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Ford steps down as NEMCC’s women’s basketball coach

Northeast Mississippi Community College women's basketball coach Ricky Ford has left his “built Ford tough” mark on many Lady Tiger teams since coming to Northeast in 1981.   However, the 2010-11 season turned into his victory lap through the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC).   Ford has announced he will step down […]

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NEMCC golf team finishes seventh at Copiah-Lincoln Invitational

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s golf team finished in seventh place at the Copiah-Lincoln Invitational held on March 6-7.   The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges’ (MACJC) second tour stop of the year proved to be a tough outing for head coach Craig Lauderdale and his golf team.   Northeast posted a 331 on […]

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Northeast cheerleading sets clinic/tryout dates

Northeast Mississippi Community College cheerleading coach Jennifer Johnson has announced that the Northeast cheerleading squad will hold an open tryout for cheerleaders and mascot for the 2011-12 school year on Saturday, April 16. Tryouts for cheerleaders and mascot are set for 2 p.m. inside the Bonner Arnold Coliseum on the Booneville campus however, prospective cheerleaders […]

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Northeast baseball wins at home

Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball team picked up a win against Northwest-Shoals Community College at Harold T. White Field on Tuesday, March 8.   The Tigers (4-7) knocked off the Patriots (13-5) in game one 10-6 and were not able to play game two due to inclement weather.     Northeast allowed one run in […]

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Blue Springs man accused of possessing child pornography

  A Blue Springs man was arrested Tuesday for possession of child pornography.   According to Union County Sheriff's Department Investigator Roger Garner, Russell Keith Nicholson, 44, of 2256 Highway 178 East in Blue Springs, has been charged with one count of possession of child pornography. Garner said he received information last week from the […]

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Parents protest students’ discipline

The parents and legal guardians of an East Union Attendance Center special-needs student went before the Union County School Board Monday to seek answers regarding what the district plans to do to prevent a repeat of events that occurred on Friday, Feb. 25. That was the day that East Union student Dylan Randle was punched […]

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Brand snob? Well, maybe

My wife says I’m a brand snob. I insist on buying a brand-name item even though a no-name brand may be just as good, and less expensive, she says. I plead guilty, I guess, although not as guilty as I used to be. I would say my change in attitude is because of rising prices, […]

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West Union Boys Bowling

While we’re on the subject of state champions, we want to congratulate the West Union Boys Bowling team for its win of a state title. West Union defeated East Union in an all Union County final. The West Union Girls team also finished second and the East Union Girls competed at the state championships.

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NA Lady Bulldogs

The New Albany Lady Bulldogs basketball team has made our community proud, winning the state championship in Class 4A Friday night in Jackson. The veteran team with four senior starters and Jazmine Spears, named most valuable player in the championship game, brought home the first state championship in the sport since 2002. In addition to […]

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Hickory Flat, East Union name athletes to All-Division team

The Region 1-2A All-Division team for boys basketball was recently announced, with several area players selected. Below is the complete regular season and All-Touranment teams: REGION 1 – 2A AWARDS  ~ BOYS Coach of the Year: Jason McKay (Baldwyn) CO-MVP: Reggie Patterson and Dee Gates (Baldwyn) Offensive Player of the Year: Darius Dukes (Ashland) Defensive […]

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