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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: I have two friends who recently broke up. Let’s call them “Chandler” and “Monica.” My wife and I are having a housewarming/birthday party, and I invited both of them. They both would have been invited under any other circumstance, and though I certainly have my favorite (Chandler) of the two, we don’t think […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been together for almost four years. We were at a party at his sister’s house, and I noticed that one of the cousins at the party had a jacket on with the same last name as my great-grandmother’s. I called my mom when we left the party, and […]

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Obituaries for July 15, 2009

 Brenda  Crumpton, 56 Brenda Carolyn Thompson Crumpton 56 ,  of New Albany, Ms, died Friday July 10, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Union County on December 1, 1952, to the late Erskin Thompson and Gara Herring Thompson. She was an employee of Piper Impacts in the past. […]

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Liberty School News

 Forty-one attendees to the Liberty school June meeting enjoyed an evening that included a delicious covered dish dinner and entertainment by the “Five Inspired.”  Lil Grisham welcomed everyone to the meeting and Ray Fitzgerald gave the invocation/blessing prior to the dinner. In the business session Joanne Gaines, Secretary, read the minutes from the May meeting. […]

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Rascals fall 2-0 versus Tupelo

Tupelo needed only two runs to top the Rascals Tuesday night, as netiher team had a productive night offensively. Tallahatchie started the game with their only two hits, as Lee Wilson and John Stephens had back-to-back singles, but neither David Williams or Ben Wallis could bring the runners home. Tupelo scored their first run in […]

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NFL player gets NA excited about football

Union County saw a lot of excitement over the weekend as the NFL’s Terrence Metcalf hosted a day-long football camp at New Albany High School last Saturday. New Birth Community Church, along with NAHS came together to host the former Ole Miss Rebel and Chicago Bear to raise money for a new family life center […]

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Cotton States All-Stars

Twenty-five athletes were named to the BNA Bank Cotton States League Sonic Drive-In All-Star roster, including three from Union County. Brad Luna, Drew Dillard and M.J. McWhorter, all of the Tallahatchie Rascals, were selected by coaches and league officials to represent the North this weekend The trio are of nine Rascals that were selected, the […]

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On loving our neighbor

 The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship just finished their annual meeting. These are moderate Baptists that for the most part broke away from the Southern Baptist Convention after that entity surrendered to fundamentalism.  Attendees adopted a mission budget, worshipped and shared communion, sang some hymns, and did some serious reflection on what it means to love a […]

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Keeping up with digital

 The New Albany School District has taken another step forward in preparing students for being successful in college or in a career. This fall the New Albany School of Career and Technical Education will offer high school students a new course program  to help them with digital media skills. According to Emily Reed, a curriculum […]

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Macedonia news

 We both felt like going to Church Sunday!  It felt so good; you got to see friends, got to listen to good music and hear a really good sermon! Our numbers were down some, but this was a holiday weekend. Dorothy Wayne Nowlin is some better following her heart surgery. Mildred Fair was sick. Frances […]

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