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Super-Couponing Tips

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too. Here’s how. Does policy equal uniformity? By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Have you taken a few minutes to familiarize yourself with your favorite stores’ coupon policies? Most stores have a written coupon policy, which you usually can find on the […]

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From left are  Ismael Mendoza, Charlessa McKenzie, Lori Beth Elder, Walter Grace, Price Livingston, Patrick McKenzie, and David Messer.

Baptist Hospital contributes to New Haven van fund

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently donated $1,000 to the New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults to assist with transportation and other needs of the center. Representatives of the New Haven Center expressed their appreciation to Walter Grace, CEO/Administrator. From left are Ismael Mendoza, Charlessa McKenzie, Lori Beth Elder, Walter Grace, Price Livingston, Patrick McKenzie, […]

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Competitors in the Mississippi Bluegrass Competitions and the Down From the Hills Heritage Music Festival ranged from young to old and came from five different states to compete.

Music festival draws competitors from five states, audience as far away as New York

Competitors from Illinois, Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi gathered at the Union County Fairgrounds Saturday for the 4th Mississippi Bluegrass Competitions and the 12the Down From the Hills Heritage Music Festival. There were 71 individual competitors and seven bands, and the sounds of Mississippi’s old-time music resounded throughout the fairgrounds. “This was one of our […]

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MDOT’s Districts One, Two offer updates on current projects

As the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to try to provide a safe, efficient and sustainable intermodal transportation network for the traveling public, below is a partial list of project updates in North Mississippi’s District One and Two. “In an effort to provide the public with timely information regarding current transportation improvement projects, MDOT […]

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Judge rules against Howell on all points of new trial

By Patsy R. Brumfield/NEMS Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – A special judge denied all issues offered by attorneys for a death-row inmate convicted in the 2001 shooting death in New Albany. Monday, Senior Judge Samac Richardson of Rankin County issued a ruling from a three-day evidentiary hearing in New Albany. The hearing aimed at fleshing […]

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Dutch sniffs out big bucks

The phrase “a dog is man’s best friend” should have special meaning for Sheriff Jimmy Edwards. Thanks to the department’s drug and tracking dog, Dutch, they have received a check for $100,000 as part of funds seized in a drug case. The sheriff said the case began with the Department of Transportation pulled over a […]

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New museum mascot looking for a name

There is a new dinosaur in town, and it’s out in front of the Union County Heritage Museum on Cleveland Street. The almost-seven-foot-tall critter is part of a new look at the museum and is a gift of the Museum Guild. And this dinosaur needs a name. There is a contest underway to name the […]

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How to show respect for our flag

With Memorial Day coming up and Flag Day not far behind, here is a reminder on how to treat the Stars and Stripes: Flag Day was set aside to honor the adoption of the American flag by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. It wasn’t until 1916 that it was officially established as […]

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White wins Ward 3 alderman run-off

Kevin Dale White will be the new Ward 3 alderman, replacing long-time alderman Tommie Beasley, who is retiring. White defeated Larry Dykes 188 votes to 149 in Tuesday’s run-off – the only race that required one. All other New Albany races were settled in the party primaries May 7 except for that for Ward 4 […]

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Fooshee wins Homemaker Volunteers scholarship

Amber Fooshee is the recipient of the 2013 Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers scholarship. Amber is the daughter of Lee and Kim Fooshee and is a senior at Ingomar Attendance Center. She plans to attend Northeast Community College in the fall and major in Early Childhood Education. Amber is pictured with Eunice Rutherford, MHV Council Vice-President.

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