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Late rally hurts Lady Rebs

Shalonda Reynolds had two homeruns, including a grand slam, but it would not be enough, as Blue Mountain defeated the Lady Rebels, 12-9 Tuesday. Reynolds first in-park homer came in the first inning, plating Kayla Kolivas and giving Hickory Flat the 2-1 advantage. Blue Mountain tied the game in the third and take the lead […]

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Obituaries for August 26, 2009

 Joy Pannell, 72 Joy Ray McCollum Pannell, 72, of New Albany, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at North Mississippi Medical Center.  She was born Sept. 30, 1936 in Thaxton to Ray & Thelma McCollum.  She was a Baptist.  She was a retired nurse.  She worked for many years in New Albany, Ripley, and Medlin Clinic […]

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Etta News

 The cooler weather that moved in after the hot humid days is quite a change for a little while.  Seems the humidity is less and for better comfort without the air conditioner going in full force.  The homes and churches too are equipped for the cooling comfort now.  I can remember very well when we […]

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Music and football

 It was an idyllic Friday night in New Albany. The skies were clear, the stars bright and the temperature comfortable. The parking lot was full, the concession stand was humming with activity, the stands were packed and several hundred fans were standing along the fence. The scene was perfect. When The Pride of New Albany […]

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A new quarterback in the making

If Tyler Basil had any nerves before New Albany’s season opener last Friday, he did not show them. In his first game as the undisputed starter for the Bulldogs, the junior exploded for 340 total yards and accounted for all five of the ‘Dawgs touchdowns in their heartbreaking 41-34 loss to Booneville. Basil threw for […]

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Fear and shouting

 We seem to have arrived at the end of sanity. Fear, anger, and raw political manipulation have become the new world disorder—at least in America. Members of Congress trying to hold town hall meetings on health care reform are being shouted down by angry mobs of constituents. Attendees at these events are reportedly carrying weapons. […]

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Supervisors adopt plan for county

Despite adopting a newly-developed comprehensive plan for the future growth of Union County, the board of supervisors say they won’t enforce it at this time. “Even though we have adopted the comprehensive plan, we are not planning on enforcing or changing anything right now until we look at the plan further,” said District Four Supervisor […]

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Union County D.A.R.E. officer has new tips up her sleeve

Fifth grade students in the Union County School District get a chance to learn about drugs, alcohol, nicotine, and other dangerous chemicals each semester when Union County Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Agent Tressa Hester comes to visit their classroom. Hester teaches a D.A.R.E. class at each Union County school for ten weeks. She is […]

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Senate youth program open to Mississippi high school students

New Albany and Union County high school students have the opportunity to compete for a spot serving in the U.S. Senate Youth Program next spring. U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran announced Friday that the nominating process for high school students statewide is now underway. Two high school students involved in student government at […]

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New Albany Lions Club looks to increase membership

The newly formed New Albany Lions Club met Thursday afternoon at Taylor’s Place for their bi-monthly organizational meeting. The New Albany Lions Club is a service organization that is focused on helping people in New Albany with sight and vision-related needs. The Lions will have a booth set up at Tallahatchie Riverfest on Saturday, September […]

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New Haven News

Hello, I am Tabitha Roberson and this is my second year at New Haven.  I went to school at East Union before I started to New Haven.  Our week got off to a good start. Ms. Gladys and Ms. Carolyn Davis surprised us with a visit on Monday. We like for them to visit; they […]

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Ask Amy

Dear Amy: I recently met a boy, “Frederick.” He is 16, and I am 15. Two weeks after I met him, I learned he had a little crush on me and thought I was cute, which I thought was very sweet of him. He seemed to be a nice guy, so I gave him my […]

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Sherman News

 Freedom Trio will be singing Sunday night, August 30, at 6 p.m. at Tri-County Baptist Church. The Sherman Church of Christ held their youth devotional Sunday, August 16, and took the youth to Danvers. A surprise retirement party was held Saturday, August 22, in the home of Jeremy and Martha Swindle for Jeremy’s dad, Lynn […]

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Hurricane News

 The homecoming at Hurricane Baptist Church will be held on Oct. 4 which will also be the first anniversary of the new sanctuary building.  There will be the Sunday morning service, a fellowship meal at noon, and then an afternoon service at 2:00.  Bro. Phillip Brock is pastor.      Bro. David Barnett was given a surprise […]

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