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Eleven NAHS students earn perfect scores on state MAAP tests

October 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Eleven students at New Albany High School were recognized on October 1 for achieving perfect scores on last spring’s  Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) state tests. Perfect scores were scored in three areas of testing: 1 in History, 4 in English, 6 in Math. David Rainey, School Board President, [Continue Reading]

County board 1 Oct. 2018: Quick meeting handles routine business

October 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

County Board 1 Oct. 2018 – The Union County Board of Supervisors handled routine business in a 25-minute meeting, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. The board approved its September meeting minutes and payment of invoices from vendors and suppliers for the month of September. The Road Department work schedule was approved as [Continue Reading]

Tallahatchie Riverfest schedule of events, September 28-29

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Friday September 28th at Tallahatchie Riverfest Friday’s schedule includes two highlights of the on-going William Faulkner Literary Fest, as well as a free night of Blues.  See Friday schedule below for details provided by organizers. The annual Faulkner Literary Competition Awards Luncheon will be at the First [Continue Reading]

Steve Patterson: Donald Trump and Lonesome Rhodes-Déjà vu?

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

 “Donald trump is a fraud and a phony ….. Donald trump has had several foreign wives. It turns out there really are jobs Americans won’t do.”     Mitt Romney, Republican Party Presidential nominee 2012   “Donald Trump is a pathological liar . He doesn’t know the difference between truth and [Continue Reading]

Fundraiser to aid local boy awaiting heart transplant

September 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

A fundraising event Monday, Sept. 10, will assist the family of a 13-year-old boy, who is awaiting a heart transplant. A Chicken and Fish Fry from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday will raise money for the family of Daniel Cross, son of Jeff and Crystal Cross, who are from the West Union part of the county. The fundraising event [Continue Reading]

BNSF Railroad’s Glenfield crossing to be closed for three days

August 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The BNSF railroad crossing at Glenfield Road on the west side of New Albany will be closed for three days starting at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning, August 29. The crossing will be closed so BNSF crews can replace its rail crossing installation. A BNSF announcement says the Glenfield crossing will be open again at 4 p.m. [Continue Reading]

One arrested, others sought in Union Co. shooting incident

August 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Update 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24. The Union County Sheriff and multiple other law enforcement agencies are at this time still seeking one or more white males who fled the scene of a shooting incident on County Road 102 in the southern part of Union County. A law enforcement helicopter and other assets are still [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Market fans ignore the chance of rain

August 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Visitors to this week’s Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market had to dodge threatened rain yesterday (August 16th). They persevered, though, and were rewarded with weather a little cooler than at some previous markets. Biscuits & Jam changed its former Saturday mornings time slot this year, moving to [Continue Reading]
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