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New Haven Center says thanks with annual fish fry

The New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults held its annual fish fry this past week to show appreciation for donors, supporters and other friends. The center, now more than 50 years old, provides a unique service to the county but has run out of space with approximately 40 clients. Center officials hope to break […]

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County supervisors begin to see first of annual budget requests

The time of year is approaching when county and city officials begin work on budgets for 2016-2017. That’s also the time when public service agencies that receive funding from the county begin attending meetings of the Union County Board of Supervisors to make their requests. Monday, Robby Parman was there to speak on behalf of […]

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Emerald furniture plant about ready for production

Renovation of the former Hickory Springs furniture plant is nearly complete and should be ready to go into production under the name Emerald Mississippi sometime in June. General Manager Terry Treadaway said contractors probably have a couple of more weeks’ worth of work to do and production equipment is already being moved in. A separate […]

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Reminder about Memorial Day schedule changes

Some closings and public services will be affected by the Memorial Day holiday May 30. Perhaps the most critical is solid-waste pickup that week. Inside the New Albany city limits their usual pattern will be followed: there will be no garbage pickup May 30 with the Monday route collected Tuesday and the Tuesday route moved […]

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Annual UCTS-B. F. Ford School reunion set for this weekend

Former students, teachers and other staff of the Union County Training School and its successor, B. F. Ford School, will celebrate their 45th annual reunion May 27 and 28. The event will begin with a “Buckeye Fish Fry” at the B. F. Ford School Cafeteria at 6 p.m. Friday, May 27. Saturday events will get […]

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Seat belt enforcement effort aims to increase Click It or Ticket participation, save lives

Memorial Day, less than a week away, is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In an effort to help save lives, local and national law enforcement personnel will again participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign. The enhanced enforcement period runs from […]

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River Players to mix murder, comedy in small-venue production this weekend

The Magnolia Civic Center moves from Dorothy and the Tin Man this past week to Humphrey Bogart next week. The Tallahatchie River Players will present “The Man with Bogart’s Face” Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. This show, by Andrew J. Denady, is a murder mystery with a shot of comedy done like a […]

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River Players to hold auditions for summer Broadway kids’ production

The Tallahatchie River Players will hold auditions for their summer kid show, “Broadway Jr.” June 6 and 7 in the Magnolia Room starting at 6 p.m. They will be doing a selection of Disney songs that cover the classics to today!! This is for rising second grades to rising eighth grade boys and girls, and […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary On May 2-3 the Joy Group of Macedonia went to Huntsville, Ala. Virgil Floyd was the bus driver and Bro. David Grumbach rode shotgun. Others making the trip were Barbara Floyd, Francis Bynum, Mary Jo Douglass, Martha Owen, Tammy Grumbach, Marie Wilson and Patsy and Harold Grisham. The group ate breakfast at […]

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Center Hill Baptist Church news

By Tommie Cooper For Wednesday night’s Bible study Bro. Hall was teaching from Galatians 5:16-21. It is a good Bible study; come out and join us. Vicki Jo brought her mamaw Ethel Grant to see my mom Effie Smith Saturday. They had a long visit together. Aunt Ethel said my mom just kept hugging her, she […]

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