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Hawks battle for overtime win

Robert Montgomery led a 12-0 run in overtime to lead the Hawks over West Oktibbeha, 83-71 in the final game of Myrtle’s Christmas Classic Tuesday night. The Timberwolves opened the extra period on a 6-0 run with four points from Dantaveaus Crawford. Montgomery and the Hawks connected on 10-of-11 free throws after that point to […]

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Sharing and caring

Three or four months after I arrived at the Gazette in May 2009, a friend asked if I had started working on Sharing at Christmas yet. “What’s that?” I asked. “Oh, you’ll see,” she said, with a laugh. As I arrived home Friday night, with aching feet and back, I remembered that conversation. Friday was […]

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Have a safe holiday time

Holiday party season is here and at many parties there will be beer, wine or liquor. So, it’s a good time to remind ourselves that if we drink, drink responsibly. Don’t let that beer or glass of wine with dinner turn into more than that, and a blood alcohol content that could impair your driving. […]

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NAHS honored in Region 1-4A All-Division softball

Brooke Sides was among several Lady Bulldogs honored recently in the Region 1-4A All-Division team for slow pitch softball. The senior earned Defensive MVP honors for the Lady ‘Dawgs, who made an appearance in the 4A playoffs, falling to Amory in the first round. Sides is one of six honorees on the All-Division team for […]

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Ingomar splits on first day of Myrtle Christmas tournament

The Commodores fought off an early deficit, defeating Ingomar, 54-49, in the Myrtle Christmas Clash on Monday. Down 18-8, Brandon Mack scored 10 of Lafayette’s 18 second quarter points to help the ‘Dores go ahead 26-23 at the break. Lafayette used a 10-0 run to start the comeback, and the two teams traded baskets with […]

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Gilbert’s big game leads Myrtle over third ranked Lafayette

      If Aspriona Gilbert’s performance against East Union was uncharacteristic, she broke the slump quickly, leading the Lady Hawks in their win over Lafayette, 66-63 on Monday. The 6’0 junior scored only nine points in Myrtle’s win against the Lady Urchins last Thursday, but followed that showing with 36 points and 22 rebounds against the […]

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New Albany ends TOC with loss

New Albany dropped their final game of the Tournament of Champions on Saturday, falling to Ozark, MO, 56-44. “It was a very poor performance by the Lady 'Dawgs,” NAHS head coach John Stroud said. “It was a really slow tempo, and they got ahead early. We got down by seven or eight points, and we […]

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Myrtle sweeps East Union

The Lady Hawks will face one of their toughest opponents in Lafayette on Monday, and Myrtle used their Thursday night match-up against East Union to prepare, defeating the Lady Urchins, 77-24. Keanna Cox led Myrtle with 23 points, as she was one of four Lady Hawks that scored in double figures (Halle Knowles 14, Jenna […]

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Clara Malone

Clara M. Davis Malone, 96, of Myrtle, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at her home. She was born Nov. 30, 1914 in Saltillo, MS to the late Jim and Claudie Lee Sappington Davis. She was retired from Mohasco Mfg. and was a member of Enterprise Baptist Church. Funeral services wer at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. […]

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Union County Sheriff’s call log for Dec. 17, 2010

November 24 CR 291: Caller reported last trailer on right is playing loud music, causing a disturbance. CR 115: Caller advised her boyfriend causing a disturbance. CR 64 N: Caller advised subject in Chevy truck had done donuts in her yard and then possibly 10-50 when leaving. Peterson/Cleveland: Loud music/screaming CR 104: Subject causing a […]

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