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Union County Sheriff’s jail docket for Dec. 17, 2010

Ignacic Avila, 440 County Village Lot 5, Pontotoc, 28, was charged with a DUI, no tag, no insurance, no seatbelt and resisting arrest at 3:05 a.m., Dec. 11, 2010. Timothy Brown, 620 CR 705, Blue Mountain, 49, was charged with a DUI at 9:23 p.m., Dec. 11, 2010. Robert Eugene McCoy, 10706 Beat Tree Dr., […]

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Under new management, Taylor’s offers same friendly service

Taylor’s Fish and Steakhouse, formerly known as Taylor’s Place Restaurant, is now managed and run by a new set of owners. The Reed family, Janet, William, and Justin have owned the restaurant since Nov. 15 after they purchased it from long-time friends James and Pansy Taylor. The Taylors owned and operated the restaurant for approximately […]

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South side residents mull a neighborhood association

A group of concerned citizens and community residents came together Dec. 9, 2010 at the New Albany Boys and Girls Club building to discuss the possibility of starting a neighborhood association in the southern side of New Albany. New Albany resident Larry Dykes coordinated the meeting last month as well as this month, which had […]

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NA police to conduct DUI blitz

While the next two weeks are considered by many to be the most wonderful time of each year, the New Albany Police Department reminds city residents that they should keep the party off the road or be ready to face the consequences. According to New Albany Police Chief David Grisham, officers will be out in […]

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‘Sharing at Christmas’ deliveries set for Friday

Gazette readers have contributed $12,699 toward the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program as the campaign heads toward its final week. The program, sponsored by the Gazette, provides about 250 families with food assistance and toys for their children during the holidays. Most of the food and toys will be distributed Friday. Each selected family […]

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Schedule for 2010 Myrtle Christmas Clash

Below is the complete schedule for the 2010 Myrtle Christmas Clash, which will take place next Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 20-21 at Myrtle. Admission will be $5 Monday, Dec. 20 10 a.m. Myrtle JV vs. New Albany JV 11 a.m. Bruce vs. Ashland (girls) 12:15 p.m. Myrtle vs. Lafayette (girls) 1:30 p.m. Ripley vs. Desoto […]

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Northeast splits with Northwest-Shoals

ortheast Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team knew it was in for a physical contest with Northwest-Shoals (Ala.) Community College on Tuesday, December 14.   Both squads battled to the end with Northwest-Shoals escaping Booneville with a 101-100 decision over the Tigers.   Northeast and Northwest-Shoals had already met in the season opener for the […]

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Lady Bulldogs’ great experience

The first half of basketball season may be winding down, but for the Lady Bulldogs, their toughest test to date will take place this weekend. Head coach John Stroud and his 18th nationally ranked Lady Bulldogs will hit the road for the Jerry and Sandy Wagner Tournament of Champions in Fort Smith, Ark., taking on […]

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UC schools to compete for cheer/dance finals

Area cheer and dance squads will travel to Jackson this weekend, vying for state titles in various categories. New Albany will compete in the largest division of the county schools, 4A Large Varsity along with Center Hill and Lewisburg in the north. East Union and Ingomar will compete in smaller varsity divisions. Ingomar is the […]

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An omen for the holiday?

We should have seen it as an omen. When we got out of the car at the outdoor mall in Collierville, Tenn., it started pouring rain. Modern “lifestyle malls” are being built outdoors, I’m told, because people prefer them to indoor malls. Or at least that is what mall developers (who don’t want to have […]

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