Urchins win north half championship

Monday night was one of redemption for East Union, and in the end, destiny was fulfilled, and the Urchins are set to play for the 2A state championship in Pearl. For Alex Boland, redemption came on offense Monday night. Miscommunication hurt the senior catcher and pitcher Cody Bo Dillard during Sunday’s game two of the […]

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Urchins fall in game one of 2A state championship

There’s no panic in the dugout for the Urchins. Despite a 12-1 setback to Taylorsville in the first game of the 2A state championship on Wednesday, East Union has confidence heading into Friday’s game two with both of its top pitchers rested and ready to go. Young arms saw action for the Urchins on Wednesday, […]

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New museum mascot looking for a name

There is a new dinosaur in town, and it’s out in front of the Union County Heritage Museum on Cleveland Street. The almost-seven-foot-tall critter is part of a new look at the museum and is a gift of the Museum Guild. And this dinosaur needs a name. There is a contest underway to name the […]

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How to show respect for our flag

With Memorial Day coming up and Flag Day not far behind, here is a reminder on how to treat the Stars and Stripes: Flag Day was set aside to honor the adoption of the American flag by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. It wasn’t until 1916 that it was officially established as […]

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White wins Ward 3 alderman run-off

Kevin Dale White will be the new Ward 3 alderman, replacing long-time alderman Tommie Beasley, who is retiring. White defeated Larry Dykes 188 votes to 149 in Tuesday’s run-off – the only race that required one. All other New Albany races were settled in the party primaries May 7 except for that for Ward 4 […]

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Fooshee wins Homemaker Volunteers scholarship

Amber Fooshee is the recipient of the 2013 Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers scholarship. Amber is the daughter of Lee and Kim Fooshee and is a senior at Ingomar Attendance Center. She plans to attend Northeast Community College in the fall and major in Early Childhood Education. Amber is pictured with Eunice Rutherford, MHV Council Vice-President.

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Moore tornado a reminder for Union Countians to be vigilant and prepare

The phrase “no words can describe” is probably overused but after seeing some of the TV coverage of the tornado damage in Moore, Okla., I would think this is a case where it does apply. Perhaps the Union Countians who experienced the storms that have struck the Martintown and West Union areas have a sense […]

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Child Find program seeks to identify special needs students

The New Albany School District and Union County School District are participating in an ongoing statewide effort to identify, locate, and evaluate children through the age of twenty-one, who may have a physical, mental, communicative and/or emotional disability. They are requesting that personnel in any agency refer individuals twenty-one years of age or under who […]

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BNA Bank announces 2012-2013 scholarship winners

BNA Bank has announced the winners of the 2013 BNA Bank Scholarship. All graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in Mississippi were eligible to submit an application. The applications were reviewed and scored based on the following criteria: ACT or SAT Composite Scores, Grade Point Average, student curriculum, financial need, extra-curricular activities, […]

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NAHS students inducted in National Honor Society

The New Albany High School chapter of National Honor Society inducted eight new members on Tuesday, May 14. Membership in the National Honor Society (NHS) is one of the highest honors awarded to a high school student. The New Albany High School chapter of NHS has been active since 1972. At New Albany High School, […]

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