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‘Shrek’ nearing last week of rehearsals for county musical

The Union County School District will present “Shrek-The Musical” Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. The musical is based on the popular movie series about an ogre, his donkey pal and a princess beautiful in her own way. The story is similar […]

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UNITE grant applications available

UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), New Albany and Union County’s community foundation, is accepting applications for the 2013 grant award cycle. Grants are awarded annually to non-profit organizations that use grant funds to improve the quality of life for residents of Union County. Since the first grants were awarded in 2003, approximately 150 […]

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Keely Chunn had two singles and RBI in the Myrtle 2-1 over Independence on Tuesday. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Myrtle wins in a walk-off against Independence

by Dennis Clayton Myrtle rallied to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Tuesday as Amber Cook came through with a walk-off RBI single to score Emily Cook and the Lady Hawks squeaked out a 2-1 win for Senior Night. Myrtle scored first in the game as Emily Cook led […]

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Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness to be at Byhalia vs New Albany football game Oct. 11

The New Albany School District has several families that are or have been affected by breast cancer and these families will take the field at halftime to help raise community awareness. There will also be a plaque presented to one of the district teachers honoring her battle with breast cancer.

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SPORTS CALENDAR

Thursday October 10 Softball East Union at West Union – 5:00/6:00 V/JV (Senior night) Holly Springs at New Albany – 5:00 (Senior night) Myrtle at Tupelo – 5:30/6:30 V/JV Friday October 11 Football Byhalia at New Albany – 7:00 Walnut at East Union (BNA Bank Park) – 7:00 Saturday October 12 Volleyball Division tournament at […]

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First Dawg Trails Classic results

Saturday, Oct. 5, was the first-ever Dawgs Trails Classic Cross Country Meet to be held at the new course at the New Albany Elementary School. Five schools participated with New Albany and Myrtle being the local teams from here. Kitana High won the girls 4000 meters with a time of 17:23. She was followed by […]

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New Albany Elementary observes literacy day

New Albany Elementary School celebrated Literacy Day on Sept. 20. Students were able to bring blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals from home to create a comfortable place for reading. Students participated in the NAES Bullpup Read-A-Thon and were treated to a Bullpup Reading Pep Rally featuring New Albany High School cheerleaders. During the Read-A-Thon, more […]

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Bulldogs use field position, turnovers to win division opener

By Dennis Clayton New Albany took full advantage of the field position game to down Senatobia 27-2 in Friday’s division opener at Senatobia. New Albany also made the most of the turnovers they received from the Warriors and turned them into critical points. Senatobia broke on the score board first as the Warriors recorded a […]

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Callie Baggett of West Union puts the ball in play against Ingomar during their division game on Thursday. Baggett was the winning pitcher as West Union hung on to win 5-4 and go undefeated in the division. Catching for Ingomar is Morgan Gooch. Photo by Dennis Clayton,

West Union defeats Ingomar in division play

By Dennis Clayton West Union scored early in the game and then held on to down Ingomar 5-4 in the final division game for both teams. With the win, West Union went undefeated in the division and claimed first place. Ingomar finished tied with Myrtle at 3-3 in the division, but Myrtle will be heading […]

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Katey Hunt watches the flight of her home run during the first inning of play against Falkner. Hunt drove in three runs with the homer for East Union. Hunt also singled and doubled on the day. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union downs Falkner on Senior Night

By Dennis Clayton East Union jumped out to an early lead and scored every inning of the five-inning affair to defeat Falkner 14-4 on Monday night as they recognized their seniors. Katey Hunt provided the blast to get things started with her three-run homer in the first with two on. Sallie Roberts had reached on […]

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