Flu shots expected to be more effective this year but adults may need other vaccinations as well

It’s once again time for people to consider getting their influenza vaccinations for the year. While it’s too early to tell for sure, health officials are expecting this year’s vaccine to be more effective than last year. The vaccines have to be prepared before flu season so which varieties that are to be protected against […]

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Learning more about prostate health

By Ben Bernstein, MD September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and I want to encourage everyone, especially men, to learn more about prostate cancer and how it can affect your health. There are late stages of prostate cancer that can cause patients to experience various symptoms like severe back pain, difficulty emptying the bladder, […]

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Work under way on Zaxby’s

  Work finally began on the long-awaited Zaxby’s chicken restaurant this past week. Although the start was delayed several months, city officials say they have been told the work will be complete in 90 days. The restaurant will be on Park Plaza Drive between Lowes and Tallahatchie Storage.

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Faulkner Scenic Byway tour planned for Friday afternoon

The Faulkner Scenic Byway tour will leave New Albany on Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. from the First United Methodist Church parking lot.  The tour bus will carry visitors to Greenfield Farm, Rocky Ford, Philadelphia Community and will be at Rowan Oak at approximately 4:30 for a reception.  From there it will return to New Albany. […]

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Oct.3 last day to register to vote in November general election

National Voter Registration Day was Sept. 22 and the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office wants to encourage voters to register to vote in the upcoming general election. “Casting a ballot on Election Day is not only our right, but our responsibility—one we too often take for granted,” says Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann.  “We have […]

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Community helpers day held for county students

Pre-K and kindergarten students from the four county schools were brought to BNA Bank Park Wednesday morning to visit with some of the community helpers who provide services every day. They included law enforcement, fire, utility, medical and other professionals who talked with the children and showed them aspects of their jobs.       […]

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Jordon Salmon and his East Union teammates hope to build on last week's successful first place finish at Saltillo as they host the SouthernTee's Challenge. File photo.

SouthernTee’s Challenge to feature competitive field

BY DENNIS CLAYTON Saturday’s SouthernTee’s Challenge will host a field of 24 teams and should again prove to be extremely competitive in all four varsity races. East Union is fresh off a big day at the Saltillo Invitational in the 1A-3A boys as they took first with 43 points easily out-distancing second place Potts Camp’s […]

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Chase Coffey had three RBIs for the Lady Eagles on Thursday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Eagles take division win over Lady Rebels

BY DENNIS CLAYTON HICKORY FLAT – West Union bunched all their runs into two innings to down Hickory Flat 9-1 in their Division 2-1A game on Thursday. Chase Coffey had a big day at the plate, driving in three runs with a double and single plus adding a run scored of her own. After Hickory […]

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Lady Eagles clip Lady Hawks in division

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ENTERPRISE – West Union came into Tuesday’s game against Division 2-1A rival needing not only a win, but needing to win by three runs. They got the win and nearly had the run differential, but the Lady Hawks rallied for four runs with two outs in the seventh to close to within […]

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Urchins run away with first at Saltillo Invitational

BY DENNIS CLAYTON SALTILLO – East Union boys ran in dominating fashion at the Saltillo Invitational Meet on Saturday as they took top honors in the 1A-3A division with 43 points, easily outdistancing second place Potts Camp, which finished with 128 points. Jordon Salmon led the Urchins with his second place finish with a time […]

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