Balancing the needs

Monday’s announcement that $1 million will be flowing from the education endowment fund created by Toyota to school districts in Union, Lee and Pontotoc counties is welcome news. Doug Formby, Toyota Mississippi vice president and a member of the educational endowment fund’s advisory committee, made the announcement at the Magnolia Civic Center. It is the […]

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Trail set to open

A tentative grand opening date of Aug. 17 has been set for the Tanglefoot Trail, the nearly 45-mile long walking and bike trail that begins in New Albany and ends in Houston. The 10-foot wide asphalt trail follows the old GM&O rail corridor and begins in New Albany at Bankhead Street. After eight years in […]

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Trees? Just plant some

I’ve tried to climb trees (although not lately). I’ve swung on tires tied to their limbs. I’ve relaxed under their branches, sipping tea on hot summer days.  One thing I’ve never done though, until now, is kill trees. Don’t get the wrong idea. Trees have always been a part of my landscape. I love trees, […]

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Approve pool study

For three years in this space we’ve been suggesting that New Albany conduct a feasibility study on the cost and benefits of a public swimming pool. Despite what we think is strong community support for a pool, we are no closer today to getting our children and our grandchildren a place to learn to swim […]

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Cotton States teams battle on the diamond

       

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ICC releases its 2013 football schedule

Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com Itawamba Community College announced its 2013 football schedule on Monday. The nine-game schedule includes a road trip to defending Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) champion Copiah-Lincoln along with East Central, Mississippi Delta, Northwest and Northeast visiting Easton Field this season. “It’s the same tough schedule that everyone has in this […]

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An Olympic challenge

By Jake Dean The event of lifting a heavier weight than your opponent to see who is the strongest has been around stretching as far back as the ancient Greek time period. This Olympic sport has now branched out to high schools as well. Competitions are held and sanctioned by MHSAA representatives and officials. Locally, […]

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Cotton States high school league standings and schedules

Cotton States High School League Team Standings as of July 15, 2013 Team                   W   L   T   Pct BlackPrairie Mudcats   5   1   0  .833 Swamp Monsters……   5   1   0  .833 North Delta Dealers.   4   1   0  .800 HillCountry Generals   5   2   0  .714 Woodall Mtn Lookouts   3   3   0  .500 Tippah Tribe……..   3   4   0  .429 […]

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Blue Mountain College signs nine

Blue Mountain College has released a list of athletes they signed this past week, along with some basic information about each:   Cross-Country Joey Storment – French Camp … Finished 2nd in MHSAA State Championship last two years … 2nd District III MHSAA Championship last two years …. Senior year he won the Tupelo, Corinth […]

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Amory girls, Saltillo boys win inaugural ICC Soccer Showcase

Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com The Amory Lady Panthers and Saltillo Tigers won the inaugural Itawamba Community College High School Soccer Showcase held at the ICC Soccer Complex on Thursday. The Lady Panthers picked up 4-0 wins over Saltillo and Itawamba AHS along with a key 2-1 victory over New Albany to earn the girls’ title while The […]

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