Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker Hurricane has been experiencing the dog days of summer with the high temperatures. Our Mississippi cousins have been to Texas for the Warren-Graham Reunions in De Leon and Loraine, Texas, respectively. Gardens are also the talk of the community as residents are reaping their harvests. Bobbie Hale and her grandson, Aaron, enjoyed […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy I would like to apologize to the readers of my column. For the past two weeks I have written about the benefit for the little Goode brothers, Tyler and Taylor, who are suffering from a rare medical condition and have been hospitalized at LeBonheur Hospital at Memphis. I was acting in good […]

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Obituaries for July 25, 2013 issue

Jackie Wilson, 47 Jacqueline “Jackie” Faith Presley Wilson, 47, of Baldwyn, died suddenly Monday, July 15, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a beautician and owner of the Kuttin Korner Beauty Salon in Baldwyn. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Baldwyn, but attended Friendship Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time […]

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The Playhouse

My adaptation to “city life” is coming along quite well! In fact, it gives me more reasons to praise my Maker. I have not run into a single chigger. Amazing. Even though I’ve worked and dug among shrubs and leafy branches, the little red critters are nowhere to be found. Since I had to spray […]

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Key state programs get appropriations

Both of Mississippi’s U.S. senators, Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, made an imprint on a major appropriation bill that passed out of the Appropriations Committee last week. Each of the provisions in the bill impacted Mississippi through federal programs affecting jobs and quality of life. Cochran, Republican ranking member of Appropriations, helped shape the bill […]

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Coming elections are non-partisan, party committee reminds

Just a reminder that special elections are non-partisan by nature unless a county committee requests that they be allowed to enter a partisan candidate. We have made no such request and to my knowledge neither have the Union County Democrats. So at this point there is no candidate can register to run under either party’s […]

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Ricky Nobile for the week of July 25


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Russell-Cellular now open

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Kids in the Kitchen workshop

Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education Program will be sponsoring a Kids in the Kitchen Workshop on Wednesday, July 31. This free workshop will be held at the Union County Extension Office from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ages 6-9 are welcome. Youths will learn how to prepare simple, healthy foods that […]

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Sherman aldermen hear of improvements

Regina Butler Progress Staff Writer Sherman aldermen held a recessed meeting this past Tuesday with two new aldermen present to tend to the town’s business. The town is in need of a new truck to use in the public works department among other items that were discussed. Public Works director Clint Long gave the board […]

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