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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Glamour Girlz Formalwear opens

Glamour Girl Formalwear for Men and Women held its ribbon-cutting Monday afternoon. The business sells and rents formal attire including tuxedos for men and pageant dresses, prom dresses, evening gowns, wedding gowns, christening gowns and other special event clothing for all ages. The business also includes alterations and repairs done by a professional seamstress in […]

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Notable Accomplishments

Since we find ourselves nearing the Fourth of July holiday, I thought it might be good to just look at a few things in a nutshell instead of one thing in the broader spectrum. First of all, we proudly say congratulations to Lisa Bogue of West Union for being named the Coach of the Year […]

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New Albany’s long-running chief Grisham leaves after 32 years

After 40 years in law enforcement, David Grisham has stepped down as New Albany Police Chief effective June 30, 2013. Chris Robertson is replacing Grisham as police chief. Grisham started his career as a deputy at the Union County Sheriff’s Department in 1973, then in 1981, he continued his career at the New Albany Police […]

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