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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Creekmore named ‘Player of the Week’

Josh Creekmore was named the Bulldogs' “Player of the Week” for the September 17 game at Independence. Creekmore recorded six total tackles (five solo, one assist), an interception and fumble recovery in New Albany's 56-6 win over the Wildcats. Pictured with Creekmore is NAHS head coach Ron Price. The “Player of the Week” is sponsored […]

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FLW college fishing Southeast Division to host event at Pickwick Lake

FLORENCE, Ala. (Sept. 23, 2010) – National Guard FLW College Fishing is headed to Pickwick Lake Oct. 2 for the fourth and final stop in the Southeast Division. Forty collegiate teams will be competing for a top award of $10,000 to be split evenly between the school and bass fishing club.   “The fun thing […]

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I’ve got my new shoes on….

I blame Lawrence Zinn. Two weeks ago at the New Albany-Baldwyn football game, I bumped into Zinn on the sideline and noticed a unique pair of shoes he was wearing. The scuba diving-like shoes with slots for each toe intrigued me, even more so after discovering that they’re good for running. I blogged a couple […]

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Brothers help lead NA defense

When the Bulldogs’ defense lines up against M.S. Palmer this week, they will see one of the largest lines they will face this season and will be partially led by two brothers with the unique opportunity to play together. Shawn and Shane Smith began their football careers in middle school before an ACL injury sidelined […]

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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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