Preserving the bounty

By Dr. Linda Mitchell All the hard work Dean put in a few months ago is now bearing fruit… or veggies as the case may be. We enjoyed our first home-grown tomatoes and peppers this week and the crop looks to be bountiful. The problem is how to preserve it so we can continue to […]

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Super Couponing Tips with Jill Cataldo

School savings By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Back-to-school time is upon us once again. Each year, readers ask for my best back-to-school savings tips, and each year I’m more than happy to provide them. Here are a few of my favorites: School Supplies: Stagger your purchases and buy only loss leaders. Each week, look at […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Tara Hampton, Sherman’s Court Clerk and Deputy Clerk, attended the Mississippi Municipal Court Clerks Association summer convention in Biloxi recently. She attended classes and networking events with other clerks and talked with probation officers and other law enforcement at various exhibits. Congratulations to Alderman Wayne Bullock for being appointed as a member […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Christer Hargrove, formerly of Myrtle and a 1969 graduate of New Albany High School, left Las Vegas on July 23 with his wife, Theresa, and their four children – Hudson 14, Samuel 12, Mary-Morgan 9 and Melody 9 – and drove through Utah, Colorado and Kansas to a family reunion of Theresa’s […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Weather is all in the news these days in diverse places, with floods world -wide and just last week there was some flooding and people being evacuated in Tupelo. My son Austin and I got caught in a severe thunderstorm in Tupelo. It was raining so hard I could not see to […]

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Let’s Get It Started!

The long awaited, much anticipated time of the year is at hand. We begin fall sports in our high schools afresh and anew this weekend. Actually, East Union got us started last weekend, although they were only allowed two and a half innings of play in softball due to the weather. They did lead Tupelo […]

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Wanted man captured in Indiana

A man wanted in connection with the investigation of narcotics sales and a cockfighting ring is in custody. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said Oscar Rodriguez, 26, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Elkhart, Ind. Monday afternoon. The sheriff’s department has been searching for Rodriguez, who assaulted a law enforcement officer and escaped from a […]

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Oh, no! It’s my 50th

The return address on the letter started with “Raytown High School Class of 1963.” “Oh, no,” I thought. “It can’t be time for my 50th high-school reunion.” It is. The letter outlined plans for events Oct. 4-6 in the suburbs of Kansas City, Mo., where I went to high school. Highlights include a Friday evening […]

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Dreaming big pays off

New Albany has gotten a good lesson in what can happen when the community “dreams big.” The new tennis facility at BNA Bank Park has been selected to receive one of the United States Tennis Association’s Outstanding Facility awards for this year. The award will be presented Sept. 1 at a ceremony in New York […]

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SPORTS CALENDAR

SPORTS CALENDAR for week of August 15 – 21 Friday August 16 Football New Albany at Kossuth (Jamboree) Saturday August 17 Softball West Union Preseason Classic Tournament New Albany vs Ingomar – 9:00 New Albany vs Myrtle – 10:15 Oxford vs Ingomar – 11:30 Hickory Flat vs Myrtle – 12:45 Oxford vs West Union – […]

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