Denira Shawver drives to the basket for East Union to score two points during Tuesday’s 57-56 loss to Potts Camp.

Lady Urchins fight back

  It was a close call for East Union’s Lady  Urchins who saw a win slip away on a last minute surge by the Potts Camp Cardinals for a 57-56 final.  The Urchins secured a win over the Cardinals in the final game of the night, with a 56-43 tally. “You always wonder what could […]

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Lady Rebels top Blue Mountain

Hickory Flat turned in a solid outing in girls basketball action on Tuesday as they used a strong first half showing to gain a 12 point lead over the home-standing Lady Cougars. Hickory Flat used balanced scoring in the effort as four players reached double digits. Cheyenne Jones led the Lady Rebels with 13 points […]

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Hawks use second half run to down Eagles

Myrtle boys found themselves on the short end of a 22-20 score at the half against West Union, but the Hawks’ shots started to fall in the third and fourth quarter. Myrtle outscored the Eagles 39-23 in the second half to take the 59-45 win. Dee Johnson and Lavon Kiddy paced the Hawks with 17 […]

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Sponsors of the 23rd Annual Hotbed Classic hold up the T-shirts that will be for sale during Saturday’s tournament. Sponsors for this years Classic include: BNA Bank, BancorpSouth, Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Creekmoore Clinic, Crossroads Rehabilitation Services, Internet Medicine & Pediatric Clinic of New Albany, Martin Chiropractic, Mills and Mills Architects, New Albany Saw Shop, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Republic Finance, Riverside Traffic Systems, Rutledge Davis and Harris P.L.L.C, Screenco Inc., Tallahatchie Gourment, Union County DARE.

Kiwanis Hotbed Classic on deck for Saturday

  The 2014 edition will mark the last for organizer Mike Nobles who has been the head of the Kiwanis Club of New Albany’s annual fundraiser. “It’s been a good time, I’ve enjoyed it but its really just time for a break,” Nobles said on Wednesday as the club displayed its T-shirts to the tournament’s […]

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It’s Girl Scout cookie time

Girl Scouts are again taking orders for Girl Scout Cookies. Girl Scouts throughout North Mississippi have order cards ready and will continue taking pre-sale orders through Jan. 26. Cookies will arrive in mid-February and many troops will host local booth sales for four weekends from Feb. 21 through March 16. “Booth sales help girls to […]

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Soccer seniors

New Albany downs Ripley on senior night

New Albany seniors Hannah Anderson, Katelyn Watson and Aaron Catt celebrated senior recognition night by scoring goals in their final regular season appearance. By Dennis Clayton New Albany only had three seniors to recognize on senior night, but all three went out on a high note as they all recorded goals in the sweep of […]

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What’s your wing personality?

By Dr. Linda Mitchell There was a time, believe it or not, when chicken wings were thought of as scraps given to the dog or tossed out with the garbage. Nowadays, they are all the rage as appetizers and party fare. They rank on the top of Super Bowl food polls as one of the […]

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Taking care of newborns

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has taken new steps to provide more services to newborns at the hospital. The announcement of a partnership between Baptist and North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo to enhance neonatal services is good news for those women having babies here in New Albany. Under the program, a remotely controlled robot allows […]

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Biodiesel plant explosion rocks county

The incident occurred about 5:45 a.m. Wednesday at North Mississippi Biodiesel, also known as JNS Biodiesel, at 823 Hwy. 15 North near the industrial park, when a fire apparently caused the tanks containing flammable liquids to begin to explode. An exact cause was still undetermined Wednesday but Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said investigation into that would […]

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‘‘Luncheon with Books’ examines women working with food

Amy Evans, lead oral historian with The Southern Foodways Alliance, came to speak on the way women worked and still work.  This is in conjunction with the Smithsonian traveling exhibit, “The Way We Worked” and there were many images on the wall in the library about the way women work in general and the way […]

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