UPDATE: Tucker wins another term as New Albany’s Ward 4 alderman

Will Tucker won a second term as alderman for New Albany's Ward 4 in Tuesday's general elections. He defeated Democrat opponent Terry Medlin.   Will Tucker – 313 votes (60.31%) Terry Medlin – 206 votes (39.69%) In Blue Springs, Rita Gentry defeated David Boland for the mayoral position. Rita Gentry – 78 votes (73%) David […]

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ELECTION RESULTS 2013

The News-Exchange will have live election results here tonight. Click the headline to go the link to the live results page. Follow results from all around Northeast Mississippi. The News-Exchange will cover the primary with all the votes you wan to know. Also check out coverage in the News-Exchange newspaper. Click here for results.

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Fair takes a chance

The organizers of the Union County Fair have taken a bold step in an effort to take the fair up a notch. The fair, which will be held July 12-20, has decided to bring in an entertainer for a concert. Country music star Easton Corbin will appear in concert on Tuesday, July 16. “This is […]

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The great escape Perhaps it was only coincidental that one of the pieces of music played over the sound system during rehearsal for New Albany High School’s graduation ceremony with the theme for the movie “The Great Escape,” but that may be how these seniors felt as they listened to instructions from Principal Lance Evans Thursday afternoon concerning their last official part of high school life. Just over 300 city and county graduates received their diplomas Thursday and Friday evening.
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Coming Events Week of 5/23/13

Salem Methodist to have homecoming Salem United Methodist Church, Etta, will have Homecoming June 2. Rev. Bob Whiteside will be the guest speaker. Gathering will begin at 10:30 a.m., worship service at 11 o’clock, and pot-luck lunch at 12 noon in the Family Life Center. Southern Comfort back at Old Liberty The Southern Comfort Show […]

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Kids in the Kitchen Workshop

Sponsored by: MSU Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education Program Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education Program will be sponsoring a Kids in the Kitchen Workshop on Thursday, May 30, 2013. This FREE, workshop will be held at the Union County Extension Office from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Ages 6-9 are […]

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To the polls, again

One more election and we are done for the year. The actual, official municipal elections are next Tuesday, June 4, to select mayors, aldermen, and in some cases, chiefs of police. As always, everyone needs to go vote. Granted, there will be little interest here, other than in the Ward 4 alderman’s race, the only […]

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Charlie Mitchell: Champions of liberty are often the worst abusers

By Charlie Mitchell OXFORD – “What in the world are we doing? We look like Mississippi.” That’s what a disgusted Gov. Beverly Perdue said last May after 61 percent of voters in North Carolina cast ballots in favor of defining marriage in the state constitution as a legal bond between one man and one woman. […]

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What are you going to write about now?

I had the following question asked of me the other day, “Well, what are you going to write about now?” I have to admit that I was not able to give a very satisfactory answer. My reply, “I never know most of the time until I sit down at the computer.” Actually, that was the […]

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Amanda Wilder

Davis and Wilder join NAHS ACT high score club

New Albany High School presented ACT 30-Plus Club T-shirts to Katie Davis and Amanda Wilder on May 17, 2013. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. Fifty-eight students have become members of the ACT 30-Plus Club since its creation in the fall […]

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