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Biodiesel plant explosion rocks county

The incident occurred about 5:45 a.m. Wednesday at North Mississippi Biodiesel, also known as JNS Biodiesel, at 823 Hwy. 15 North near the industrial park, when a fire apparently caused the tanks containing flammable liquids to begin to explode. An exact cause was still undetermined Wednesday but Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said investigation into that would […]

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‘‘Luncheon with Books’ examines women working with food

Amy Evans, lead oral historian with The Southern Foodways Alliance, came to speak on the way women worked and still work.  This is in conjunction with the Smithsonian traveling exhibit, “The Way We Worked” and there were many images on the wall in the library about the way women work in general and the way […]

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Hawks get defensive at home

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal MYRTLE – The Myrtle boys defended their home court and picked up their 10th win Friday with a 56-50 win against Tremont. “We played a really good first half I thought, defensively,” first-year Myrtle coach Rob Browning said. “They’re real good.” First-year Tremont coach Brian Pearson was Browning’s assistant at […]

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Casey Whiteside of New Albany chips the shot over the Tishomingo County defender to score a goal during Friday's division win by the Bulldogs by the score of 8-2. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

New Albany overwhelms Tishomingo County in soccer

by Dennis Clayton New Albany defeated Tishomingo County by large margins on Friday night, but the matches took differing ways to arrive at the final scores. New Albany girls scored early and often to race to a commanding lead at half. New Albany boys held a narrow lead at half, but reeled off six second […]

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Wrapping it up and moving on

by Dennis Clayton This marks the final entry for me in the News Exchange. Yes, on January 1, I will be in another paper under a different header. However, I will still be working for Journal Inc. and will be adding to my 14 years of association with them. I will just be moving over […]

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Holiday closings

Most businesses will close Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Some governmental offices will also close Thursday, Dec. 26, and may close early on Christmas Eve. Because the Three Rivers Regional Landfill will be open both the day before and day after Christmas and New Year’s Day, solid-waste […]

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Museum filled with ‘enchanted’ trees

Christmas comes in all shapes and the Trees of Enchantment at the Union County Heritage Museum offer different styles and eras of decorations. Different clubs and organizations have each taken different approaches to the trees that are in the galleries and halls this holiday season. One tree, decorated by the Tallahatchie Arts Council, not only […]

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Super Couponing Tips with Jill Cataldo

Brave New Couponing World By Jill Cataldo CTW Features As technology continues to evolve, the way we receive coupons does too. If you’re a smartphone or tablet user, did you know that you might be able to use these devices to print coupons? One of my readers has been wondering just how to do this. […]

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News Exchange to discontinue publication

A letter from the editor To our readers and other friends: The News Exchange will cease publication following the Dec. 26 edition. This newspaper will merge with the New Albany Gazette as a result of Journal, Inc.’s recent purchase of the Gazette. Journal, Inc. purchased the News Exchange in 2008. The result of combining the […]

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Tigers squash Bulldogs’ attempt at comeback

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – Cannan Ratliff led four Ripley Tigers in double digits with a game-high 25 points on Friday, including four key free throws in the fourth quarter to help them hold off the New Albany Bulldogs 84-81 in a key Division 2-4A battle that went to the wire. Ripley looked […]

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