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MDOT’s travel assistance resources are helpful, free

September 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

 New Albany, MS – Mississippi Department of Transportation has provided this information for those traveling MS highways. While this article is directed toward fall activities, this information is good to know in highway emergencies and at times when travel conditions are questionable due to weather, [Continue Reading]

SkyWatcher alert for Saturday, August 27, 2016

August 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

With local skies in the New Albany area forecast to be “mostly clear” tomorrow evening, local skywatchers have a good chance of seeing a significant cosmic event. Just before sunset, Venus and Jupiter will be visible low in the western horizon. They will not be this close again until November of 2065, 49 [Continue Reading]

Louisiana relief truck

August 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- Editor’s note: received this information from one of the sponsors of the Union County effort to fill a truck with needed supplies for the flood victims of Southeast Louisiana. The people of Union County gave generously of their time, effort and money to assist those in need. The [Continue Reading]

Union Countians attend NEMCC boys’ basketball camp

July 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Booneville, Miss. – Northeast Mississippi Community College attracted athletes from as far away as the Pelican State for its first Tiger Basketball Camp of the summer from June 6-9 inside legendary Bonner Arnold Coliseum. Several experienced high school coaches helped National Junior College Athletic Association [Continue Reading]

Programs’ partnership showcases local talent

July 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Students from the New Albany High School 21st Century Community Learning Center Summer Program partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of New Albany on Thursday, June 23 for a talent show. All students were able to showcase their talents if they chose. High school students collaborated with the younger students at the [Continue Reading]

Pets can join Freedom festivities and aid Humane Society

June 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dress up yourself and your pet and come help raise awareness for our homeless pets in the community.  The Union County Humane Society will host a patriotic-themed pet parade at 4:00pm on June 25 during the Freedom Fest Activities in downtown New Albany. The entry fee is $10 per pet and all proceeds directly benefit [Continue Reading]

Memorial Day thoughts about coins on gravestones

May 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

Memorials and remembrances are very personal things. My father has been dead for over twenty years.  I still miss him–sometimes acutely, such as whenever a children’s choir is singing or at Christmas or whenever I drive past what looks to be the “perfect” fishing lake. Something for [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market gears up for the season

May 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – 5/13/2016 – Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market in downtown New Albany on the Tallahatchie Riverbank will start its fifth year Saturday, June 4th with an abundant produce selection and a plant sale by the Union County Master Gardeners.  The market will be open every Saturday in June, July and [Continue Reading]

Meet a sweet little girl named Maria.

April 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

It doesn’t take much to make Maria happy…a home and a box will do just fine Meet Maria. She was one of three (Nina, Pinta and Maria) that were taken into foster care by UCHS. She needs a forever home like her siblings (Nina has been adopted!!). Maria is 8-9 months, pretty small for her age and very [Continue Reading]

Muttley would surely love a family

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Are you looking for unconditional love and a forever friend? Meet sweet, well-behaved Muttley. She would love to come live with your family and your other pets. Sweet Muttley is too!  This dog of the week is about 1 year old, weighs about 40 pounds and is full of energy. She is up to date on vaccinations, flea and [Continue Reading]
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