Myrtle-WU highlight first day of tourney

Ingomar 52 East Union 39 (G) Kayla Stevens brought her “A-Game” to East Union as she scored a game-high 21 points to help pace the Lady Falcons to a 52-39 victory in the opening game of the tournament. The Lady Urchins took a 11-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, but saw the […]

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Urchins hang with Hawks, Ingomar handles ‘Dawgs

New Albany 63 Ingomar 40 (G) New Albany’s student section chanted “four more years” in response to Jazmine Spears’ terrific showing, as the Lady ‘Dawgs downed Ingomar 63-40 Friday night. The eighth grader led all scorers on the night, tallying 27 and setting up their rematch with Myrtle for the county championship. An early three-point […]

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Hawks, Lady ‘Dawgs win tourney crowns

Myrtle held off a late surge from Ingomar to claim the Union County boys’ championship behind gutsy performances from Russ Yates and David Wilson in place of injured guard Justin Jordan. Yates and Wilson scored 15 points each in the Hawks 62-59 victory over the Falcons. “I thought Russ did a tremendous job, David played […]

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Zachery Howell birthday

Zachery Howell celebrated his sixth birthday at Chuck E. Cheese with family and friends. He is the son of Derrick and Jan Howell of Etta and the grandson of Dorothy Howell of Potts Camp, Miss.

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Obituaries for January 14, 2009

Mary Crain, 75 Mary Morris Crain, 75, of Southaven, MS, formerly of Memphis, Tenn. passed away Sunday, January 11, 2009.   Born May 5, 1933 in Union County, MS, she moved to Memphis in 1953.  She was a member of Longstreet United Methodist Church.   Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 26, 2008

James Robbins, 75 James Herbert Robbins, 75, of Pontotoc, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008 at his residence. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Aurora, IL and a Mechanic. James loved his cars and working as a tow truck operator. Services were at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2008 at Shady Grove […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 31, 2009

Robert “Bob” Dillard, 73 Robert “Bob” Eugene Dillard, 73, of Blue Springs, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Nov. 19, 1935, in Union County to the late Bethel Dillard and Lillie Yarbrough Dillard. He was a retired mechanic for Morris Scrap Metal, an Air Force Veteran […]

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Obituaries for Jan. 7, 2009

Alma Taylor, 87 Daisy Alma Taylor, 87, of Tiplersville, died Sunday morning, Jan. 4, 2009, at her home. She was born March 23, 1921, to the late Alvie Lee and Fanny McDowell of Tippah County.  She worked for fifteen years at Blue Bell Manufacturing and retired from Falkner Elementary School Cafeteria.  She loved ardening and […]

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Obituaries for Jan. 2, 2009

Mary Bynum, 54 Mary Elizabeth Bynum, 54, of Potts Camp, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Baptist Memorial East Memphis. She was born May 11, 1954, in Union County to the late Edgar C. Gregory and Mary Chunn Gregory. She was a secretary for the University of Mississippi School of Education and a member of […]

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Obituaries for Jan. 9, 2009

Holcomb Scott, 75 John Holcomb Scott, 75, of Hickory Flat, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at University Medical Center in Jackson. He was born June 10, 1933, in Union County to Dwight L. Scott and Beulah Brownlee Scott. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a retired schoolteacher from West Union School […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 12, 2008

Harold Hall, 87 Harold Clinton Hall, 87, of Blue Mountain, died Dec. 9, 2008, at his residence.  He was born Sept. 1, 1921 in New Albany to Hubert Clinton Hall and Emma Coker Hall.  He served during WWII in the US Army.  He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Tom Haynes Construction.  He was […]

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WU wins two straight in bowling

West Union’s bowling teams have started the new year off right, as they have won two straight matches after falling to Tupelo in December. The Eagles and Lady Eagles took on South Panola on January 6 and defeated the girls 5-3 and shutout the boys 8-0. Jessica Clark bowled a 170 to lead the Lady […]

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North Pontotoc rallies to beat foul-happy Falcons

It’s long  been said free throws can win or lose ballgames and the North Pontotoc Vikings proved that statement to be true on Tuesday against Ingomar. The Falcons got off to a strong start behind the hot shooting of Matt Purvis and the interior play of Zach Carnell, but things started to turn the way […]

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NAHS soccer sweeps Tish. Co.

New Albany 7 Tish. County 0 (girls) After a tough loss to Corinth last week, NAHS rebounded with a 7-0 win over Tishomingo County. Jenna Davis opened the scoring when she converted a Kellie Skinner cross. Shelby Brown quickly followed with her first of four goals off a pass from Estefany Fernandez. Shelby’s other goals […]

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