Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” recognition from The Joint Commission

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Baptist Union County was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. The clinical processes focus […]

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Curbside Chat with Charles Marohn

Why do our communities find themselves struggling financially despite decades of growth? Mississippi State University’s John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development is hosting a series of “Curbside Chats” that will focus on how development and infrastructure costs impact the financial sustainability of Mississippi communities. Nationally recognized speaker Charles “Chuck” Marohn, co-founder and […]

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Veterans Day to affect opening, some services

Governmental offices and some businesses will close next Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The federal holiday originated with the signing of the terms of surrender by Germany ending World War I. The signing took place on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 and Nov. 11 […]

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Ingomar splits with Pine Grove in hoops opener

by Dennis Clayton Ingomar and Pine Grove squared off in the season opener for each team and came away with a split decision as Pine Grove took the girls contest 48-42 and Ingomar won the boys nightcap 83-51. In the boys game, Pine Grove opened with an early lead, but the Falcons roared back to […]

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Preparing for postseason

 East Union is football program of a different sort.    The Urchins have no football stadium. The team practices in an open field with painted sidelines and endzones across from the school.  They have no locker room, no place to lounge and relax before taking the field.  For home games, played 15 miles away at […]

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Honoring veterans

We hope you will pause a moment in your day Monday to honor all those who have served in our armed forces. It is Veterans Day. The main observance here will be handled by the American Legion Potter-Henry-Lowrey Post 72 and will be at noon at the Union County Courthouse. Veterans Day and Memorial Day […]

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A little wet on Halloween

It was about 5:15 Thursday evening and I was driving home in the rain, thinking about how disappointed I would be if I were a child because it was too wet to Trick or Treat. But when I turned the corner into our neighborhood, I saw several children dashing up to houses from their parents’ […]

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Holiday downtown

Downtown is being decked out in holiday wreaths and that means one of the area’s most successful events is coming up this Sunday. The New Albany Main Street Association’s annual Holiday Open House will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Between 2,000 and 3,000 people are expected to turn out to see […]

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New Albany girls take second in division meet in Pontotoc

New Albany girls took second place in the 2-4A cross country meet held recently in Pontotoc. The Lady Bulldogs finished second to the always tough Pontotoc Lady Warriors. Katie Brooks and Maria Favela were top 12 finishers as Brooks (18:08.00) finished 11th and Favela (18:21.00) finished 12th. New Albany boys placed fourth overall in the […]

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New Albany's Bryce Collins finished 9-of-16 for 87 yards and was sacked eight times. Photo by Kedrick Story

Despite promising start, Bulldogs fall to Ripley

Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel Sports/Special to the News Exchange RIPLEY–In Friday’s 2013 edition of the “Hwy. 15 Rivalry,” the New Albany Bulldogs’ offense struggled, the defense allowed 502 yards of total offense and they fell to the Ripley Tigers 33-0 in their season finale. The loss snapped a New Albany four-game winning streak in the […]

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