Taking a bold step

The announcement yesterday of a partnership between the Toyota Education Endowment Fund and Mississippi State University to provide a course in development of web applications was overshadowed by city elections in New Albany and Tupelo. But the long-term ramifications of the course, the first to be funded by the Toyota Endowment Fund, are significant and […]

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West Union advances to north half championship

Finally being able to step on the field after recent delays from the weather, West Union wrapped up its north half semifinal series with a 12-2 win in game three against Vardaman on Tuesday. The day opened with the conclusion of game two, where the Lady Rams were in front 10-1 in the bottom of […]

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Bulldogs end season against Kosciusko

New Albany’s season came to an end after a series sweep by Kosciusko over the weekend. The Whippets took a 1-0 series lead with a 5-2 win last Thursday. Kosciusko built a 4-0 lead, scoring two runs in both the first and third innings before New Albany scored its first run in the fourth inning. […]

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Lady Hawks’ season ends against Smithville

Defending 1A state champion Smithville advanced to the north half championship after earning a sweep of Myrtle over the weekend. The Lady Seminoles took a 6-0 win last Thursday in game one, shutting out the Lady Hawks despite allowing seven hits. Pitcher Audrey Kent fell to 15-3 on the season with the loss, and Amber […]

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Myrtle falls to Fighting Irish

The Hawks’ season came to an end on Monday, as Greenville St. Joe earned a sweep in the series after a 6-4 win at Myrtle. St. Joe took game one 11-1 last week, but Myrtle came out strong  scoring the game’s first two runs in the opening inning on RBI hits from Zack Perkins and […]

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Urchins sweep Riverside in 2A

Three of the four teams remaining in the 2A north half playoff race come from Region 1, and this weekend will be a division showdown for East Union after the Urchins swept Riverside at home on Saturday. In game one, the Urchins took a quick 1-0 lead only to have Riverside tie the game in […]

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West Union battling with Vardaman

West Union softball has again faced setbacks in a playoff series. After several delays against Jumpertown in the second round, the Lady Eagles were again postponed on Monday and scheduled to end the series on Tuesday. The Lady Eagles came from behind to win Thursday’s game one, 7-5. West Union trailed in the game, and […]

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Ingomar, TCPS go to deciding game three

Ingomar jumped to a 1-0 series lead against Tupelo Christian Prep last Thursday, and after falling in the second game, the two teams are scheduled to close out the series at Ingomar tonight. In Thursday’s game one, Tyler Dowdy pitched the complete game, which went 4-3 in favor of the Falcons. TCPS broke the scoreless […]

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Go to polls on Tuesday

Next Tuesday’s primary election is important in New Albany because all of the races except Alderman, Ward 4, and Alderman, Ward 3, will be decided that day. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Union County Courthouse to elect the mayor, the police chief, and three aldermen, as well as […]

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The New Albany city primary elections will be held next Tuesday.

After a very quiet early campaign, candidates have been knocking on doors the past few weeks and taking part in forums and other opportunities to present their views on important issues to the voters. We at the News Exchange have posed a variety of questions on important issues over the past months and have asked […]

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