Friday last day to qualify for county school board races

As the November general election approaches, there will be two local positions on the ballot for some voters in the county.  Persons who desire to throw their hat into the ring for those positions have until 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2010  to submit their names to the Union County Circuit Clerk. Qualifying began Wednesday, […]

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NAES among MS schools to win awards in the HealthierUS School Challenge

When it comes to meeting the strict criteria for awards in the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) HealthierUS School Challenge, nineteen Mississippi schools have scored at the top of the class.  New Albany Elementary School (NAES) is among the top schools in the state that is excelling at creating healthier environments for students.     […]

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Alef a recipient of SPF President’s Award

BNA Bank announced that Michael R. Alef, a registered representative affiliated with broker-dealer and Registered Investment Adviser Sorrento Pacific Financial, LLC (SPF) was a recent recipient of SPF’s President’s Award at the 2010 SPF Annual Conference.   The award honors the top producing registered representatives among SPF’s  80 community bank programs.  Alef was credited with […]

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Walmart Foundation donates gift cards to NA Schools

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Heritage Pioneer Days set for Sept. 17, 18

Visitors to New Albany can go back in time to the good ol’ days of washing clothes on a washboard, shucking their own corn, shelling their own peas, and more a the ninth annual Heritage Pioneer Days.   Heritage Pioneer Days will take place at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on September […]

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Eastern Lights, September 3, 2010

Thanks to all of you for your encouragement you have given me in the past few weeks about the Eastern Lights news column.   I spent last Monday morning in Booneville getting some repair on my car.  That was the day my life- long friend Opal Smith was buried. So I missed her funeral. Tuesday […]

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Macedonia News, September 3, 2010

Lou McQuary   Johnny Garrison spent two nights in Tupelo Hospital due to pains in his right arm.  Doctors determined he has an arthritic spine and prescribed medicines to try to alleviate the pain. Hopefully this will help with this, and Johnny can bounce back from all the pain he has been experiencing.   Tricia […]

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Center Hill News, September 3, 2010

Oh, what beautiful weather we’ve had for the past 2 or 3 days…..It’s raining outside right now…just a slow and lazy drizzle and sooooo nice!!! We needed the rain, but then our Lord already knew that, didn’t He???? He always know what we need before we ever ask, doesn’t He?   We had a wonderful […]

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Ecru News, September 3, 2010

Ethan Dyer celebrated his Sept. 9 birthday with family and friends on Thursday, Aug. 26 at the New Albany waterpark.  Needless to say his younger brother Gavin Dyer had a ball. Happy birthday Ethan. Congratulations North Pontotoc Vikings on you second football win this season.. Your are 2-0 with your wins against Lewisburg and Nettleton.  […]

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NAHS News, September 3, 2010

Jessica Lee   Felizidadas!  The Spanish Club members voted for their new club council, the new leaders are: President Riley Alef, Vice President Josh Hardin, Secretary Brittany Ellett, Historian Taylor McCreight, and official translator Gabriel Fernandez.    On Tuesday, Aug. 26, a representative from Memphis College of Art spoke to the Gifted Art 2,3 and […]

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