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Former resident-turned-poet Howard Brown to talk about book at library

The Union County Library in New Albany Luncheon with Books Tuesday, June 18, at will feature a review of the book The Gossamer Nature of Random Things: A First Collection of Poems by the author Howard Brown, a New Albany native.  Brown, the son of the late William H. (Bill) Brown and Colin Elizabeth (Tiny) […]

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New Albany Municipal Election Results

Mayor Tim Kent – 1152 (56.00%) Bill Robertson – 903 (43.90%) Chief of Police Chris Robertson – 1431 (69.20%) Mark Golding – 637 (30.80%) Ward 1 Alderman Jeff Olson – 317 (73.89%) Daniel Frain – 111 (25.87%) Ward 3 Alderman Kevin Dale White – 154 (34.22%) Larry Dykes – 152 (33.78%) Chris Buford – 106 […]

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Wine and spirit sale appears headed toward passage

With results from all four wards, not counting absentee ballots, legalization of sale of wine and spirits has passed with 56 percent in favor and 44 percent opposed. The totals so far are 1, 057 for and 825 against.

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Fire Chief Brad McMurry presented the Sherman Fire Department’s end-of-the-year report for January through December 2012. The volunteer fire department had 71 total calls of which there were 13 grass fires, 6 structure fires, 6 vehicle fires, 37 medical calls, 6 cancelled in route, 2 hazmat, and 1 severe weather. Sherman Baptist […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Kathryn Henderson enjoyed a trip to Destin Dec. 26-31. Going on the trip with her were Michelle Thompson; Sharon, Terry, Grant, Emily and Ada Hendrix; Norma Wallace; and Jaime and Parker Henderson. They rode bikes and visited one of their favorite restaurants, The Back Porch. Terry took Parker to see the planes […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker (Intended for last week) Christmas 2012 was celebrated with family gatherings, church programs, and fireworks in the neighborhoods surrounding Hurricane. Charlie Hicks hosted his family for their annual seafood supper with Jim, Pam and Jamie Hicks of Lexington, Tim, Lacy, and Rhiannon Hicks of Longview, Chipper and Debra Hicks of Lafayette, and Roger […]

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Ecru news

By Gretchin Moody Anna Loyce Stokes will celebrate her 100th birthday on Jan. 14. If you would like to mail a card to her you can send it to: Sunshine Healthcare, 1677 Hwy. 9 North, Pontotoc, MS 38863. Goodtimers met Tuesday, Jan. 8. Guest speaker was Mayor Tom Todd. Gable and Barbara Todd and Caleb […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Out with the old and in with the new. We have heard this said many times in the past. I just hope and pray that 2013 will be a much better year for all those within our readership, as well as for our nation and world. However, I fear that unless the […]

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Liberty School December meeting

Twenty-seven were in attendance for the Dec. 18 meeting of Liberty School. Ms. Lil Grisham welcomed the attendees and E. M. “Boots” Herring gave the invocation and blessing prior to the covered-dish dinner. In the business session Joanne Gaines gave the secretarial report from the Nov. 20 meeting. The December birthday of Jean Roberts Herring […]

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Dogwood Hills Garden Club January meeting

The January meeting of Dogwood Hills Garden Club was held at the lovely home of Jackie and Sandra Ford. An inspirational devotional entitled “The Wolf at Your Door” was delivered by Bettye McMillen. A dinner of three different soups, congealed salad, and an array of desserts was enjoyed by all club members and a host […]

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