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Celebrate Christmas with weekend events at Magnolia Civic Center

Come and celebrate the season, enjoy sweets, and support area artists and the Tallahatchie Arts Council by attending upcoming weekend events at the Magnolia Civic Center in downtown New Albany.    The Christmas season in New Albany and Union County began with the New Albany Christmas parade on Monday, December 1, 2008. The season’s festivities will […]

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Master-Bilt to offer energy efficient options in 2009

The Federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 will go into effect on January 1, 2009. Master-Bilt, manufacturer of a full line of premier commercial refrigeration systems for 70 years, is ready for the transition, offering numerous energy efficient options on their walk-in coolers and freezers which are compliant with the new federal regulations. […]

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Hawks pull away from Urchins in county showdown

Myrtle 77 East Union 59 A tale of two halves would be the best way to describe the in-county match-up between Myrtle and East Union. Coming off their first loss of the season, Myrtle looked to rebound against the struggling Urchins, but a great effort by Coach Tim McDonald’s squad gave the Hawks a hard […]

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NAHS picks up wins over North Pontotoc, girls defeat Lafayette

New Albany 4 North Pontotoc 1 (Girls) The Lady Bulldogs picked  up another win Friday night, as they defeated the North Pontotoc Lady Vikings 4-1. The first goal for New Albany was scored by Shelby Brown, who was unassisted.  That first score was followed with a second by Jenna Davis on a feed from Brown.  […]

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Miss. Blues trail to make stop in New Albany

Union County will soon be designated as a stop on the Mississippi Blues Trail. Blues musicians Sam Mosley, Bob Johnson and Billy Ball from Billy Ball and the Upsetters will all be recognized on a newly placed Mississippi Blues Commission blues marker near the Union County Heritage Museum. Union County natives Sam Mosley and Robert […]

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Myrtle graduate finds success as Ole Miss theater set designer

Humble, soft-spoken Christopher Raines uses his knowledge of carpentry to build elaborate theatrical sets for the Ole Miss Theatre Department. A 2003 graduate of Myrtle Attendance Center, Raines always enjoyed carpentry as a child when he learned construction from his uncle and grandpa. He said that he enjoys theatre because of the people in the […]

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Local health educator urges frequent tests for Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and is a great time to bring awareness and attention to the disease of diabetes and the importance of diabetes control.  According to the American Diabetes Association Web site, “There are 23.6 million children and adults in the United States, or 7.8% of the population, who have diabetes. While an […]

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Myrtle picks up first loss of the season

Ingomar 79 North Pont. 68 Zach Carnell and Matt Purvis combine to score 37 points to lead the Falcons past the North Pontotoc Vikings 79-68 on Tuesday night while Tyler McCay scored 15 points off the bench — ten coming in the fourth quarter on a crucial ten of twelve performance from the free throw […]

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Myrtle rolls, NAHS survives to remain undefeated

Myrtle 84 Hickory Flat 67 Amber Williamson and Aspriona Gilbert once again were the go-to girls for the Lady Hawks, as Myrtle picked up their eighth win of the year defeating Hickory Flat Tuesday night. Williamson had a team high 37, while Gilbert added 26 in the winning effort. Myrtle came out shooting hot early, […]

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Eagles, Lady Eagles open bowling season with wins over East Union, Pontotoc

Bowling season is underway in Union County, as both East Union and West Union have started their seasons. The Lady Eagles opened their title defense with a sweep the Lady Urchins 8-0 to open the season, while the Eagles completed the sweep with the 6-2 win over the defending state champs. Lady Eagle Jenna Nolley […]

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