Northeast baseball schedules alumni event

Northeast Mississippi Community College head baseball Kent Farris has announced that the program’s alumni event will be held on Saturday, October 9.   Northeast’s second baseball alumni event will be held on Saturday, October 9 at 9:30 a.m. at Harold T. White Field inside Booneville City Park.   Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. with […]

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Northeast schedules first ever softball alumni weekend

ortheast Mississippi Community College head softball coach Jody Long has scheduled the program’s first-ever fast-pitch alumni weekend.   Alumni of the Northeast fast-pitch softball program will descend upon the Booneville campus during homecoming weekend with the weekend culminating in a game featuring current and former stars of the Lady Tiger softball team.     Northeast’s […]

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Northeast set to renew rivalry with Trojans in home opener

Northeast Mississippi Community College has only played three teams more than it has played Mississippi Delta Community College.   Northeast and Mississippi Delta are set to renew their rivalry when the Tigers open up the 2010 home campaign against the Trojans on Thursday, Sept. 16 at Tiger Stadium in Booneville.   Northeast (1-1) has played […]

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Northeast softball brings olympic format to fall drills

Northeast Mississippi Community College head softball coach Jody Long has found a way to make fall scrimmage a little more interesting and raise funds for the program in the process.   Long has introduced the Lady Tiger softball team to the “Softball Olympics” as a way of getting the Lady Tigers to bump up the […]

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UC falls to Potts Camp

Union County did not give up in their second contest against Potts Camp. Despite the 18-6 setback against the Cardinals, the loss highlighted several areas the team can work on.   “We’ve got to fix some problems on the offensive line,” UC head coach Scott Duley said. “Potts Camp is a great team and they […]

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County budget sees increase

The Union County Board of Supervisors Monday adopted the 2010-2011 budget, the ad valorem tax levy, and the ad valorem tax increase.  The board has a total projected revenue of $12,046,981. Of that amount $6,544,410, will be financed through a total ad valorem tax levy. In the last fiscal year, the board operated with a […]

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A somber remembrance

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Hickory Flat makes turnaround in test scores

In the course of one year, Hickory Flat Attendance Center has moved up two education accreditation levels from being “At-Risk of Failing” to “Successful.” The Mississippi Department of Education accountability model, which was introduced last year, measures student performance on more rigorous curriculum and assessments. Under the accountability model, schools and districts received performance classification […]

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Tallahatchie RiverFest set for Sept. 23-25

Patrons interested in enjoying a plethora of visual, literary, and performing arts can get ready to enjoy the annual Tallahatchie RiverFest in downtown New Albany. RiverFest will be taking place Sept. 23-25, 2010 on the Union County Courthouse lawn and in surrounding locations, depending on the day and time of the event. According to Union […]

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County museum hosts Pioneer Days this weekend

Visitors to New Albany can go back in time to the good ol’ days of washing clothes on a washboard, shucking their own corn, shelling their own peas, and more a the ninth annual Union County Heritage Pioneer Days. Heritage Pioneer Days will take place at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on […]

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