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November 2018

Jimmie Carrol Bagwell, 81

November 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jimmie Carrol Bagwell May 26, 1937 – November 14, 2018   Jimmie Carrol “J.C.” Bagwell, Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his son’s residence in Guntown. He was born May 26, 1937 in Union County to the late John Quincy and Edna Foster Bagwell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, [Continue Reading]

New Albany Main Street annual business meeting

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual business meeting of the New Albany Main Street Association will be Thursday, November 15, at the Community Center, 307 Wilson Street. Recipients of the 2018 Main Street Awards will be honored at this event. They are: Main Street Service Award The Main Street Service Award will go to Johnny Payton and all [Continue Reading]

Betty Garner Carter, 80

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Betty Garner Carter June 23, 1938 – November 12, 2018   Betty Carter Macedonia-Union County, MS-Betty Garner Carter, 80, passed away with her family surrounding her, on Monday, November 12, 2018 at the University Methodist Hospital in Memphis. She was born on June 23, 1938, in Macedonia community to Velma [Continue Reading]

Pedestrian killed on I-22 in Benton County

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

A pedestrian was killed on Interstate 22 in Benton County, Friday evening, Nov. 9th. Union County Coroner Pam Bowman said Memphis resident Randy Allen Barnes, age 39, was killed at 6:43 pm. Barnes was struck by a trailer truck while walking on the roadway at Mile Marker 47 near Hickory Flat, several miles from the [Continue Reading]

County Board 5 Nov. 2018: Bridge repair, fire trucks & more

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

At the first November meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors, the first item on the agenda was an executive session. The stated purpose of the closed meeting was the discussion of possible litigation The board met with Joe Davis, a New Albany attorney, for about 10 minutes before coming back into open [Continue Reading]

NAES names October 2018 Employee of Month

November 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Barbara Crotts, a special education teacher at New Albany Elementary School, is the October Employee of the Month. Mrs. Crotts goes above and beyond to make sure that all students’ needs are met while at the same time striving to build positive relationships with parents, teachers, and students.   Melanie [Continue Reading]

NAES October students of the month

November 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Each month, a Student of the Month is chosen for each homeroom at New Albany Elementary School. This student is one who goes above and beyond classroom expectations. NAES K-2 Students of the Month, October 2018 Congratulations to our October Students of the Month for Grades K-2 who are as follows: Claire Adkins, Atlas [Continue Reading]

One hundred years ago today: end of the “War to End All Wars”

November 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

One hundred years ago today — at 11 am on Monday, November 11, 1918 — the “Great War,” World War I, ended in Europe. At “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” the big artillery stopped firing in France. The big guns fired continually until 10:59:59. During his entire first [Continue Reading]
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