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Myrtle Hawk News

 Welcome everyone who is reading this column.  It is Myrtle Attendance Center’s school and, occasionally,community news.  I am not only writing for the Gazette but also for the News Exchange now.  So for all the people who read the exchange, I am excited to now be able to reach you.  First off, my name is […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: My cousin has finally had a baby after years of trying. I was really happy for her, until I found out what she named her son. Three years ago, my son “Terence” was stillborn when I was eight months along. This, of course, was very traumatic for my husband, my four surviving children […]

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Playhouse News

 The line was the shortest in the choice of four, so I pushed my few items close to the cashier to wait my turn. The customer in front of me surely didn’t know my rushed schedule or she wouldn’t have pulled out the stash of coupons from her wallet. But she did. Slower than I […]

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Sherman News

 The Tri-County Baptist youth attended a youth rally at Lakeview Saturday night, October 17. The Sherman Baptist Children went to the Corn Maze Sunday, Oct. 18. Operation Christmas child boxes are in the Sherman Baptist Library. The church goal is to fill 75 boxes. The Sherman Baptist children are selling t-shirts for a fundraiser. To […]

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Hurricane News

 The Veteran’s Sidewalk and Monument at the Hurricane Community Center is a nice addition to the community center grounds.  A brick for the sidewalk can be purchased for $30.00 with an inscription up to three lines for a veteran.  Contact Jack Ezell for information or get a form with information at Bullard’s Grocery or Jeff’s […]

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New Albany Bulldogs, Lady Hawks pick up county cross country titles

Union County squared off in the annual UC Championship in cross country this past Saturday at the New Albany Sportsplex. Hosted this year by East Union, participants from each school faced off for bragging rights in the county. Last year, East Union’s boys and Myrtle’s girls took home top honors, and the Lady Hawks defended […]

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UC football completes first season

Union County experimented with football, fielding their first team this fall and have now wrapped up their inaugural season, as they played Potts Camp last Saturday at Kitchens’ Field. UC ended their first year falling to the Cardinals, 14-12 in the 7th-8th grade game and 20-18 in overtime in the 9th grade game. “It was […]

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NAHS holds final division playoff spot

New Albany made a strong statement Friday night, downing North Pontotoc 42-20 to take sole possession of the final playoff spot in Division 1-4A. Kareem Brown set the tone for the game on the opening kickoff, take a fumble by the Vikings back for the game’s first touchdown at the 11:48 mark. New Albany struck […]

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Dogwood hills garden Club

 The October meeting of the Dogwood Hills Garden Club included a picnic at Camp Armstrong on Oct. 1, 2009.  Hostesses were Sandra Ford and Gerri Ward.  Jackie Ford and Clifton Pannell were the masters of the grill. After the picnic, Mrs. Ford introduced the speaker, Mike Carter, park ranger, who is staitoned at Bay Springs.  […]

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Obituaries for October 16, 2009

 Ricky Hancock, 61 Ricky Arnold Hancock, age 61, of Sherman, died October 12, 2009 at his residence in Sherman.  He was born March 12, 1948 in Union County to the late Sanford Audrey Hancock and Margarette Modene Hancock.  He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  He was currently […]

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The Goudys united August 22

Jennifer Elizabeth Childers and Ronnie Clay Goudy were united in marriage August 22, 2009 at six o’clock in the evening at First Baptist Church in New Albany with Reverend Bill Foley officiating the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Childers of New Albany. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Elizabeth […]

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Convenient payments

 Union County has taken a positive step to make it easier on citizens to pay their traffic tickets to the Union County Justice Court. The county has signed a contract with nCourt, a private online technology company, to allow tickets to be paid online with a credit or debit card. The City of New Albany […]

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Barbour: more cuts coming

A little more than a month has passed and Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has announced that more cuts are expected to the state’s budget. Barbour announced Wednesday that the continuation of a shortfall to the state’s revenue requires more cuts than the $171.9 million budget cuts he ordered in early September. The shortfall, Barbour said […]

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Work ethic and squirrels

 It’s a busy time in our yard. There’s lots of scurrying around, getting everything ready for winter. No, it’s not me I’m talking about. It’s not even our son, Joe, who helps out mowing the yard when it needs it. Or when it is dry enough, which hasn’t been often lately.  Right now, the scurrying […]

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