We seem to have arrived at the end of sanity. Fear, anger, and raw political manipulation have become the new world disorder—at least in America. Members of Congress trying to hold town hall meetings on health care reform are being shouted down by angry mobs of constituents. Attendees at these events are reportedly carrying weapons. […]
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If Tyler Basil had any nerves before New Albany’s season opener last Friday, he did not show them. In his first game as the undisputed starter for the Bulldogs, the junior exploded for 340 total yards and accounted for all five of the ‘Dawgs touchdowns in their heartbreaking 41-34 loss to Booneville. Basil threw for […]
The good rain on Thursday was a welcome sight. God always knows just what we need. Visitors with David, Jamie and me during the week were Brother Ronnie Owen, Ricky Thomas, Kenny Easley, G. A. Hill, Jimmy Dean Hutcheson, Rickey and Ann Glidewell, Betty Smith, Will McCullough, Donald Richey, Brother Vic Garrison, Billy Cook, John […]
Last week was a very busy week! Tuesday, Martha Shirley came by and we talked half the day away. Wednesday, we canned pears, didn’t have many. Something ate our pears, core and all! I guess that is what happened. The pears in the top of the tree just disappeared, all of them. A few remained […]
Three bows to Mrs. Helen McKibben! I do apologize for the error in quoting your ages. A telephone call came from Janice Garrison telling me of the erroy in a previous column. It was quoted “89” instead of “87” and I am so sorry. Mrs. McKibben, the way we 49ers will always remember you is […]
Despite adopting a newly-developed comprehensive plan for the future growth of Union County, the board of supervisors say they won’t enforce it at this time. “Even though we have adopted the comprehensive plan, we are not planning on enforcing or changing anything right now until we look at the plan further,” said District Four Supervisor […]
We’re in search of a “proper” dog. My wife and I have very different views about what that is. It all started a little more than 10 years ago, before we were married. On my first visit to Jenny’s house in Pennsylvania, a big black dog jumped up and put her front feet on my […]
The 2009 football season is set to kickoff this Friday, but the Bulldogs will take the field with heavy hearts for their opener against Booneville in the New Albany Classic. NAHS elected to have an extra game this season, picking up the 3A Blue Devils in hopes that this match-up will help them better prepare […]
The homecoming at Hurricane Baptist Church will be held on Oct. 4 which will also be the first anniversary of the new sanctuary building. There will be the Sunday morning service, a fellowship meal at noon, and then an afternoon service at 2:00. Bro. Phillip Brock is pastor. Bro. David Barnett was given a surprise […]
Freedom Trio will be singing Sunday night, August 30, at 6 p.m. at Tri-County Baptist Church. The Sherman Church of Christ held their youth devotional Sunday, August 16, and took the youth to Danvers. A surprise retirement party was held Saturday, August 22, in the home of Jeremy and Martha Swindle for Jeremy’s dad, Lynn […]
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