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February 2018

Kindergarten and Pre-K Registration scheduled

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Kindergarten and Pre-K Registration is scheduled for April 3-6, 2018 at New Albany Elementary School which is located at 874 Sam T. Barkley Drive, New Albany. Kindergarten – Students enrolling in Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2018. Please bring the following information: Birth [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School HOSA district competition winners

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

The student organization HOSA-Future Health Professionals recently held the district leadership competition at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS. April Voyles is the Health Science instructor and also serves as the HOSA advisor. The New Albany Career and Technical Center at New Albany High School had twenty-four [Continue Reading]

Seven Union County Volunteer Firefighters achieve certification

February 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Seven Union County Volunteer Firefighters have received their volunteer level 1 certification recently by completing their skills at the Mississippi State Fire Academy. This 80 plus hour course is taught by certified instructors from New Albany/Union County. Candidates are given a written test, and then sent to the [Continue Reading]

Record rainfall brings damage due to erosion, flooding

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Record rainfall, with more expected this week, has caused damage in Union County and throughout north Mississippi. Some weather watchers have reported 13 inches of rain in Union County so far during the month of February, while forecasts call for more rain this week. Union County rainfall of 10.06 inches in February, [Continue Reading]

NAHS students competed in FBLA Northern District competition

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

  Students from the New Albany High School Future Business Leaders of America club attended the Northern District competition on Thursday, February 15. The competition was held in Booneville at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The following students placed and will be competing at the state level in [Continue Reading]

May “Sis” Evelyn Gresham Jordan, 88

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

May “Sis” Evelyn Gresham Jordan November 21, 1929 – February 24, 2018   May Jordan Myrtle – May “Sis” Evelyn Gresham Jordan, 88, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Magnolia Place in New Albany. She was born November 21, 1929 in Myrtle to the late Steward and Clara Lauderdale [Continue Reading]

UPDATED: Landslide worsens on HWY 178 in Lee County, detour in place

February 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

UPDATED: February 26, 2:40 PM UPDATE: Mississippi Department of Transportation Geotechnical Division has been sent to land slide on State Route 178 to take core samples and survey the damage. The saturated slope continued to slide overnight and has impacted about 300 feet of roadway. The highway will be closed for the [Continue Reading]

Samantha Nadine Smith, 97

February 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Samantha Nadine Smith November 8, 1920 – February 24, 2018 Samantha Nadine Adair Stanford Smith, 97, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Diversicare in Ripley. She was born November 8, 1920 to the late Ben and Jenny Bishop Adair. She was a homemaker and a member of Keownville Baptist Church. Funeral [Continue Reading]

Carolyn Anthony, 67

February 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Carolyn Anthony August 27, 1950 – February 24, 2018 Carolyn Jo Gordon Anthony, 67, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.She was born August 27, 1950, in Union County to Thomas Gordon and Lottie Garrett Gordon. She was a Baptist and was retired from Wal Mart Distribution Center. She [Continue Reading]
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