCEL class are working on their state projects.  Each student has chosen a state to research.  Students are using non-fiction, research books about the U.S. states to help them with their project.  These books were recently purchased for the New [Continue Reading]

February Board of Aldermen meeting opens on an upbeat note

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– The New Albany Boys and Girls Club presented an upbeat opening for the February meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. Each of the eight Boys and Girls Club members present Monday night made a brief statement to the board in support of  a “NA Cares Week for Small Acts of [Continue Reading]

NAMS student and Elvis aficionado speaks to NAES EXCEL students

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Towery shows some of his memorabilia to the students. New Albany, MS- Andrew Towery, a seventh grade student at New Albany Middle School, was recently the guest speaker for Glen Reeder’s 2nd & 3rd Grade EXCEL students at New Albany Elementary School.   Andrew, who is a collector of Elvis memorabilia, [Continue Reading]

Fire and rescue teams receive special training

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Fire and rescue workers from around North Mississippi received a day of specialized training Monday, Feb. 6, in New Albany. Serious accidents and deaths, resulting when agricultural workers are buried in bins of corn or soybeans have increased as grain storage has increased in recent years. They are [Continue Reading]

Dr. Sneed spoke at Baptist Union County heart luncheon

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany- Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County hosted more than 100 people at a Monday luncheon aimed to raise awareness of heart disease. Cardiologist Dr. Darrell Sneed spoke to the gathering in the Fellowship Hall of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Heart disease is the leading cause of death nationwide, accounting [Continue Reading]

Sterling Paul Welborn Jr., 85

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

 Sterling Paul Welborn Jr. (August 6, 1931 – February 8, 2017)   Sterling Paul Welborn, Jr. of New Albany, Mississippi passed away on February 8, 2017. Paul is survived by his daughter Suzanne Welborn Jortner of Dallas, TX, and his son Sterling Paul Welborn, III (Amy) of New Albany, MS. In addition, he is [Continue Reading]

Drug arrests of four locals result from NAPD traffic stops

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police have informed NAnewsweb.com  of four recent drug arrests. All of the arrests were the result of traffic stops, but were on four different days. Three of the stops/arrests were on Highway 15, one was on South Central Ave. Myrtle and Pontotoc addresses were listed for one each of the arrests, two [Continue Reading]

Signs of New Albany, Part II: Selective enforcement, poor judgment

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

By R. R. Reasoner The paramount problem with the New Albany sign ordinance is its enforcement. It is inconsistent, arbitrary, and unfair. What one business is forbidden to do, another business is allowed to do. A few of the many examples of inconsistent enforcement Fred’s internally lighted sign violates New [Continue Reading]
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