McClellan honored as one of the top swimmers in state

Aniston McClellan was honored with an invitation to the Top 5 Banquet at the McClain Lodge in Brandon, MS, on August 17. This is a banquet for swimmers who had a time during the year that placed in the top 5 in the state in every event all year (short and long courses). The swimmers […]

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Golding pleads guilty in Circuit Court

Former Union County coroner Mark Golding pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal information in Tippah County Circuit Court Monday.   Each count contains five years to be served consecutively.  Golding will serve four years in prison, with six years suspended. Golding's case was set to go to the grand jury next week, but he […]

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Sweetness of life

By Dr. Linda Mitchell “You be a sweet girl today,” my Grandmother Busby would say to me as I headed off to school. And when I was bad, hard to believe I know, but on rare, rare occasions, when I slipped up a bit she’d question, “Where’s my sweet girl? “Now, don’t act ugly,” would […]

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BMC No. 23 among regional colleges

For the 12th consecutive year, Blue Mountain College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the South’s top regional colleges and universities. BMC was recently ranked No. 23 among Regional Colleges in the South – a grouping that includes colleges and universities that award fewer than half their degrees in […]

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Public Broadcasting speaker visits early childhood classes

Maggie Stevenson, Director of Early Childhood with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, spoke with the Early Childhood and Family Consumer Science Classes a the New Albany High School Career & Technical Center on Aug. 27. She spoke on literacy and the importance of reading with children. The students also learned interactive and kinesthetic activities to use while […]

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New Albany Schools menu for Sept. 23-27

Elementary School Monday, Sept. 23 Pizza,
Chicken Spaghetti,
Broccoli Salad,
Tossed Salad w/Dressings,
Chilled Peach Slices,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Chocolate Pudding,
Fat Free Chocolate Milk,
One Percent Milk,
Skim Milk Tuesday, Sept. 24 Country Fried Steak,
Lemon Pepper Chicken,
Seasoned Lima Beans,
Mashed Potatoes,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Whole Wheat Roll,
Fat Free Chocolate Milk,
One Percent Milk,
Skim Milk Wednesday, Sept. 25 Chicken Nuggets,
Red Beans and Rice,
Sweet Potato Cubes,
Green Beans,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Whole […]

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Students put scientific methods to work in skyscraper challenge

Students in eighth grade science classes had the opportunity to use some of the science skills they have been reviewing such as scientific inquiry, thinking like a scientist, observation, prediction, classification, and evaluation. During the week of Aug. 26, students worked in groups to build skyscrapers. The groups were provided with the following materials: a […]

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New Century Club September meeting

The New Century Club met in the home of Jean Dillard on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Shelia Robbins, President, presided over the business session. Members were reminded that the club would be host for Lunching with Books on Oct. 15. Linda Everett, Vice President, introduced the theme for this year, Books That Inspire, and distributed yearbooks. […]

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Standex ladies support RiverFest

The ladies of Standex Shared Services show their support for Tallahatchie RiverFest 2013 and UCDA. They came in and bought several and were excited about the event. Front from left are Melissa Westmoreland, Patty Johnson, Linda Allen, Teresa O’Callaghan; back from loeft, Cassandra Crane, Vicki Clayton, Cindy Bruner, Rene Basden, Debbie Mitchell, Jimma Hood and […]

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Liberty School August meeting

Mrs. Lil Nelson welcomed the 28 attendees to the Aug. 20 meeting of Liberty School. Charlie Sappington gave the invocation and blessing prior to the pizza, dessert, and homemade ice-cream dinner. Wayne Alexander gave the financial report in the business session and Joanne Gaines read minutes from the July meeting. Mrs. Nelson recognized August birthdays […]

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