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Vandalism spree destroys dozens of Union County mailboxes

May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards is asking for information from the public to help determine the extent of property damages inflicted on mailboxes in the Jericho and Alpine communities Monday night, May 25th. Three juveniles were taken into custody Tuesday morning, after mailboxes were vandalized late Monday night. [Continue Reading]

Thad Cochran, Scenes at a New Albany jewelry store

May 26, 2015 // 9 Comments

U. S. Senator Thad Cochran married Kay Webber, a longtime aide, in Gulfport on Saturday, May 23, 2015, according to  reports confirmed by his office. Photographs taken in New Albany the afternoon of Thursday, December 18, 2014, suggest that Cochran and Webber may have been shopping for jewelry in New Albany that day. [Continue Reading]

Unusual accident claims life of one in New Albany

May 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

One woman was killed about 5:30 PM Sunday, May 24th, when a tree fell during a rainstorm and struck an automobile on Highway 30 east of Highway 15. Two other occupants of the vehicle were injured. A power line broken by the tree was still down at about 10:30 PM Sunday evening. Identities of the woman killed in the [Continue Reading]

New Albany threats being investigated by Tippah Sheriff

May 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Update, Sunday evening, May 17th, The search for those responsible for making at least two telephoned  threats to two New Albany businesses Thursday has been narrowed to one Tippah County family. The telephoned threat of an AK-47 attack on the New Albany McDonalds came mid afternoon Thursday, May 15. The threat of a [Continue Reading]

Live @ Noon delivers music, food and shopping fun

May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Saturday weather was kindly for the free Live @ Noon event held on the Tanglefoot Plaza in downtown New Albany, Saturday, May 16th. Because it looked like it could rain at any minute, musician and song writer Stephanie Jackson’s two hour performance was moved inside ACs Coffee Shop. But it didn’t rain. [Continue Reading]

Investigation of bomb threat, hoax calls is progressing

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

May 15, 2015  4:15 PM By early afternoon today, New Albany lawmen had recovered a cell telephone used to make several malicious “prank” threats yesterday evening, Thursday, May 14th. New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson told his department started receiving calls from the mobile phone [Continue Reading]

Walmart back in business quickly after bomb threat (UPDATE)

May 14, 2015 // 2 Comments

  8:15 PM Update: Assistant New Albany Police Chief Clay Keener told that the telephoned bomb threat to Walmart was called in directly to the New Albany Police headquarters, not through the 911 Emergency line. New Albany Police Department contacted the Walmart security office at the store and the [Continue Reading]

MS First Congressional District results: all about money?

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Elections are all about money? Raise the most money in any given electoral contest and you are likely to win? A candidate with no money cannot be competitive?   All the of the above statements are (almost) always true. But not in the election yesterday to fill the empty Mississippi First District Congressional [Continue Reading]

Crowded First District Congressional field narrows today

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is certainly the most crowded race for Mississippi’s First District Congressional seat in the memory of anyone alive. Thirteen candidates –12 Republicans and one Democrat– are contesting the non-partisan election to be held today, May 12th. Whitten and Wicker split 66 years of service Congressman [Continue Reading]

Pride of New Albany Band 2015 costumes

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Pride of New Albany 2015 Costumes The Pride of New Albany is proud to present their 2015 Marching Band Show THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED!!! The Wonderful World of Oz will be the back drop of our story, and the show will follow the path of Elphaba (The Wicked Witch of the West) as she discovers who she is and what she [Continue Reading]
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