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November 2017

New Albany gifted students visit Oxford in Faulkner study

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

The 9th and 10th grade Gifted English classes from New Albany High School visited Oxford on November 9 as part of their Faulkner novel study.   Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Students began the day with a visit to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi where they [Continue Reading]

Second annual English Learner program potluck dinner held

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

On Thursday evening, November 9th, the New Albany English Learner (EL) Program held its second annual EL Potluck. New Albany Elementary hosted this district wide event. New Albany Elementary hosted 2nd potluck dinner for the English Learner (EL) program, on November 9th Families were invited to bring their favorite [Continue Reading]

Downtown bank fire alarm scrambles New Albany Fire Department

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Multiple units of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) responded Friday afternoon, Nov. 17, to a call to Regions Bank on Bankhead St. downtown. There had been a report by bank workers of smoke or “something that smelled like smoke. Firemen could find no fire as they carefully checked all parts of the the [Continue Reading]

Three fire engines answer assisted living facility fire alarm

November 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

A fire alarm went off at an assisted living facility shortly before 10 am Wednesday, Nov. 15th. It sent New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) and other emergency personnel scampering to the scene on Munsford Drive on the west side of New Albany. The fire department got the alarm at 9:48 am and, from both fire stations, a [Continue Reading]

Union Co. Humane Society Bake Sale this weekend

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Do you need a few extra goodies to serve to friends and family during Thanksgiving? We have the perfect solution. Our bake sale will make your life a little easier, and proceeds will go towards making life better for homeless animals in Union County. The rescue group in Union County- Union County Humane Society- is [Continue Reading]

Arch added to Tanglefoot Trailhead Plaza in New Albany

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Most of of the work was completed, Tuesday, Nov. 14, for the graceful new arch marking the Tanglefoot Trailhead in downtown New Albany. The two masonry bases supporting each end of the arch had been completed a short time ago. The arch is made of aluminum. The major pieces of the structure were fabricated elsewhere [Continue Reading]

Tom Cooper selected as Marshall of 2017 New Albany Christmas Parade

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tom Cooper has been selected as the New Albany Christmas Parade Grand Marshall 2017. The parade will be on Monday, November 27th. Cooper was born in Vicksburg, MS, and graduated from Anguilla, MS High School. He received his BS degree from Mississippi State University. While raising his family the New Albany area, he [Continue Reading]

NAES fourth graders present two Veterans Day programs

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fourth grade students at New Albany Elementary School presented two Veterans Day Programs on Thursday, November 9. The New Albany High School Junior Air Force ROTC presented and posted the colors during the program, as well as conducted a flag folding ceremony. Fourth grade students, under the direction of Music [Continue Reading]

New Albany Middle School reading fair winners

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Middle School recently held the annual Reading Fair. The following winners have been announced: Individual Winners: 1st place: Sam Wiseman 2nd place: Brayden Langley 3rd place: Allie Faith Robinson Group Winners: 1st place: Promise Taylor & Tyra Rogers 2nd place: Anniston Hodges & Anna Kent 3rd [Continue Reading]

Charles Hamilton Bryant, 84

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Charles Hamilton Bryant June 28, 1933 – November 13, 2017 Charles Hamilton Bryant, 84, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at his home. He was born June 28, 1933 in Union County to the late Charles Kermit and Audrey Hamilton Bryant. He was retired from Bryant Motor Company. Mr. Charles family and friends [Continue Reading]
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