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4-H member presented awards at banquet

Outstanding Jr. 4-H member Joe Davis, 4-H Volunteer, awarded Jala Ross with the 2013 Outstanding Jr. Member Award at the Annual 4-H Awards Program. Jala is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Jenkins and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Ross. 4-H cooking club winner Mrs. Judith Ward, 4-H Volunteer, presented the 4-H Cooking Club Award […]

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East Union students work on pumpkin skills

Students in Terri Treadaway’s kindergarten class at East Union School recently decorated their pumpkins that they picked last week at the pumpkin patch. She thought they have really done a fantastic job on these and was hoping to share it.

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Ingomar seniors learn about voting

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford spoke to the Ingomar High School Senior Class Wednesday, Oct. 2, about her job and the importance of voting. The seniors were able to also register to vote and practice using a voting machine. Pictured are some of the students completing their voter registration forms and using the voting […]

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Myrtle pageant winners

Jr. High Winners From left are Escort: Lane Bishop, Beauty: Kristen Young; Escort: Anthony Lipsey, Beauty: Allie Rodgers; Escort: Hunter Bailey, Beauty: Sara Beth Decanter; Jr. High Most Handsome: JD Messer; Jr. High Most Beautiful: Karlie Bolden; Escort: Dawson Gann, Beauty: Haleigh Jamison; Escort: Hunter Thompson, Beauty: Carley Lawrence. High School Winners From left are […]

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Myrtle perfect score

Luke Gaines, a 5th grader, scored a perfect score on his 4th grade Math MCT 2 test. From left are Principal Mrs. Nancy Yates, Luke Gaines, and Superintendent Mr. Ken Basil.

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Coming Events week of October 17th

‘Shrek’ to be presented this weekend Shrek the Musical, A production of Union County Schools Theater, will be performed at the Magnolia Civic Center Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, Oct 20, at 2:00 p.m. Ticket prices are adults $10 and children $5. Call the Union County Administration Office […]

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Push to personalize may pigeonhole the populace

By Charlie Mitchell OXFORD – Tracking. Mining. Harvesting. Drilling. If those words bring to mind Daniel Boone, coal cars wending along railroad tracks, cotton fields in October and dentists, you are over 60. If you think “social media,” you are under 25. Today’s column is about the latter – Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Pinterest, Instagram and […]

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Cancer survivors show greatest character during darkest times

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and each year all the newspapers in our group produce a four-week series of stories relating to breast cancer in addition to a special one-time section in the Daily Journal. Another regular feature each year is the luncheon sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County and the Jones Clinic. Although […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Trick-or-Treaters are invited to come by the Sherman Fire Department Halloween night. The volunteer firemen will be handing out fire safety and prevention information and candy to area children. There is a chance that Sparky, the fire dog, will make an appearance. Brotherhood was held at Tri-County Baptist Sunday, Oct. 13. Ladies […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Larry and Lou McQuary went to Starkville to see their grandchildren play soccer at the Starkville Sportsplex on Friday, Oct. 11. Anna Claire and Abbie are both homeschooled and participate with other homeschoolers in the area in soccer. Homeschooling is a popular alternative to the public schools, and many groups make great […]

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