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Obituaries for November 11, 2009

 Destiny Knox,  16 months Destiny Marie Knox, 16 months, of New Albany, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at the home of her babysitter. She was born July 2, 2008, in New Albany to Nicole Howard and Detret Knox of Myrtle. Services were at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at Victory Life Center in […]

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New Haven special need

 Providing help to adults with special needs is the business of the New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults. But the school now has its own special need and is looking to the community to provide the money for it. The school needs a 28-passenger handicapped-accessible bus because its client base is now 22 people […]

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Concern for the poor

 There is a constant refrain in the faith tradition shared by Jews and Christians.  It begins with the Law of Moses, flows through the prophets, and finds perfect expression in the teaching of Jesus. This refrain is God’s concern for the poor.  People of faith who take the Scriptures seriously are acutely aware of God’s […]

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Myrtle splits with Marshall Academy on the hard court

Myrtle picked up back to back wins this week, defeating Tupelo Christian Monday and Marshall Academy Tuesday night. Only ahead 18-13 after the first, Jimel Judon had five points in the second quarter, leading the Hawks (2-0) on an 11-1 run going into halftime, giving them the 36-27 lead. Myrtle extended their lead after the […]

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NAHS opens soccer season against Saltillo

The Fernandez’s helped lift the Bulldogs to a season opening win over Saltillo Monday night, as Gabriel and Edgar Fernandez scored all three of New Albany’s goals in the 3-0 victory. Despite the Bulldogs having 10 shots on goal in the first half, they were only able to convert one score, as Gabriel took an […]

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Fitts carries family legacy to MSU

The Fitts’ family roots run deep in Union County, and one of their own is now a commitment to John Cohen’s Mississippi State squad. Though not familiar to the area, Trevor Fitts has made a name for himself in Alabama, as he is a junior at Pelham High School. The 6-foot-2 pitcher visited MSU earlier […]

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Cross Country Champions

Two schools were crowned state champions last Saturday, as East Union and Myrtle picked up top honors at the MHSAA cross country championships. Myrtle swept 1A action, taking the title in both boys and girls. West Union’s Devin Brock won the overall title, finishing first with a time of 18:18.90, but the next four runners […]

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Ingomar, Hickory Flat split Saturday bill

Ingomar used their strength down low to top the Rebels, 65-57 Saturday night. With the help of Zach Carnell, the senior had 14 points for the Falcons and could have done more damage if not for foul trouble. Hickory Flat opened with the 17-15 advantage, as Henry Bell had a three pointer at the buzzard […]

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‘Dawgs pick up win at Tupelo Classic

New Albany picked up a 73-57 win to open the 2009-2010 season, as they defeated Corinth in the Carlock Toyota Tipoff Classic in Tupelo. The Bulldogs opened the game on a 9-0 run, led by Malcolm Spears. Spears would have 12 points in the opening frame, as New Albany took the 21-9 lead. Corinth would […]

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Freedom Plaza monument to honor military

The Freedom Plaza Monument was established during Freedom Celebration, 2007 on the Tallahatchie Trails near the Park Along the River in New Albany to honor all veterans.  This memorial consists of a five-point star with each point representing a branch of the military.  Each point features a beam of light illuminating a 10 x 15 […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: I have been enjoying a group of friends for the past 10 years. During the past year I have had a real problem over their pontificating about their political point of view. I am the only person in the group with a different political view. The past four times I’ve seen them, I’ve […]

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Macedonia news

 We are still enjoying Carolyn and Tom. Of course, we don’t spend much time talking!   Monday we talked, Tuesday we washed, cleaned house, talked some more.  Wednesday Carolyn went to Oxford, Thursday Malcolm went to New Albany to get a hair cut, Carolyn went to town also.   Tom and I just entertained each […]

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Martin in first year of law school

Latrese Martin, a 2005 graduate of New Albany High School (NAHS), is in her first year of Law School at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  She is the daughter of Denotee and Ruth Martin. While at NAHS, Martin was a member of the Speech and Debate Team, the Pride of New Albany Marching Band, Anchor […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 Now that the goblins and ghosts have come and gone, I hope there are not many sick children who ate a bit too much candy.   Our church had a program for the trick or treat lovers on Wednesday evening and I only had a total of seven Saturday night.  Our next celebration is Veteran’s […]

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