Taylor sets single-season record, eyes career mark

From walk-on to record-setter, Dani Taylor (West Union) is making the most of her collegiate softball career by leaving her mark on the Itawamba Community College softball program. Taylor set the record by striking out the final batter in a three up, three down top of the seventh inning in the Lady Indians’ 6-4 victory […]

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East Union’s Pratt signs with Northeast baseball

Northeast Mississippi Community College head baseball coach Kent Farris has added the tenth athlete to his 2013-14 recruiting class. Farris got East Union’s Dustin Pratt to sign with the Tigers at a ceremony at the Union County-based high school. Pratt has been a key member of not only the Urchin baseball team but also the […]

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Commending the tennis association

The growth of tennis in New Albany has been tremendous over the last few months. The obvious evidence of this is the number of people you can see at the courts on a daily basis while passing by on Highway 78. For their efforts in promoting the sport in our town, the New Albany Tennis […]

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Norris retires

One question has been debated for several years, regarding the coaching career of Ingomar’s Norris Ashley. The long-time coach of the Falcons answered it on Monday, retiring from the school after 41 seasons, 43 overall in coaching. For the state’s winningest basketball coach, this was an easy decision. “Honestly, I made my mind up earlier […]

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Spring cleanup

It’s spring cleanup time and our area certainly needs it. Recent rains have spurred the growth of weeds and high grass, leaving a generally overgrown look in some areas both in and outside the city of New Albany. That combined with old cars, abandoned appliances and lots of other trash items remind us that our […]

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Carter project eyes June finish

Motorists travelling in and out of downtown New Albany should expect at least one more month of traffic congestion along Carter Avenue. New Albany Mayor Tim Kent said the current project, which has left nearly one half of the road blocked off and narrowed the flow of traffic, is expected to be done in June. […]

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Masons install new officers

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J.M. Byers, 85

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Kathleen McNutt, 99

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Clara Kathleen “Ms. Kat” McNutt 99, of Blue Springs, died Friday, April 12, 2013, at Griffis House of the Green […]

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Beverly Pugh, 58

  Beverly Belle Pugh, 58, of Amory, died on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born on Dec. 11, 1954, in Ypsilanti, Mich., she was a daughter of the late Jessie Willard “J. W.” and Maxine Lee Pugh. She attended Amory schools and graduated from Hatley High School, Class of 1972. […]

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