Bulldogs fall to 3-4, remain positive going into division play

New Albany was on the road last week before the Thanksgiving holiday, and the Bulldogs fell at Corinth 70-50. Corinth jumped to a 14 point lead after the first frame, and took a 34-19 lead to the half. The Bulldogs outscored Corinth in the third, but another 23 by the home team in the fourth […]

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Bulldogs improve to 5-1 with win over Senatobia

Keeping their heads up and remaining positive are just two things that have attributed to New Albany’s early success this soccer season. With only one loss so far, the Bulldogs improved to 5-1defeating Senatobia last Tuesday night. “We work well together and you never hear any criticism,” head coach Taylor Nichols said. “Whether we score […]

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County school district receives Beacon award for MCT2 performance

The Union County School District was once again recognized among the top school districts in the state of Mississippi when it was the recipient of the Lighthouse School Leader Beacon Award in late November. The award, which the school district has been honored with two out of the past four years, was accepted by Union […]

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Lady Bulldogs remain perfect

A pleasant surprise for New Albany fans has been the recent play of the girls basketball team. Currently 8-0 with two games until division play, the Lady Bulldogs have performed well with a young team. Their most recent win came at Corinth last Tuesday, 70-60. Corinth held a two-point lead after the first quarter, and […]

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NAHS picks up wins over North Pontotoc, girls defeat Lafayette

New Albany 4 North Pontotoc 1 (Girls) The Lady Bulldogs picked  up another win Friday night, as they defeated the North Pontotoc Lady Vikings 4-1. The first goal for New Albany was scored by Shelby Brown, who was unassisted.  That first score was followed with a second by Jenna Davis on a feed from Brown.  […]

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Hawks pull away from Urchins in county showdown

Myrtle 77 East Union 59 A tale of two halves would be the best way to describe the in-county match-up between Myrtle and East Union. Coming off their first loss of the season, Myrtle looked to rebound against the struggling Urchins, but a great effort by Coach Tim McDonald’s squad gave the Hawks a hard […]

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Local health educator urges frequent tests for Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and is a great time to bring awareness and attention to the disease of diabetes and the importance of diabetes control.  According to the American Diabetes Association Web site, “There are 23.6 million children and adults in the United States, or 7.8% of the population, who have diabetes. While an […]

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Myrtle graduate finds success as Ole Miss theater set designer

Humble, soft-spoken Christopher Raines uses his knowledge of carpentry to build elaborate theatrical sets for the Ole Miss Theatre Department. A 2003 graduate of Myrtle Attendance Center, Raines always enjoyed carpentry as a child when he learned construction from his uncle and grandpa. He said that he enjoys theatre because of the people in the […]

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Miss. Blues trail to make stop in New Albany

Union County will soon be designated as a stop on the Mississippi Blues Trail. Blues musicians Sam Mosley, Bob Johnson and Billy Ball from Billy Ball and the Upsetters will all be recognized on a newly placed Mississippi Blues Commission blues marker near the Union County Heritage Museum. Union County natives Sam Mosley and Robert […]

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New Albany aldermen uphold Capaning termination

During its Monday, Nov. 17 public meeting, the New Albany board of  aldermen announced that it decided to uphold its earlier termination of former New Albany Parks and Recreation Director Edgar Capaning. Monday’s meeting had been set during the board’s Nov. 4 meeting due to many citizens’ concerns and questions regarding the manner in which […]

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Jarretts celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin P. Jarrett of Shady Grove will be honored on their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, November 30, 2008 with a reception from 2-3 p.m. at their home. The celebration  will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. All friends and relatives are invited.

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Grisham, Cowart to wed Dec. 13

Dr. and Mrs. Eddie Jackson Grisham are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Beth Christina Grisham of Augusta, Ga. to Kevin Benjamin Cowart of Thomson, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Benje L. Cowart of Thomson, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Herbert Thomas and the late Mrs. […]

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LG&W says iron build-up is cause of brown water, still safe to drink

New Albany residents and business owners have recently seen a light or dark brown discoloration in the water. This discoloration is not harmful to drink or use unless the water is brown and laundry is done. In that case, the laundry might turn brown as well. Harold Smith, manager of New Albany Light, Gas and […]

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Northeast-New Albany to offer hybrid of traditional, online courses in spring

Students attending Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) in the spring semester will have the ability to take hybrid courses.     According to the 2009 NEMCC student handbook, “NEMCC hybrid courses combine traditional face-to-face classroom instruction with internet-based distance education. This is the first time that courses like this have ever been offered at Northeast.” NEMCC […]

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