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Light goose conservation hunting

Waterfowl hunters are reminded that even though the regular waterfowl seasons are over, there still remains opportunity for light goose hunting.  The light goose conservation order is a special hunting season developed to help control expanding populations of snow, blue, and Ross’s geese (collectively called light geese).   The remainder of this special season runs […]

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Ingomar cheer wins state

Long hours and numerous practices paid off for the cheerleading squad of Ingomar. Competing in the Small Varsity 1A division at the 2010 state champions, the girls brought a title home, earning enough points to qualify as state champions. “It was pretty exciting,” captain Bailey Littlejohn said. “We had a lot of things we had […]

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New Albany clinches playoff berths in soccer

Estefany and Anthony Fernandez both posted strong performances, helping New Albany stay in the race for the boys and girls division titles in 1-4A with their wins over North Pontotoc Tuesday night. The girls game was dominated by Estefany, who scored four of the Lady 'Dawgs' five goals enroute to the 5-2 win over the […]

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Tallahatchie Gourmet to expand seating, open restaurant at night

The list of night-time places to eat out in New Albany is about to expand. The popular lunch-time restaurant, Tallahatchie Gourmet, is preparing to be open at night with a dinner menu at its downtown location, 119 West Main St. The announcement was made by Angele Mueller, who started the restaurant in 2002, and Jeff […]

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Yarbrough enters District 2 Supervisor race

Jimmy Yarbrough, 58, a resident of Union County, has announced his candidacy for the office Union County Supervisor – District Two. Yarbrough has worked 19 years with the county board of supervisors and five years with Ingomar Attendance Center He has worked two and a half years with the City of New Albany, where he […]

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County citizens look to keep King’s dream alive

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored at a memorial service and commemoration ceremony on Saturday afternoon. It was held on the second floor of the Union County Courthouse with approximately seventy people in attendance. The theme of the service was “Keeping the Dream Alive.” In November 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed Dr. Martin Luther […]

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A casualty of marketing

Having lunch at the Olive Garden Saturday wasn’t really such a good idea. Oh, I enjoyed it alright, although I was pretty much full by the time I had finished the salad and bread sticks. But I did my duty and polished off the “Tour of Italy.” The “Tour of Italy” is for those of […]

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Grace named new hospital chief

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has announced that Walter J. Grace, administrator and Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville, has been promoted to the same position at its location within the coming weeks. Grace will be replacing James Huffman, who has been promoted to administrator at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. Prior to serving as administrator and […]

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Banning pit bulls

The city of New Albany is considering a permanent ban on pit bulls within the city limits. We are opposed to this proposal. We don’t think the city has any business telling individuals what kind of dog they can have as a pet. That doesn’t mean we are not concerned about vicious dogs, but vicious […]

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Mississippi Ag and Forestry Museum

As we enter the later part of deer season and enter February, I am always mindful of the late-winter blues creeping up on me. So, I try to stay active. And that includes exploring things I have put off. Near one of the busiest intersections in Jackson, Mississippi, you can park your vehicle, walk across […]

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