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County schools advance to second round

Union County started the 2009 playoffs with four teams, and all area schools advanced to the second round after dominating last week. West Union, East Union, Ingomar and Myrtle all swept their first round series, and will be in action again this weekend. East Union Sweeping Leflore County last week, the Urchins advance to the […]

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Meet the candidates section inside today’s issue

In today’s edition you will find a tabloid insert presented by the New Albany Gazette to readers all over the City of New Albany with the intention of introducing potential voters to the candidates. It is entirely possible that many of our readers would have asked different questions based of completely different subjects, but the […]

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Etta News

Its about time for the Pinedale school bells to be ringing calling all former students and teachers back to the assembly line for active duty in the building under the leadership of the same supt. and principal for years.  They have a done a good job without the worry of who is going to be […]

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Announcing a new product: the newspaper

     Recently, at a National Press Club event, former USA Today editor, Ken Paulson imparted an interesting perspective into the perceived collapse of the newspaper industry. His remarks were as follows:      “I can certainly understand why newspapers are not viewed as trendy. After all, they were really the IPods of 1690.      “But humor […]

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Center Hill News

We, here at Center Hill, had a wonderful Easter Sunday. We had Sunrise Services with Bro. Bobby Caples bringing our early message. Afterwards, we all went up to the Fellowship Building for breakfast. The men out did themselves on our breakfast. Everything was ready to eat when we walked in the door and everything was […]

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Obituaries for April 17, 2009

La Marcus King, 16 La Marcus King, 16, of Houston, formerly of New Albany, died Monday, April 13, 2009 as the result of a Houston automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete as of this time.  Serenity Funeral Home – New Albany is in charge of arrangements. Laura Hale, 90 Laura Mae Hale, 90, of Myrtle, died […]

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Lady Eagles end season versus Smithville

The Lady Seminoles proved why they are one of the best teams in the north, as they swept West Union over the weekend to advance to the North Half finals this week. West Union started the series on the road Thursday and held a 2-0 lead before Smithville answered and took over the game. Leah […]

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Bulldogs advance to second round of tennis playoffs

The Division 4A playoffs are underway, as the Bulldogs participated in both the individual and team competitions last week. On Wednesday, the individual tournament was held in Pontotoc, with the winners advancing to State Tournament in Jackson. Savanah Horgan fell to Itawamba’s Courtney Collins in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0, while the mixed doubles team of […]

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NAHS golf finishes first, second at the Oaks

New Albany’s golf team was in action last Friday, April 17 at the Oaks Country Club. The boys picked up first place, while the girls finished second. Below are the results from the match. New Albany Girls 91 2nd place team: Haley Berryhill 44, Jenna Davis 47, Summer Sanderson 57, Kellie Skinner 64 and Kaitlyn […]

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Robbins to run for NA Mayor

Joey Robbins of 207 Marilyn Dr. in New Albany recently qualified to run for the Mayoral seat in the upcoming New Albany city elections and has now officially announced his candidacy. Robbins, a lifelong resident of New Albany and Union County, is currently employed as Transportation Manager for a Tupelo transportation company.  He attended the […]

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