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Jets Defeat Thunder in Cotton States Softball

by Dennis Clayton The Northeast Mississippi Jets used a huge eight run second to hand the Tupelo Thunder their first league loss in their 13-10 victory. The Jets sent 12 batters to the plate during the second inning scoring outburst as they collected six hits to take a 12- 2 lead after two innings. The […]

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Caroline Mueller of New Albany attempts to dribble past Rachel Hill and Kenley Stephens of Amory in ICC 7v7 soccer tournament action. Photo by Melissa Meador Monroe Journal

Amory girls, Saltillo boys win inaugural ICC Soccer Showcase

Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – The Amory Lady Panthers and Saltillo Tigers won the inaugural Itawamba Community College High School Soccer Showcase held at the ICC Soccer Complex on Thursday. The Lady Panthers picked up 4-0 wins over Saltillo and Itawamba AHS along with a key 2-1 victory over New Albany to earn the girls’ […]

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Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

The above question was the title of a hit song in the late Sixties by Chicago Transit Authority (later shortened to Chicago because the real transit authority complained about the group’s name). Anyhow, the question in the song went like this “Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care? Well I […]

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Cotton States Baseball League Results

COTTON STATES BASEBALL LEAGUE Golden Triangle Jets 140 020 1 – 8 12 1 Tippah Tribe……………103 000 0 – 4 6 6 WP – J. Reeves. LP – A. Ralston. S – None. Multiple hits – (GT) Jordan Lambert 2, Fredrico Moody, Josh Whitaker, (T) Boyce 2.

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Showcase provides training for soccer teams

While neither of New Albany High School’s soccer teams won the inaugural Itawamba Community College High School Soccer Showcase, held last Thursday, both the boy’s and girl’s squad showed Coach Caryl Vogel positive growth for next year. “Practices in the summer time like these are definitely good for keeping teams in shape,” Vogel said.  “Both […]

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The art of cheerleading

The memorization and practice of cheers and dance moves, the teamwork with others, competing in competitions, having complete faith in a team member, and showing school spirit constantly are all attributes of what a cheerleader is all about. Cheerleaders are known as athletes, those who bring spirit to a game, and those who represent the […]

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Race tightens for medical examiner post

The race for Union County’s medical examiner position became more populated in recent days as three more residents qualified to run in November’s special election. Pamela Steward Denham, Wayne Martin and Stephen Robinson have all thrown their hats into the ring, in addition to those who have already qualified. Previous qualifiers are Rob Anderson, Pam […]

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Baptist enters drug pricing program

The Union County Board of Supervisors agreed to enter into a memorandum of understanding Monday morning with Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County for the hospital to provide for low-income patients by offering the 340B program. The 340B Drug Pricing Program (340B program) was created in 1992 to provide discounts on outpatient prescription drugs to select safety […]

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Supervisors approve $2 increase on residential garbage rates

Beginning next year, residential and commercial garbage rates will be increasing for Union County residents. The Union County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal Monday to raise residential rates by $2, effective Jan. 1, 2014.   The board began discussing  the idea of raising garbage rates at the end of May Board members cited the […]

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Ada Lucille Mayo

Mayo is 95

Ada Lucille Mayo recently celebrated her 95th Birthday. She celebrated with family and friends at Magnolia Place. She was born July 1, 1918. Sending this is her daughter Rita Mayo-Hall, home phone 534-2572 , cell 316-0479. If any questions. Thank you.

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