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Marley Long of West Union watches the flight of the double by Callie Baggett during game one of the series against Wheeler. Long doubled and scored on the Baggett double. West Union won the series 2-1. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

West Union overcomes slow start to fly past Wheeler

by Dennis Clayton West Union got off to a rather slow start on Tuesday against Wheeler, but before the night was over, the Lady Eagles had their offense rolling as the won the opening series of the 1A softball playoffs against Wheeler 2-1. Wheeler won the opening game 3-2 with Bailey Bogue and Marley Long […]

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Spunk Monkees to play at Hill Country Halloween and Chili Cook-Off

The Spunk Monkees will perform from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Hill Country Halloween. “In the tiny town of Myrtle, the Spunk Monkees got its start. In the early 1990s, the band was a country act called Misbehavin’, but the guys felt the call to rock out,” according to band history, Main […]

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New Albany Elementary observes literacy day

New Albany Elementary School celebrated Literacy Day on Sept. 20. Students were able to bring blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals from home to create a comfortable place for reading. Students participated in the NAES Bullpup Read-A-Thon and were treated to a Bullpup Reading Pep Rally featuring New Albany High School cheerleaders. During the Read-A-Thon, more […]

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Northeast Mississippi Community College recently held campus wide elections to select its 2013 homecoming court. Joining queen Brooke Smith of New Albany (front row) are (second row l-r) freshman maid Fu Meng of Corinth, freshman maid Erica Doran of Corinth, (third row l-r) freshman maid Lyndi Stokes of New Albany, sophomore maid Arnenar "Nina Johnson of Verona, freshman maid Tatum Emmons of Booneville, (fourth row l-r) freshman maid Lexie Gamble of Booneville, freshman maid Haleigh Tennison of Booneville, sophomore maid Amanda Permenter of Pontotoc, sophomore maid Katelin Wallace of Tishomingo, (back row l-r) sophomore maid Megan McDonald of New Albany, sophomore maid Gracie Wilbanks of Corinth, sophomore maid Gracie Cheek of Booneville, sophomore maid Abby Little of Corinth and freshman maid Shannon Goode of New Albany.

Union County represented on Northeast Homecoming Court

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Myrtle girls were dominant in the 1A-3A girls 4000 meters on Saturday, placing 8 runners in the top 16. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Myrtle girls and Marquez Howell turn in strong performances in Southerntees Meet

By Dennis Clayton Myrtle girls turned in an impressive and dominating performance in the 1A-3A Girls 4000 meters at the Southerntees Challenge on Saturday. The Lady Hawks placed eight runners in the top 16 to take the trophy home as the top overall team in the event. All eight runners finished the course in times […]

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Eathen Rainey kicks the game-winning FG from 36 yards to complete New Albany's comeback as they won 24-21 in overtime.

Bulldogs win in overtime over Vikings

It was a night of big plays as New Albany and North Pontotoc met in a non-division contest as the Bulldogs celebrated Homecoming. The celebration was made complete when Eathen Rainey’s 36 yard field goal split the uprights in overtime to lift New Albany to comeback win of 24-21. New Albany found themselves trailing North […]

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NAHS homecoming court

Photo by Darrell Ivy/The Image Place New Albany High School homecoming court Members of the New Albany High School 2013 Homecoming Court are, from left, Maid Erin Michael Carter, Maid Ali Sizemore, Maid Allie Owen, Queen Hannah Anderson, Maid Farrah Speck, Maid Lauren Cavender and Maid Darby Mills. The homecoming parade will be through downtown […]

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Myrtle wins important division game against Ingomar

Emily Cook had two hits, scored two runs and was the winning pitcher for Myrtle in their home division win over Ingomar. Morgan Gooch is behind the plate for Ingomar. Photo by Dennis Clayton Myrtle needed not only a win over Ingomar, they needed to cover the run differential from an earlier loss to the […]

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Students put scientific methods to work in skyscraper challenge

Students in eighth grade science classes had the opportunity to use some of the science skills they have been reviewing such as scientific inquiry, thinking like a scientist, observation, prediction, classification, and evaluation. During the week of Aug. 26, students worked in groups to build skyscrapers. The groups were provided with the following materials: a […]

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‘The Beverly Hillbillies,’ headed for RiverFest

A traditional part of Tallahatchie RiverFest each year is the creative displays done by local garden groups. This year, Master Gardeners Janet and Tim Burress, left, and Lisa and Pat James created ‘The Beverly Hillbillies,’ headed for RiverFest in front of the welcome center. The display is made of assorted materials including wood, hay, gourds […]

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