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No injuries reported from vehicle fire in Wal-Mart parking lot

June 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

A New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) crew and a Baptist Hospital ambulance were dispatched to the Wal-Mart parking lot Thursday night, June 7th, in response to a 911 call. Firemen arrived shortly before 10PM to find an older model sports utility vehicle (SUV) on fire. Witnesses said the fire appeared to have started in [Continue Reading]

Today is Mississippi primary elections day.

June 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford is shown as she prepared a voting machine on Monday, June 4. She said she expects a relatively low turnout for today’s Democratic and Republican primary elections and that her office had received only 54 absentee ballots as of Monday. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator [Continue Reading]

City Board May 15: Insurance proposals accepted, roof bid awarded

May 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Board of Aldermen has received three proposals for health insurance coverage for its employees and their families for the coming year. In a special meeting Tuesday evening, May 15th, the board received proposals from the Morgan-White agency, the John Stroud agency and joint bid from the Ray Collins and [Continue Reading]

Billy Brewer: A tribute to My Friend, by Steve Patterson

May 15, 2018 // 1 Comment

When Billy Brewer was fired as Ole Miss football coach in 1994, he needed only a few months of continued state service to collect his retirement. I was serving as State Auditor, so I called my old friend and said, “Coach, don’t worry. You can come to work for me and get the time you need.” There was a long pause [Continue Reading]

Congressman Trent Kelly receives Boy Scouts award

May 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

U. S. Congressman Trent Kelly, who represents Mississippi’s First Congressional District, has been honored as the 2018 Distinguished Citizen by the Yocona Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. An Eagle Scout himself and a long-time supporter of Boy Scouts of America, Kelly has long been an advocate for public [Continue Reading]

Scenes from the 2018 Union County Relay for Life

May 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

More than 200 people participated in the Union county Relay for Life event Friday night at the Coliseum of the Union County Fairgrounds. Rain threatened in the National Weather Service forecast,  but none fell to interrupt the event. It was estimated that more than 200 people participated. NAnewsweb.com photographed [Continue Reading]

Relay for Life set for tonight (May 4) at Union Co. Fairgrounds

May 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cancer survivors and their friends will take part tonight, May 4, in the annual Relay for Life walking event at the Union County Fairgrounds. The event will start at with the Survivor Lap at 6 p.m. Relay for Life is a world-wide fundraising program that is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. It was started in [Continue Reading]

A ghastly sight on Cleveland Street, New Albany

April 3, 2018 // 1 Comment

Cruelty to animals may be the first sign that there is something wrong in a child’s life…..When a child hurts an animal, people need to pay attention. (Lewchanin & Randour, 2008) On Monday, April 2nd, witnesses reported a grisly incident shortly after sunset — perhaps 7:35 p.m. — just two [Continue Reading]

It’s Friday…But Sunday’s a Coming!”

March 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Our friend and periodic guest writer, Steve Patterson, posts this video to his friends each Good Friday. Steve, himself an excellent writer and occasional preacher, says, “It’s among the most powerful synopses of Holy Week I’ve encountered, and I think your readership might relish hearing [Continue Reading]

Two arrested in connection with recently seized tractors

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Two more arrests of Union County men have been made in the continuing investigation of stolen farm equipment. Michael Young, age 34, was booked Wednesday evening, March 28, at the Union County jail on charges of receiving stolen property and “mutilation of VIN numbers” (Vehicle Identification Numbers). Lee [Continue Reading]
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