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Library faces financial crisis

Dwindling funds in recent years, matched with an increase in operating costs, has brought the Union County Library System to a state of near-crisis. Kay Sappington, director of the library system that includes both the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany and the Myrtle Library, said the situation has come to the point where […]

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Coleman guilty of sex offenses

Former Myrtle high school teacher and coach Adam Coleman was sentenced to 15 years in prison, 11 of them suspended, at the conclusion of a hearing held Monday afternoon in Tippah County Circuit Court. Coleman pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual battery and one count of enticement of a child and will serve four […]

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Corinth contractor wins bid to build Urchin field house

A Corinth-based contractor won the bid to construct a field house for the East Union Urchins football team. C.I.G. Contractors, Inc. placed a base bid of $619,900 to construct the field house. The company‚Äôs bid was the lowest among five opened in early January. Under state law, the county school district was required to accept […]

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