Town of Myrtle hosts ‘Trunk R Treat’

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Deadline passes for Ward 4 race

As of press time Tuesday, seven residents of New Albany’s fourth ward had qualified to run in the Nov. 22 special election for the board of aldermen seat, with only several hours to go until the deadline. According to New Albany City Clerk Frankie Roberts, seven persons had qualified as candidates in the election:  Jody […]

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Lots and lots of Halloween

Is it over yet? On Saturday night, Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Snow White came to our door. So did a lot of their friends. It seemed like it was Halloween for a week. Thankfully, we were prepared. A couple of months ago, one of our neighbors asked if anyone had described to us what happens […]

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More good jobs news

The New Albany economy got a boost last week with the announcement by Diversity-Vuteq that it will begin hiring for its new plant in the Martintown Industrial Park. The facility, which has stood as a shell for months while awaiting a decision by Toyota to proceed with its assembly plant at Blue Springs, will be […]

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UC’s second season comes to a close

Union County ended the second year of their program with an impressive 36-16 win over Jumpertown on Thursday night.   Broderick Montgomery ran for four touchdowns, three in the first quarter, leading UC’s offense on the ground. Up 16-0, Shaquille Hollimon had an interception that led to an 80-yard run by Montgomery to give them […]

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Bulldogs end regular season at 11-0

New Albany capped a perfect regular season with a 49-6 win over Tishomingo County at Kitchens’ Field Friday night.   “It’s been a good year. We never expected it to be this good, but to finish the regular season at 11-0, I have to give all the credit to our coaches,” NAHS head coach Ron […]

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New Albany Floral & Gifts and The Snooty Fox ribbon cutting ceremony

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Union County voters will go to the polls Tuesday

The general election for the first congressional district, nonpartisan judicial election for the court of appeals, nonpartisan judicial election for Chancery Court Judge, nonpartisan judicial election for Circuit Court Judge, and School Board Districts 1 and 2 will take place November 2, 2010.  For Circuit Court Judge, District 3, Andrew K. Howorth is running unopposed […]

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Northeast to offer sign language classes

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Division of Continuing Education will offer a five-week class on sign language. Classes will meet on Thursdays November 11-December 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Holliday Hall on the Booneville campus. Cost for the class is $45.  Pre-registration is required and applications should be turned in one week prior to the selected […]

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Eastern Lights, October 29, 2010

Hello to Ola Messer at Golden Living at Tupelo and to Virginia Busby at Health and Rehab in New Albany.  Hopefully things are going better with you. The newspaper brought news this Wednesday that Mrs. Barbara Ford had died.  I said another correspondent; that makes three this year.  The other two were Johnnie Bell and […]

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