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Tanglefoot Trail gets warm-up stations; pavilion on the way

Tanglefoot Trail in Union County has some new additions and will get at least one more. Trail users may have noticed construction going on near the trail about where it passes behind the Imperial Trading Company warehouse, and beside the way station at Ingomar. Trail maintenance director Keith Herring said the two structures are warm-up […]

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Out-of-the box potter Helene Fielder presents Tallahatchie Arts Council program

It’s difficult, if not impossible, to describe Helene Fielder’s pottery, and that’s a good thing. “She’s the most out-of-the-box person I know,” local craftsman Charles Buster said of the Marietta resident. “When I go into her booth (at a craft show) I just have to stop; I can’t take it all in.” Fielder is not […]

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There’ll be a caucus among us and political parties prepare for conventions

Every four years, and only every four years, we begin to hear a lot about caucuses. Mississippi has them but few people seem to know much about them, including some political officials. Local Democrats will have their precinct caucuses this Saturday, Feb. 13, in fact. Caucuses began in the late 1780s when the country was […]

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Bill requiring appointed superintendents 
passes senate committee

The Senate Education Committee Wednesday passed legislation improving the governance of school districts through appointed superintendents, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said. Senate Bill 2438 moves to the full Senate for consideration. “The current model of electing superintendents strictly limits the ability of local communities to find the best candidate for the job,” Lt. Gov. Reeves said. […]

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Historic Northside Neighborhood Association to resume with Tues. meeting

A meeting of the Historic Northside Neighborhood Association will be held next Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Cleveland Street Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. The association was formed more than a decade ago to help improve the quality of life in the historic area and to deal specifically with concerns about crime and […]

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MegMed Clinic has formal opening

The Union County Development Association held a ribbon-cutting for MegMed Health Tuesday, Jan. 19. MegMed Health is an acute and primary care clinic for all ages. Their services include treatment of acute problems, minor emergencies, women’s health, minor skin conditions, lab work, weight loss counseling, DOT physicals, preventive health care, as well as treatment of […]

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Extension Office to hold series of instructional programs

The Union County Extension Office is offering a variety of learning programs over the next few months. A Private Applicator Training class will be given from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Union County Extension Office Feb. 29. There is a $10 registration fee. For more information call 534-1916 or 534-1917 On March 1, a […]

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Ellistown Breezes

By Margaret McCraw  If we were wondering where our cold weather went, now we know. These last few mornings are something that usually stays well to the north of us. I live out in the county and my temperature usually runs about five degrees colder than Tupelo. However, I did not see any snowflakes on […]

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Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley  Well, hello there on this bright and beautiful Friday morning on the fifth of February. I sincerely hope all are well after all the stormy weather on Tuesday. There have been a lot of deaths connected to this area this week. Sympathy is extended to Agnes Hill and Helen Tubman, both of […]

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‘The Little Mermaid’ on stage at New Albany High School this weekend

  New Albany High School will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13, Friday and Saturday, as well as at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. For ticket information call 534-1805.

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