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Eastern Lights, February 25, 2011

Good cloudy morning to all of you.  By the time you read this, the weather will have changed several times. Don’t panic – it will be Spring very soon. My granddaughter Jamie had a report on the Great Depression today.  I told her we are in a lot better condition now than then, although things […]

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Ellistown Breezes, February 25, 2011

Happy Birthday to Buple Childress and Maggie McCraw, a big three, Saturday, Feb. 26; to Hazel Hines Monday, Feb. 28; to Natalie Hatcher a big 10 Tuesday March 1; and to Sarah Grubbs Thursday, Feb. 3.  Natalie came by and sold me a box of Girl Scout Cookies. I chose chocolate/coconut and they are really […]

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Macedonia News, February 25, 2011

 By Lou McQuary     I am delighted to see my yellow jonquils coming up.  None have bloomed yet, but I am anticipating their popping open with a burst of yellow blooms. To me it is the first promise of spring, a rebirth from the drab dreary winter.  My jonquils are especially dear to me since […]

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Second annual event raises $15,000 for center for special needs adults

Last Thursday night, the Magnolia Civic Center’s Cine Theater was packed with supporters for New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults. Over $15,000 was raised for the school’s second fundraiser, “A Night Out for New Haven.” In 2009, a musical fundraiser was held in order to raise money for the school to purchase a new […]

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NAHS Class of 1960 establishes a citizen-based fund

The New Albany High School Class of 1960 wants to give back to the community in which they were raised. Out of the forty plus members from the senior class, six have passed on and three have not been located. However, the rest have been contacted and have decided to create a fund that will […]

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Southside Neighborhood Association discusses city beautification

Beautification of neighborhoods was the main topic of conversation at the recent Southside Neighborhood Association meeting. Larry Dykes, the person in charge of starting this association, led this meeting as well as the meetings in the past.  Dykes started out by announcing that free tax preparation is available in town at the United Way of […]

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Wilhite qualifies for Chancery Clerk seat

Ronnie K. Wilhite of New Albany has announced his candidacy for the office of Union County Chancery Clerk. A 1977 graduate of Ingomar High School, Wilhite attended Northeast Mississippi Community College, where he played baseball and received a bachelor’s degree in agriculture and life sciences from Mississippi State University.  He has 30 years of business […]

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Elder announces candidacy for sheriff post

Greg Elder, resident of the Jericho Community, has announced his plans to run for Union County Sheriff. Elder is a 1983 graduate of Ingomar High School.  He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years and two in the reserves.  He graduated from the North Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy in 2007.  He has […]

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McDaniel enters Union County sheriff race

Union County resident Jason McDaniel has announced his candidacy for Union County Sheriff. McDaniel, a lifelong resident of the county, has worked as a New Albany city police officer for the past seven years.  He has served as east post constable and is a certified dispatcher. McDaniel is the son of Cheryl McDaniel and Randy and […]

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Myrtle students learn tips for having a healthy heart

Crystal McBrayer, Community and Occupational Health Coordinator for Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, has traveled to many schools in the city and county this month educating students about the importance of heart health.  On Wednesday, Feb. 23, McBrayer went to Myrtle Attendance Center and talked to third grade students from Jessica Waits’ class and from Mellissa […]

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