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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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Only one more qualifier for NA city offices

After an initial flurry of activity the first week, qualifying for city elections has almost ceased. Only one person, Kevin Dale White, qualified in the past week. He is running as a Democrat seeking the Ward Three alderman’s seat now held by Tommie Beasley. Chris Buford and Larry Dykes also have qualified in Ward Three. […]

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Holiday Closings

Holiday closings Governmental offices will close next Monday, Jan. 21, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Most businesses will remain open. Although county offices will close, garbage collection next week will proceed as usual. In the city, however, the Monday route will be picked up Tuesday and the Tuesday route will be picked […]

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