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New Albany Softball Seniors

New Albany Softball Senior Night pictured left: Coach Tom Zahller, Megan Dye, Lauren Cavender, Lauren Boyd and Coach Shane Sanderson.

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Senior Night for Myrtle Softball

Senior Night at Myrtle: Coach Marty Cook, Emily Cook, Keely Chunn, Audrey Kent, Allie Bishop, Coach Kelly Robbins.

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Ingomar Softball Senior Recognition

Ingomar Senior Recognition pictured left: Lauren Koon, Coach Andy Wilbanks and Molly Hale.

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East Union Softball Senior Night

East Union Senior Night front left: Samantha Lineberry, Mallory Roberts and Stephanie Hardy. Back left: Coach Josh Blythe, Coach Charlie Porch, Savannah Alexander, Katey Hunt and Coach Zane Treadaway.

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West Union SeniorSoftball Players

Senior Night at West Union pictured from left: Coach Lisa Bogue, Brittany Taylor, Bailey Bogue and Julianna Garner.

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Only constant in life is change

There I was Thursday night – sitting on the couch, watching college football and petting my dog (I do that a lot). Then the phone rang. The caller ID showed it was my boss, Dan Sykes, calling from Kentucky. It must be some final budget detail, I thought, as I answered the phone. We had […]

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Celebrating community

Sunday afternoon was a time to celebrate community as we had the grand opening ceremonies in New Albany, Houston and Pontotoc for the Tanglefoot Trail. The more than 44-mile paved trail starting in New Albany and ending in Houston already is attracting lots of walkers, bikers, joggers and just-plain nature lovers. The trail, once followed […]

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Journal, Inc. buys New Albany Gazette

The New Albany Gazette has been purchased by Journal, Inc. of Tupelo, which publishes the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal and a number of community newspapers. The sale of the newspaper by Landmark Community Newspapers was announced to Gazette employees Friday, Oct. 19, and Journal Inc. took ownership at midnight Friday. All of the Gazette’s 14 […]

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Tanglefoot Trail celebration

Many people showed up at the whistle stops, the beginning of the trail, the end of the trail, and in Pontotoc Sunday afternoon as the grand opening ceremonies took place along the newly opened Tanglefoot Trail. Sixty people showed up in downtown New Albany to commemorate the Tanglefoot Trail trailhead. Betsey Hamilton, past chairman of […]

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Rebecca Sheffield watches the flight of her grand slam homer in the fifth inning of game two against Riverside. Sheffield and her Lady Urchin teammates won the series 2-0 on Saturday to advance to the 2A North Championship. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins advance to 2A North Championship

by Dennis Clayton East Union duplicated their hit total in their round two playoff series against Riverside on Saturday as they pounded out 15 hits during each game. The Lady Urchins now advance to the 2A North Championship on Tuesday in a matchup with Baldwyn. Game one of the series was marred by countless walks […]

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