Remembering the past, encouraging the future

About once a month, a reunion takes place around New Albany. The occasional lunch date with former Bulldog coach, Bill Ward, gives the gentlemen who played football in the 1960’s time to reminisce on the program in the that era, which is parallel to this year, as New Albany completed their first undefeated regular season […]

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Northeast enshrines four into Sports Hall of Fame

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Sports Hall of Fame continues to grow.   Northeast enshrined its third class of former athletes and coaches during Homecoming 2010 activities on Saturday, October 16 at the Booneville-based college.   Joining the ranks of the Hall of Fame include former Tiger football and baseball player Mike Grier, former Tiger basketball […]

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Quartet of Lady Tigers slated for All-Star game

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s storied softball team continues to rack up honors as we edge closer to the 2011 season.   Four players, as well the Lady Tigers coach, have been selected to represent the Lady Tigers in the 2010 Domino’s Mississippi JUCO All Star Showcase.   Sophomores Robin Franks, Leslie Hendrix, Taylor Moore, and […]

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‘Sharing’ forms now available in New Albany

Applications for assistance from the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program are now being taken at the New Albany Gazette office, 713 Carter Ave. Resident families of Union County in need of help may apply this week. Forms also are available at the New Albany City Hall, the Union County Chancery Clerk’s office and at […]

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Local civic club honors Bevill for 50 years of community service

The Union County chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Marjorie Ann Randolph Bevill for her fifty-year membership in the Ishtehotopah chapter during a recent chapter meeting. Bevill became inspired with the ideals of the DAR at age 18 when she attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and the house mother at the girl’s […]

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Morgan enters Ward 4 race

Bill Morgan, 54, has announced his candidacy for the office of Ward 4 alderman in the Nov. 22 special election. Morgan, a lifelong resident of New Albany, is a graduate of W.P. Daniel High School and has been self-employed in the dirt excavation business since 1974. He has been married to Paula Coker Morgan of […]

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Town of Myrtle hosts ‘Trunk R Treat’

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Deadline passes for Ward 4 race

As of press time Tuesday, seven residents of New Albany’s fourth ward had qualified to run in the Nov. 22 special election for the board of aldermen seat, with only several hours to go until the deadline. According to New Albany City Clerk Frankie Roberts, seven persons had qualified as candidates in the election:  Jody […]

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Lots and lots of Halloween

Is it over yet? On Saturday night, Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Snow White came to our door. So did a lot of their friends. It seemed like it was Halloween for a week. Thankfully, we were prepared. A couple of months ago, one of our neighbors asked if anyone had described to us what happens […]

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More good jobs news

The New Albany economy got a boost last week with the announcement by Diversity-Vuteq that it will begin hiring for its new plant in the Martintown Industrial Park. The facility, which has stood as a shell for months while awaiting a decision by Toyota to proceed with its assembly plant at Blue Springs, will be […]

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