Fan support needed for Tallahatchie River Run 5K

The 21st Annual BNA Bank Tallahatchie River Run 5K and ½ mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, September 25 in coordination with the Tallahatchie RiverFest in downtown New Albany. The employees of BNA Bank who make of the race committee are actively working to make this race the best 5K in North Mississippi. In […]

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BMC ready to start cross country season with new coach

Like most head coaches, Heather Duley is ready for the season’s first competition. Duley, however, is especially ready for Blue Mountain College’s first race of the season – Saturday morning at Berry College in Rome, Ga. It’s her first as coach of the Toppers growing cross country program and she’s eager to see how far […]

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Union County football opens season with win

Carrying their coach’s advise of remaining “silent before the storm,” Union County made plenty of noise once their season opening game against Ripley began. UC started the program’s second season with the junior varsity squad defeating the Tigers, 20-0, Tuesday night. “The boys played with  a lot of spunk, and that’s all we ask them […]

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New Haven clients sing at Sam and Mary concert

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New Albany school district discusses offering vaccinations to employees, staff

A new preventative health program may be available for employees and staff members of the New Albany School District. Tammie Reeder, New Albany School District Health Services Coordinator, came before the New Albany School Board on Sept. 7 to discuss this health program with the board members, superintendent, and school principals. “This is an opportunity […]

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Annual Sherman Day set for Sept. 11

It’s time again for the annual Sherman Day festivities! Sherman Day takes place Saturday, Sept. 11 and is a day to celebrate the community, family, and friends. There are plenty of events scheduled for this day, which include the third annual 5K Run, BBQ dinner, Bark in the Park dog show, dinner theater, Fire House […]

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Students react negatively to NA school district summer reading

Results from the New Albany School District’s summer reading program were discussed at last week’s New Albany School Board meeting and much of the student reaction was negative, school officials say. Before school ended in May, a majority of the students from the three schools in grades 3-12 were assigned summer reading assignments that were […]

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Vuteq to hear from Toyota soon

As Toyota recently began accepting applications for a number of positions at its Blue Springs plant, officials with Diversity-Vuteq say they expect to meet with Toyota executives soon to discuss its role in the Corolla production. “We expect to meet with Toyota either this week or next week to discuss it,” said Diversity-Vuteq-New Albany President […]

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Fixing fuzzy, wuzzy hair

It was 5:30 in the morning and I had just slipped into jeans and a shirt so I could take the dogs on their morning walk around the neighborhood. Now I was standing in front of the bathroom mirror, trying to do something about my hair. The hair on the sides (the only place I […]

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Improving our lives

The key to the state’s economic future depends largely on increasing the educational level of our citizens. Mississippi’s per capita income lags the nation and our area of the state is below even the state average. Much of the problem can be traced to the lack of enough education to get and retain good jobs. […]

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