Bulldogs slay Dragons on Homecoming

In a physical battle versus an undefeated opponent, the Bulldogs posted their third shutout of the season, defeating M.S. Palmer 31-0, to improve to 6-0.   New Albany’s offense started slow, only producing a field goal on their opening drive, and Tyler Basil connected with Taylor Goode, making it 10-0 after the first. “Offensively, we […]

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Daniel, Ausburn to wed October 2

Dana Blassingame and the late Tim Daniel of Baldwyn, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Cortney Allison Daniel of New Albany to Stephen Chad Ausburn of Myrtle.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joyce Allred Peters of Baldwyn, Ricky, Lamont Cook and Nella of Ripley, and Gilbert and […]

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Scott, Williams to wed October 9

Michael and Lesa Scott of Etta, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Magan Lindsey Scott of Etta to Jonathan Ryan Williams of New Albany.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Janice Rucker and the late Mr. Billy Rucker of Etta and Bro. Harvey and Mardell Scott of […]

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Butler, Headrick to wed October 9

Heather Dawn Butler and Jeremy Scott Headrick will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, the 9th of October, at First Assembly of God in Milan, Tenn. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. Heather is a 2005 graduate of Milan High School and is currently serving as a music intern at Calvary Church in East Ridge, […]

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Union County Schools to produce ‘Grease’

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Moss Hill house fire still under investigation

New Albany Fire Department officials say they are still investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed a home on Moss Hill Drive in the early hours of Sunday morning. New Albany Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Mark Whiteside said that the home at 708 Moss Hill Drive suffered moderate structural damage from the blaze. […]

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Local Red Cross office to remain open

Beginning Saturday, Sept. 25, officials with the American Red Cross said that the Northeast Mississippi Chapter’s Emergency Services Director Cheryl Kocurek will oversee local volunteers as they meet the community’s needs with disaster and health and safety services, as well as service to armed forces.   Union County Chapter Director Sally Zemek has resigned, effective […]

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Memphis man faces felony drug charges after traffic stop

A Sunday evening traffic stop two miles east of New Albany on U.S. Highway 78 has led to the discovery of more than 1/2 pound of marijuana and landed a Memphis man in jail.   According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop F Public Affairs Officer Ray Hall, James E. Toney, Jr. 37, of Memphis, Tenn. […]

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Supervisor critical after wreck

A member of the Union County Board of Supervisors was listed in critical condition following a one-vehicle accident late last Friday afternoon.   District Two Supervisor Sammy Coffey, of Etta, was listed in the trauma and intensive care department of the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. as of press time. Coffey sustained serious injuries […]

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RiverFest weekend

It’s a happening weekend in New Albany as the community’s biggest annual event, Tallahatchie RiverFest, spotlights our community and its downtown. Events got underway Thursday with the celebration of the Faulkner Literary Garden’s 5th anniversary at the Union County Heritage Museum. Felder Rushing, Mississippi author and radio personality, was scheduled to be the highlight Friday […]

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