Northeast wins Tiger battle

Head Coach Ricky Smither’s squad advanced to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the north division while Coahoma dropped to 1-4, 2-4. “This was a great win for us and I give these guys all the credit for what they have accomplished,” said Smither.  “My coaching staff is the best. . .Coach Carter, Coach Darnell, Coach […]

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Union County offense stifled by Indians

Taking on one of the most physical opponents they will face this season, Union County had an impressive showing, despite falling 20-0 to Byhalia Thursday night.   The Indians struck with 7:38 remaining in the first half, as Vadale Rucker had the ball stripped from him, and Byhalia returned the turnover for their first score. […]

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New Albany remains focused, improves to 9-0

Kareem Brown was one of several Bulldogs trying to keep the defense focused as New Albany struggled against North Pontotoc in the first half of their division contest Friday night. Fighting adversity, the ‘Dawgs worked their way to a tie at the half and eventually the 48-26 win on the road.   “They were running […]

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Red Cross actions defended

Dear Editor: We were disappointed by your misleading editorial of  September 22, 2010, which does a disservice to your readers by implying that the American Red Cross has ceased operations in New Albany. Contrary to your assertions, our plan to reorganize the American Red Cross structure has been designed over many months and involved Red […]

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Making it better

The Union County Development Association has scheduled a public meeting next Tuesday to take a look at look at the community’s recent Riverfest event and start planning for next year’s festival. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Magnolia Civic Center. “All citizens interested in the future and the […]

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Drug-trade suspects rounded up

Several local law enforcement officers had their hands full Thursday morning as they began an inter-agency round-up of several Union County individuals involved in the drug trade. Members of the New Albany/Union County Drug Task Force, in partnership with Union County sheriff’s department deputies, New Albany police officers, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics officers, as well […]

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East Union sweeps Union County Championships

The Urchins are on a roll, and their success this cross country season continued Monday, as East Union swept the Union County Championships. Held at their school, the Lady Urchins took the varsity girls title with 33 points, followed by Myrtle with 45. East Union placed three runners in the top 10, five in top […]

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Sherman tackles youth football

When Clark Rowan took over as one of the park directors in Sherman, one of his primary goals was to create a youth tackle football program, targeting Union County. “Right now, there are some places that have it, but it focuses on their kids,” he said. “There’s nothing designed for Union County, and I want […]

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Basil earns second ‘Player of the Week’ honor

Tyler Basil was named the Bulldogs’ “Player of the Week” for the Oct. 8 game versus Itawamba. Basil completed 9-of-18 passes for 156 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions and ran for 19 yards and another score in the Bulldogs’ 48-13 win over the Indians. Pictured with Basil is NAHS head coach Ron Price. The […]

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National wildlife refuge week

This year, National Wildlife Refuge Week will be celebrated from October 10 through October 16. During this week, wildlife enthusiasts throughout Mississippi will join with millions of others across America in celebrating the diversity and resources of our national wildlife refuges.             National wildlife refuges are dedicated to the conservation of fish and wildlife and […]

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