Casey Whiteside of New Albany chips the shot over the Tishomingo County defender to score a goal during Friday's division win by the Bulldogs by the score of 8-2. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

New Albany overwhelms Tishomingo County in soccer

by Dennis Clayton New Albany defeated Tishomingo County by large margins on Friday night, but the matches took differing ways to arrive at the final scores. New Albany girls scored early and often to race to a commanding lead at half. New Albany boys held a narrow lead at half, but reeled off six second […]

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Wrapping it up and moving on

by Dennis Clayton This marks the final entry for me in the News Exchange. Yes, on January 1, I will be in another paper under a different header. However, I will still be working for Journal Inc. and will be adding to my 14 years of association with them. I will just be moving over […]

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Holiday closings

Most businesses will close Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Some governmental offices will also close Thursday, Dec. 26, and may close early on Christmas Eve. Because the Three Rivers Regional Landfill will be open both the day before and day after Christmas and New Year’s Day, solid-waste […]

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Museum filled with ‘enchanted’ trees

Christmas comes in all shapes and the Trees of Enchantment at the Union County Heritage Museum offer different styles and eras of decorations. Different clubs and organizations have each taken different approaches to the trees that are in the galleries and halls this holiday season. One tree, decorated by the Tallahatchie Arts Council, not only […]

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Super Couponing Tips with Jill Cataldo

Brave New Couponing World By Jill Cataldo CTW Features As technology continues to evolve, the way we receive coupons does too. If you’re a smartphone or tablet user, did you know that you might be able to use these devices to print coupons? One of my readers has been wondering just how to do this. […]

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News Exchange to discontinue publication

A letter from the editor To our readers and other friends: The News Exchange will cease publication following the Dec. 26 edition. This newspaper will merge with the New Albany Gazette as a result of Journal, Inc.’s recent purchase of the Gazette. Journal, Inc. purchased the News Exchange in 2008. The result of combining the […]

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Tigers squash Bulldogs’ attempt at comeback

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – Cannan Ratliff led four Ripley Tigers in double digits with a game-high 25 points on Friday, including four key free throws in the fourth quarter to help them hold off the New Albany Bulldogs 84-81 in a key Division 2-4A battle that went to the wire. Ripley looked […]

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Sanders Goode crosses the ball to a teammate. Photo by Dennis Clayton

New Albany drops pair to Starkville in soccer

By Dennis Clayton New Albany hosted the Starkville Yellowjackets on Saturday and the visitors came away with the sweep. Starkville won the girls match 3-0 and the boys 4-0. In the girls match, the teams battled through a scoreless 30 minutes of play before Starkville’s Hannah Laird found the net at the 31st minute. The […]

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Anthony Lipsey #40 shoots over the East Union defense in Myrtle's 52-46 win on Thursday. Pictured from left: Abriam Frazier #30, D.J. Armstrong #20, Anthony Lipsey #40, Ty McDonald #3 and Chase Hall #23. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

County rivals split in hoops action

By Dennis Clayton County rivals East Union and Myrtle met in non-division basketball play at Myrtle on Monday with the Lady Urchins of East Union winning the opener 62-42 and Myrtle’s Hawks taking the nightcap 52-46. East Union 62, Myrtle 42 (girls) East Union came out victorious in a foul-fest over the Lady Hawks in […]

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Keeping a perspective on the season

by Dennis Clayton As we enter the Christmas season, we experience a bit of a lull in our sports activities with semester exams and the holiday break. This makes you scrape and scour when you attempt to find content for news, but it is good in the sense that one can also take time to […]

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