County fair bake-off winner teaches local restaurant owner new recipe

New Albany Middle School student Merlyn Potts,11, was the recent winner of the 2010 Union County Fair Bake Off at the Union County Fair and Livestock Show. She won for overall and most original. Potts competed against five other people at the Bake Off contest and won for her Strawberry Rolls with Chantilly Lace cream […]

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Sherman News for Aug. 11, 2010

The Sherman Fire Department is one of four departments that participated in a fundraiser for the Pontotoc Fire Association.   This fundraiser went through the state fire marshal’s office, and Sherman Fire Department has received 75 smoke detectors to be installed up to two per household on a first come, first served basis. The owner […]

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Center Hill News for Aug. 13, 2010

Well, I reckon I’ve got some “catching up” to do since I’ve not written in the past couple of weeks. VBS was a wonderful success this year. One of my granddaughters told me that if we would have VBS every day during the summer, she would come. She loves Center Hill’s Vacation Bible School. The […]

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Gardening with Tim for Aug. 13, 2010

Tim Burress   The heat is still here and probably will be for another couple of weeks, so please be careful out there while doing your gardening chores.    Drink plenty of fluids and take regular breaks.  Don’t forget to wear a hat in the hot sun to protect your face.  Try to plan your […]

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Macedonia News for Aug. 13, 2010

Lou McQuary   By now school at West Union is back in full swing again and the new year 2010-2011 has officially begun.    I hope all the students are happy with their new teachers and new schedule. Also I hope the teachers are rested and refreshed and raring to start a new school year.  […]

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Ellistown Breezes for Aug. 13, 2010

Last weekend I watched as motor homes and boats slowly passed by heading in from a last vacation and/or weekend of fun before school begins Wednesday.   But, “cheers” Labor Day is very close and perhaps another break. Happy birthday to Brian Randle Friday, August 13th. Next Friday, my youngest step-granddaughter, Mar-g McCraw Windham will […]

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Eastern Lights for Aug. 13, 2010

The revival at Pleasant Ridge Baptist got off to a good start.    They really have a good music system and some good talent.  Betty Camp and daughter Sandra Jones do a fine job on the organ and piano. Mrs. Ronald Owen has returned from a family reunion in Wichita, Kansas.  She said they all […]

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Northeast Baseball schedules free clinic

BOONEVILLE, Miss. –  Northeast Mississippi Community College’s baseball program is offering a free baseball clinic to any athletes within its five-county district.   Northeast’s first in-district baseball clinic is available to players in the college’s five-county district of Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union counties.   The free three-hour clinic will be broken into two […]

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County residents may apply for smoke alarm installation

Some homeowners that live in New Albany or Union County that are in need of a new smoke alarm or alarms in their home have the option of applying for the free installation and delivery of smoke alarms. The war on fire deaths in Mississippi has received major support from the Federal Government with the […]

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911 coordinator requests media bundle fee ordinance

Union County Emergency 911 Coordinator Mildred Churchill came before the Board of Supervisors Monday morning to suggest that a new ordinance be passed making it mandatory that every consumer that has a landline phone or pays for a media bundle has to pay the $1 fee to the county. Churchill said, “The problem is with […]

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