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You may be old if…

Only lately have I begun to feel old, and then, thankfully, just occasionally. But if you want to have the weight of your years begin to crush you, consider some of the things that are familiar to you, but that the next generation after you is oblivious to. Monday I was at City Hall when […]

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New Albany Girls Powerlifters place at invitational

The New Albany High School Girls Powerlifting Team placed 4th place in the Calhoun City Invitational on January 28. Leeta Ann Prater (left) was the winner in her weight class and Megan Dye (right) placed third in her weight class.

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The Playhouse

One of the items I found when I sorted through some of Mother’s books was a large, dog-eared book of nursery rhymes. I opened its musty smelling pages and breathed childhood! I could picture sitting close to Mother while she read these rhymes and riddles to me. As I turned the worn pages I was […]

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West Union downs Jumpertown

By Dennis Clayton West Union’s seniors were in the spotlight on Senior Night, but the fourth quarter spotlight in the boys’ game belonged to an underclassman, Chase Cooper, as West Union defeated Jumpertown 67-62. The Eagles held a narrow 48-44 lead after three quarters and then Cooper took over. West Union scored 19 points in […]

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That’s What I’m Talking About! – Dennis Clayton

What about the game? Another Super Bowl has come and gone which leaves me asking the above question. I ask it because in this day and time, there appears to be more discussion about everything else that occurs as a by-product of the game than the game itself. We had the brother vs. brother talk […]

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Ingomar, East Union split wins

By Tyler McCollum The Falcons and Lady Falcons of Ingomar traveled to East Union Friday night for another great match-up. The Lady Falcons improved to 16-12 on the season after defeating the Lady Urchins in a hard-fought contest. Both teams struggled in the first quarter with turnovers and missed shots, but then got things going […]

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Gaynell Hudson

Mary Gaynell Hudson, 65, of Etta, formerly of Meridian, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, near her home. She retired from BellSouth in 1998. She was a member of Communications Workers of America local 3516 of Oxford. She was former President of CWA labor board for Meridian and Tupelo and was currently acting treasurer for Oxford. […]

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Mary Armstrong, 75

Mary Frances Armstrong, 75, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Union County Health and Rehab. She was born June 25, 1937, in Pontotoc County to John and Estelle Wilder. She was a retired homemaker, loving Christian mother and devoted wife. She was a charter member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, […]

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Helen Little, 86

Eloise Helen Little, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Jan. 6, 1927, in Tippah County, to Kirby Bishop and Velma Clark Bishop. She was a retired employee of Benchcraft where she worked as a bookkeeper. She enjoyed garden work, sewing, quilting, eating out and tractor […]

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Baxter Tucker, 88

William Baxter Tucker, 88, of Pontotoc, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a member of the Victory Life Center in New Albany. He was a retired captain in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He served with the U.S. Marines in World War […]

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