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August 2017

Lee Habeeb to address Union Co. Republican Women Club

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republican Women invite the community to join us to hear Lee Habeeb speak on Monday, August 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Magnolia Civic Center, 127 E. Bankhead Street, New Albany, Mississippi. Lee Habeeb is an American talk-radio executive and producer. He is the co-founder of the Laura Ingraham Show and [Continue Reading]

Eudora Welty was focus of August Museum Moments

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

About 50 people enjoyed a program about Eudora Welty at the August Museum Moments Thursday in the auditorium of the Union County Heritage Museum on Cleveland Street. Dr. Elizabeth Crews, a faculty member at Blue Mountain College, was the speaker. Dr. Crews is a Welty scholar and is assistant editor of the Welty [Continue Reading]

Elizabeth “Betty” Lang, 92

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Martha Elizabeth “Betty” Eaton Lang July 30, 1925 – August 18, 2017 Martha Elizabeth “Betty” Eaton Lang, 92, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Magnolia Place in New Albany. She was born July 30, 1925 in Tippah County to the late William Ellis and Laura Emily Linebarger Eaton. She retired as the [Continue Reading]

Carl Louis Lawson, 77

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Carl Louis Lawson May 17, 1940 – August 16, 2017 Ecru—Carl Louis Lawson, 77, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at is home. He was born May 17, 1940, in Casey County Kentucky, to Lonnie and Dovie Lynn Lawson. He founded The Church of The Lord Jesus Christ in Ecru in 1978 where he pastored for many years. [Continue Reading]

Annie Lillian Furr McCallum, 81

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Annie McCallum April 2, 1936 – August 15, 2017 Annie Lillian Furr McCallum, 81, passed away August 15, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. She was born April 2, 1936 in Union County to the late James Clay and Eva Hankins Furr. She was the owner/operator of Owls Nest Ceramic Shop. [Continue Reading]

Private meetings + public business = bad business for taxpayers

August 16, 2017 // 3 Comments

You might say I crashed a private party Monday night in downtown New Albany, Mississippi. I have done it before, and I promise, if given the opportunity, to do it again — and again. As is usually the case with such behavior, those who had arranged the private gathering weren’t thrilled to see me. Rude?  I [Continue Reading]

NAHS names new inductees to ACT 30+ Club

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School recently presented ACT 30+ Club t-shirts to (l-r) Parker Reid, Mason Armstrong, & Laura Grace Hardy for their recent success on the ACT.   Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. Melanie [Continue Reading]

Local museum will hold solar eclipse viewing event

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

  A Solar Eclipse Viewing Event will be held at the Union County Heritage Museum on August 21 from 11:56 until the eclipse ends. New Albany will have 93 % coverage. click to enlarge Free viewing glasses. Bring your lunch and lawn chair and come and enjoy the eclipse. Educational materials will be available, and [Continue Reading]
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