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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]

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]

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]

Baptist Union County hosts free Community Health Fair

October 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., – Baptist MemorialHospital-Union County will host a community health fair on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. What services will be available at health fair? Offerings include free flu vaccines; body mass index assessments; blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood [Continue Reading]

STOPit app to help protect New Albany Schools’ students

October 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

STOPit App empowers students to stand up against bullying. New Albany School District has enrolled with STOPit, the leading technology platform for schools that deters and controls harmful or inappropriate conduct. STOPit empowers students with an easy app to safely and anonymously report anything of concern to school [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County hosts free breast cancer awareness luncheon

October 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free breast cancer awareness luncheon, open to the public, which aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and preventive care measures. The luncheon will take place at noon on October 10th, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church fellowship hall, [Continue Reading]
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