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McDonald, Wilson compete in combine

TUPELO – Two New Albany Bulldogs received the opportunity to compete as some of the top football talent in the state. Rising seniors Jake McDonald and Devin Wilson took part in the Southern Select Combine at Tupelo High School on Saturday, increasing their visibility for recruiters in the hope of furthering their careers after high […]

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Urchins sweep in opening round of summer baseball play

BLUE SPRINGS – Summer league baseball jumped out to a strong start for the East Union Urchins, who swept Ingomar, Myrtle and Booneville in a Thursday afternoon tournament of three five-inning contests. Ingomar also picked up a win, defeating Booneville 4-0 in the second game of the day. East Union 4, Booneville 3 Rising senior […]

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Cotton States League play begins this weekend

Getting better. With five seasons in the books, the Nolan Brothers Cotton States League will embark on its sixth season with that motto in mind. “It’s what the players do, they come spend a couple of months playing a game they love and getting better at it,” Director of Baseball Operations Frank Dodds said. What […]

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Farmer’s Market

The Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market will kick off its third season Saturday on a vacant property between Fred’s and the Tallahatchie River Bridge. Moving the Saturday morning event to the prominent downtown spot two years ago has turned out to be a successful venture. The market will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 […]

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NEMCC free classes aim to cure hiring problems most often cited by area industries

  Lately, local industry CEOs and human resource managers have been talking about the difficulty they see in finding enough technically trained personnel to hire, and also dealing with younger employees who lack, for perhaps a better term, a work ethic. Northeast Mississippi Community College is attempting to counter both these problems with two relatively […]

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Museum to display work of Shands granddaughter and Disney artist

 Watch Me Designs, the exhibit of the work of Tracey Savely Davis, will open at the Union County Heritage Museum on Sunday, June 1, from 1:30 – 3:30.   Her work is featured in many galleries across the southeast as well as in the Disney galleries in Florida. Included in this exhibit will be handmade dolls and fairies, […]

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Reception honors Teacher of Year King

New Albany School Trustee Bernice Bailey, right, congratulates Mary Margarett King for her selection as teacher of the year for the State of Mississippi. King was honored with a reception in the Magnolia Room of the civic center Tuesday afternoon, attended by fellow educators, friends and family. King, who teaches several English classes at New […]

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Congressional primaries next Tuesday

Union County voters will go to the polls in all 20 precincts next Tuesday, June 3, to select party nominees for the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives. Winners Tuesday will be on the general election ballot Nov. 4, along with independent and third-party candidates. If no single candidate in a race receives more […]

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Fossil Road Show returns to museum June 14

The Fossil Road Show is set for Saturday, June 14, at the Union County Heritage Museum and as at events past, paleontologists from across the state will gather to look at the objects and science of Mississippi’s rich fossil history. The event begins at 10 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. Paleontologist from the Mississippi Museum […]

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Fast Pitch Softball – seated from left: Bailey Bogue, Julianna Garner, Brittany Taylor. Back: Callie Baggett, Kylie Massengill, Ashley Hatton, Jesslyn Brewer, Gracen Conlee.

West Union Athletic Awards

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