Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley  Barbara Cobb was in Florida last week visiting with her seriously sick mother who has cancer and other problems. Mrs. Claire Menge was some better Sunday. We send best wishes for her. Jamie Easley spent Sunday night and Monday in Water Valley with her mother, Amy Joyner and brother Logan. Congratulations to […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy This news is a little stale as I was unable to send anything in by email last week due to a problem with the internet service in our area. But first I would like to apologize to the people who were in the Macedonia Community Yard sale. For some reason, the news […]

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Ellistown Breezes

By Margaret McCraw I trust everyone enjoyed a Happy Mother’s Day this past Sunday. I did, since I was with Patsy Scott, Gwen, Caroline and Sra Beth Hood, Buddy, Cindy and Hunter McCraw, in West Memphis, Ark. Saturday we enjoyed seeing Buddy McCraw’s oldest granddaughter, Gwendy Alexis Windham, wed Casey Rowland in Nesbit. It was […]

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PreK Gardening 2

Elementary students visit tech center

Pre-K students from New Albany Elementary School recently enjoyed a visit to the New Albany Career & Technical Center where they participated in activities related to gardening, health, and nutrition. Career & Technical students in April Voyles’ Health Science classes and Kimberly Langley’s Early Childcare & Education classes provided the lessons for the Pre-K students. […]

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Reminder: Cancer Relay for Life is tonight

The 17th annual Union County Relay for Life will be held Friday, May 16, at BNA Bank Park, starting at 5:30 p.m. The annual fund-raiser to fight cancer is considered to be one of the largest and most successful in the state. The program will begin at 6 p.m. with performances by Victory Christian Academy, […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The month of May has brought the cool spell that is commonly called “Blackberry Winter” by the locals as I checked our berries near Tye Whiskey Bottom that were in full bloom, The red roses of May were also in season for Mother’s Day Sunday with the scent of the honeysuckle wafting with the warm breeze. […]

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More indictments available include armed robbery, sexual offenses, child endangerment

A second set of indictments returned by the Union County grand jury April 15 and 16 are available for publication. Those published in the Wednesday edition were for sale of various controlled or counterfeit substances. This list includes some drug possession cases but is mostly other non-drug-related crimes and they were not the focus of […]

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2014 2-1A Fast Pitch Softball Co-Players of the Year are Brittany Taylor, Bailey Bogue and Julianna Garner of West Union. Pictured from left: Asst. Coach Bre Anna Heard, Brittany Taylor, Head Coach Lisa Bogue, Bailey Bogue, Julianna Garner and Asst. Coach Leah Paige Goolsby. Photo by Dennis Clayton.


1st team all-division West Union: Callie Baggett, Bailey Bogue, Gracen Conlee, Julianna Garner, Brittany Taylor Myrtle: Emily Cook, Keely Chunn, Lauren Coggin, Audrey Kent Ingomar: Lauren Koon, Hannah Russell, Gara Beth Self Blue Mountain: Lacie Manley, Osheauna Foote Hickory Flat: Hailey Stacks Ashland: Obrianna Davis 2nd team all-division West Union: Jesslyn Brewer, Kylie Massengill, Ashley […]

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Shane Sanderson of New Albany High School was named 2013-2014 Athletic Director of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Coaches. Sanderson also serves on the MAC board as the District 1 3A/4A representative. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Shane Sanderson named MAC Athletic Director of the Year

By Dennis Clayton Shane Sanderson of New Albany High School has been recognized by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as the 2013-2014 Athletic Director of the Year. Sanderson will be honored at the MAC Banquet on June 27 in Jackson. “I feel extremely honored and blessed to be recognized by our Mississippi Association of Coaches […]

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Wayne Mitchell

Lake cabin the end of an era

The end of an era. That’s what my sister, Donna, said after signing the paperwork last week to sell the cabin that my father built on the Lake of the Ozarks, near Camdenton, Mo. It is, too, in a way. The cabin was the only remnant left from our childhood growing up in Missouri. My […]

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