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Main Street looking for youth committee members

The New Albany Main Street Association invites young people to become a part of the New Albany Main Street Youth Committee. The committee offers an experience geared to one’s own expectations, something worthwhile, support from the community, ownership in the community and an active role in the future. Volunteer at Main Street promotional events such […]

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Holiday closings and schedule changes

All governmental offices and many businesses will close Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day. The holiday will affect solid-waste collection in New Albany but not in Union County outside the city limits. In New Albany, there will be no pickup Monday. The Monday route will be picked up Tuesday and the Tuesday route […]

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Supers remind about importance of 911 numbers

By J. Lynn West Union County supervisors are reminding residents of the importance of having one’s E-911 address posted properly. “It needs to be visible from the road, from both directions,” board vice-president and Fifth District Supervisor Benny Rakestraw said Monday. The topic came up during the regular board meeting, supervisors said, because they are […]

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Aldermen continue working on budget, weighing priorities

By J. Lynn West New Albany aldermen discussed various parts of the proposed 2013-14 budget during a work session Aug. 20 and had another planned for Tuesday this week as the Sept. 15 deadline to have an approved budget approaches. First on the agenda was Union County Heritage Museum Director Jill Smith who was present […]

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Union County School menus for Sept. 2-6

Monday, Sept. 2 No Classes, Labor Day Holiday Tuesday, Sept. 3 Breakfast Grades Pre-K-12 Sausage/Biscuit, (2 pk.) Jelly, Bread Bowl, Gravy/Bacon, Marshmallow Mateys Cereal, Fruit Juice, Sliced Peaches, One Percent White Milk, Fat Free Strawberry, Fat Free Chocolate Lunch Grades Pre-K-8 Pepperoni Pizza, Chicken Patty Sandwich, Veggies/Dip, Whole Kernel Corn, Man. Fruit Cup, Peach Slices, […]

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New Albany High School news

By Shaun Vaughn Hello New Albany, I am Shaun Vaughn and I am excited to kick off the first installment of the New Albany High School News. I will be your reporter for the first nine weeks of the school year. Though school started recently, many events are already underway. Camp Freshman was a success […]

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New Albany Schools menu for Sept. 2-6

Elementary School Monday, Sept. 2 Holiday Tuesday, Sept. 3 Pizza, Red Beans and Rice, Tossed Salad w/Dressings, Whole Kernel Corn, Banana, Assorted Fruit Juice, Texas Toast, Jell-O, Fat Free Chocolate Milk, One Percent Milk, Skim Milk Wednesday, Sept. 4 Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Ham and Cheese Sub, Cheesy Broccoli, Seasoned Green Beans, Chilled Peach Slices, Assorted […]

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Resource fair distributes school supplies

The United Way Back 2 School Resource Fair for Union County was held at New Albany Elementary School on July 27. The resource fair distributed approximately 450 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to area children. Backpacks were available for students entering kindergarten through sixth grade. The event was made possible in part by volunteers from […]

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Tailgating fun

By Dr. Linda Mitchell We sat on metal seats under a burning sun Saturday along with hundreds of other parents, grandparents, and fans as we watched the first play of the season for Junior Varsity football. All the ingredients were there, aluminum foil (metal seats), direct heat source (full on sun), sufficient time (we watched […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Hardy Sherman Church of Christ will be celebrating their 50th anniversary Sept. 15 with a gospel meeting and other activities. Former preachers are being invited to return and speak during the gospel meeting Sept. 15 – 18. Lunch is being served Sunday, Sept. 15, and dinner will be served each evening, Sept. 16 […]

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