Dance Like The Stars makes history by raising over $244,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi

The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi Dance Like the Stars event raised over $244,000 for the youth development organization – the largest ever in the eight year running of the event. The annual event was held August 24th at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo. Eleven local celebrities competed for the titles of Grand […]

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Large grant will fund tutoring in New Albany, Shannon

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal A $1.7 million grant will provide tutoring for students in New Albany and at Shannon High School. “I think it will be a tremendous help,” Lee County School District Superintendent Jimmy Weeks said of the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant. “…I am confident with this grant, we will be […]

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Mallory Roberts had a productive day for East Union as she was the winning pitcher and had two doubles in the game against Ingomar won by East Union 9-5. File photo.

East Union defeats Ingomar as Roberts shines

By Dennis Clayton East Union jumped out to an early lead and held off an Ingomar rally in the seventh inning to defeat their county rivals by a score of 9-5 on Thursday. Mallory Roberts got the win and also contributed at the plate with two doubles. The Lady Urchins scored one run in the […]

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Toyota, suppliers to mark Corolla launch

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi has been building the new 2014 Corolla for more than a month, and next week, it will celebrate with an invitation-only event at the BancorpSouth Arena. The event is for Toyota’s 2,000 team members and their families, along with TMMMS suppliers and their families. They’ll celebrate at the Arena on Saturday, […]

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Food Bank, Wal-Mart team up to feed 430 Union County households

It looked like there was as much food outside the store as there was inside at Wal-Mart this past Wednesday. Officials with the Mid-South Food Bank staged a Mobile Pantry food distribution in the store parking lot. Food bank staff and local Wal-Mart employees and other volunteers gave out food to more than 400 pre-screened […]

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East Union defeated Middleton TN 47-36 on Friday to improve to 2-0 on the season. Quarterback D.J. Artmstrong leads the Urchin offense in game action from the Houlka game in the photo above. East Union will travel to Potts Camp on Friday to face the 0-2 Cardinals. Potts Camp was defeated by Bruce 39-8 in their game on Friday.

East Union Wins Road Game at Middleton

by Dennis Clayton East Union took their offensive fireworks to Middleton for their game two and brought back a 47-36 win. Quarterback D.J. Armstrong led the Urchins as he finished 3-6 passing for 126 yards and touchdown. Armstrong also added three scores rushing on the night. Leading rushers for East Union were Jacob Elder with […]

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Katie Chism and Jeff Sendelbach to wed Sept. 14

Dr. and Mrs. Jimmy R. Chism of New Albany announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Leigh Chism to Jeffrey Edmund Sendelbach, son of Pamela Rose, the late Danny Rose of West Chester, Ohio and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Sendelbach of Union, Ky. Katie is the granddaughter of Mr. William B. Earnest […]

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Coming Events week of September 5th.

NA Elementary to have workshop for parents on new curriculum standards New Albany Elementary School will host a Parent Workshop on Sept. 12 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss the Common Core State Standards. All parents of elementary age students are encouraged to attend. Union County Singing Convention The Union County Singing Convention will be held […]

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New Albany's Devin Wilson carries the ball in the first quarter.Photo by Zach Adams

Big play sinks Bulldogs at Itawamba

BY Zach Adams Itawamba Times FULTON – New Albany coach Ron Price and his Bulldogs led the Itawamba AHS Indians 10-7 with less than a minute to play last Friday night. Unfortunately for the visiting team, a game that saw very few big offensive plays was capped off by one when IAHS sophomore quarterback Vijay […]

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Customer service boot camp may be in order to aid tourism

Customer service runs the gamut in New Albany. One can find examples of prompt, courteous service with accurate filling of orders and staff in establishments going the extra mile to solve a problem, or even to prevent one from happening. On the other hand, there are some – mostly habitual offenders – who make customers […]

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