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Flame Warriors Classic fireman competition gives hard-working volunteers opportunity to shine

By Tim Burress Are you up to it?  Are you man enough?  Is your Team ready? This year’s event will be held at the Union County Fairgrounds Pulling Track, Saturday July 20, at 8:00 p.m. You and your team can register up to the night of the event and the fee is $25.00 per team.  […]

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The Playhouse

Four little “grands” in car seats make for interesting commutes. On their recent week with Mama C and Daddy O, we were on our way to a fun day at the Children’s Museum. An altercation surfaced from the back seat between the two older girls. As the sounds escalated, I interrupted and took on the […]

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Ricky Nobile editorial cartoons

 

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Coming events

  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 […]

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Blue Springs board chooses officials, further adds to town operational procedures

The Town of Blue Springs held their first meeting with newly elected officers July 2. Mayor Rita Gentry welcomed everyone, saying she believes the town has a great board and it will be good for Blue Springs. Present were Aldermen Shirley Allen, Lynda Bramlett, Leanna Hollis, Malcom Leath, Leia Shelton, town clerk Jan Musgrove and […]

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Whitehead resigns Ecru board then retracts

Regina Butler , Pontotoc Progress Staff Writer Ecru has just sworn in five new aldermen and already one has resigned. The Progress confirmed with Mayor Mark Baldwin late Friday afternoon that alderman Jimmy Whitehead tendered his resignation and turned it into city hall. Citing that he would be moving to Oxford because of his wife’s […]

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Junior Miss Union County Fair

Winners of the Junior Miss Union County Fair pageant, held Saturday evening, are, from right to left, Third Alternate Eden Rain Conlee, 9, daughter of Greg and Penny Conlee and a student at West Union; Second Alternate Macy Lane Moorehead, 10, daughter of  Rodney and Summer Coltharp and Josh Moorehead and a student at New […]

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Pre-Teen Miss Union County Fair

Winners of the Pre-Teen Miss Union County Fair Pageant held Saturday are, from left, Third Alternate Meredith Carol Prescott, 12, daughter of Bill and Frankie Prescott and a student at New Albany Middle School; Second Alternate Molly Beth White, 12, daughter of Chad White and Ashley McNutt and a student at New Albany Middle School; […]

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Teen Miss Union County Fair

Winners of the Teen Miss Union County Fair pageant held Saturday are, from left, Third Alternate Kiona Chontel Finley15, daughter of Cora and Drake Finley and a student at New Albany High School; Second Alternate Maggie Erin Wall, 16, daughter of Randy and Christy Wall and a student at Ingomar; First Alternate Haleigh Snyder, 15, […]

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Miss Union County Fair

Winners of the Miss Union County Fair pageant held Saturday are, from left, Third Alternate Victoria Land Alshargatli, 18 daughter of Sue and Mar Alshargatli of Saltillo; Second Alternate Patience Tara Campbell, 19, daughter of Anthony and Amanda Parker of Blue Springs; First Alternate Carol Coker, 17, daughter of Larry and Paula Coker of East […]

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