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By Lou McQuary Ginger and Stephen Harrell had a graduation party honoring their daughter, Julie Canoy, on May 17. Julie is a senior at West Union and will graduate on May 24 as salutatorian of her class with special honors. About 85 people enjoyed the food and desserts Ginger had prepared. Shirley Shirley, Susan McClelland, […]

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White wins New Albany’s Ward 3 race

Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, election officials declared Kevin Dale White the unofficial winner of a runoff election in New Albany's 3rd Ward.   White received 188 votes in the runoff election, or 55.8 percent of the vote, compared to 149 votes, or 44.2 percent for his opponent, Larry Dykes. The total vote count included […]

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Runoff election results 2013

Voters in Amory, Baldwyn and Shannon will choose mayors and Booneville will narrow its mayoral field for the general election in party primary runoffs today. They are among 11 Northeast Mississippi municipalities holding runoffs. Tupelo is not one of them; the two-man mayor’s race will be decided in the June 4 general election. Polls open […]

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New Albany tennis repeats as 4A state tennis champs

There were more than enough setbacks before New Albany could finally hit the courts in defense of its state title in 4A tennis. Recent rains reeked havoc on the postseason, but on Tuesday, almost two weeks after the originally scheduled state title match against St. Stanislaus, the Bulldogs took care of business, defeating the Rock-a-Chaws […]

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Urchins win first game of north half

East Union is one game away from making it to Pearl after taking a 1-0 series lead against Baldwyn on Thursday. The Urchins jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first, as Trey Barkley led off with a triple. Loading the bases for Tray Davis, the first run was brought in on a sac fly. […]

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Lady Eagles fall in game one of state championship

Ridgeland– Errors hurt West Union in game one of the 1A state championships on Friday, as Nanih Waiya took a 1-0 series lead after a 15-6 win. After the Lady Eagles took an early 4-0 lead after the first inning, the Lady Warriors worked its way back into the game, scoring its first run in […]

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Lady Eagles end season as runners up in 1A softball

West Union found itself in a strikingly similar situation in Saturday’s game two of the 1A state championships. Much like Friday’s first game, the Lady Eagles built a lead but were unable to sustain that, falling 13-7 to Nanih Waiya. After watching the first three batters go quick in the first inning, West placed two […]

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Urchins, Bearcats to battle in game three of north half

Baldwyn has forced game three for the 2A north half championship, holding on for a 2-1 over East Union. Twice postponed due the weather, both teams took the field on Sunday, and it was a showdown between pitchers Dustin Kirk and Cody Bo Dillard. Reggie Richey registered the first hit for either team in the […]

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Improving city water

New Albany has taken another major step toward improving its water system. New Albany Light, Gas & Water has been approved for a federal grant of $1.3 million to help pay for new water lines along much of North Street, as well as add a water tank, booster pump station and two new wells to […]

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Making a Comeback

Much has been made of making a “comeback” in the realm of sports and this past week’s games involving East Union baseball and West Union softball seemed to fit the bill. Both teams showed the resolve and determination necessary to stage differing types of comebacks by the respective teams. Let’s start with East Union since […]

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