National wildlife refuge week

This year, National Wildlife Refuge Week will be celebrated from October 10 through October 16. During this week, wildlife enthusiasts throughout Mississippi will join with millions of others across America in celebrating the diversity and resources of our national wildlife refuges.             National wildlife refuges are dedicated to the conservation of fish and wildlife and […]

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Experience youth football in Sherman

It’s not often that I have the chance to catch a good Monday night football game, but lucky for me, I was able to watch the Saints and Cowboys this week. I know what you’re thinking, “Elizabeth, the Monday night game was the Jets and Vikings,” but before you think I’m crazy, I’m not talking […]

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Bulldogs start two game road slate at North Pontotoc

New Albany makes a short trip to Ecru this week with the hopes of remaining undefeated and earning another division win. On tap this week is North Pontotoc, a team that has performed better than their current 4-3 record. Losing two straight games in the fourth quarter, the Vikings’ high-scoring offense, led by quarterback Brandon […]

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Proposed rental ordinance supported

Dear Edtor: Concerning the proposal of an established code for rental properties: I personally own two rental properties. I am in favor of action being taken by the city concerning the physical state of such properties. I have discussed this issue with Mr. Dunnam and feel that, not only I have a clear understanding of […]

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It looked good on my resume

I’m sitting here trying to sort out what happened to my weekend. Fall is here, and I was going to finally get down to doing some serious gardening. Our new house had some grass and a little bed of shrubs in the front when we moved in. But that was about it. We had a […]

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Drewery, Pannell to wed Oct. 22

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Drewery of Ripley, Miss. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Leigh Drewery, to Mitchell H. Pannell of Myrtle. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Pannell of Myrtle. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Betty Wilbanks and the late Mr. O. […]

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Apples and oranges

Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson has come up with a new proposal to set minimum standards for the appearance of property in New Albany. It would outline a number of items that would be a violation of city ordinance, including junk vehicles, the storage of junk, garbage or waste products on the property, blocking access […]

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Messer, Shackleford to wed Oct. 16

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Messer of New Albany, Miss. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Messer, to Joshua Clay Shackleford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Shackleford of Belden, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elton Wilson of New Albany. She is also the granddaughter of […]

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‘State of the Region’ report set for Nov. 18

The CREATE Foundation has announced a new date for its “State of the Region” report to be held in New Albany.  The presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Magnolia Civic Center.  The report will include highlights about Union County from the foundation’s annual regional report meeting held in Tupelo.  

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RiverFest discussion meeting set for Tuesday

The Union County Development Association will host a public meeting concerning the recent Tallahatchie Riverfest at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Magnolia Room of the Magnolia Civic Center. The Union County Development Association invites all  citizens who have interest in the event’s future to attend the meeting.    

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