Shay Ashford

New Albany Volleyball Enters Second Year

New Albany Volleyball Enters Second Year By Dennis Clayton Coach Shay Ashford leads her Lady Bulldogs into year two of competition. This time around, the team will have some experience as the inaugural team gained experience match by match on the hardwood. This year’s team is loaded with seniors and some of those are Erin […]

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Shane Sanderson

Lady Bulldogs Will Feature Speed in Outfield

By Dennis Clayton Coach Shane Sanderson will have a mix of experience and youth in 2013 Lady Bulldogs. The team will have four seniors to look to for leadership: Lauren Cavender, Megan Dye, Lauren Boyd and Destini Knox. Cavender will pitch again for New Albany, Coach Sanderson stated that “Lauren does a wonderful job on […]

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Lisa Bogue

Lady Eagles Loaded with Experience

By Dennis Clayton Coach Lisa Bogue’s West Union Lady Eagles will be loaded with playoff experience as most players played on the team that made it to the North Half championship in slow pitch last season. Many members played on the fast pitch team that was runner-up in the Class 2A State championship. Seniors on […]

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Expansion at Baptist

Today’s groundbreaking at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County symbolizes the growth of our area and the increased demand for urgent health care. Stephen C. Reynolds, president and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis, is scheduled to be on hand for the official ceremony starting construction of a much-needed new emergency room. The […]

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UCDA Sponsoring workshops

The UCDA will be sponsoring a series of workshops available to the general public and free to the community. Attendees can find out how to apply for one–on-one counseling and benefit from the free services offered from the Miss. Small Business Development Center. Workshop topics with dates, times and registration can be found at www.mssbdc.org. […]

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Tanglefoot Trail to open Sept. 21

David Helms/Pontotoc Progress After meeting last Friday, board members of the GM&O Rails-to-Trails Recreational District of North Mississippi announced that the new tentative date for ceremonies dedicating the Tanglefoot Trail is Saturday, Sept. 21. Glasgow Construction is currently working to complete a punch list of final details which must be completed before the trail is […]

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Baptist Union County to break ground on new ER

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will break ground on a new, $12 million emergency department Friday, August 16 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be behind the hospital off Oxford Road. The new ER will be located behind the hospital and will connect to the radiology department. It will have 22 exam rooms, two trauma rooms […]

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Annual Connie Davis Fishing Rodeo is Saturday

The 31st annual Connie Davis Fishing Rodeo will be held this Saturday, Aug. 17, at Camp Armstrong. The event is for children ages 6 though 12 (each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). Registration is from 6 to 7:15 a.m. Fishing goes from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. and young anglers will weigh […]

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Playwright Barbara Hardin-Welch to present ‘Suffer the Little Children’

Local writer, director and producer Barbara Hardin-Welch will be presenting “Suffer the Little Children,” a stage play on the topic of child abuse to the New Albany Community Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The stage performance features local actors and will be presented at the Magnolia Civic Center. “In 1998, I was inspired to write […]

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Aldermen receive recommendation on convention and visitors’ bureau

The focus group appointed by aldermen this past year to make recommendations concerning development of tourism for New Albany presented their report at the city board meeting Tuesday, a week after aldermen voted 3-0 (with one abstention and one absence) to hire Sean Johnson as marketing director. Betsey Hamilton represented the group and asked aldermen […]

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