Yuck! Losing weight fast

The pressure is on at our house. We’ve made no real progress and there are only 10 days left. It all started in early May when Marlene, a friend of my wife’s from high school, came to visit, and she and Jenny started talking about their upcoming high-school reunion. Well, they didn’t really spend much […]

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Bill Tate

William “Bill” Carl Tate, 77, of New Albany, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 at his residence.  He was born Sept. 4, 1932 in New Albany to the late Carl Lee Tate and Laura Griffith Tate.  He was retired employee of the New Albany City Schools.  He was a Mason, a member of the New Albany […]

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New Century Club, April 2010

  Anna Quinn   The New Century Club of New Albany met on the afternoon of April 7 in the Union County Library with Lou Ann Staggs as hostess.  Mrs. Staggs served a delicious dessert plate to the members present:  Colette Cross, Jean Dillard, Linda Everett, Michelle Hagins, Joy Hill, Libby Harrison, Anne Holmes, Carolyn […]

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Getting off the couch

I had no idea ya’ll were so much fun! When I rushed home after work on Friday, I didn’t feel much like going out again. At the end of the week, I’m usually ready to loaf. But we’d been talking all week about Sam Mosley’s concert on the courthouse lawn, so Jenny and Joe were […]

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New Albany Garden Club, April 2010

Anita Buster   The New Albany Garden Club met April 8, 2010, in the home of Elizabeth Skinner, with Lori Henson and Laura Fennell serving as co-hostesses.  The floral arrangement entitled Spring Feverwas provided by Susan Feather.   Rheta Ann West, president-elect presided over the meeting in the absence of President Grace Provence.  Mrs. West […]

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Tax money on upswing

A significant increase in New Albany sales tax collections is welcome news as the city begins work on its budget for the coming fiscal year. The latest sales tax numbers, for May, showed a 10.5 percent increase in collections.  Some have suggested that the increase is attributable to the decision by voters to allow the […]

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Dinner Bell

Tropical Ice 2 cups mashed bananas (3 or 4) 2 cups orange juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 12 cherries, cut up 1 small can crushed pineapple 1 cup sugar   Mix and freeze until almost firm. Take out and beat, then return to dish and freeze again. Serve in sherbert dishes. Good with pound cake. […]

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Top 3 Mississippi Towns For Sportsmen

 Outdoor Life magazine recently ranked three Mississippi towns among “America's Top 200 Towns for Sportsmen” in its June/July 2010 issue. Pascagoula ranked 149, Vicksburg came in at 160 and Greenville took the 168 spot. The magazine used extensive data to score 200 towns on their sporting opportunities and quality-of-life issues for its third annual ranking. […]

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Meet NA’s top ‘Dawg

When New Albany takes the field in exhibition this weekend, 21 seniors will lead the Bulldogs into the new season with one name standing out. Kareem Brown has made a name for himself over the last two seasons, helping pace the ‘Dawgs offense while contributing in other areas. Coming off of the 2009 season where […]

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Lady Falcons young, but ready

Andy Wilbanks has a young squad taking the field this season, but despite the inexperience, the Lady Falcons are working for another playoff berth this season. “We’re in practice mode right now, trying to find out who is going to play where,” Wilbanks said. “We lost a lot of folks who graduated last year, and […]

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