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Grant White and Chase Hall combine on the tackle along the East Union sideline. Photo by Dennis Clayton. 

Athletic Bearcats claw Urchins

ELLISTOWN – Baldwyn started slow, but kicked the offense in gear in the second quarter and defeated East Union handily by a 55-6 margin. The Urchins were never able to get their offense going against the athletic Bearcats who remained perfect in Division 1-2A at 3-0 and 7-2 overall. Felix Hayes had a huge night […]

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Joel Wilkinson hits the edge and pick up a nice gain for the Urchins. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins host explosive Bearcats on Friday

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union returns home on Friday to host Division1-2A powerhouse Baldwyn and the Bearcats will present some issues on both sides of the ball. Offensively, the Urchins will need to slow down Bearcat running back Marquavious Patterson who is averaging 104 yards rushing per game. Patterson comes into the contest with 832 […]

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Kallie Roberts hit two opposite-field solo home runs in game one for the Lady Urchins. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins swept by East Webster

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union’s playoff hopes were dashed in the opening round by the hard-hitting Lady Wolverines of East Webster as they won the series 2-0 by 14-7 and 22-4 finals. “You can’t simulate playoff time and you can’t simulate the other kids that have been there and done it,” East Union […]

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The East Union Player of the Week for the Oct. 10 game against Mantachie is senior running back/linebacker Chase Hall. Hall had two receptions for 75 yards and eight tackles.

Urchins Player of the Week

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On the map with I-22

Next Friday the Mississippi Department of Transportation will officially convert U.S. 78 to Interstate 22. What has taken two decades to get done will culminate with an official signage ceremony Oct. 23 at the BNA Bank Park Tennis and Soccer Complex off Bankhead Street. New I-22 signs already have been placed on both sides of […]

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Sonya Thompson gives Lisa Garrison a flu vaccination at the health fair.

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County holds annual community health fair

This year’s BMH community health fair drew such a large crowd that volunteers had to open the event a little early. The annual event is the hospital’s largest service project for the community each year. This time, a highlight was free flu virus vaccinations but for a small fee those attending could also have a […]

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I-22 signs were set up around New Albany Wednesday, but remain covered until the ceremony

Interstate I-22 to be formally designated in ceremony Oct. 23 here

Interstate 22 signage ceremony scheduled for Oct. 23 in New Albany   Culminating a process that has taken nearly 37 years, the Mississippi Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that a signage ceremony for Interstate 22 has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. in New Albany. The signage ceremony will take place at […]

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Residents concerned about phone money scams

The Gazette has learned from bank officials, law enforcement and complaints by private citizens that several common scams are plaguing local residents again. This week, calls have been made to Union Countians purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The way this scam works is that an official-sounding caller tells the victim he or […]

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Bank officer provides information on avoiding identity theft, card fraud

Identity theft is a real problem, but rare compared to more commonplace credit card theft and fraud, according to Morgan Akins, vice-president of electronic banking for BNA Bank. Akins presented the program this past Thursday at a meeting of the Union County Retired Education Personnel Association. Akins said ID security is mostly common sense. “But […]

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The East Union Player of the Week for the Oct. 10 game against Mantachie is senior running back/linebacker Chase Hall. Hall had two receptions for 75 yards and eight tackles. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Urchins Player of the Week

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