Union County Heritage museum changes business hours

Beginning in January 2009, new hours at the Union County Heritage Museum will be 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday. In addition, this is the final week for the exotic animal exhibit featuring the mounts and animals collected by the late Chico Foote. This exhibit […]

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Union County Jail Docket for Jan. 9, 2009

Johnny Porter, P.O. Box 422, Potts Camp, 46, was charged with a warrant for contempt of court and old fines on Jan. 5, 2009, at 3:35 p.m. Amy Willard, 202 Apple St., New Albany, 26, was charged with possession of paraphernalia and petty larceny on Jan. 5, 2009, at 4 p.m. Michael J. Harmon, 1446 […]

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Myrtle looks at purchase of new water tower

A new water tower for the town of Myrtle is in the talks, as ESI Engineering Solutions were the guest at the January Aldermen meeting, held Tuesday, January 6. Mayor Joe Rials and company are interested in placing another tower in town to serve as a back-up in the event of another situation such as […]

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NA aldermen approve further payments for Martintown Industrial site construction

During its first meeting of the new year, the New Albany board of aldermen approved the payment of invoices toward the continuing installation of road, water, sewer and gas lines at the Martintown Industrial Park site, located off Highway 30 West. The first invoice concerned the payment to Sherman-based Mendrop-Wages,  LLC, the firm overseeing all […]

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Union County to begin football coach search

Just as it gave Union County Superintendent Ken Basil authority to begin the search for a band director in the month of December, the Union County School Board gave Basil authority to begin a search for a football coach during January’s monthly meeting. After deciding to develop an all-county Jr. High football team, with the […]

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‘Dawgs, Falcons pick up victories

New Albany 73 Saltillo 51 (boys) The Bulldogs have now won four in a row, as they won on the road versus the Tigers, 73-51. New Albany scored the most in the even numbered quarters, as they posted 22 in the second and 23 in the fourth frame to pull away for their eighth win […]

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NAHS improves to 15-0, Ingomar downs Tremont

Coldwater 52 West Union 34 West Union was able to keep up with Coldwater in their first game after the holidays, but a tough defense held the Lady Eagles as they fell 52-34 Tuesday night. West Union went into the second frame with a 13-11 advantage, but were unable to score in double digits again […]

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Spears, Gilbert highlight in-county showdown

When Myrtle takes the court at New Albany this Friday night, all eyes will be on the play of two individuals in particular. The shocking part about this is that they’re also the youngest members of their respective teams. Aspriona Gilbert of Myrtle and Jazmine Spears for New Albany have created a lot of buzz […]

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NAHS soccer facing tough portion of schedule

New Albany has a tough road ahead of them as they are set to play three matches this week, two of which are in divisional play.  New Albany was in action last week, taking on Senatobia and North Pontotoc. New Albany 3 Senatobia 1 (girls) The New Albany High School Lady ‘Dawgs soccer team closed […]

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NAHS goes undefeated in Mooreville Tourney

New Albany kicked off the second half of their season, as they traveled to Mooreville for the Troopers’ Tournament last Friday and Saturday. Both the ‘Dawgs and Lady ‘Dawgs went 2-0 in the tournament, as John Stroud’s Lady Bulldogs are now 14-0 on the season. New Albany 65 Belmont 63 (boys) Malcom Spears and Adrian […]

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Lady Hawks win two in “O-Town Showdown”

Myrtle and Grenada struggled shooting in the morning game of the O-Town Showdown on Saturday, but the Lady Hawks finally woke up with just over two-minutes left in the third quarter to pull away from the Lady Chargers for a 50-43 win at Oxford High School. “Grenada looked like a D1 team with their size […]

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Williamson sharp shooter on and off the court

Senior guard/forward Amber Williamson has long been known as a sharp shooting threat for the Myrtle Lady Hawks, but her sharp shooting skills are not limited to just the basketball court. Earlier in the season Williamson dropped a career-high 32 points on Hickory Flat, but it was her six-point she dropped shortly after the Lady […]

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Potts Camp woman keeps husband’s legacy alive

A scrapbook full of articles can help one remember and reminisce certain events, but for one Potts Camp woman, it was how she stayed connected with her high school sweetheart as he played college basketball. Tom “Mitch” Stone and his wife, Anna, were high school sweethearts while in school at Potts Camp in the 1930s. […]

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