WetFest to RiverFest

I am just an inside kind of guy, I guess. I was reminded of that Saturday morning as my wife and I were out walking our two dogs around the neighborhood. We had gotten about halfway around our loop when it started to pour. It made me mad at myself. As I had gone out […]

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Back to the future

A plan to establish minimum standards for rental housing in New Albany continues to languish in the hands of the members of the Board of Aldermen. The proposed ordinance would set standards for habitation of rental housing and would give the city building inspector the authority to prevent rental units from being occupied if the […]

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BMC softball successful in opening tournament

After a successful opening-season tournament, Blue Mountain College returns to the softball diamond at the New Albany SportsPlex to take on Rust College in a doubleheader. Playing for the first time in a tournament at Muscle Shoals, Ala., earlier this month, the Lady Toppers won their first game and tied their second. BMC beat Southwest […]

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BMC hosts high school cross country meet

Danielle Cobb of Baldwyn led the home-schooled Spartans Running Club to the girls title in the Blue Mountain College High School Invitational cross country meet Saturday, and Luke Hatcher of Pontotoc led the Warriors to the boys championship. Cobb finished the 5k race with a time of 21:16.46 for the girls title over Katy McAuley […]

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Northeast stays undefeated in division, set up showdown with Northwest

Northeast Mississippi Community college’s football team continued its hot start to the season Thursday night in Goodman. Northeast (3-1, 2-0 in North Division) tallied 20 second-half points in knocking off Holmes 35-20 and setting up a big meeting with rival Northwest next week in Booneville. Northwest dispatched Coahoma 37-7 Thursday night and both Northeast and […]

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Creekmore named USTA ‘Coach of the Year’

Warner Creekmore has long been an advocate for tennis in New Albany. From helping co-found the town’s beginner and junior summer programs to coaching New Albany High to a 4A state championship this past spring, Creekmore’s love for the sport is widely known and appreciated. Warner was honored for her efforts, as she was named […]

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Smithville takes division title over Ingomar

Missed opportunities helped Smithville win a division title, as the Lady Seminoles defeated Ingomar 9-2 on Thursday. The Lady ‘Noles opened their scoring attack in the third, as a walk and three straight singles brought in the first run. An error and another single by Jennie Avery made it 3-0. Smithville added on another run […]

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Results from 2010 BNA Bank Tallahatchie River Run

Listed are the results from the 2010 BNA Bank Tallahatchie River Run 5K, which was held in conjunction with the Tallahatchie River Fest. Female Overall 1 Page Rowland  21:33     2 Kimberly Hardy 22:35      3 Joanna Ozbirn 22:49   Male Overall 1 Israel Melendez 17:47     2 Riley Bennett 17:52      3 Daniel Drummond […]

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Bulldogs slay Dragons on Homecoming

In a physical battle versus an undefeated opponent, the Bulldogs posted their third shutout of the season, defeating M.S. Palmer 31-0, to improve to 6-0.   New Albany’s offense started slow, only producing a field goal on their opening drive, and Tyler Basil connected with Taylor Goode, making it 10-0 after the first. “Offensively, we […]

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Daniel, Ausburn to wed October 2

Dana Blassingame and the late Tim Daniel of Baldwyn, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Cortney Allison Daniel of New Albany to Stephen Chad Ausburn of Myrtle.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joyce Allred Peters of Baldwyn, Ricky, Lamont Cook and Nella of Ripley, and Gilbert and […]

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