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County Chancery courtroom back in use Monday following renovation

Monday morning was the first day that Chancery Court has been back in session since the Chancery Building renovation began last fall. The renovation mainly focused on the courtroom, witness rooms, foyer, judge’s chambers, and other rooms near the courtroom. However, the walls were freshly painted throughout the building and a lot more construction was […]

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Ingomar family loses home in Thursday fire

A family in the Ingomar Community were left without a home after the house they lived in on County Road 47 burned to the ground Thursday evening. According to Ingomar Volunteer Fire Department Chief Scott Gregory, the home of Kyle and Katie Swords was declared a total loss after firefighters managed to extinguish the flames […]

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Make your home burglary-proof

Residential burglaries have become commonplace, but there are ways to avoid becoming a victim. According to law enforcement officials, burglaries are crimes of opportunity and crimes that can sometimes be prevented. Jimmy Edwards, chief deputy for the Union County Sheriff’s Department, and Chris Robertson, Criminal Investigator for the New Albany Police Department, both offer preventable […]

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Eagles capture first boys’ bowling championship

Barbara White has spent several years coaching the West Union bowling teams, with the girls picking up a state title in 2008, and the boys falling shy in two of the four years they have participated. The Eagles added to their success in the sport, claiming the first boys’ title, defeating defending champion East Union […]

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Almost like newlyweds

My wife and I are feeling like newlyweds again. And, yes, it does have something to do with the bedroom. Now, don’t jump to conclusions. This is a family newspaper, so you can either be relieved or disappointed. We were out Saturday buying the kinds of things newlyweds usually get as wedding gifts. You know […]

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Support our events

Too often we hear people suggest that there is not enough to do in New Albany. We suppose that depends on how active a person or family you have, but mostly we don’t subscribe to that view. What we do believe, though, is that to keep the events we have and to increase their number, […]

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‘Dawgs’ rally falls short against St. Stanislaus

New Albany may have not been given much of a chance going into their semifinal match-up against St. Stanislaus, but the Bulldogs made the most of their opportunity before falling in the final minutes of their 73-66 game Monday night. The Bulldogs led for a majority of the first half despite the Rock-a-Chaws using their […]

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Lady Bulldogs advance to championship game

It was 25 years ago that John Stroud traveled to Jackson with the New Albany boys’ team and won a state championship. Now, Stroud and his Lady Bulldog squad became one step closer to capturing the title they have coveted for the last three seasons. But it was not easy for the state’s top ranked […]

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Dexter tops Myrtle in State semifinal

Myrtle battled from behind on several opportunities, but were unable to come up with one last run, falling to Dexter, 72-68 in the semifinals of the 1A State Tournament in Jackson Friday night.   Down by seven with less than a minute remaining, Robert Montgomery scored four straight points for the Hawks, making it a […]

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Birthday of Carter Voyles

Carter Wilson Voyles of Myrtle, Miss. celebrated his first birthday on Jan. 6, 2011 at his home with family and friends. He had a cowboy-themed party on Jan. 8, 2011. He is the son of Paul and Abby Voyles.   He is the grandson of Dan and Wanda Wilson of New Albany and Rex and Cheri […]

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