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East Union ends season in region tournament

East Union watched their season come to end on Tuesday and Thursday, as the Lady Urchins were defeated by Hickory Flat, 62-42 and the Urchins 65-45 to Ashland on Wednesday. In the Wednesday match-up, the Blue Devils jumped to a 7-0 lead with the help of two Urchin turnovers. A triple by Chris Tables and […]

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Lady Hawks advance to semifinals

The Lady Hawks had no problem advancing to Thursday’s semifinals after defeating Blue Mountain, 56-36 Tuesday night. Falling behind early 16-2, Blue Mountain scored six of the opening quarter’s final eight points to make it a 10 point deficit. Shaqueena Ross and Tamara Knox each scored to open the second quarter, making it a six […]

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Lady Eagles head to semis

After a slow start, the Lady Eagles pulled away with help from their seniors as they ended Ingomar’s season with a 58-34 loss Tuesday. The opening frame was a slow one for both teams with West Union holding a slim 9-7 advantage. The Lady Falcons took the lead after a basket by Kate Webb early […]

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Obituaries for February 10, 2010

 Opal Lollar Decanter, 77 Opal Decanter, 77, of New Albany, died Thursday Feb. 4, 2010 at her residence.  She was born in Lee county on February 24, 1932 to the Late John Lollar and Ocie Lollar. She loved working in her garden and she loved her flowers.  Services were Saturday Feb. 6, 2010 at 2 pm […]

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Sportsplex financing

 The New Albany Board of Aldermen has taken bids for site preparation for the expansion of the Sportsplex to the north side of U.S. Highway 78. The bids range from $403,417 to $666,814, and Mendrop-Wages, the engineering firm handling the project, is analyzing the bids and expects to have a recommendation for the board, perhaps […]

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Last test before playoffs

County teams gathered for the final weekend of the regular season, participating in the 13th annual Robertson’s Sportswear/Renasant Bank Cancer Relay For Life Lady Challenge at Ingomar last Saturday. Using the games as preparation for division tournaments this week, East Union, West Union and Ingomar all competed against some of the best in the area […]

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Rebels sweep Ingomar on senior night

Hickory Flat showed up big on senior night, taking down Ingomar 88-86 in overtime last Friday. The Falcons led throughout the contest, only to watch the Rebels take the lead late in the fourth quarter. Ingoma held the 35-29 lead at the half before Zavion Adams came alive in the second half, scoring 10 of […]

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Lady Bulldogs avoid tidal wave

No matter the situation, the Lady Bulldogs are finding ways to win. Leading by as many as 19 in the second half, New Albany watched as Amber Jackson and Kari Copeland brought Tupelo back to an almost upset of the state’s top ranked team. Thanks to six points from Jazmine Spears and free throws down […]

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Obituaries for February 5, 2010

 Cameron  Kohlhagen Cameron C. “Cam” Kohlhagen, also known as “Lover” by his beloved wife, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2010 at a local assisted living facility. He was born in Romeo, MI, and had lived in Panama City Beach since 1965. He was a loving husband to wife Georgia, and dedicated father to his […]

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Our dogs and table manners

 Our dogs have forgotten their table manners. When we sit down to eat, Molly, my wife’s 2-year-old beagle, only a few months out of the animal rescue group, jumps up and puts her front paws on someone’s lap and her head within licking distance of the nearest plate. We push her down and she pops […]

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New signals at Exit 61

 The installation of traffic signals for the ramps at Exit 61 on U.S. Highway 78 (future Interstate 22) should go a long way toward improving traffic flow and safety in the area. Motorists will no longer have to take the “hold your heart and go” approach in trying to exit the ramps onto State Highway […]

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Athletic trainers service Union County schools

You can see them on any given game day treating athletes throughout Union County, but there is much more involved in the work routine of athletic trainers. Mandy Wise and Jeremy Dorrough have worked with Crossroads Rehabilitation, providing complementary service to four of the five county schools, but each took different paths to sports medicine. […]

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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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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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