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New Albany splits non-division contest with Kossuth

The New Albany Bulldogs took a break from division competition to pay a visit to Alcorn County on Friday. The boys topped the Aggies in a 75-71 decision while the Lady Bulldogs dropped their game in a 68-29 final. Elexis Jones finished as the leading scorer on the night for New Albany, putting in 10 […]

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Hotbed Classic basketball lineup called best ever in quarter-century history

The New Albany Kiwanis Club will present the silver anniversary version of its perennially popular Hotbed Classic this Saturday at the Middle School gym. Starting at 9 a.m. will be a series of 10 basketball games involving some of the top teams locally and in the Southeast. Chairman David Goode said this year’s line-up is […]

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Bulldogs secure playoff bid, Lady Dawgs stay perfect in division

New Albany assured themselves of a spot in 4A soccer playoffs with their 5-2 win over Tishomingo County on Friday. The Bulldogs were led by Payton Snyder and Joseph Rainey as the duo scored two goals apiece and Eduardo Zaragoza added the remaining goal. Rainey and Zaragoza each had an assist and Jose Favela also […]

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Elected vs. appointed school superintendents topic of interest again

There are some sensitive or politically divisive issues that come up for possible legislation almost every year. One of those is whether superintendents of education should be appointed instead of elected. Efforts to make the position appointive have gained little traction, thanks in part to opposition from the state association of superintendents. There also appears […]

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Hotbed Classic is community treasure

The New Albany Kiwanis Club’s annual Hotbed Classic may be one of the unsung heroes of the community’s increasing tourism and quality of life. It doesn’t get the same sort of publicity as the Tallahatchie RiverFest – but is still widely known, draws participants from several states and, more important, has earned a great deal […]

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It makes good sense to shop local

By Lisa Bryant General Manager For the past several years, we have seen a push or campaign to shop local. I don’t think we can say often enough why and how important it is for all of us to shop local. Yes, we all go out of town from time to time to shop, but […]

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West Union Attendance Center Honor Roll

West Union Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll   2nd Grade Special Honor Roll Meg Boatwright, Sadie Claire Cobb, Vance Morris Corder, Jonathan Andrew Douglass, Lillian Elizabeth Maness, Jon Grey Morrisson, Mikel Paxton Porter, Andy Eason Roten, Jackson Clay Rutherford, Jayla Rain Steen, Wyatt Matthew Swearingen Regular Honor Roll Addyson Christine Baird, Addison Taylor Bean, Teagan […]

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Students learn about Dr. Martin Luther King

First-graders in Jamie Glenn’s classroom at New Albany Elementary School have been learning about Martin Luther King, Jr.  The students completed a directed drawing and biography writing of Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream of equality.

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Master Gardener training course to be offered here

Mississippi State University Extension, Union County will offer a Master Gardener Training Course at the New Albany office over interactive video from 1-5 p.m. This 40-hour training course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning on Feb. 23. The class will conclude on March 29 with the test. The cost of the course is $90, […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Madison Thompson celebrated her eighth birthday at the Tupelo skating rink on Sunday, Jan. 10, with 15 of her friends. The kids enjoyed skating and playing games. She had a Disney’s Descendants cake that was enjoyed with ice cream. Madison was 8 on Jan. 8. She is the daughter of Jessica (Andrew) […]

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