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Toyota news not what we wanted to hear

Toyota’s announcement on Monday was not the kind of news most Northeast Mississippian’s would call welcome on the eve of Christmas. Of course, such news would not be welcome at any time of the year anyway. It’s not secret that we have all been somewhat nervous about the progress of the Toyota project partly as […]

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Local National Guard Armory “substandard?”

During Christmas for the past two years, I have spent more time in the New Albany Armory than any other building in Union County other than the New Albany Gazette Building and my house. No, I’m not a member of Troop C, 108th Armed Calvary Unit of the Mississippi National Guard, but I would be […]

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Opinions are whatever you read into them

In the truest of classic form, my year is ending as I duck that two-sided sword. Everyone knows that when you express your opinion, someone, somewhere will disagree. Often times, however, out-of-the-blue, comes disagreements with opinions you never had in the first place. My case in point is the phone call our managing editor, David […]

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County district takes next step with football

The next step for the addition of a football and band program for the Union County schools is underway after the school board had an unanimous vote on January 6 to add a county-wide program. The process has begun in finding both a band director, as well as a head football coach so the county […]

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Myrtle picks up win, WU and EU fall before tourney

Walnut 65 West Union 63 Hunter McQuary stepped up for the Eagles with 24 points, but it would not be enough as West Union fell at home versus Walnut 65-63 Tuesday night. After leading by seven at the half, Walnut scored 22 in the third to take a 50-39 lead into the final quarter. The […]

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Myrtle destroys Strayhorn, WU downs Walnut

West Union 50 Walnut 30 The Lady Eagles bounced back into the win column with a 20-point victory over Walnut Tuesday night. Kimberly Jumper and April Rollins both scored 11 for West Union, followed by Robyn Taylor with 10. West Union’s defense held Walnut to single digits in scoring for the first three quarters, as […]

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Lady Hawks hand NAHS first loss of the season

Aspriona Gilbert lived up to the hype as she had 24 points in Myrtle’s 50-49 upset over New Albany Friday night. The Lady Hawks took advantage of Jazmine Spears’ early foul trouble, as the Lady ‘Dawgs leader picked up her third foul at the 6:05 mark in the second quarter. “We’re a different team when […]

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Ingomar splits contests with Okolona

Things are coming together piece-by-piece for the Ingomar Lady Falcons. Saturday night’s pieces of the puzzle came in the form of a pair of double-doubles from Brittany Edwards and Shelly Grisham. “Brittany, Shelly, and Claire (Wise) were behind our guard play at the start of the season, but they have been working real hard to […]

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Past promises returning to bite us, you know where

To add to my column of last Friday about the building of a road to where existing roads already go, I have to share information from a phone call I received from a friend in this regard. This person may or may not know the real story, but the information is so illogical and ridiculous, […]

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It’s not too early to announce

It is not too early for those who would throw their hats into the ring and run for a New Albany municipal public office to announce their intentions to do so. There’s no real advantage to announcing as filing time gets nearer, that’s just a touch of drama that really surprises no one. Those who […]

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