Pulling the strings

The Mississippi House of Representatives has again failed to increase funding for public education to bring the funding level into compliance with state law. The House voted 66-53, mostly along political party lines, to approve a $2.1 billion budget for kindergarten through 12th grade, which is $265 million short of the funding required under the […]

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TV history passes me by

When I was growing up, the ritual at our house was the same most nights. My sister and I would do our homework before supper, then the family would move to the living room to watch TV. At 10 o’clock, my mother would wake up my father, who usually had drifted off in his recliner, […]

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Broaden horizons

The recent incident involving the statue of James Meredith at the University of Mississippi has again cast the university and our state in a negative national light. It is unfortunate that the Feb. 16 incident, in which a noose was placed around the statue’s neck and the statue draped by a defunct Georgia flag dominated […]

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New Century Club

The New Century Club met at the Union County Library on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.  Shelia Robbins, President, presided during the business session and introduced Program Leader Jill Smith who reviewed the book Under A Wing by Reeve Lindbergh, youngest daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.  It was noted that both parents were gifted […]

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New Albany High School news

One of the busiest weekends for our school has ended, and we’re ready for another week. The production of Anything Goes was this weekend and it was very successful! The students did incredible and the directors made it all possible. We would like to thank all the students and faculty that were involved, and all […]

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Ingomar School news

By Justin Gary Hello fellow Falcons! My name is Justin Gary, and I am your student council reporter with the Ingomar School News. Let’s start with recent and upcoming news. First, during this School Board Appreciation Week, the students, staff, and faculty of Ingomar School want to send a special thanks to the members of […]

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NA Health and Rehab Valentine king and queen

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UC Health and Rehab Valentine king and queen

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Super Couponing Tips with Jill Cataldo

 Checkout lane rituals By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Do you have a special ritual or method for getting through the checkout lane in a speedy manner? Some of my readers do, and I found many of their tips so thoughtful and clever that I’m going to share some this week. “Dear Jill, I’ve never encountered […]

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United Way campaign celebration planned

United Way of North Mississippi will have a campaign celebration Friday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the BancorpSouth Arena conference room, 375 East Main Street, Tupelo. The celebration is to honor those who made the 2013 United Way Campaign a success by raising over $2.4 million for Northeast Mississippi. Tickets for […]

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