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Lady Bulldogs back on track after win against Itawamba

New Albany snapped a two-game losing streak and earned a tough division win, defeating Itawamba at home Tuesday night. Jazmine Spears picked up her fourth foul late in the game, but head coach John Stroud showed confidence in his sophomore star, keeping her in the game as New Albany earned the 56-43 win. “She had […]

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Sunglasses a high point

The only thing left from the visit was the “Dora the Explorer” sunglasses. Joe found them on the floor under his bed after 2-year-old Sarah and her parents had left Saturday for their home in northern Virginia. Pink sunglasses were a high point among a week of high points for the first visit to Mississippi […]

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An agenda for progress

We take pride in providing the news in an objective fashion in our news columns. But here in this space we offer our opinion, and provide space in our Letters to the Editor column for yours. As we enter 2011, we want to let you know where we stand on important community issues. We support: […]

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Union County Circuit Clerk’s office open Jan. 8 for absentee voting

Citizens who will be unable to vote in the upcoming special election for North Mississippi’s Highway Commissioner seat on Jan. 11 may vote by absentee ballot at the Union County Circuit Clerk’s office all this week. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford has announced that her office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, […]

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Supervisors approve annual bids for county road construction contracts

A review of annual bids was discussed at the Dec. 20, 2010 Board of Supervisors meeting and the bids were taken under advisement.  Annual bids were taken on items that were discussed, but are not limited to hot mix, rip rap, asphalt emulsion, clay gravel, limestone, and crushed limestone. The companies submitting the bids were […]

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New Year’s first baby

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Dunnam enters tax assessor race

Randy A. Dunnam of New Albany has announced his candidacy for the office of Tax Assessor/Collector of Union County. Dunnan, a 1981 graduate of W.P. Daniel High School, has 25 years of business experience in sales, marketing and management, working for BASF Chemical Compan and Johnson & Johnson Healthcare.  He attended Northeast Community College, and […]

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Sixteen qualify for ‘11 on first day

If the first day of 2011 is any indication, this year’s countywide elections will be very competitive. Sixteen Union County citizens went to the Union County Circuit Clerk’s office Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011 and qualified to run in several of the county office races up for grabs in August and November. As of press time […]

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Hypothermia- Conservation Corner

While for the most part we live in a warm state, Mississippi can get very cold, especially when considering our high humidity. For example, a few years ago a friend came to visit from Colorado and wanted to go for a jog early one January morning. I told him it was cold – about 35 […]

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NEMCC’s first pitch baseball banquet less than a month away

Just over a month remains for fans to purchase tickets to Northeast Mississippi Community College’s baseball program’s fifth annual ‘First Pitch’ banquet on Monday, January 24 in the Claude Wright Room on the second floor of the Haney Union on the Booneville campus. Northeast’s ‘First Pitch’ banquet has served as a kickoff for the baseball […]

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