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Miranda Seger, 32

Miranda Michelle Seger, 32, of Houston, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Union County. She was born April 15, 1980, in New Albany. She worked as a cashier. She was a member of New Wine Fellowship and attended Hillcrest Church in New Albany. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Southern Funeral Chapel […]

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Gladys Barton, 91

Gladys Barton, 91, of Blue Springs, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. She attended church at Bethel Methodist Church. She was retired from Deville Furniture Manufacturing Co. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, flower gardening and attending the Ecru Good Timers. Services were Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Browning Funeral Home chapel in […]

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Eugene Brassfield, 89

Eugene Robert Brassfield, 89, of Tupelo, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Eupora. He was born Sept. 13, 1923, to Robert Vernon Cullins and Linda Blanche Mashburn Brassfield. He graduated from Lawhon High School and then went on to attend the University of Mississippi. He enjoyed fishing and playing dominoes. He […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle The Founder’s Day Committee will meet this Thursday, Jan. 17, at Town Hall to discuss the upcoming 125th celebration. Anyone interested in attending and helping plan the activities of this memorial occasion is very welcome. See you at 7 p.m. The Sherman Baptist Men’s fellowship breakfast will be Sunday, Jan. 20, at […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary On Monday, Jan. 7, Macedonia sponsored a Tailgate Party in which the men enjoyed the national championship game. Ultimate hot wings, shrimp, and pizza were served and “Minute to Win It” games were played during breaks. Coach Ron Price spoke at half time. On Tuesday, Jan. 8, Anna Claire and Nicole McQuary […]

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Coming Events – Week of January 17th

Local frontier killers to be museum topic Famous Outlaws and Highwaymen, Frontier Justice and American’s First Serial Killers will be the topic of this month’s Museum Moments this Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Zack Stewart, former Northern District Highway Commissioner, will be the guest speaker. Junta Club will […]

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Spelling Bee postponed

The Union County Spelling Bee was postponed from the original 6:30 p.m. time this past Monday. It now will be held at the Union County Courthouse Tuesday, January 29, at 6:30 p.m. Participants are: East Union – Amy Miller, Rebecca Fredericksen, Kennedy Akin Ingomar – Morgan Nance, Ashley Saxon, Grace Hefner Myrtle – Jenna Smith, […]

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New Haven decorates bird feeder

New Albany Garden Club members: Wanda Johnson and Rheta Ann West assisted the clients of New Haven in preparing Birdseed Pinecones and strings of Fruit Loops. This was one of the many garden therapy projects that the club does with New Haven. The tree was placed at the Union County Heritage Museum.

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Ecru aldermen still searching for election commissioners

Sandra Priest Special Correspondent Because the regularly scheduled meeting time fell on New Year’s Day, Ecru Aldermen postponed the January meeting until last Wednesday evening. After calling the meeting to order and opening with prayer, Mayor Tom Todd reminded all present that three volunteers are still needed to fill vacancies on the election commission. Several […]

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Musical ‘Annie’ coming back to New Albany

New Albany High School will present “Annie” for their annual school musical this year. The show, which initially ran on Broadway for nearly six years and won a Tony for best musical, will be presented on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.; and Feb. 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the NAHS […]

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