Top 3 Mississippi Towns For Sportsmen

 Outdoor Life magazine recently ranked three Mississippi towns among “America's Top 200 Towns for Sportsmen” in its June/July 2010 issue. Pascagoula ranked 149, Vicksburg came in at 160 and Greenville took the 168 spot. The magazine used extensive data to score 200 towns on their sporting opportunities and quality-of-life issues for its third annual ranking. […]

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Meet NA’s top ‘Dawg

When New Albany takes the field in exhibition this weekend, 21 seniors will lead the Bulldogs into the new season with one name standing out. Kareem Brown has made a name for himself over the last two seasons, helping pace the ‘Dawgs offense while contributing in other areas. Coming off of the 2009 season where […]

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Lady Falcons young, but ready

Andy Wilbanks has a young squad taking the field this season, but despite the inexperience, the Lady Falcons are working for another playoff berth this season. “We’re in practice mode right now, trying to find out who is going to play where,” Wilbanks said. “We lost a lot of folks who graduated last year, and […]

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1A state champs receive their rings

Ingomar has enjoyed celebrating the school’s first basketball championship since 2002, and Wednesday was the pinnacle of the festivities with the team receiving their championship rings. In a ceremony held at the school, Ingomar Principal Kenny Roberts along with Booster Club President Ricky McCollum presented the 1A champs their rings. Designed by Balfour, the silver […]

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Union County Sheriff’s call log for Aug. 13, 2010

August 2 W. Bankhead St.: Burglary alarm Hwy 78 W/Myrtle Exit: Has temp plate N. Camp St.: Caller advised owner of car lot A&L Auto Sales. Will not let him leave with his car. Huddle House/Wal-Mart: Two car 10-50, unknown injuries. Hwy 78 E: Van overturned in east bound lane. Glade St.: Someone stole money […]

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Robert A. Gaines

Robert A. Gaines, 68, died  Aug. 9, 2010, at his home in North Little Rock, Ark.  He was born March 9, 1942 in Union County to the late Floyce and Christine Gaines.  He was married to Helen Sanders in March 1963.  He was a graduate of Ingomar High School.  He was a boilermaker supervisor with […]

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Etta News for Aug. 11, 2010

It seems that the vacation time from school has flown away and it is new time to get back in the swing of school days again.    Time waits for none and back to the books again to gain more knowledge for another term.  I hope it will be a good year for all.  It […]

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‘Smart Kidz Zone’ offers youth development

New Albany’s Family Resource Center, Fairview Apartments and the Union County Health Department collaborated earlier this summer and developed a summer youth development program for ages 10-18. It was called the Smart Kidz Zone, was held at the Fairview Apartments, was free and was held on Tuesdays for one hour for approximately three weeks. Participation […]

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Playhouse for Aug. 11, 2010

    “On-Star!  They can unlock it.  Let me get their number,” Katie said in a composed voice as she handed me Major.     Katie and their three little ones hadn’t been at our home long enough to unload – just long enough for  Major, now six months old, to wake from his nap.   It was […]

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Local schools await impact of aid

Like many school districts across the state of Mississippi, both New Albany and Union County School Districts are cautiously optimistic about the impact of the $26 billion in emergency aid signed into federal law Tuesday. The law, if it takes effect like many supporters hope, would bring approximately $250 million to the state’s school district, […]

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