Tennis courts honored nationally

BNA Bank Park’s tennis facility will receive national recognition in September, thanks to contributions  from several local community members. The United States Tennis Association informed local members Tuesday that New Albany’s tennis courts have been selected as one of the organization’s Outstanding Facility awards for 2013. The USTA will recognize the BNA Bank Park tennis […]

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Tidal Waves Make Splash at State Swim Meet

Tallahatchie Tidal Wave swimmers Joseph Fennell, Aniston McClellan, and Bo Rainer show their medals and ribbons from the State Long Course Swim Meet that was recently held in Cleveland. Although the club is less than two years old, these young swimmers made a major showing against elite swimmers from across the state of Mississippi. The […]

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Swimming Anyone?

Last Thursday I had the privilege to meet some of our local swimmers with the Tallahatchie Tidal Waves Swim Team. My major purpose was to interview Coach Joanna Manning and those swimmers that recently competed in the state championships in Cleveland. I accomplished that order of business, but it was impressive how much our local […]

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Always a Chevy man

Opinions differ about cars. But to my father, only one mattered – his. He was a Chevy man and that was what he drove most of his life. Dad, who died in 2002, would not have considered owning a foreign car, a used car, or even a non-General Motors car for that matter. He derided […]

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The cart before the horse

The New Albany Board of Aldermen has gotten the cart before the horse in hiring a $50,000 director of marketing for the city. The board has hired Sean Johnson, who works with the Tupelo Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, for a new job that will oversee tourism and marketing. We don’t know Mr. Johnson personally and […]

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Education standards

Most Mississippi public school children this school year are to be taught using similar core standards as those in other states. The standards, called Common Core, seek to standardize much of the curriculum among the states. It’s an effort to make our public schools more rigorous so students – and our nation – can better […]

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Tim Moore

Moore named NMMC president

Tim Moore has been appointed as president of North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo, a 650-bed regional referral center that is the largest, private, not-for-profit hospital in Mississippi. Since April 2012, Moore has served as vice president of North Mississippi Health Services’ community hospitals, working closely with the facilities in Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc and West Point, Miss., […]

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ICC announces 2013 soccer schedules

Adam Gore/ FULTON, MS – Coach Mike Sullivan has announced the 2013 Itawamba Community College soccer schedules. The Lady Indians will play 17 regular season matches while the Indians will participate in 16 with eight matches scheduled to be played at the ICC Soccer Complex on the Fulton campus and nine on the road. ICC […]

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Cotton States schedules and standings

Cotton States schedules and standings Cotton States High School League Schedule 7/25 – THUNDER @ CRAWDADS 6:30 PM at Pony Field 7/25 – DEALERS @ MUDCATS 6:30 PM at Legion Field 7/27 – CRAWDADS @ SWAMPMONSTERS 1:00 PM at Field 8 7/27 – RASCALS @ THUNDER 1:00 PM at Pony Field 7/27 – XPLORERS @ […]

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