By now, it’s no secret that I live in Oxford, as it’s something that’s come up in conversation many times over the last two years. Whenever I find myself talking to people about where I live and why, I always find myself saying the same phrase at some point: “Yeah, I live on a golf […]
New Albany’s offense has seen a lot of success so far this season, and it all starts with the group up front. The offensive line, known better as “The Police” helped running back Kelvin Worship with his successful game running against Ripley, as well as allowing only one sack on quarterback Tyler Basil in two […]
East Union jumped on the board early and picked up their first divisional win, defeating Hickory Flat, 7-2 on Tuesday. The Lady Urchins opened the game with a four-run first inning with Rachel Elder, Mallory Roberts and Brittany Prewett bringing in runs. Up 5-0 in the fourth, Hickory Flat loaded the bases off three singles […]
The player of the week for the August 27 game against Ripley is Tyler Basil. Basil went 12-for-13 for 216 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 49-0 win over the Tigers. Pictured with Basil is Alan Greer of BancorpSouth.
We felt a little odd Friday night at the New Albany football game against Ripley. It’s not that we felt out of place. We love football and we’ve already adopted the Bulldogs as our new high-school team (I even have the mandatory maroon knit shirt.) But it’s not quite the same when you don’t have […]
The results of Mississippi standardized tests in the schools have been released and they generally show decent scores for both New Albany city schools and Union County schools. In New Albany schools, the overall scores showed little change from the prior year, dipping one point to 180. But Dr. Charles Garrett, superintendent, said although they […]
Five years after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina that flooded his New Orleans home and devastated it to the point of no return, Myrtle teacher’s assistant and assistant coach Todd M. Sherman has happily made his new home in Union County and has made a new list of family and friends. Sherman, born […]
The New Albany Board of Aldermen made available a new version of its controversial proposal to institute minimum standards for rental housing last week, with the hopes of re-addressing the topic at an upcoming meeting. Under this revision, put forth by Alderman At Large Scott Dunnam, minor changes have been made regarding the circumstances […]
Due to the partnering efforts of New Albany Main Street Association and New Albany’s City Beautification Committee, New Albany has 26 new decorative hanging baskets on the period lights in downtown. There are also 38 new decorative street signs that have been put up in various sections of the city. The signs started being […]
At Union County's next election, there will not be any external printers with the voting machines. Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford said that those printers were a hassle and they were always causing paper jams. “Now that they won't be there anymore will cause us less hassle and will give us more time […]
- Pre-K students at elementary school learn about butterflies September 2, 2015
- Close the park alley August 26, 2015
- Friday Night Lights: Bulldogs felled by second half against Itawamba August 29, 2015
- ‘Second Amendment’ tax holiday begins Friday September 2, 2015
- Best-selling author Julie Cantrell to speak at retired educators’ meeting September 2, 2015
- Sidestepping a honey-do list September 2, 2015
- Fixing our streets September 2, 2015
- Retail sales, utility fees main sources of city’s income September 2, 2015
- Mississippians will vote on educational funding by state Nov. 3 September 2, 2015
- Hoping to get a deal on some land September 2, 2015
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