Where are the Wild Things? At the UC Heritage Museum

 A plethora of wild animals are on exhibit at the Union County Heritage Museum from December 1, 2008 to January 10, 2009.  Union County native Chico Foote is the reason these animals are on display. He was a big game hunter and traveled extensively with a quest to hunt the largest and most vicious animals […]

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NA Rotary Club hosts “Christmas in New Albany” Dec. 11, 12

It is the time of year for giving, celebrating and enjoying the wonders and sights of the holiday season. In conjunction with getting in the holiday spirit, the concert “Christmas in New Albany” will be held Thursday, December 11 and Friday, December 12 at the Cine Theater (Magnolia Civic Center) in downtown New Albany at […]

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Union County Supervisors to execute deed for purchase of Littlejohn property

A deed will be drawn up soon for the recently purchased Littlejohn Law Firm office building, located at  108 and 110 East Main Street, across the street from the Chancery Court building. Board attorney Thad Mueller said, “(County Architect) Hubert Foley surveyed the property and I am going to draw up the deed.” The board […]

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Myrtle further discusses new trash ordinance

A quiet month called for a short meeting of the Myrtle Aldermen on December 4. Alderman David Brown sat in place of Mayor Joe Rials, who was out of town on business. The Aldermen reviewed the property violations from November, and Town Clerk Marie White set pointed out three serious violations that attorney Joe Davis […]

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From student to published author

Humbled 17-year-old New Albany High School student Patricia Wiseman has done something at an early age that some writers work their lifetime to accomplish: publish a novel. The day before Thanksgiving break she received a package in the mail and it contained her first novel, bound and complete. “I was shocked to actually see my […]

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Union County Blues Musicians honored with marker

Blues musicians and Union Countians Sam Mosley, Bob Johnson and Billy Ball were all commemorated with a Mississippi Blues Trail Marker erected in their honor. The Mississippi Blues Commission is erecting 140 blues trail markers across the state of Mississippi and the one in New Albany is the 60th marker to be erected. On Monday, […]

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NAHS defeats Lafayette, improves to 6-1 on the year.

New Albany 4 Lafayette 1 The Lady Bulldogs improve to 6-1 on the year, as they traveled to Lafayette and defeated the Lady Commodores 4-1 Saturday. Stephanie Fernandez had two goals in the winning effort, while Jenna Davis and Randi Stevens scored as well for New Albany. Assisting on the goals for the Lady Bulldogs […]

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EU picks up second win, Myrtle goes undefeated in home tourney

West Union 42 North Pontotoc 41 The Lady Eagles’ tough summer schedule helped Kimberly Jumper and West Union stay cool, calm, and collected in final seconds of their thrilling 42-41 victory over the North Pontotoc Lady Vikings to claim the championship of the North Pontotoc Invitational Tournament. Trailing 41-40, a near turnover ended up in […]

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Myrtle comesback versus Falcons

Vardaman 77  West Union 60 Wesley Jumper scored 30 and Luke Wait added 10 as West Union dropped a 77-60 decision to the Vardaman Rams in the boys’ consolation game on Saturday.  Sergio Prescott lead Vardaman with 29 points. Home for the holidays West Union fans will be able to get their fill of basketball […]

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Winners of 2008 New Albany Christmas Parade announced

Congratulations is extended to the following float winners in New Albany’s 2008 Christmas Parade. Business Category: 1st Cool Creek Kennels & Stables 2nd Rainbow Learning Center 3rd Robbins Farms Youth Category: 1st Cub Scout Pack #319 2nd Girl Scout Brownie Troop #326 3rd New Albany School of Ballet & Dance Arts Church Category: 1st Fredonia […]

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West Union continues winning ways in bowling

West Union continued on their winning ways early in this bowling season, as both the boys and girls defeated South Panola. On the girls side, the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Tigers 5-3, despite the high game and high series both coming from South Panola. Marlee Goforth held both titles in the match, as she […]

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Myrtle, NAHS fall on the road

Ripley 87 NAHS 62 The Bulldogs were unable to find the basket early, as they fell in a hole and could not comeback versus Ripley Tuesday night. Searching for consistancy, Kareem Brown New Albany in scoring for the second game in a row, as his 13 paced the Bulldog offense. Cameo mabry added 11 on […]

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NAHS picks up another win, Myrtle falls at Shaw

NAHS 60 Ripley 50 Ripley attempted to rally in the fourth, but the Lady Bulldogs were able to hold on to remain undefeated, downing the Lady Tigers 60-50 Tuesday night. Ripley scored 20 in the final frame, after only putting up 30 in the first three quarters. New Albany was consistent in their scoring throughout […]

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NAHS cheerleaders prepare for UCA

With months of preparation now behind them, the New Albany Cheerleading squad is ready to showcase their talent, as they will be competing in the UCA Dixie Regional Competition this Saturday, December 6 at the Bancorp South Center in Tupelo. The squad has already placed first in the 4A Large Division in the MHSAA North […]

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