Tianna Castillo of East Union drives to the goal against South Pontotoc on Tuesday in summer league basketball action at Ingomar.

Basketball league begins at Ingomar

INGOMAR – Fans that are in need of a high school sports “fix” only need to drive to Ingomar during the next few weeks to catch prep action in boys and girls basketball plus fast pitch softball. Girls basketball hit the hardwood on Tuesday with a full slate of games, 15 in total. Union County […]

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New Albany Athletic Banquet 2014

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Myrtle Athletic Banquet 2014

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Trio take field as MAC All-Stars

JACKSON – Three Union county baseball players closed their high school careers on Saturday as participants in the MAC All-Star game at Smith-Willis Stadium in Jackson, Miss. Despite the North team leading for the majority of the game, the South squad just edged them out in the final inning for a walk-off base hit, winning […]

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McDonald, Wilson compete in combine

TUPELO – Two New Albany Bulldogs received the opportunity to compete as some of the top football talent in the state. Rising seniors Jake McDonald and Devin Wilson took part in the Southern Select Combine at Tupelo High School on Saturday, increasing their visibility for recruiters in the hope of furthering their careers after high […]

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Urchins sweep in opening round of summer baseball play

BLUE SPRINGS – Summer league baseball jumped out to a strong start for the East Union Urchins, who swept Ingomar, Myrtle and Booneville in a Thursday afternoon tournament of three five-inning contests. Ingomar also picked up a win, defeating Booneville 4-0 in the second game of the day. East Union 4, Booneville 3 Rising senior […]

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Cotton States League play begins this weekend

Getting better. With five seasons in the books, the Nolan Brothers Cotton States League will embark on its sixth season with that motto in mind. “It’s what the players do, they come spend a couple of months playing a game they love and getting better at it,” Director of Baseball Operations Frank Dodds said. What […]

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Farmer’s Market

The Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market will kick off its third season Saturday on a vacant property between Fred’s and the Tallahatchie River Bridge. Moving the Saturday morning event to the prominent downtown spot two years ago has turned out to be a successful venture. The market will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 […]

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NEMCC free classes aim to cure hiring problems most often cited by area industries

  Lately, local industry CEOs and human resource managers have been talking about the difficulty they see in finding enough technically trained personnel to hire, and also dealing with younger employees who lack, for perhaps a better term, a work ethic. Northeast Mississippi Community College is attempting to counter both these problems with two relatively […]

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Museum to display work of Shands granddaughter and Disney artist

 Watch Me Designs, the exhibit of the work of Tracey Savely Davis, will open at the Union County Heritage Museum on Sunday, June 1, from 1:30 – 3:30.   Her work is featured in many galleries across the southeast as well as in the Disney galleries in Florida. Included in this exhibit will be handmade dolls and fairies, […]

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