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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]

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]

NALGW is working to keep the power on year round

December 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Workmen for New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) are getting New Albany ready for winter. Among the hazards of winter at this latitude are ice storms, often accompanied by electrical power failures. While we rarely receive significant snow falls at 34 degrees north latitude, ice storms are a greater threat here [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County earns Leapfrog’s ‘A’ safety rating

November 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Nov. 15, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the fall 2018 Hospital Safety Score by Leapfrog, a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe practice measures, [Continue Reading]

Northeast’s Lil’ Dribblers Youth Camp returns for 6th year

October 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

BOONEVILLE, Miss. – Children gearing up for local basketball leagues can begin preparations for their upcoming season by refining their skills at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The men’s basketball program at Northeast will host its sixth annual Lil’ Dribblers youth camp during the first month of [Continue Reading]

Museum workshop to teach Japanese art of making Temari thread ball

October 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The ancient Japanese art of Temari Thread Ball will be demonstrated in a class set Monday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. The teacher is Peggy Russell from Myrtle, who has made more than 200 of these intricately crafted thread balls. There is a current exhibit of a number of Russell’s temari [Continue Reading]

Breast cancer awareness luncheon draws large audience

October 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

The free breast cancer awareness luncheon, an annual event sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, drew near capacity attendance Wednesday, Oct. 10. Lunch was served to 150 guests in the fellowship hall of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Dr. Justin Lohmeier, Chief Radiologist at Bapist-Union County Hospital, [Continue Reading]
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