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A Christmas prayer

     Lord, first of all, thank you for the careful and creative way in which you have designed this world. You have made this planet a marvelous place, filled with life and beauty.  It is a privilege to recognize that we humans are a part of your amazing invention.      Having said that, it is […]

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New Year hopes and prayers

     New Year’s celebrations have traditionally become a time for us to gather up our hopes and prayers for the coming year and express them in resolutions. I confess to being a resolution maker.      Not just about the little things like losing weight and going to the gym more. But also prayers and hopes […]

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Prayers of the Inauguration

Jesus’ disciples approached him once and said to him, “Teach us to pray.” It was common practice in the ancient world for teachers to instruct their followers in all forms of spiritual practice. According to the New Testament, what Jesus offered in response to their request is what we now call the Lord’s Prayer.      […]

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Obituaries for January 16, 2009

Glenn Davis, 75 David Glenn Davis, 75, of Myrtle, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Lee County to Dan Davis and Verdie Oswalt Davis. He was a retired engineer, working at Stratford for many years. He was a Baptist and a […]

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NA native turns area fields into fields of dreams

With baseball season around the corner, area teams are preparing for the upcoming year. With practices taking place and players working on their game, very few think of the other aspects that need work as well. Braving the frigid temperatures of last week, New Albany resident Charles Brunetti and his staff are hard at work, […]

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Hawks, Lady ‘Dawgs win tourney crowns

Myrtle held off a late surge from Ingomar to claim the Union County boys’ championship behind gutsy performances from Russ Yates and David Wilson in place of injured guard Justin Jordan. Yates and Wilson scored 15 points each in the Hawks 62-59 victory over the Falcons. “I thought Russ did a tremendous job, David played […]

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Urchins hang with Hawks, Ingomar handles ‘Dawgs

New Albany 63 Ingomar 40 (G) New Albany’s student section chanted “four more years” in response to Jazmine Spears’ terrific showing, as the Lady ‘Dawgs downed Ingomar 63-40 Friday night. The eighth grader led all scorers on the night, tallying 27 and setting up their rematch with Myrtle for the county championship. An early three-point […]

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Myrtle-WU highlight first day of tourney

Ingomar 52 East Union 39 (G) Kayla Stevens brought her “A-Game” to East Union as she scored a game-high 21 points to help pace the Lady Falcons to a 52-39 victory in the opening game of the tournament. The Lady Urchins took a 11-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, but saw the […]

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Epting receives championship ring

East Union’s Austin Epting was presented his 2008 State Cross-Country Individual Championship ring during the Union County Tournament. The senior has enjoyed a stellar career for the Urchins. The 2008 championship was the second in his career as he also won the Individual Championship in 2004. His career-best time was 16:40 at the East Union/Myrtle […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 12, 2008

Harold Hall, 87 Harold Clinton Hall, 87, of Blue Mountain, died Dec. 9, 2008, at his residence.  He was born Sept. 1, 1921 in New Albany to Hubert Clinton Hall and Emma Coker Hall.  He served during WWII in the US Army.  He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Tom Haynes Construction.  He was […]

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