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Hickory Flat takes third at Walnut

Both the Rebels and Lady Rebels took consolation at the Walnut Tournament, with the girls defeating Ashland, 44-40 and the boys taking down the home team, 73-51. Kayla Kolivas led the Lady Rebels with 14 points, as Hickory Flat battled back from a 27-22 deficit heading into the final frame. The Lady Rebels outscored Ashland […]

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Lady Eagles take tourney title

The Lady Eagles picked up three wins over the weekend, including a tournament title at North Pontotoc, to improve to 11-1 on the season. West Union opened the Vikings tournament Thursday night by defeating Water Valley, 53-39. Playing in the championship game on Saturday, Robyn Taylor and Carley Wilkerson each had 13 points in West […]

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NAHS soccer falls at Hernando

NAHS fell in close games on the road at Hernando last Friday night. The Bulldogs gave up two first half goals to the Tigers, but held strong defensively in the second half, while Joshua Googe scored the lone goal for the ‘Dawgs. New Albany had 14 shots in the game, six on goal, but could […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: A couple of years ago, my best friend confessed she had “those” kinds of feelings for me.  Though I cherished her more than anyone, I wasn’t ready for a romantic relationship with her. About six months later she wound up with a partner, and the two of them are contentedly together.  Meanwhile, I […]

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The Dinner Bell

  Pecan Brittle   1 cup sugar 1/2 cup white Karo 1 cup pecan halves 1 teaspoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking soda   In microwave heat sugar and Karo on HIGH for 4 minutes.  Stir in pecans and microwave on HIGH for 4 more minutes until light brown.  Add butter and vanilla and […]

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Obituaries for December 4, 2009

 Ronald Eaton, 103 At the age of 103, Ronald Bliss Eaton, of Dumas, died on Dec. 1, 2009 after a brief hospital stay. He was born to Roll B. Eaton and  Lilly Little on November 11, 1906 in Tippah County. Married to his high school sweetheart, Mary Victoria Hodges in 1929, they lived in Memphis […]

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Vision and hard work

 Vision and hard work are a combination that usually gets results. And those were the principal factors in the story behind the conversion of a dilapidated downtown theater into the Magnolia Civic Center and Cine Theatre. As we observe the 10th anniversary year of the center Saturday with “A Magnolia Christmas” program, we should take […]

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Ingomar tops Cougars

Kayla Stevens hit key free throws in the final seconds of the Lady Falcons’ match-up against South Pontotoc Monday night, giving Ingomar their fourth win of the season. Up 37-35, Kate Webb had a key steal, and the Lady Cougars had no choice but to send the junior to the free throw line. Stevens sealed […]

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Thoughts on Thanksgiving

 We don’t have a traditional Thanksgiving anymore. Almost everything about it has changed in recent years. We had the turkey (marinated in a cat-litter bucket), and all the usual overindulgence. But it isn’t the same. For years, Thanksgiving meant a grueling trip, driving to Kansas City to visit my parents.  We were living in South […]

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Ecru News

  The Ecru Christmas parade is Saturday, December 5 at 6:00 p.m. Santa will be at Pannell Park at 4:00 p.m.  Everyone come and enjoy the fun. The Goodtimers met at the Ecru Baptist Fellowship Hall on Tuesday and enjoyed Christmas fun and games. The Community Christmas Service will be at Cherry Creek Baptist Church.  […]

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Eastern Lights

 This week has passed so fast.  I certainly enjoyed the family get-to-gather Thursday for Thanksgiving dinner.  We met at the home of Robert, Bobbie, Cheyann and Lauren Frazier. Henry and Mavis Frazier, Robert, Robbie, Sheyanne and Lauren Frazier went to Ripley to the home of Boyce Beesinger and met other family members Friday for their […]

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Macedonia news

 Thanksgiving was a fine day!  The weather was nice, a clear blue sky and bright sunshine. We missed Hailey and James Michael; he came by for a little while, got Hailey a plate, took it to her at work in Holly Springs. We also missed Pat, but Ricky came and brought one of her chocolate […]

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Liberty School News

 Lil Huffstatler Grisham welcomed the thirty-five attendees tot eh November 17, 2009 meeting of Liberty school. Virgil Herring gave the invocation/blessing prior to the covered-dish dinner. Ms. Grisham presided over the business session in which Joanne Gaines gave the financial report in the absence of Jewel Rowan, treasurer.  Ms. Grisham also noted that attendees to […]

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East Union News

 Hello all of those out there in Urchinville!  I trust that everyone had a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving break!   Keep in mind that there are only three weeks left until we are out for Christmas Holidays!  Remember to keep working hard and do well on the exams which are scheduled for December 16th, 17th, […]

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