UC falls at Belmont

Union County JV found the intensity they had in their opening game against Ripley, defeating Belmont on the road, 14-8, on Tuesday. Broderick Montgomery and Jonathan Thomas each had scores for UC, after finding themselves down early in the game. “We were down 8-6 and had the ball fourth and goal and couldn’t punch it […]

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Myrtle close to division title

A possible division title was on the line Tuesday night as West Union and Myrtle battled to take the lead in Division 2-1A. Entering the game, the Lady Hawks knew they needed to win by more than one run over the Lady Eagles. That and a win over Blue Mountain on Thursday would give Myrtle […]

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Northeast looks to continue hot start with trip to Goodman

Northeast Mississippi Community College takes its league-leading defense into Goodman Thursday night as the Tigers look to continue the program’s best start since 2005.   Northeast (2-1, 1-0 in North Division) makes the trek to Goodman to take on Holmes Community College in the two program’s 46th meeting in the 51-year history of the Tiger […]

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Smarter than a fifth grader?

Are you smarter than a fifth grader? Of course I am, I thought, when the show by that name first arrived on television. You know the one. Host Jeff Foxworthy quizzes celebrities and folks like you and me about topics  fifth graders are supposed to have learned in school. How hard can that be? I’ve […]

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Red Cross a mess

The situation with the American Red Cross operation in New Albany continues to deteriorate with the resignation of Sally Zemek, the local part-time staff member. An ill-conceived plan to abolish the local Red Cross chapter and Zemek’s part-time job as its director has resulted in a situation that can best be described as a mess. […]

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Gray faces challenger in elections

With the November elections approaching, Union Countians living in District Two will have a choice to make regarding a Union County school board representative. Gary Gray, who currently holds the seat of School Board, District Two, will face challenger Mickey Basil in the Nov. 2, 2010 election. Meanwhile, Union County School Board member Terry Cook, […]

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Grant, West to wed September 25

Mr. Edward Grant of New Albany, Miss. and Mrs. Barbara Davis of Booneville, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Emily Jean Grant of New Albany to James Thomas West of Baldwyn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. John Todd and the late Dorothy Todd and the late […]

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Union County Heritage Pioneer Days

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Local photographer shares history of Bankhead Highway at Museum Moments

Horse-drawn carriages, gravel roads, and the advent of the American road system were the topics of conversation and discussion at last week’s Museum Moments program. Museum Moments is held at the Union County Heritage Museum on a monthly basis and New Albany native and photographer Lowry Wilson was the speaker of this program that was […]

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Arts Council names Rock Bottom River Run art exhibit winners

The following New Albany Elementary School students had artwork selected to be in the first annual Rock Bottom River Run art exhibit sponsored by the Tallahatchie Arts Council:  Carey Beth Doyle, Alex Wilhite, Jayla Ligon, Aliyah Jackson, Brayden Stephenson, Christopher Rogers, Rocio Lemus, Cecelia Pullman, Jacob Hogue, Rob Montgomery, Hunter Hodges, Isabelle Campbell, Nathan Bennett, […]

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