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NAHS Act 30 club adds two members in January

January 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School presented ACT 30+ Club t-shirts to Karina Graham and Ruston Adams on January 10 for their recent success on the ACT. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the [Continue Reading]’s internet news services to New Albany surge in 2017

December 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

We at spent time during recent days reviewing the stories and reader activity during the past year. The end of 2017 marks the third full year has served its readers. Three years ago we expected success for this new concept of local internet news service, but actual readership has exceeded [Continue Reading]

Willie Ralph Raines Jr., 72

December 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Willie Ralph Raines Jr. October 26, 1945 – December 26, 2017 Willie Ralph Raines, 72, died Wednesday, December 26, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi. He was born October 26, 1945, in New Albany to Willie Ralph Raines, Sr. and Pauline Jones Raines. He pastored and was a member of Ripley Church [Continue Reading]

City Board 11-7: Controversial Kratom again takes the spotlight

November 9, 2017 // 5 Comments

About half of the city board’s 90-minute meeting Tuesday was a debate about prohibiting the sale of an herbal “drug,” which law enforcement leaders say is dangerous. The herb is called kratom. It is a plant in the coffee family, indigenous to Asia, which has been used there for centuries to relieve [Continue Reading]

What’s been happening at New Albany Elementary School?

October 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

9-22 President Connie Kelly (pictured back row center) and Historian Becky Wack (pictured back row left) from the New Albany American Legion Auxillary Unit #72 presented a donation to Susan Kelly’s Special Needs classroom at New Albany Elementary School on Thursday, September 14. The donation will be used to [Continue Reading]

NAHS students honor the past, prepare for the future

September 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

NAHS students learn about film production Students at New Albany High School had to the opportunity to learn more abouton Wednesday, September 13 during Vision time.  The speakers were Shane Sanford, Assistant AD for Broadcast Services, Ole Miss; David Dillard, Owner of Total Production Services, LLC; and Marks Mann, [Continue Reading]

Reed’s Market to open soon in New Albany

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

It won’t be long. Day-by-day, New Albany is getting closer to the opening of a new grocery supermarket. “We want to be sure everything is perfect before we open,” David Reed of Reed’s Market told late Thursday afternoon. “Sometime in August” is as specific as Reed [Continue Reading]

Jimmie “Jim” Allen Stembridge

July 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Jimmie “Jim” Allen Stembridge (May 6, 1939 – July 1, 2017)   New Albany-Jimmie “Jim” Allen Stembridge, 78, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was born May 6, 1939 in Tupelo to Victor Arnold Stembridge and Opal Stanley Stembridge. He was a [Continue Reading]

Uncle Sam Band performance to benefit city, county band programs

June 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Uncle Sam Band will perform in a benefit concert on July 1st at the Magnolia Civic Center here in New Albany. This is a benefit concert to help support local school band programs in the county and city schools. About Uncle Sam* Uncle Sam Band, then. Uncle Sam played their first paying gig in 1970. The band was started [Continue Reading]
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