Union County Sheriff’s call log for Aug. 13, 2010

August 2 W. Bankhead St.: Burglary alarm Hwy 78 W/Myrtle Exit: Has temp plate N. Camp St.: Caller advised owner of car lot A&L Auto Sales. Will not let him leave with his car. Huddle House/Wal-Mart: Two car 10-50, unknown injuries. Hwy 78 E: Van overturned in east bound lane. Glade St.: Someone stole money […]

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Robert A. Gaines

Robert A. Gaines, 68, died  Aug. 9, 2010, at his home in North Little Rock, Ark.  He was born March 9, 1942 in Union County to the late Floyce and Christine Gaines.  He was married to Helen Sanders in March 1963.  He was a graduate of Ingomar High School.  He was a boilermaker supervisor with […]

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Etta News for Aug. 11, 2010

It seems that the vacation time from school has flown away and it is new time to get back in the swing of school days again.    Time waits for none and back to the books again to gain more knowledge for another term.  I hope it will be a good year for all.  It […]

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‘Smart Kidz Zone’ offers youth development

New Albany’s Family Resource Center, Fairview Apartments and the Union County Health Department collaborated earlier this summer and developed a summer youth development program for ages 10-18. It was called the Smart Kidz Zone, was held at the Fairview Apartments, was free and was held on Tuesdays for one hour for approximately three weeks. Participation […]

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Playhouse for Aug. 11, 2010

    “On-Star!  They can unlock it.  Let me get their number,” Katie said in a composed voice as she handed me Major.     Katie and their three little ones hadn’t been at our home long enough to unload – just long enough for  Major, now six months old, to wake from his nap.   It was […]

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Local schools await impact of aid

Like many school districts across the state of Mississippi, both New Albany and Union County School Districts are cautiously optimistic about the impact of the $26 billion in emergency aid signed into federal law Tuesday. The law, if it takes effect like many supporters hope, would bring approximately $250 million to the state’s school district, […]

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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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