Baker pleads guilty to the murder of Amanda Price

  Craig Baker, the suspect in the murder of Amanda Price, pleaded guilty to the crime earlier today. Price was shot to death when she stepped out of the back door of her home Dec. 5, 2011. Ron Price, her husband and head football coach at New Albany High School, was shot in the shoulder […]

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Coming Events week of 7/04/13

Union County Democrats to meet There will be a meeting sponsored by the Union County Democratic Party at the Union County Library on Thursday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m. to discuss future plans. All Democrats are urged to be there and be a part of important planning for future projects. Anyone who has questions may […]

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Myrtle Attendance Center Registration

New Student Registration Grades K-12 Tuesday, July 30 9:00-5:00. Must bring previous report card or withdrawal forms, Birth Certificate, SS Card, MS shot record, and 2 dated proofs of residency. Ex: Driver’s License, Utility Bill, lease or mortgage receipt. Please call the school if you have any questions, 988-2416. MEET THE TEACHER NIGHT grades Pre-K-6 […]

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The Playhouse

It was one of those special God surprises Sunday evening when the gentle breezes began blowing through our back porch – more comparable to a September fall breeze than a pre-July. Then the sounds of firecrackers covered the sound of rustling leaves. Children in the adjoining neighborhood were heralding freedom celebration with an early start. […]

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Smart eating

By Dr. Linda Mitchell I was reminded again this week of how different our food experiences are depending on the lives we live, such as what our mama fed us when we were little, what part of the country we grew up in, where we live now. I’m in Sarasota and I’ve been cooking meals […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle A farewell reception was held Tuesday, June 25, for Alderman Dianne Jolly at Sherman Town Hall with several friends and family members. Mayor Logan presented Dianne with a key to the town, and her plaque read: “Dianne Jolly, July 1, 1993 – June 30, 2013 The Town of Sherman thanks you for […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Samantha Bridges has been busy playing basketball this spring and summer. In April she played in an AAU tournament in Jackson and in May she played in Frisco, Texas. From June 9-12 she attended the University of Tennessee’s basketball camp in Knoxville, Tenn. While at UT her day began at 6 a.m. […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The first day of July has the temperature at a pleasant 83 degrees instead of the high 90s with all the humidity. Families are traveling for vacations, and others are also planning local Fourth of July celebrations. Homemade ice cream will be the highlight of our family celebration with a fish fry […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Will Wonders never cease?? One of them is this ole lady is now on Facebook. My son Norm had been urging me to come aboard for some time, however my feeling about it was somewhat like the analogy that Betty White gave that it is just a big waste of time. The […]

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Tallahatchie Tumbling and Cheer at new location

A ribbon-cutting was held Friday for Tallahatchie Tumbling and Cheer after its move from downtown to the former Harrison Motors building at 1114 W. Bankhead. Owner Stacy Stepp Peaster said the 9,000-square-foot building will offer more practice space, more parking and they are in the process of preparing an event area with a full kitchen […]

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