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Wilson leads Hawks over Potts Camp

In a game that was close for all but the fourth quarter, Myrtle battled for a big division win against Potts Camp, 75-58 Tuesday night. The Hawks built an early 9-6 lead, but the story for the Cardinals was the play of Ladarrius Beard, who single handily kept Potts Camp in the contest, scoring nine […]

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Down but not out, Lady ‘Dawgs 24-0

Missing two key defensive components, the Lady ‘Dawgs are still winning and winning big, as they defeated Tishomingo County 64-40 Tuesday night. With scoring from four different players, New Albany built a 10-0 lead before Tish. scored their first basket. The Lady Braves would go on a 4:19 scoring drought beginning late in the first […]

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New Albany school district names its four teachers of the year

New Albany School District recently selected the four Teachers of the Year and the District Teacher of the Year at their four schools. Lee Ann Thompson won District Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Year for New Albany High School, Billy Matkins won Teacher of the Year for the School of Career and […]

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City, county agencies to see communication upgrade

New Albany and Union County law enforcement and emergency management departments will soon see an upgrade in communications equipment, the Union County Supervisors decided Monday. These city and county agencies will soon receive new radios and dispatch equipment, due to a joint city and county grant project called the Public Safety Interoperability Communication Grant project. […]

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Lions Club ‘Dinner for Two’ raffle

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Ingomar’s biggest fan

Student, administrator, worker, counselor and friend. Many words come to mind when describing Tate McCollum, who is one of the most recognizable faces in the Ingomar community. From the hallways at school to any and every sporting event, McCollum is there shaking hands and hugging everyone he sees. McCollum has been a facet at Ingomar […]

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County puts football coach on hold

A month after the Union County School Board voted to move forward with plans to hire a full-time football coach, the board decided Monday to cancel those plans for the near future. Union County School District Superintendent Ken Basil brought a recommendation to the board Monday that the district not seek to hire a full […]

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‘Joseph’ comes to New Albany this weekend

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Obituaries for January 22, 2010

 Gene Wells, 74 Gene Edward Wells, 74,  of Etta, died Monday January 18, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County.  He was born Nov. 18, 1935 in Lafayette County to the late Joseph Webster Wells and Flossie Jewel Garrison.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served more than 20 years in the U.S. […]

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Miss. artist shares story, art at museum event

Creativity, expression, art used as therapy, and using pieces from one’s life to create unique and individual art are a few of the topics discussed at last week’s Museum Moments. “Express, Explore, Expand: One Woman’s Journey” was the title of artist and therapist Jaylene Whitehurst’s art exhibit that is currently on display at the Union […]

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