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Lady Falcons blast Okolona 18-0

Ingomar closed out a good week with an 18-0 run rule Okolona Thursday night. Okolona battled with three of their starters out sick, but the offensive effort of the Lady Falcons was too much, as they jumped to a 17-0 lead after the first inning. Kate Webb and Samantha Mayo opened with hits, as Mayo’s […]

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WU strikes back

A different Lady Eagles’ team took the field in the Nettleton Tournament, as they avenged a preseason loss by handing the Lady Tigers’ their first loss of the season last Saturday. Nettleton defeated West Union 11-3 in the Lady Eagles’ preseason tournament earlier this month, and after much improvement at the plate along with a […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: I have an adult son who grew up with problems: ADHD, learning problems, poor social skills and rejection by peers. When he hit adulthood (he is now in his early 40s), he developed addictions to alcohol and hard drugs. It seems clear that his earlier problems are factors in his current problems. There […]

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Improving test scores

 The results of the Mississippi Curriculum Test are in and both the New Albany schools and the Union County schools did pretty well. Dr. Charles Garrett, New Albany superintendent, said, “Compared to last year, our district tested above the state average on everything. Of 18 tested areas, we improved in 12 from last year.” And […]

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‘Dawgs ready for rival Ripley

New Albany will look to carry momentum from last week’s impressive performance, as they will be on the road facing their biggest rival in Ripley. 2008 featured the running game for both teams, and with more weapons on the Bulldogs’ side this season, the Tigers will have a tough task of picking which one to […]

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Officer injured in drug round-up

One New Albany police officer was injured in the line of duty Wednesday during a county-wide drug roundup. New Albany policeman Jason McDaniel was shot with a taser while attempting to apprehend a subject, New Albany police Chief David Grisham said. “He had trouble with a boy, the boy kicked him and the taser went […]

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Body of New Albany teen recovered off Costa Rica

Authorities in Costa Rica recovered the body of 17-year-old Marshaun Braxton of New Albany Tuesday morning – ending a nearly two-day search for him after he was carried out to sea off the country’s Pacific Coast Sunday evening. Marshaun Braxton of New Albany, a member of First United Methodist Church’s youth group, was in the […]

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Playhouse News

 Almost every chair had been taken in the spacious waiting room when I arrived for my 10:00 appointment. I checked my watch. Yes, I was early, and so were about twenty other patients ahead of me. This was just a check-up, and since I didn’t have a virus or a fever, I was content to […]

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Center Hill News

 Wow, are we having some nice weather or what?  This morning when we got on the bus to leave to pick up the children, it was 58 degrees.  It was so nice, today, too.   We spent the better part of Sunday in Oxford, MS.  Matt and Sonya are the proud parents of a new […]

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Philadelphia News

 Sunday’s weather was beautiful and cool, golden rod are beginning to bloom, yellow butterflies have begun their journey South so Fall is fast approaching. Our church service was a little different today. Our organist, Terri Pounders, and pianist, Phyllis Wait were both absent today but Brother Gerald didn’t seem bothered by it.  The hymns he […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 Three bows to Mrs. Helen McKibben!  I do apologize for the error in quoting your ages.  A telephone call came from Janice Garrison telling me of the erroy in a previous column.  It was quoted “89” instead of “87” and I am so sorry.  Mrs. McKibben, the way we 49ers will always remember you is […]

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Macedonia news

 Last week was a very busy week!  Tuesday, Martha Shirley came by and we talked half the day away. Wednesday, we canned pears, didn’t have many.  Something ate our pears, core and all! I guess that is what happened.  The pears in the top of the tree just disappeared, all of them.  A few remained […]

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Eastern Lights

 The good rain on Thursday was a welcome sight. God always  knows just what we need. Visitors with David, Jamie and me during the week were Brother Ronnie Owen, Ricky Thomas, Kenny Easley, G. A. Hill, Jimmy Dean Hutcheson, Rickey and Ann Glidewell, Betty Smith, Will McCullough, Donald Richey, Brother  Vic Garrison, Billy Cook, John […]

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Myrtle falls short versus Kossuth

Myrtle is looking to catch a break after several close losses to start the 2009 season. With Kossuth in town Monday, the young Lady Hawks stayed in the game, but again fell short, 8-7 in extra innings. The Aggies started the game with two runs off of a double by Knepp and a single by […]

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