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April 2018

Betty Jean Ellington Godbold, 87

April 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Betty Jean Ellington Godbold December 17, 1930 – April 30, 2018 Betty Jean Ellington Godbold, age 87, of New Albany, MS departed this earthly life peacefully at the North Mississippi Medical Center on April 30, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Robert R. Godbold, Jr, and children Robert R. Godbold, III. [Continue Reading]

Gary Lawayne Cooper, 71

April 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Gary Lawayne Cooper February 28, 1947 – April 28, 2018 Gary Cooper Etta—Gary Lawayne Cooper, 71, died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at his residence. He was born February 28, 1947, in Pinedale to John Odis and Ottice Pence Cooper. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he helped with the senior trips. He [Continue Reading]

Marjorie Hays Livingston, 93

April 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Marjorie Hays Livingston JULY 25, 1924 ~ APRIL 26, 2018 Marjorie Hays Livingston, 93, of New Albany, MS died Thursday April 26, 2018 at Dogwood Plantation in New Albany. She was born on July 25, 1924 in Blue Springs, MS. She moved to Sherman, MS in 1929 with her family and lived there until she graduated from the [Continue Reading]

Emergency trauma kits project to be discussed at press conference

April 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

On Monday, April 30, at 10:45 in the Magnolia Civic Center, there will be a Press Conference to present information about the Emergency Trauma Kits which is a joint project of the Pilot Club of New Albany, Baptist Union County Memorial Hospital, Union County School District, New Albany School District, and the New [Continue Reading]

Dorris Faye Simmons Wood, 82

April 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

January 13, 1936 – April 28, 2018 Dorris Faye Simmons Wood, 82, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. She was born January 13, 1936 in Ecru, MS to the late Lacie and Mamie Robbins Simmons. She was a homemaker and a retired switchboard operator for Benchcraft. She was [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School has 16 MHSAA scholar teams

April 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Sixteen of New Albany High School’s varsity teams have earned “scholar team” designation from the Mississippi High School Activities Association with a composite GPA of 3.0 or higher. “We are extremely proud of all of these programs and are appreciative to our coaches who continue to promote the ideals of be a [Continue Reading]

Union County Literacy Council to meet May 1

April 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Literacy Council will have its general meeting on Tuesday, May 1, at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at the Union County Library. Hanna Basil, a fourth grade teacher at NA Elementary will be the speaker. The public is invited. For more information, contact Nancy Meacham at 662-671-4394. The Union [Continue Reading]

NAMS students win state-wide honors for art, choir

April 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bella Jeter, a 7th grade student at New Albany Middle School, placed first in the middle school division of the College Savings Mississippi Art Contest. Bella was awarded a $529 MACS scholarship. She is pictured with State Treasurer Lynn Fitch at the awards ceremony in the Old Capitol in Jackson, MS on April 4th. [Continue Reading]

New Albany Main Street receives 2018 national accreditation

April 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Main Street Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its Coordinating Program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America [Continue Reading]
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