Spelling Bee

On Saturday, March 7th, Carol Coker, a student at East Union Attendance Center, placed 13th at the Mid-South Spelling Bee in Memphis, TN.  

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West Union Attendance Center Special Honor Roll

West Union Attendance Center Special Honor Roll                                                          3rd. Nine Weeks  2009  Second Grade – Parker Childers, Alan Elgin,Adrianna Grubbs, Katlyn Hale, Logan Hearn, Mendee Hester,Isibelle Jackson, Victoria Jackson,Jack Kiddy, Valerie Kitchens, Matthew Moorman,Payden Pannell, Molly Porter, Allie Brooke Rodgers,Hailey Steen, Harley Steen ,Hannah Talley, Jenny Thompson, Braden Willard, Kaylee Wilson  Third Grade- Colby Benson,Chance […]

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East Union Attendance Center Terrific Kids for the month of February.

East Union Terrific Kids for the month of February. From left to right: Front row: Bryant White, Tyler Graham, Madison Croft , Colton Sumner, Amber Cooksey, Aaron Hall, Kacie Floyd, Hunter Levens, & Candace Agnew Second Row: Cayce Smith, Lauren Whitenton, Savanna Harlow, Zach Rhodes, Cade Crane, Bella Laird, Danielle Hall, Jacob Wood, and Ashley […]

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East Union Reading Fair Winners

East Union Reading Fair Winners Photo 5: Division E – 4th and 5th Grade     Jacob Raines – 1st Place        Beth Kidd – 3rd Place     Carson Hall – 2nd Place     Kaitlyn Cooksey – Honorable Mention Photo 6: Division F – 6th thru 8th Grade     Denira Shawver – Honorable Mention     Carol […]

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Pennies for Patients program

Students at Hickory Flat Attendance Center recently participated in the Pennies for Patients program. This program was sponsored by the Hickory Flat Senior Beta Club. The program raises funds to find cures for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkins Disease, melanoma research, and for patient services. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is based in Ridgeland, Miss. In the […]

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East Union Reading Fair

East Union Attendance Center student Anna Clayton, a first grader in Mrs. Whisenant’s room, placed third in her division at the Regional Reading Fair in Oxford. She is the daughter of Stephanie and Rance Clayton.  

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New Albany High School Beauty Review

NEW ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL BEAUTY REVIEW WINNERS: L-R:  Megan Trexler, 4th place; Kaylee Cochran, 2nd place; Victoria Clift, Most Beautiful; Latoya McJunkins, 1st place; Marian Evans, 3rd place.

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Division play underway in softball

West Union 5 Strayhorn 2 The Lady Eagles remain undefeated in division play after defeating Strayhorn, 5-2 Tuesday night. Led by Danielle Taylor, West Union produced nine hits in the game, while Taylor only gave up two runs on one hit from the circle. Kimberly Jumper and Taylor each had multiple hits, including a double […]

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The price of freedom

     Isn’t it wonderful to be free? Are you free; truly free? What is true freedom anyway? Is it the freedom to choose a mate, religion, profession or lifestyle? If you’re privileged to enjoy all of them, can you honestly say that you feel free? Are you free from stress, abuse, self condemnation and unforgiveness? […]

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Hawks, Urchins pick up wins

Myrtle 12 Hickory Flat 2 A seven-run second inning helped lead the Hawks to their fifth win of the year Tuesday night. Up 1-0 after the first, the Hawks scored on back-to-back doubles, as well as two passed balls to take the eight run lead after the second frame. Hickory Flat would score twice in […]

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EU downs WU in first archery match of the season

County rivals squared off in the first archery match of the season, as East Union defeated West Union Monday night. The Urchins defeated the Eagles with a score of 2636 to West Union’s 2498. Below are the individual scores. East Union Tanner Letson 243, David Wittkcamp 243, Meagan Mitchel 234,  David Blackard  227,  Zac Hutcheson […]

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Big yellow boxes being relocated to high-traffic areas

      Contrary to a recently circulating rumor, the big yellow boxes around town that serve as stands for the Mississippi Homes Magazine, are not being removed. The folks who are spreading this information either know it is not true or never go anywhere around the city or they would have already seen them popping up […]

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Urchins win Union Co. Tournament

East Union dethroned the two-time defending Union County Champion New Albany Bulldogs last Thursday, picking up their first county title since 2005. Only three teams participated in this year’s Union County Tournament, as West Union and Myrtle were each playing games in Florida last week. This year’s county showdown saw all three teams lose to […]

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New Albany’s first garden show has plenty of tips for locals, visitors

Approximately 300 people showed up Saturday at the first New Albany Home and Garden Show at the Union County Fairgrounds. Visitors could listen to a variety of speakers, buy seeds, pots, bottle trees, yard art, jewelry, food, and many other items for improving their home and garden. Sessions included “The Doctor Is In,” vegetable gardening, […]

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