Ingomar dominates Jaguars

Ingomar had no problems advancing to the second round of the 1A state playoffs last Friday, as they downed Shelby Broad Street, 14-0 and 15-0. In game one, there was no surprise, as Falcon senior Josh Hodges torched the Jaguars on the mound, pitching a perfect game while striking out 16 of 18 batters. The […]

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Finding a church home

    Over the years I have had the privilege of helping families find a church to call their own. It’s an important decision. Parents want to be sure there are substantive programs to help their children grow spiritually. They also want to be sure the worship experiences and educational opportunities will promote their own continued […]

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Etta News

Its about time for the Pinedale school bells to be ringing calling all former students and teachers back to the assembly line for active duty in the building under the leadership of the same supt. and principal for years.  They have a done a good job without the worry of who is going to be […]

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Meet the candidates section inside today’s issue

In today’s edition you will find a tabloid insert presented by the New Albany Gazette to readers all over the City of New Albany with the intention of introducing potential voters to the candidates. It is entirely possible that many of our readers would have asked different questions based of completely different subjects, but the […]

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County schools advance to second round

Union County started the 2009 playoffs with four teams, and all area schools advanced to the second round after dominating last week. West Union, East Union, Ingomar and Myrtle all swept their first round series, and will be in action again this weekend. East Union Sweeping Leflore County last week, the Urchins advance to the […]

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NAHS golf finishes first, second at the Oaks

New Albany’s golf team was in action last Friday, April 17 at the Oaks Country Club. The boys picked up first place, while the girls finished second. Below are the results from the match. New Albany Girls 91 2nd place team: Haley Berryhill 44, Jenna Davis 47, Summer Sanderson 57, Kellie Skinner 64 and Kaitlyn […]

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Bulldogs advance to second round of tennis playoffs

The Division 4A playoffs are underway, as the Bulldogs participated in both the individual and team competitions last week. On Wednesday, the individual tournament was held in Pontotoc, with the winners advancing to State Tournament in Jackson. Savanah Horgan fell to Itawamba’s Courtney Collins in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0, while the mixed doubles team of […]

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Lady Eagles end season versus Smithville

The Lady Seminoles proved why they are one of the best teams in the north, as they swept West Union over the weekend to advance to the North Half finals this week. West Union started the series on the road Thursday and held a 2-0 lead before Smithville answered and took over the game. Leah […]

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Obituaries for April 17, 2009

La Marcus King, 16 La Marcus King, 16, of Houston, formerly of New Albany, died Monday, April 13, 2009 as the result of a Houston automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete as of this time.  Serenity Funeral Home – New Albany is in charge of arrangements. Laura Hale, 90 Laura Mae Hale, 90, of Myrtle, died […]

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Center Hill News

We, here at Center Hill, had a wonderful Easter Sunday. We had Sunrise Services with Bro. Bobby Caples bringing our early message. Afterwards, we all went up to the Fellowship Building for breakfast. The men out did themselves on our breakfast. Everything was ready to eat when we walked in the door and everything was […]

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Announcing a new product: the newspaper

     Recently, at a National Press Club event, former USA Today editor, Ken Paulson imparted an interesting perspective into the perceived collapse of the newspaper industry. His remarks were as follows:      “I can certainly understand why newspapers are not viewed as trendy. After all, they were really the IPods of 1690.      “But humor […]

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Urchin News

Hello my fellow Urchins!  I hope you all had a wonderful Easter and are ready to put the nose to the grindstone while we enter the final few weeks at school! The Urchin baseball team celebrated their Senior Night with a win against Mantachie last Saturday, April 11th.  Congrats guys!  They will kick off the […]

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NAHS golf takes first, second at Tupelo CC

The Bulldogs were in action again on Tuesday, as they competed at the Tupelo Country Club. The boys took second place behind the host Golden Wave, while the girls finished first. Below are the results. Boys Tupelo – 151 – 1st Fletcher Johnson 41, Bo Reed 36, Wilson Reeder 39, Noah West 40 and Tucker […]

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Union County Sports Schedule

Thursday, April 16 Softball North Half Semifinals West Union @ Smithville 6:00 Baseball First Round 2A Playoffs East Union @ Leflore County Friday, April 17 Tennis Division Playoffs Ridgeland @ NAHS 2:00 Baseball First Round 1A Playoffs Shelby Broad Street @ Ingomar 3:30 (Game 1) 5:00 (Game 2) Myrtle @ Biggersville 6:00 West Union @ […]

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