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By Lou McQuary Last week CJ Shirley had 11 boys to come to his house to celebrate his 11th birthday. The boys played basketball until 8 p.m. and then came in and watched the movie “Hoosiers” with Jimmy. The boys enjoyed cake and ice cream sandwiches, pizza and hot dogs. They woke up at 7 […]

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Center Hill Baptist Church

By Tommie Cooper Sunday, Jan. 24, was a beautiful Lord’s Day to be at church. The youths were in the choir. They looked good. Shelia sang a special, “I Have so Much to be Thankful For.” It was so pretty. Bro. Hall’s message was in Romans 9:6-16 and Acts 20:16, “For many are called but few […]

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Richland ends Lady Bulldogs playoff run

New Albany’s hopes of avenging a previous playoff loss in 2014 to Richland were all for nought as the Lady Rangers scored in the early minutes and went on to the 4-0 win, eliminating the Lady Bulldogs from the postseason. “It (early goal) kinda took the momentum away from us and I had asked them […]

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West Union grabs division sweep of Falkner

MYRTLE – A pair of wins was added to West Union’s division total on Tuesday as both Eagles teams topped Falkner. The boys opened with a close game in the first quarter where offensive shots from Hayden Basil, Bobby High and Andrew Childers put the Eagles up 21-16. West Union’s lead slipped away for the […]

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Falcons blown out by Baldwyn; Lady Falcons roll Bearcats

BALDWYN – Rebounds, turnovers and missed baskets laid the foundation for Ingomar’s lop-sided loss to Baldwyn on Monday. The Bearcats defeated the Falcons in an 85-56 final on Monday largely behind a performance in the second quarter that shut down Ingomar’s offense and handed Baldwyn a 21-point lead at the halftime break. “I think we […]

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Bulldogs split in division contest with Senatobia

After nabbing a Division 2-4A win on Jan. 19 New Albany’s Lady Bulldogs played a close contest against the visiting Senatobia Lady Warriors in a 43-39 final. Samantha Bridges led in scoring for the Bulldogs with 19 points, followed by Latavea Harris with 10. New Albany got off to a slow start scoring only four […]

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Hawks split division games with Hickory Flat

A one-point difference handed Hickory Flat’s Lady Rebels team a win on Tuesday as they topped Myrtle in a 41-40 final. Karly Wilburn led in scoring for the Rebels with 12 points, followed by Toot Beard with 11 while Jessica Floyd and Ivory Montomery both ended the night in double digits with 16 and 10 […]

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Heavy law enforcement presence in search for suspect Friday

People traveling in the Carter Avenue and South Central areas near the community center and Reeves Street could not help noticing a heavy law enforcement presence late Friday morning. Officers were looking for a suspect wanted by the Mississippi Department of Corrections for absconding from another jurisdiction and had gotten a tip that he was […]

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Hosemann proposes overhaul of state’s election laws

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann this week proposed a complete overhaul of the state’s election laws. There is no guarantee they will pass but Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford sees only a couple of parts that will have much effect here. The approximately 500-page package was done without involvement from the state circuit clerks […]

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NAHS production of ‘The Little Mermaid’ to be biggest yet

Almost every year it can truthfully be said that the musical production to be presented by New Albany High School is the most technically challenging ever. This year’s effort may still leave its predecessors behind. NAHS is presenting Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” as this year’s annual musical production. The story, as familiarized in the popular […]

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Myrtle to hold special election for alderman

The Town of Myrtle will hold a special election Tuesday, March 15, to fill a vacant alderman’s post. According to Town Clerk Marie White, Alderman David Brown has submitted his resignation because he no longer lives in the town limits and is disqualified from serving as a result. Candidates must, of course, be qualified voters […]

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Nanney says county one of very few ‘recovered’ from Recession of 2008

Union County residents have been aware that our community seems to be doing well – making more progress than other area cities in several respects. It turns out, however, that we are doing much better in some ways than anyone realized. Union County Development Association Executive Director Phil Nanney reported to his board of directors […]

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Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

   Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Ethan Thomas, certified admissions representative, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Service First Champions are individuals who consistently exceed all expectations for the purpose of serving others and are nominated by colleagues, physicians, patients and their family/support persons for outstanding service. Thomas was nominated by […]

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New Albany Health and Rehab community blood drive

New Albany Health and Rehab will be holding a community blood drive with Mississippi Blood Services on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be in the parking lot. All donors will receive a T-shirt. Donors can now check their total cholesterol on their MBSConnect Account! February is […]

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