Ready for football!

This week’s cheap seats are not exactly cheap, as I found myself in a very familiar stadium over the weekend. Last Saturday, New Albany fans had their first look at this year’s football team, and they were not disappointed. Taking in the atmosphere of Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium, the Bulldogs showed a lot of energy throughout their […]

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‘Dawgs eye opening win versus Booneville

The Bulldogs are riding in Friday night’s season opener on a lot of momentum after last week’s scrimmage against Tupelo. New Albany will open the season the same as last year, taking on Booneville, who defeated the Bulldogs, 41-34 last season. “After the way we lost last year, it’s been motivation to stay focused and […]

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NEMCC football scrimmage a success

Booneville, MS- Northeast Mississippi Community College’s football team was on the gridiron on Saturday, August 14, at Tiger Stadium for its first full scrimmage of 2010.   Head Coach Ricky Smither counted Saturday’s scrimmage a success with units on both sides of the ball being very productive.   “These guys came out here on a […]

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Gazette’s new website user-friendly

An all-new community website was introduced Monday by the New Albany Gazette. The new site, newalbanygazette.com, now contains all of the local material from the printed newspaper, as well as many added features, including videos and slideshows from area news and sports events. Readers may participate in forums about area news and sports topics, provide […]

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Shane and Mandy Wise of Ingomar announce the birth of their daughter, Mckensie Klaire Wise.

Shane and Mandy Wise of Ingomar announce the birth of their daughter, Mckensie Klaire Wise. Mckensie was born on July 12, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.  She weighed 6lbs 15ozs and was 19 ½ inches long.   Her grandparents are Donna Thomas, Steve Thomas, Robert Griffin, and Ronnie and Jackie Wise.  

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The Raines’ celebrate 60 years

Loyd David Raines and Mary Jane Kennedy Raines of New Albany will be honored for their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2-3:30 p.m., Sunday, August 22, 2010 at Ingomar Baptist Church in Union County.  The couple originally got married on August 24, 1950.   The celebration will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. […]

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Hamberlin, Greenhill to wed August 21

Ms. Rebecca Hamberlin of New Albany, Miss. and Mr. Richard M. Hamberlin IV of Thaxton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hamberlin of New Albany to Volleney Cyle Greenhill, son of Mr. and Mrs. “Speedo” Greenhill of Baldwyn.   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lynda Murrah Patterson of New Albany and […]

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BMC to host pastors conference

Dr. Chuck Kelley and Dr. Chuck Herring will headline the annual Northeast Mississippi Pastors Conference, set for Monday, Sept. 13 at Blue Mountain College.   Kelley, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Herring, pastor of Collierville First Baptist Church, will deliver the sermons at worship services led by the Rev. and Mrs. Jim […]

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Local student attended summer program

Terry Robert Saul of Etta attended Summer College for High School Students at The University of Mississippi from June 30 – July 30.   Saul, a student at West Union High School, earned college credit by taking University of Mississippi faculty and staff-led courses on the Oxford campus.  

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Cooke named Commander of Legion, Post 72

The American Legion Potter-Henry-Lowrey Post 72 installed its fiscal year 2011 officers during the July monthly meeting.  J. R. Owen, Jr. performed the installation.  Damon Cooke was installed as Commander of Post 72 that had its beginnings when chartered in 1920.   Commander Cooke is a native of West Virginia and is a graduate of […]

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