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New Albany man thankful for good emergency medical care

February 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

30 January 2017 Letter to the Editor, On 3 January 2017 I was working at home building on my latest project, a combination carport and storage building. About mid-morning I had a severe pain in my back that I normally associated with heartburn. I had had these before and discounted them, usually by taking a Prilosec [Continue Reading]

The sorriest damned losers we’ve ever seen

December 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

New Albany, MS– Over a pre-Christmas drink at Tallahatchie Gourmet, a friend referred to Clinton supporters and the Obama Administration as the “sorriest damned losers” he’d ever seen. He is a fellow who knows whereof he speaks. He is a practical man with long experience as an effective [Continue Reading]

Why I am voting for Theo Epstein for president

November 3, 2016 // 1 Comment

The two major political parties have again failed the American people. The quality of presidential candidates served up by both Democrats and Republicans during the last six election cycles has been mediocre at best. This year they’ve outdone themselves: we have on the Democratic ticket a leader of a long-lived [Continue Reading]

Well, New Albany is not the worst place to get stuck…but

April 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

An Australian tour group  heading to the museum for the afternoon are shown having to push their bus  in downtown New Albany. Because of the parking in the middle of the street, it was impossible for the bus to make a wide enough turn to enter the street correctly, so they got a wheel stuck…and had to push. [Continue Reading]

Opinion: David Masters, New Albany

April 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Editor’s note: received this opinion piece from one of our readers. As always, we solicit thoughts and opinions from our community. The Hunger Games, which now have enthralled so many people and made many in Hollywood rich beyond Croesus, have little relevance to the actual situation existing in [Continue Reading]

HB 1523: “Full of sound and fury Signifying nothing” 

April 13, 2016 // 3 Comments

                                                                            ” …a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury Signifying nothing.” — Macbeth (Act 5, [Continue Reading]

“Well, I Reckon” looks at local shoppers’ preferences

March 14, 2016 // 1 Comment

This week’s edition of Well…I Reckon features locals discussing their favorite places to shop. See who shows up as their personal favorites. TODAY’S QUESTION: Do you shop locally? If so, where and why? Anything you’d like to see in New Albany that we do not currently have? Mary Hargrove Mary [Continue Reading]
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