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BMC working with city to bring baseball/softball to Sportsplex

New Albany may have more baseball and softball to look forward to in the future, as the city and Blue Mountain College are working on a contract allowing the college to play baseball and fastpitch softball at the Sportsplex starting in the Fall of 2010. The Aldermen discussed the contract during their meeting Monday night, […]

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NAHS tennis picks up state title in mixed doubles

New Albany High School brought a state title home last week in tennis, as the mixed doubles pair of Callie Creekmore and Luke Wilson defeated the Axton/Agee duo from Laurel 6-0,6-0 to finish first in the state. Both Creekmore and Wilson were strong in singles this season, and coach Warner Creekmore took their strength individually […]

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Falcons, Eagles compete for golf championship

Ingomar and West Union faced off in more than just baseball last week, as both schools sent teams for the boys and girls state tournaments in the Jackson area. The 1A-3A girls tournament was held last Monday and Tuesday, with West Union being the only team from the north in the five-team competition. Also competing […]

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Getting to know you

 When I was in elementary school and living on a farm in north central Missouri, our family attended a small-town church that only had a traveling, fill-in preacher. He went from place to place, trying to keep things organized and the congregation interested. I’m kind of like that, I guess. I work for Landmark Community […]

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Etta News

 It was a little on the rainy side for Mother’s Day Sunday.  I’m sure there were mothers who had a good day and some who had a  sad day because maybe the children of some of them had a sad day because they were many miles apart.  They could not make it for the day […]

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Sherman News

 The men of Tri-County Baptist Church prepared breakfast and fed the mothers of the church Sunday, May 10, for Mother’s Day. During the morning worship service, all the mothers were presented a gift. The Mother/Daughter Brunch was held Saturday, May 9, in the Tri-County Baptist fellowship hall. The special speaker was Carolyn Higgins from Algoma. […]

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Make the market work for you

       Every investor is different. While most investors share the same general goals (i.e., securing their futures and building for retirement), their approach to achieving those goals is as varied as the day is long.      One trait many investors currently share, however, is fear. Thanks to the up and down nature […]

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Philadelphia News

 Brother Bobby and Debbie were on vacation last week in the mountains, in North Carolina, so Sunday morning Brother Gerald brought the message.  That night he brought a video, one of Ken Davis’s sermons about sheep that the church family enjoyed. The Irvins were back for the evening service. Congratulations to Lizzie Higgins who won […]

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Obituaries for May 8, 2009

 Newt Messer, 79 James “Newt” Newton Messer, 79, of Myrtle, died Saturday, May 2, 2009, at the Darlington Oaks Care Center in Verona. He was born in Union County on Oct. 18, 1929, to the late James D. Messer and Ollie Lee Benefield Messer and retired from Mohasco Manufacturing Company after 42 years of service. […]

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Primary outcome will present new opportunities for city leadership

      By now, we should all be aware of the outcome of the New Albany primary election. Regardless of your delight at the election of a favorite candidate or disappointment at the loss of a candidate for whom you had given a great deal of support, the bottom line is that those who have […]

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