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Obituaries for February 6, 2009

Iva Jackson, 78 Iva Tyer Jackson, 78, of New Albany, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born March 13, 1930, in Union County to Kirk Tyer and Louis Whittington Tyer. She was the coordinator for the elderly transportation, driving the Lift bus. She was a member of the […]

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Shadow Charities excluded from proposed bills

    Arising from the efforts of Mississippi State Representative Brian Aldridge and Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, a couple of bills are being considered by both houses of the Legislature which concern the requirements for operations of a legitimate charity in our state. They propose easing the regulations concerning some of the paperwork many […]

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Lady Hawks soar, East Union ends season

New Site 70 East Union 44 (G) The Lady Urchins saw their season come to an end Monday night as they fell to New Site 70-44 in the first round of  the Division 1-2A tournament. East Union saw early success in the first, as a three pointer by Sunnie Knighton gave the Lady Urchins their […]

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Falcons, Lady Falcons advance in 3-1A division tournament

It wasn’t easy, but the Lady Falcons were able to hold off a late game rally from Vardaman to advance to the semi-final round of the Region 3-1A Tournament after a 45-38 victory over the Lady Rams on Monday. Vardaman found their rhythm on offense to quickly cut into the Lady Flacons 24-16 halftime lead […]

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NAHS splits on first day of division, Lady ‘Dawgs win

New Albany 60 Tishomingo Co. 33 (G) The Lady Bulldogs advance to semi-final action as they defeated Tishomingo County Monday night, 60-33 in the first round of the division 1-4A tournament in Itawamba County. Leading 17-9 after the first quarter, the Lady Bulldogs were able to extend their lead to 32-15. The tough New Albany […]

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East Union holds preseason baseball jamboree

Baseball season is reving up, and fans had a first glimpse of their teams over the weekend at East Union’s pre-season jamboree. With the deduction of games teams are allowed to play in the regular season, many schools choose to hold jamborees, much like you would see in football, as a way for teams to […]

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Scott named Union County District Teacher of the Year

Lesa Scott, 6th grade language arts teacher at West Union Attendance Center, just received the award for West Union Teacher of the Year and Union County Teacher of the Year. “Concerning the West Union award, I was overwhelmed. To be chosen by your peers is a huge compliment. When I got the award for the […]

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Etta News

Well, another new month for this new year has crept in on the calendar and what it holds weather wise remains to be seen yet.  It came in like a lamb-beautiful and fair at the beginning.  Then quickly in the afternoon clouds began rolling in and there may be some more falling weather to move […]

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NA board names new park director

After discussing the matter in executive session Tuesday evening, the New Albany Board of Aldermen came back into a public meeting and announced the hire of a new Park and Recreation Director. “We’ve hired Kevin Crawford,” New Albany Mayor Tim Kent announced.  “He has previously worked at the city of Pearl’s Park and Recreation department […]

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