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John David Pennebaker

UCDA members honor Pennebaker, hear Wicker at annual dinner

May 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

More than a hundred people attended the annual dinner meeting of the Union County Development Association (UCDA), Monday night, April 30. U. S. Senator Roger Wicker was the guest speaker for the event held at the cafeteria of New Albany Middle School. Wicker, who has many long-time friends in New Albany, recalled [Continue Reading]

Zack Stewart: Where is Troy, Mississippi?

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Where is Troy, Miss’ippi? Where did you get your education?” “If you go to Troy and look straight up,” says Zack Stewart,”then look all the way around the horizon, you’ll see that it’s the same distance to the sky in all directions. Troy is the center of the [Continue Reading]

John David Pennebaker, a man of accomplishment and integrity

March 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

Rarely does a person serve a long time in a variety of public offices without a blemish on his record.  Even a public official of sterling character is likely to suffer false accusations from people who imagine they have been offended. One of those very rare ones died yesterday night. John David Pennebaker spent his [Continue Reading]

New Albany’s Pennebaker and Stewart cited during I-22 ceremony

October 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

The major roles of two New Albany residents in building and improving Mississippi highways were cited during the Friday morning naming ceremony for Interstate 22. About 125 people including state and federal officials gathered under a white tent a few hundred feet from the highway as Highway 78 became I-22. Both [Continue Reading]