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East Union Homecoming Court

The following are members of the 2013-2014 East Union Homecoming Court: Allie Epting, Dakota Edwards, Mallory Roberts, Jacob Elder, Jessica Bishop, Carol Coker, Chip Gibson,and Stephanie Hardy. (not pictured Brett Rakestraw and Tray Davis) The Homecoming Festivities will begin at 1:30 and again at 5:30, weather permitting, on Friday December 6, 2013. All alumni and […]

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Swimmers raise $4,000 to support pool feasibility study

By J. Lynn West In response to growing interest in the building of a city swimming pool or aquaplex, aldermen recently allotted $10,000 toward a feasibility study on the matter. A group that would be directly affected and perhaps is most interested is the Tallahatchie Tidal Wave Swim Team. The group, which now practices at […]

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First club fellowship meal set; Boys & Girls Club Champions For Youth Award to honor Jay Herrington

On Nov. 25, the Boys & Girls Club of New Albany will honor Jay Herrington and his commitment to youth in New Albany and Union County during the organization’s annual dinner that will be held this year at the New Albany Boys & Girls Club during their first Club fellowship meal. This is the third […]

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4-H member presented awards at banquet

Outstanding Jr. 4-H member Joe Davis, 4-H Volunteer, awarded Jala Ross with the 2013 Outstanding Jr. Member Award at the Annual 4-H Awards Program. Jala is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Jenkins and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Ross. 4-H cooking club winner Mrs. Judith Ward, 4-H Volunteer, presented the 4-H Cooking Club Award […]

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Future astronauts

Fourteen Union County young people learned about principles of gravity, motion and other aspects of physics related to space travel during Space Camp at the Union County Extension Service. 4-H Youth Agent Gina Wills and Extension Director Stanley Wise led the group through a series of experiments including building and launching a rocket. Here, from […]

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Local 4-Hers win honors at club congress

First Place Team (L-R) Valerie Moody, Lauren Cantrell, Hannah May and Rachel Peeler won first place in both the Consumer Judging Contest and the Veterinary Science Contest at the 2013 State 4-H Club Congress at Mississippi State University. The team will travel to Denver Colorado in January to compete in the Western National Consumer Judging […]

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Kids in the Kitchen workshop

Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education Program will be sponsoring a Kids in the Kitchen Workshop on Wednesday, July 31. This free workshop will be held at the Union County Extension Office from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ages 6-9 are welcome. Youths will learn how to prepare simple, healthy foods that […]

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