It’s Tallahatchie RiverFest Weekend and all of the activities that entails will be taking place this Friday and Saturday in New Albany. What started 26 years ago as the Tallahatchie River Run evolved three years later into a festival and now encompasses an entire weekend of activities. It gets under way at noon Friday with […]
This column originally appeared May 18, 2011, in the Gazette. It sounded pretty simple the first time we talked about it: Plan a week’s vacation to Florida. But it’s been anything but simple. It all started when my sister Donna and her husband Homer said they planned to spend two weeks this summer in Florida, […]
The fall series of Business2Business luncheons sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi began this past Thursday with an outside view of New Albany and its educational system by CREATE Foundation Vice-President Lewis Whitfield. And, mostly, he had good news for the community, saying we were doing well in most areas. Whitfield, who joined CREATE 11 […]
The fate of Roger Browning’s candidacy for Union County Superintendent of Education is in the hands of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, but his name is on the Nov. 3 ballot for now. Circuit Court Judge John Gregory ruled that Browning should be on the ballot, based on a section of state law backed by […]
The Union County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to regulate the sale of some powdered caffeine in the county. The action came after a Water Valley woman told of her son’s death from a heart attack after taking a couple of the caffeine capsules widely available to anyone. Although the ordinance is several pages long, […]
Local history buffs with perhaps a taste for the ghoulish got to visit with some mostly-long-departed residents of Union County Saturday at the annual presentations of Legends and Lore. Sponsored by the Union County Historical Society and produced by the Tallahatchie River Players, the event brought back to life a variety of well-known as well […]
Elementary classes from all four county schools combined fun with learning this past week as they participated in a literacy festival held at the Magnolia Civic Center. Students had stories read to them as the action was also played out on stage. They were allowed to play Bingo, compete in games outside, share snacks and […]
BY DENNIS CLAYTON BALDWYN – Baldwyn got a heavy dose of Rebecca Sheffield and Tianna Castillo on Tuesday as the duo were a force at the plate and in the field as the East Union Lady Urchins defeated the Lady Bearcats 12-2 in five innings of Division 1-2A softball. The pair went back-to-back with home […]
BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – Just when Alcorn Central appeared to have all the momentum following a fumble return for touchdown with 4:03 left in the half, but quarterback Cade Bell coolly led the Urchins back to score twice in 31 seconds to tie the game 28-28. Bell was 6 of 6 passing for 72 […]
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