Junta Club

Mary Jeannette Wynn served as hostess for Junta Club at El Agave on Tuesday, May 6.  Joyce Sumner was recognized as a guest and Jane Wiegartner was welcomed as a new member. Members present were Sally Amos, Ninabeth Capaning, Bethany Dalton, Susan Feather, Retta Hardy, Ethel Holland, Myra Langley, Robin Lindsey, Jackie Littlejohn, Diane McGee, […]

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More grand jury indictments released

More than 50 additional indictments from the Union County April 15-16 grand jury session have been released by the circuit clerk’s office. Indictments remain secret until defendants are taken into custody (if they are not already jailed) and formally served with the indictment papers. Officials said about 40 more indictments remain unreleased. Typically, the last […]

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New Albany Tourism and Pilot Club team up to create new summer event

When Betty King of the New Albany Pilot Club approached Sean Johnson, New Albany’s tourism director about working with him on various events, neither knew that a new festival was in the making. The two were talking about RiverFest and other possible events and Johnson asked Betty to look at something on the computer. He […]

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Saturday noon deadline for absentee voting

Anyone who wants to cast an absentee ballot for the congressional party primaries next Tuesday, June 3, must do so by noon Saturday. Mailed-in ballots can be received as late as 5 p.m. Monday, the day before the elections, but Saturday would likely be too late for mailing one and being certain it will be […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Hopefully the nice rain we got over the weekend will help those who are planting a garden and the farmers’ crops. I am sure that everyone is enjoying these cool days knowing the heat is a-coming soon. The Union County Master Gardeners held the second Annual Plant sale in the lot between […]

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County jobless rate lowest in years, second-lowest in region

Union County’s unemployment rate for April this year was 5.5 percent, second-best in the 16-county region and well below the state average of 7.5 percent. According to published reports, this represents the lowest rate for the region in about six years. During and before that time jobless rates often approached or exceeded 10 percent. Union […]

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Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley Hello to all, especially to Dovie Jones who was seriously hurt last Sunday evening in a tractor accident. I apologize to Dovie because last week I listed him as Dovie Tidwell. However his mother’s maiden name was Bessie Tidwell. Last I heard the doctors want to move him out of ICU at […]

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Ellistown Breezes

By Margaret McCraw  Graduation time is here and what a lovely group of young people graced the front of our sanctuary last Sunday morning as they were being honored by their church family. Carol Coker, Tray Davis, Alex Duncan, Allie Epting, Dustin Hall, Katie Kidd, Beth Skelley and Ben Washington are our graduates this year. […]

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NAMS Geography Bee

Local geography bee winners chosen

  The top five participants from the New Albany Middle School Geography Bee are as follows:  (front row l-r): Logann Cossey, Ashley Payne, Madison Cotten; (back row l-r):  Hank Johnson and Jared Ligon. Madison Cotten placed first and Jared Ligon placed second.  Cotten participated in a qualifying test that allowed her to participate in the […]

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New Century Club May meeting

The New Century Club met in the home of Martha Frances Monroe on May 7. Members present were Collett Cross, Jean Dillard, Linda Everett, Susan Feather, Michelle Hagins, Libby Harrison, Anne Holmes, Lynn Madden, Martha Frances Monroe, Mary Tate Pannell, Grace Provence, Shelia Robbins, Kay Sappington, Jill Smith, Lou Ann Staggs and Rheta Ann West. […]

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