WU takes double- header vs. Coldwater

West Union 15 Coldwater 0 (Game 1) Danielle Taylor had eight strikeouts, as the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Cougars in three innings. Jumper and Stephanie Hall both had doubles, while Jumper, along with Carley and Claire Wilkerson all had homeruns. West Union 21 Coldwater 0 (Game 2) The Lady Eagles saw similar results in […]

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Taylor’s bat sparks Lady Falcons’ hot play

Haley Taylor is getting comfortable with her new role as the designated batter for the Lady Falcon softball team. The senior struggled with being moved to the designated batter spot during the Tupelo Softball Association Jamboree, but once she adjusted to change the Lady Falcons have reaped the benefits of her hot bat by winning […]

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Obituaries for March 11, 2009

Virginia Cook, 34 Virginia “Berd” Mosley Cook, 34, of New Albany, died March 8, 2009, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo.  She was born Aug. 13, 1974, to Thomas Mosley and Jessie Faye Mosley in New Albany.  At an early age, she accepted Christ and joined Mallalieu United Methodist Church, where she served in the Youth […]

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Charity needs greater during poor economy

   One of the really bad effects of an economy experiencing a downturn such as the one we are in today, are the choices many people have to make with their money. Unfortunately, in order to survive, lots of people who are good stewards of their churches and charity in general, cease to make contributions, […]

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Coldwater outlasts Hawks

Despite several runs in the second half, the Hawks were unable to defeat Coldwater for the second time in a row, as they lost 73-71 in the 1A State Championship Thursday night. After watching the Cougars miss both free throws with 2.7 seconds remaining, the Hawks had an opportunity for one final play to try […]

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NAHS opens 2009 golf campaign

NAHS started their 2009 golf campaign March 5 at the Oaks Country Club. The Bulldogs finished 2nd and 4th in boys action, while the girls picked up a first place finish. The varsity boys picked up 2nd place with a team score of 166. Austin Holt, Laden Stanford, Peyton Dunlap  and Sam Cooper all scored […]

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EU remains undefeated, NAHS/Myrtle participate in Tupelo Jamboree

East Union 7 Hickory Flat 1 Savannah Alexander picked up her third win of the year, as East Union improved to 5-0 with the 7-1 win over the Lady Rebels Friday night. Behind Stephanie Dillard’s three hits and a homerun by Sunnie Knighton, the Lady Urchins found their offense late in the game, posting all […]

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Ingomar downs Smithville behind Hodges’ 16 strikeouts

Senior Josh Hodges pitched four scoreless innings and struck out 16 Seminole batters in the Flacons 14-4 division win in six innings over Smithville.  Ingomar broke open a scoreless game with five runs in the third off three hits and one error before adding four more runs on four hits in the fourth. John Logan […]

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NAHS splits doubleheader, EU/WU fall

East Union traveled to Ackerman on Saturday, where they fell to East Webster 19-1. The Urchins had a 10-0 victory over Walnut Thursday night, as Casey McBrayer only allowed one hit in the game. That same defense could not be found against East Webster, as they mounted 21 hits in the game to the Urchins […]

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Lady Falcons down DeSoto Central, WU wins three

Coach Richard Byrd was hoping to have a good showing during the Tupelo Softball Association Jamboree.  He got that and then some as the Lady Falcons picked up a wave of momentum heading into division play with a 2-1 win over 5A DeSoto Central Lady Jaguars on Saturday. Ingomar got on the board in the […]

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Obituaries for March 6, 2009

Nell Crumpton, 79 Nellie “Nell” Roseann Keenum Crumpton, 79, of Blue Springs, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of New Harmony Methodist Church. A memorial service was at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2009, at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with Bro. Doc Shelton officiating. […]

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Homestead and voter ID issues die without fanfare

     Much to the dismay of elderly and disabled Mississippians, legislation designed to alleviate some of their tax burdens died a quick death in the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives. The Chairman of that committee said he had too many questions about what he referred to as a complex local tax […]

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Urchin News

It has been a beautiful week here at East Union Attendance Center.  I believe everyone is ready for warm weather. The Lady Urchins fastpitch softball team competed in their first game of the season on Friday, Feb. 20, at Potts Camp.  The game ended with a 7-10  victory.  The Urchins faced West Union at home […]

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Hawk News

Hello again Hawk fans. The Myrtle Hawks and Lady Hawks basketball teams are both on a winning streak, baseball is finally here, and state testing will begin soon. The Lady Hawks defeated Shelby Broad Street and Shaw in the North Half Tournament going to state in 2nd place. Monday they played in their 1st game […]

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