Emma Wilson follows through during volleyball action between New Albany and Potts Camp. Erin Michael Carter and Megan Dye are also pictured.

New Albany Volleyball ends season with win over Potts Camp

By Dennis Clayton New Albany wrapped up their second season of volleyball with a 3-0 win over Potts Camp on October 16 on Senior Recognition Night. New Albany controlled the game from start to finish as they won set by score of 25-3, 25-8 and 25-21. During Darby Mills’ service in the first set, the […]

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Ogres to be seen in Union County as ‘Shrek’ opens Friday

The Union County School District is presenting “Shrek-The Musical” this weekend. Based on the popular movies, the musical version will be performed Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. It tells the story of an ogre, his donkey pal and a princess beautiful […]

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Trek of glowing cross at heart of young people’s mission

You may have seen a small group of young people running through New Albany Monday, carrying a lighted wooden cross. They are local volunteers, members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, participating in the Glowing for Christ project. 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Mission Mississippi and the year-long celebration will culminate in a Reconciliation […]

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Visitors "milking" Elvira

Heritage Pioneer Days 2013

It’s time to step back into the Past Lane at Heritage Pioneer Days at the Union County Heritage Museum this Saturday. It’s always a fun-filled living history weekend as the event starts on Thursday and continues through Saturday, with Thursday and Friday set aside for classes and Saturday open for the general public. There will […]

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Tuckered after stressful week

Whatever happened to Saturday? That’s was my thinking when I crawled out of bed and headed outside with the dogs for their morning pit stop on Sunday. It seemed to disappear, just as the whole week had. Coming off a whirlwind trip the weekend before to Kansas City, the week seemed to fly by. By […]

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Charity car show

Visitors from several states will descend on New Albany this Saturday for the 28th annual Mississippi on Wheels Charity Car Show. Car enthusiasts, mechanics, restoration specials and just people looking for something interesting to do will converge on the area around the Union County Courthouse for the event. This year the Lions Club of New […]

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Marley Long of West Union watches the flight of the double by Callie Baggett during game one of the series against Wheeler. Long doubled and scored on the Baggett double. West Union won the series 2-1. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

West Union overcomes slow start to fly past Wheeler

by Dennis Clayton West Union got off to a rather slow start on Tuesday against Wheeler, but before the night was over, the Lady Eagles had their offense rolling as the won the opening series of the 1A softball playoffs against Wheeler 2-1. Wheeler won the opening game 3-2 with Bailey Bogue and Marley Long […]

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October mish-mash

For years Trick or Treat Downtown, sponsored by the New Albany Main Street Association, was a wholesome child-friendly October event that attracted hundreds of kids and their parents downtown. Scores of kids participated each year in a costume contest that the Gazette helped organize, lots of candy was given out by the association and local […]

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Gene Ash, 72

Gene Ash, 72, of Potts Camp, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Baptist Memorial-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born Feb. 22, 1941, in Marshall County to James Guy Ash and Maggie Pearl Roach Ash. He was a logger and U.S. Army veteran, serving in Vietnam. Services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at […]

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Tracy Hawkins, 29

Tracy Lee Hawkins, 29, of Nettleton, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at her residence in Nettleton. She was born Oct. 18, l983, in Tupelo to Richard and Linda Jones Hawkins. She attended Nettleton Public Schools and worked at Riley’s Dairy Bar and Holley’s Florist, both in Nettleton. A Pentecostal, she enjoyed her family and many […]

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