Why we need a rubber field

Frog-a-Nanny has had a tough year because of the weather. The parade, pep rally and ball game were postponed twice due to rain and storms and ultimately put off until the late summer when school starts again. The fun run and 5K did come off Friday, however, with about 80 participants total. That’s not bad […]

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The Playhouse

They call it a courtyard. It’s my first. I’m more accustomed to seven acres of yard, boulders, hills, hollows, garden spot, and forest. The courtyard came with our new home – recently landscaped by its builder. Our backyard is larger – big enough to create a garden that can be manicured and watched in detail […]

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Montgomery signs with Blue Mountain

Brandon Montgomery of New Albany recently signed a baseball scholarship with Blue Mountain College. Montgomery pitched and played third for the Bulldogs primarily for the Bulldogs. Brandon said the following concerning his career at New Albany and his outlook for playing for Blue Mountain, “It’s been fun here at New Albany, I wouldn’t trade it […]

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Northeast signs Ben Foster in baseball

Northeast recently signed New Albany’s Ben Foster to a baseball scholarship. Foster led New Albany in batting this season with a .358 average. Foster pitched and played shortstop for the Bulldogs, going 5-5 for the year on the mound with a 2.77 ERA and 78 strikeouts. Foster said of his signing, “It’s been a fun […]

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Northwest Tennis signs Christian Scott of New Albany

Christian Scott signed a tennis scholarship with Northwest Community College recently. Scott and his brother Christopher were a formidable boys double team for the New Albany tennis team this past spring. The Scott brothers won the deciding game in team play to propel New Albany to a second consecutive 4A State Tennis Championship. The Scotts […]

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Sanderson signs with BMC

Summer Sanderson, a three-time most valuable player at New Albany High School, has signed a women’s golf scholarship with Blue Mountain College. “This is a big day for Blue Mountain,” said BMC coach Danny McKenzie. “Summer was a really good player in high school and she will be able to have an immediate impact on […]

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Bryd attends ICC basketball camp

Weston Byrd of Ingomar recently participated in the 2013 Itawamba Community College Men’s Basketball Camp. He is joined by ICC assistant coach and his uncle Adam Kirk. (Maggie Caldwell/ICCImages.com)

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Three young race winners.

Frog-a-Nanny run raises awareness for special needs students

The Frog-a-Nanny fun run and 5K run were held Friday at BNA Bank Park with 47 participants in the main run. The event is held to focus awareness on special needs students and help raise money to pay for projects for the students. Frog-a-Nanny began 18 years ago as part of Frog-a-Nal, a festival to […]

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Gail Howard, 53

Brenda Gail Childers Howard, 53, of Hickory Flat, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born Oct. 6, 1959, in New Albany to Harold and Evelyn Beasley Childers. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Hickory Flat. She was an employee of Master-Bilt in New Albany. Services […]

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James Brownlee, 52

James Allen Brownlee, 52, of Dresden, Tenn., died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at his home in Dresden, Tenn. He was born March 25, 1961, in New Albany to Ray and Marjorie Brownlee. A 1980 graduate of Myrtle High School, he was a 1984 graduate of Mississippi State University, where he was a member of Farm […]

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