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By Susan Hooker Signs of the season in September include the final, feeding frenzies of the hummingbirds as they prepare for their trip to more southern climates. The aptly named hummingbird vines covered with red blooms attract them as well as the feeders with nectar. Once you get the vines established, they become a task […]

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Clarification

We want to clarify a point in a recent editorial about the lack of a police officer at New Albany Elementary School. We said the “Board of Aldermen has failed for years to budget for a school resource officer” at the school. Mayor Tim Kent points out that the board had not been asked by […]

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Not working for a living

My father used to say that it was a good thing I went to college, because I never would have made it if I had to work for a living. He wasn’t kidding, either. By working for a living, he meant physical labor, the kind that he did all of his work life until he […]

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A coup for New Albany

New Albany reaches a new milestone next week as movers and shakers in business and development from all over the state converge on our city for a two-day conference. More than 100 people from out of town are expected Tuesday and Wednesday to attend the Mississippi Conference on Business and Entrepreneur Development, hosted by the […]

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Tanglefoot Trail grand opening pushed back

Officials with the GM&O Rails-To-Trails Recreational District and Three Rivers Planning and Development District announced Monday that the Tanglefoot Trail’s grand opening will be pushed back a second time. According to Ronnie Bell and Randy Kelley of Three Rivers, the ceremony will not be held on Sept. 21 because it is not known whether the […]

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Bishop pleads guilty to child exploitation

New Albany native Benjamin Bishop pleaded guilty last Friday to the charge of child exploitation. Bishop, 26, of 623 Glendale Road in New Albany, was arrested Aug. 16, 2012 for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a minor. Ever since getting bonded out with a $25,000 bond last year, he has been represented by his […]

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Toyota unveils new Corolla

The 2014 Toyota Corolla was officially unveiled Saturday in front of a large crowd at the BancorpSouth arena in Tupelo. Showing off the new model  was a part of the Toyota Corolla line-off ceremony and a carnival theme for Toyota Team Mississippi Appreciation Day. Phil Rodi, vice president of manufacturing with Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi […]

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Blake Spruill races for the end zone against Potts Camp. Spruill scored three TD's, kicked thre PAT's and added a safety. East Union won 29-14.

East Union Tops Potts Camp to Remain Undefeated

by Dennis Clayton Blake Spruill scored several different ways on Friday night to help lead his East Union teammates to a 29-14 win over Potts Camp. Spruill had an unofficial total of 102 yards rushing and scored three touchdowns, kicked three PAT’s and recorded a safety as he tackled the Cardinals quarterback Hunter Joyner in […]

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Louis Tomlinson Sr., 73

Louis “Mitch” Tomlinson Sr., 73, of Holly Springs, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. He was born Nov. 8, 1939, in Marshall County. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Holly Springs Church of Christ. He was a funeral director with United Funeral Service in New […]

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Archie McGregor, 65

Archie Dwight McGregor, 65, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at his home. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a River Boat Captain. Services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Calvin Warren and Bro. Herb Luther officiating. Burial was in Cook Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home […]

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