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Tractor Supply Company, National 4-H Council 
launch spring paper clover campaign

Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is announcing the launch of its 2016 Spring Paper Clover Campaign. Tractor Supply Company and Del’s Feed and Farm Supply customers will have the opportunity to purchase paper clovers between April 13 – April 24 for $1 or more during checkout. All funds raised will be […]

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UM degree candidates for fall semester

The following University of Mississippi students from this area are among more than 800 fall semester candidates for degrees. Levi Donavon Boyd, Bachelor of Arts Joseph Alexander Etheridge, Bachelor of Arts Mercedes Chardae Garner, Bachelor of General Studies Minnie T. Harris, Master of Education Hugh Devin Lawrence Mills, Master of Taxation Samantha Rashea Gibens, Bachelor […]

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Students learn about ranch life

During the week of April 4, first graders at New Albany Elementary School read “A Southern Ranch” and learned all about life on a ranch. Students also learned about a ranch hand’s job and how livestock are raised on ranches. On Friday, April 8, first grade students were encouraged to dress as ranch hands.

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New Century Club meeting

The April meeting of the New Century Club was in the home of Michelle Hagins. Members present were Collett Cross, Jean Dillard, Linda Everett, Susan Feather, Leanne George, Joy Hill, Carolyn Houston, Lynn Madden, Martha Frances Monroe, Mary Tate Pannell, Grace Provence, Anna Quinn, Shelia Robbins, Joan Smith, Rheta Ann West and guest Norma Ruth […]

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Duley honored for perfect score

The Union County School Board recently honored Hannah Duley, junior at East Union Attendance Center, for achieving a perfect score on the English II state test.  Board president Mike Browning presents Duley with a certificate at the April board meeting.

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Freedom of Conscience bill is being misrepresented

Forest Thigpen, guest columnist If all the things being said by the opponents of HB 1523 were true, I would be against it as well. But they are not. Some opponents of the “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act,” including Clarion-Ledger Executive Editor Sam Hall, make the outlandish assertion that this bill would allow […]

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Jim Crow days are here again

By Rheta Grimsley Johnson Jim Crow days are here again, in Mississippi, this time segregating gays and lesbians from fine, God-and-diversity-fearing citizens. But this latest mossback move to keep business at bay and our poor image intact might not stand. Why? Because some employers with big payrolls don’t like it. To paraphrase the Bible, a […]

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NAHS wins first place at NE math and science tourney

New Albany High School won first place at the Northeast Mississippi Community College Math and Science competition on April 7.  Front from left are KeXin Weng, Meghan Van, Mary Day, Lindsay Sappington; back from left, Sam Cagle and Hayes Trexler.

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Middle School classes take field trip to Oxford

Melissa Tate’s Algebra I class and Troy Trout’s Accelerated English 8 class from New Albany Middle School enjoyed a field trip to the University of Mississippi and Rowan Oak on Friday, April 1.  Students were given a detailed tour of the National Center of Physical Acoustics and learned how math is used in working on the center’s […]

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Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley  Sympathy is extended to the families of Ruby Tate, Janice Roberts and Dorothy Carter who were buried Thursday and Friday of this week, April 7 and April 8. May God bless all of you. Wade Chism is having some problems with blood pressure. Vickie Cook will be having surgery on her ankle […]

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