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December 2018

Recent additions to the ACT 30+ Club at NAHS

December 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the ACT 30+ Club. NAHS ACT 30+ Club adds two new members. ACT 30+ Club t-shirts were presented to Maggie Jo Everett and Jill Gafford on December 5 for their recent success on the ACT. Public Relations [Continue Reading]

IMPC Cares: RSV, a common Fall and Winter illness

December 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shane Scott, IM&PC. RSV is one of only a few acronyms that strike fear in the heart of any parent, whether seasoned ones or first-timers.  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a very common illness that peaks during late Fall and Winter.  Virtually every child has contracted the virus by 2 years old. [Continue Reading]

New Albany Elementary School Spelling Bee winners

December 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Elementary School Spelling Bee was held on Thursday, November 29. The winners advance to the Union County Spelling Bee. NAES 2018 Spelling Bee Winners. Pictured are l-r: Victoria Rutherford, 1st Place; Christian Fonseca, 2nd Place; and Landon Hall, 3rd Place. Melanie Shannon Public Relations New Albany [Continue Reading]

New Albany Middle School students achieve perfect MAPP scores

December 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Several students at New Albany Middle School were recently recognized for their perfect scores on 2017-18 MAAP Mathematics 6th or 7th grade state assessments: NAMS students earned perfect MAPP scores. Front Row L to R: Sylvia Chen, Julianne Littlejohn, Fernanda Romero, Summer Whiteside; Middle Row L to R: Owen [Continue Reading]

Many enjoy Community Holiday Dinner despite dreary weather

December 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Although the weather was rainy and cold, an estimated 1,400 people enjoyed the Community Holiday Dinner, Saturday, Dec. 15, in New Albany. This was the seventh year for the Christmas season Community Dinner, at which free meals are served to all comers. The only qualification is walking in the door. As a matter of [Continue Reading]

Curtis Dwight Wood, 68

December 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Curtis Dwight Wood March 30, 1950 – December 13, 2018   Dwight Wood Blue Springs-Curtis Dwight Wood, age 68, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018, at his residence. He was born March 30, 1950, in New Albany to Leo Truitt Wood and Zelma Mae Hamblin Wood. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard for six [Continue Reading]

Mary Etta Young Lyons, 91

December 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Mary Etta Young Lyons November 6, 1927 – December 12, 2018 Mary Etta Young Lyons, 91, passed away December 12, 2018, at Dogwood Assisted Living in New Albany, MS. She was born November 6, 1927, in Donna, TX., to Claude and Mabel Gafford Young. She worked at Irwin B. Schwabe Shirt Factory and Brookwood Furniture [Continue Reading]

Luncheon with Books to present a Christmas music program

December 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

​On Tuesday, December 18, Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany will be a special Christmas treat. Mark Garrett will present a program of Christmas music. Friends of the Library will serve a light lunch at 11:30 AM followed by Mark’s program at 12:00 [Continue Reading]

NAES students begin thinking about careers

December 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

First Grade Career Tours On Friday, November 30th, first grade students from New Albany Elementary School visited the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education. This field trip provided an opportunity for them to gain more awareness about potential careers by rotating through ten career stations. Students [Continue Reading]

Late Night Thursday Shopping in New Albany

December 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

(New Albany, MS, December 2018) Christmas is fast approaching, and Billye Jean Stroud, director of the New Albany Main Street Association,reminds the community that OpenLate Thursdays is in full swing. “Several of our Main Street retail members have committed to staying open on late on Thursdays in an effort to give [Continue Reading]
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