Ann Glover, 70

Ann Ray Glover, 70, of Charlotte, N.C., died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her home in Charlotte, N.C. She was born Dec.12, 1942. She grew up in New Albany and graduated from Memphis State University. She lived in Memphis for almost 50 years before she moved to Charlotte, N.C., in 2010, to be with her […]

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Shelby Kitchen, 74

Shelby Jean Bates Kitchen, 74, of Birmingham Ridge, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, after an extended illness. She was born March 9, 1939, to Bilbo and Eva Lou Gable Bates. She graduated from Belden High School in 1956 and attended IJC. She was known for her gorgeous red hair and ready smile. She enjoyed […]

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Frances Kennedy

Frances Lee Neal Kennedy of Tishomingo died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She devoted her time to her family. Her later years were spent enjoying her grandchildren and encouraging them to be successful in life. For the past year and a half, she and her great-grandson, Baby Ty, had become constant […]

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Grill myths – debunked

By Dr. Linda Mitchell A myth is defined as a popular belief that has grown up around something or someone but is often untrue. Now that it’s grilling time I thought about some of the myths associated with that famous fire. 1. Searing locks in the juices. You have most likely heard this tale before. […]

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Super-Couponing Tips

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too. Here’s how. Another kind of coupon fraud By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Dear Jill, I worked for a grocery store chain for several years. One of the things they did was purchase several extra newspapers for the coupons. They would […]

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NEMBCA All-Star game features area athletes

Ben Paist thought he would never be able to set foot on the basketball court in compeititon again, but last Saturday provided an opportunity for the Myrtle graduate, whose senior year was cut short after a car accident. Surviving a wreck with a train in January, Paist knew he would not be able to finish […]

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Supporting the CSBL

The Cotton States Baseball League is back again this summer, and like in previous years, several talented athletes from Union County will take part in the summer wooden bat league, preparing to play in college. Eight athletes from the county will play this year: Easton Hall, Mason Maxey, Drew Wray, Alex Boland, Tyler Dowdy, Trey […]

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Sanderson signs with BMC golf

Summer Sanderson, a three-time most valuable player at New Albany High School, has signed a women’s golf scholarship with Blue Mountain College. “This is a big day for Blue Mountain,” said BMC coach Danny McKenzie. “Summer was a really good player in high school and she will be able to have an immediate impact on […]

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Scott signs with Northwest tennis

One of the major contributors to two state championships in tennis for New Albany now has the opportunity to play at the next level. Christian Scott had several options when choosing which college he would play at, and he’s looking forward to joining the program at Northwest Community College. “I’ve always wanted to play tennis […]

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Another school year ends

Another school year has come to an end, and I don’t know about y’all, but I’m thankful for the break. Of course I use this term loosely, as there are plenty of upcoming events that will occupy my time as it does during this time of the year. As I normally do at this point, […]

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