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City and county school menus

New Albany Schools menu for Feb. 15-19   Elementary School   Monday, Feb. 15 Holiday Tuesday, Feb. 16 Cheeseburger
, Cheesy Chicken Over Rice
, Baby Carrots w/Dressing
, Whole Kernel Corn
, Orange, 
Whole Grain Biscuit
, Chocolate Pudding
, Fat Free Chocolate Milk
, Skim Milk
, One Percent Milk Wednesday, Feb. 17 Sausage Pizza
, Vegetable Beef Soup and
 Grilled Cheese […]

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Junta Club

Robin Lindsey was hostess for the Junta Club on Feb. 2. President Jill Shaw presided over the business session. Members were thanked for serving refreshments at a recent Museum Moments meeting. Vice-President Robin Lindsey introduced program leader Rheta Ann West who reviewed David McCullough’s book “John Adams,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of America’s second president […]

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Lady Falcons claim 1-2A regular season title

INGOMAR – Ingomar’s Lady Falcons posted a 57-40 win over East Union on Friday; completing an undefeated run through Division 1-2A competition to claim the regular season title. East Union saw themselves plagued by missed opportunities at the line as the Lady Urchins shot for 51 percent, missing 14 of their 27 attempts; almost enough […]

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Blue Mountain falls to Myrtle in division finale

(G) Myrtle 69, Blue Mountain 68 The Lady Hawks slipped past Blue Mountain on Friday by holding of the surging Lady Cougars to capture the third seed in division 2-1A. Ivory Montgomery led all scorers with 20 points, followed by Geneshia Montgomery with 19. Amber Cook and Jessica Floyd also finished in double digits for […]

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West Union sweeps Pine Grove Panthers

DUMAS – West Union traveled to Pine Grove to take on the Lady Panthers in a matchup of 1A division champions and the Lady Eagles prevailed 41-31. “I thought both teams played really well defensively and rebounded really well,” West Union girls coach Matt Thompson said. “I figured it would come down to who could […]

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Myrtle and West Union divide division wins

MYRTLE – West Union held off a determined Myrtle team to post a 48-44 win and maintain sole possession of first in Division 2-1A.  “The first quarter we got a lead and held onto it the rest of the way,” West Union girls coach Matt Thompson said. “I thought we played well the first quarter, […]

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Aldermen resuming condemnation process for unsafe housing

The most time-consuming part of the regular monthly meeting of New Albany aldermen Tuesday involved public hearings concerning possible condemnation of houses. In a comparatively brief meeting, board members resumed efforts to rid the city of unsafe and substandard housing. An unofficial hiatus had been assumed during the period in which a former building inspector […]

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Baptist Hospital, Stern Clinic get word out on having healthier hearts

One-third of all Americans have coronary artery disease and Mississippi and Tennessee are at the forefront of that. “We have a very high rate of obesity also,” Dr. Chris Ingelmo said Monday. Dr. Ingelmo is a cardiologist with the Stern Cardiovascular Clinic and he and Dr. Darrell Sneed alternately see patients at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union […]

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Railroad Avenue getting new crossing arms

Motorists downtown Wednesday may have discovered that the Railroad Avenue crossing of the Burlington-Northern Railroad was closed. Mayor Tim Kent said crews are installing new lights with crossing arms at the intersection, but this does not appear to be part of any “quiet zone” program. At least one representative thought the city was going to […]

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Faulkner writing competition may see added features this year

Members of the William Faulkner Literary Competition committee are already at work planning this year’s event, which concludes with a luncheon during the Tallahatchie RiverFest and marks the anniversary of the Nobel-Prize-winning author’s birth. Each year, entries come in from around the world in the categories of short story, novel, poem, one-act play and student […]

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