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Birth of Joseph Mark Smithey

Mark and Nickie Smithey are placed to announce the birth of their son Joseph Mark Smithey. Joseph was born Thursday, January 15, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big brother Levi Bramlett and his sister […]

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Birth of Jackson Hogue

Holly and Phil Hogue of Blue Springs welcomed son Jackson Hogue into the world at 12:49 p.m. on February 5, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany, Miss. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. Jackson is the grandson of Terry and Betty Weeden of Ingomar, Jerry […]

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Local Chosen Teacher of the Year

Jan Boone Stamm was chosen Teacher of the Year for Lee County Schools Improvement Center for the 2008-2009 school year.  She was selected for this award by her peers.  Ms. Stamm lives in New Albany and has two children, Aaron and Maggie.  She is the daughter of Mary Lou Boone and the late J.E. Boone.

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Union County softball tournament canceled

Due to recent rains and the threat of severe weather this evening, the Union County softball tournament has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. “It’s disappointing, especially for the seniors,” Ingomar head coach Richard Byrd said Friday. “These ladies won’t have an opportunity to play in their last county tournament, but you can’t help […]

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Division play underway in softball

West Union 5 Strayhorn 2 The Lady Eagles remain undefeated in division play after defeating Strayhorn, 5-2 Tuesday night. Led by Danielle Taylor, West Union produced nine hits in the game, while Taylor only gave up two runs on one hit from the circle. Kimberly Jumper and Taylor each had multiple hits, including a double […]

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New Albany High School Beauty Review

NEW ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL BEAUTY REVIEW WINNERS: L-R:  Megan Trexler, 4th place; Kaylee Cochran, 2nd place; Victoria Clift, Most Beautiful; Latoya McJunkins, 1st place; Marian Evans, 3rd place.

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East Union Reading Fair

East Union Attendance Center student Anna Clayton, a first grader in Mrs. Whisenant’s room, placed third in her division at the Regional Reading Fair in Oxford. She is the daughter of Stephanie and Rance Clayton.  

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Pennies for Patients program

Students at Hickory Flat Attendance Center recently participated in the Pennies for Patients program. This program was sponsored by the Hickory Flat Senior Beta Club. The program raises funds to find cures for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkins Disease, melanoma research, and for patient services. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is based in Ridgeland, Miss. In the […]

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East Union Reading Fair Winners

East Union Reading Fair Winners Photo 5: Division E – 4th and 5th Grade     Jacob Raines – 1st Place        Beth Kidd – 3rd Place     Carson Hall – 2nd Place     Kaitlyn Cooksey – Honorable Mention Photo 6: Division F – 6th thru 8th Grade     Denira Shawver – Honorable Mention     Carol […]

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East Union Attendance Center Terrific Kids for the month of February.

East Union Terrific Kids for the month of February. From left to right: Front row: Bryant White, Tyler Graham, Madison Croft , Colton Sumner, Amber Cooksey, Aaron Hall, Kacie Floyd, Hunter Levens, & Candace Agnew Second Row: Cayce Smith, Lauren Whitenton, Savanna Harlow, Zach Rhodes, Cade Crane, Bella Laird, Danielle Hall, Jacob Wood, and Ashley […]

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