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Remembering Paul Davis

Kind hearted and intent with a passion for football. That’s how friends remember the late Paul Davis, who passed away March 31. Known mostly in this area as the former head football coach at Mississippi State, many would be surprised to learn that before roaming the sidelines in Starkville, Davis began his coaching career in […]

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86 percent of adults read community newspapers weekly

     Just when Americans find themselves drawn to news reports from a contentious presidential election and deflating economic challenges, new research from the National Newspaper Association (NNA) again demonstrates that Main Street America relies upon community newspapers to inform and empower citizens from coast to coast. In a follow-up to its landmark 2005 research and […]

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Lady Eagles split v. Pine Grove

The Lady Eagles find themselves in a familiar position, as their season comes down to a game three match-up. Last season, West Union played a decisive third game in every round of the playoffs, and after Saturday’s doubleheader with Pine Grove, will do so once again on the road at Pine Grove. West Union took […]

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Local politics is never doing anything to make anyone mad

       It’s always more interesting to debate the good and the bad aspects of the Obama presidency. Many are unrestrained when it comes to making critical remarks about former president George W. Bush and his terms in office. As long as a politician or candidate is removed a couple of times from the home-front, people […]

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Hodges shines in blowout over Rams

Ingomar lit up the Rams Tuesday night, taking the doubleheader from Vardaman, 15-0 and 8-4. Game one brought a lot of hype, as several and independent scouts graced the ballpark all looking at the Falcons’  pitcher Josh Hodges. The senior didn’t disappoint, pitching a complete game, while going 3-for-4 at the plate with a walk. […]

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WU sweeps Potts Camp, NA, EU fall

West Union The Eagles belted 42 runs on 27 hits while only giving up three hits in a doubleheader against the Cardinals on Tuesday. Devin Brock and Will Basil were on the bump in the respective games, as West Union won 27-2 and 15-0. Wesley Jumper, Bo Garrett, Hunter mcQuary, Taylor English, Luke Wait and […]

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NAHS tennis continues winning ways

The Bulldogs picked up two more wins this week on the court, shutting out West Point 7-0 and defeating Pontotoc 5-2 to improve to 7-2 (6-0). Below are the results. NA 7 West Point 0 Boys Singles Luke Wilson (NA) def. Donnail Myles 6-4, 6-0. Girls Singles Calie Creekmore (NA) def. Chelsea Ricks 6-0, 6-0. […]

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Urchins tame the Tigers in archery

East Union bounced back by defeating 5A South Panola in archery on Monday, April 6. The Urchins took the match with a score of 2674-2564. Below are the complete team results. East Union David Blackard 252, Stephanie Dillard 237, Nicky Greszler 235, Meagan Mitchell 230, David Wittkcamp 227, Tanner Letson 226, Taylor Roberts 218, David […]

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Yard signs are freedom of expression

   Many people like to express their support for a political candidate with a yard sign. Sometimes this form of freedom of expression conflicts with a city law banning or limiting the time in which political signs may be displayed. The question becomes whether such city laws infringe upon citizens’ and perhaps the candidates’ First […]

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Union County Sports Schedule

Thursday, April 9 Baseball New Albany @ Center Hill Okolona @ Ingomar Myrtle @ Hickory Flat Tennis Oxford @ NAHS (Senior Day) 3:30 Friday, April 10 Baseball Mantachie @ East Union Saturday, April 11 Softball Second Round Playoffs Ingomar vs. Vardaman West Union vs. Pine Grove Baseball Corinth @ New Albany Monday, April 13 Baseball […]

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