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Rascals’ fall short versus Dealers

 Davis Horton paced the Dealters, as they defeated Tallahatchie 4-2 Tuesday night. Horton, the reigning player of the week out of Oxford, went 3-for-4 with an RBI double in the win. Horton’s double came in a scoreless fifth, as Joel Rich reached on a double prior to Horton’s at bat. Up 2-0 in the sixth, […]

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Braxton was a “true missionary”

“Brother Marshuan would want us to smile,” Elenora Howell told a packed New Albany Middle School gym Sunday afternoon about her late grandson, Marshuan Braxton. “Regardless how heavy my heart is, I’m going to smile for him.” Howell, like many other friends and family at the 3 p.m. memorial service for 17-year-old Braxton, reminded the […]

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Philadelphia

On Father’s Day the ladies cooked breakfast for the men. During the morning service each father was presented a book, and J. J. Bonds was recognized as the oldest dad present. Teresa Shettles brought our special music. As  always, VBS commencement was well attended Sunday night. Kay Azlin, Terri Pounders, Sherry Clayton and Jamie Nolan […]

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The Dinner Bell

 Sesame Chicken with Honey Dip   Chicken:  ½  cup mayonnaise 1 ½ teaspoons dry mustard 2 teaspoons instant minced onion 1 cup fine dry bread crumbs ½ cup sesame seeds 2 cups uncooked cubed chicken   Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix mayonnaise, mustard, and minced onion in a shallow dish or pie pan; set […]

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Union County School Distict begins work on electrical issues at school

This upcoming fall, students, faculty and staff at Ingomar Attendance Center will find a few changes to the day-to-day operation of their school. Throughout the summer, the Union County School District is adding upgrades to the infrastructure at Ingomar, which includes repainting the school gym, upgrading their electrical system, upgrading their intercom system, and whatever […]

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It’s all in the details: Inside game preparation

 One of my favorite parts about baseball happens before the game even starts. For as long as I can remember, I have loved watching the guys prepare the field, lining, hosing down the infield, whatever. My friends and I constantly admire the work done by those men, so when I had an opportunity to join […]

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Ask Amy

Dear Amy: Recently, my parents had a family dinner at our house, and after dinner my older sister’s boyfriend decided to light some fireworks. My boyfriend and I, my sister and her boyfriend and our parents stood in front of the house watching. About 15 minutes in, a new neighbor approached my older sister’s boyfriend. […]

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Melting pot, or tossed salad?

 For many years the image of a “melting pot” was used to describe the experience of immigrants coming to America. The expectation was that as people from diverse backgrounds, cultures and religions, make their way to our country, a sort of American cultural crucible would melt away all the differences leaving one homogenous social stew. […]

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Gardening with Tim

Most of us have been experiencing the effects of the humid heat lately.  I’ve noticed that the birds are spending more time in the fountain and the bird bath lately.  My Grandson, J.T. has been wanting to play in the sprinkler while we water the plants here lately also.  The birds have made their presence […]

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NA School District waits on state for final budget

The New Albany School District remains in wait-and-see mode in relation to its 2009-10 fiscal year budget, as it remains to be seen how much money it will receive from the state of Mississippi. The total 2010 revenue budgets expected for the next year stands at $19,649,087. Local taxes will provide 10.07 percent of the […]

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