Rebels get opening sweep of Ingomar

Hickory Flat had a strong opening to their 2010 basketball season, defeating Ingomar 47-38 (girls) and 85-77 (boys) last Saturday night. The Lady Rebels held off a late rally by Ingomar after jumping ahead to a 32-14 halftime lead. With both teams scoring a combined eight points in the third, Reid Little’s 11 fourth quarter […]

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County teams win cross country titles

Union County continued their dominance in cross country with three teams earning state championship honors last Saturday in Clinton. The Lady Urchins were able to improve on a second place finish in 2009, winning the school’s first state title in girls cross country. “We don’t have the best natural runners, but we had the best […]

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Bulldogs advance to second round

A year ago, the Bulldogs walked off the field at Noxubee County, falling in the first round of the playoffs. A year later, they found themselves on the winning side, defeating Tunica Rosa Fort, 45-9, Friday night.   “For this coaching staff and this group of kids, this is the first time to win in […]

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IRS tax return preparers must renew PTIN

The Internal Revenue Services has begun notifying about 1 million tax return preparers to remind them that they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTIN) if they are still paid preparers. Use of the PTIN will be required on all federal returns prepared by paid tax return preparers starting Jan. 1. Tax return preparers […]

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Blue Springs Aldermen to plan Senior Citizens luncheon

The Blue Springs Board of Aldermen held their monthly meeting Wednesday night and discussed plans for the upcoming senior citizens luncheon and other business items.  Plans are underway for deciding a time, date, and location for the annual senior citizens luncheon which has been taking place for many years. A private donation covers the cost […]

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New Albany group to discuss process for constructing community swimming pool Monday, Nov. 8

A discussion about the steps to developing a community swimming pool will take place Monday, Nov. 8, at the monthly meeting of Engaging New Albany’s Citizens Today. Bradley Manning of Tupelo will discuss the various types of swimming facilities that can be built in a community. Manning represents USA Swimming, the national governing body for […]

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Center Hill News, November 5, 2010

Happy Autumn Morning from our side of the county. I’ll be spending the day today with my good friend from North Carolina who is here visiting with us in Mississippi. Yesterday was voting day, tomorrow is yearly doctor’s checkup day and then it’s Friday again!!! Thanksgiving is right around the corner….and ~Here Comes Santa~! It […]

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Center Hill News, November 5, 2010

Happy Autumn Morning from our side of the county. I’ll be spending the day today with my good friend from North Carolina who is here visiting with us in Mississippi. Yesterday was voting day, tomorrow is yearly doctor’s checkup day and then it’s Friday again!!! Thanksgiving is right around the corner….and ~Here Comes Santa~! It […]

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Liberty School News, November 5, 2010

Lil Grisham gave the welcome to the October 9, 2010 Liberty School reunion. (Previous five-year reunions were held in 1992, 1997, 2002, and 2007).  Beginning in 2008 an October reunion has been held each year. There were fifty-two who attended the 2010 reunion.  Stephen Fitzgerald gave the blessing prior to the covered-dish meal.  The meal […]

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East Union honor roll

Special honor roll 12th  grade – Rachel Hancock, Cody Poe, and Jessica Scott. 11th grade – Jamie Christian, Callie Davis, Christa Dunaway, Rachel Elder, Reid Hall, Kelly Pickens, Kayla Rakestraw, Marcus Schallock, and Olivia Whittington. 10th grade – Austin Basil, Mallory Mahon, and D. J. Meza. 9th grade – Jessica Bishop and Carol Coker. 8th […]

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