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Christmas in Cotton Plant

December 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Christmas in Cotton Plant is a local Christmas Holiday tradition for many families. With the purchase several years ago of an inflatable Grinch, an “obsession-collection” was begun. Christy and Steven Paul were not satisfied with a display of lights…they wanted a 3-d look. They are now the owners of [Continue Reading]

Nine Northeast Tigers picked for annual All-Star Game

December 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several Northeast Mississippi Community College football players are set to represent their team and institution on the field of competition for one last occasion. Nine Tigers were chosen to participate in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Game. It is the most individual [Continue Reading]

Crossfit Fire Ant is new to New Albany. What is it?

November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Many people wonder what is Crossfit? They may have heard it’s exercise, torture, craziness, even a cult. To Sonny Norton, owner of Crossfit Fire Ant, it is the start of a new lifestyle. You see, Sonny was not always fit, not always an athlete. Suffering from childhood asthma and severe allergies, Sonny was not [Continue Reading]

What treachery is this?

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’m no longer so sure about that generally accepted medical premise that pets are good for your health and well-being. Halloween-Thanksgiving Christmas-New Year-Valentine’s Cactus, in 2014 This beauty of a Christmas Cactus started out in 2004 as a rescue: three sprigs with four buds in a little green [Continue Reading]

Attention skywatchers: Fireballs and meteor showers in November

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The month of November has a lot to offer to skywatchers. Taurid meteor photographed off VancouverPhoto Credit: James Younger The Taurid Meteor Shower ( named for the Taurus the Bull constellation from which it seems to emanate) will be putting on a display for much of the month. This celestial event occurs annually [Continue Reading]

Fresenius Medical Care opens dialysis service in New Albany

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

With the opening of New Albany’s Fresenius Medical Care center, nearly 60 kidney patients who have been travelling to dialysis centers in other towns may be able to receive care closer to home. According to the National Kidney Foundation, as of October 2015 there were 101,189 patients awaiting kidney [Continue Reading]

Northeast softball to have area camps, intrasquad scrimmages

October 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

 Northeast Mississippi Community College’s softball squad is taking the show on the road to conclude its fall practice schedule for the second consecutive year. The Tigers will visit towns inside their traditional five-county district over a three-day period to host a full evening of activities that includes a [Continue Reading]

Resource parenting: Do you have what it takes?

October 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Resource parenting.  A new way to address an old practice. You might be more familiar with the term “fostering.” Union county is in critical need of boosting its foster/resource parent pool. According to Jackie Hill, Area Social Work Supervisor with Family & Children Services, there are over 70 children in [Continue Reading]

Rush provides defensive push in homecoming tilt with Trojans

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Booneville, Miss. – Anthony Rush came to Tiger Stadium well prepared to battle for the Northeast Mississippi Community College football program. Rush set new career-highs in two statistical categories to guide the Tigers’ defensive effort against Mississippi Delta Community College. But the Trojans spoiled [Continue Reading]
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