Recently we have been writing about New Year’s resolutions – a regular topic of conversation for this time of year. We had a story this past week about the history of resolutions, some of the more popular..and most often broken. The News Exchange also is taking a look at resolutions from a more practical and […]
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To the editor: We read in the newspaper that the citizens of New Albany are still attempting to bring about a vote about serving and selling liqueur, wine, etc. or as we referred to it when I lived in Memphis and they had the vote, it was called liqueur by the drink. Oh and the hue […]
The first thing that came to mind when I opened the Christmas package was “Be careful what you wish for.” Then an intense feeling of anxiety came over me. Maybe even a little fear. After all these years, could I really do it? Am I too old to learn the basics? Would I really devote […]
Once in a while something happens that is so illogical that it boggles our mind. For the second year in a row, the city of New Albany’s handling of its property insurance coverage falls in that category. The Board of Aldermen, on a 3-2 vote, last week decided to keep its insurance business with Dickson […]
Dear Editor: In Union County, who is my neighbor? When I was in need, I can say everyone I had any contact with was truly the good neighbor! We were in Union County in mid-December to do some work at our place in the Pinedale community. All went well until the day we planned to […]
Our representative in Congress, Alan Nunnelee, voted against the compromise bill that preserves current income tax rates on most Americans, while increasing the rates on households that earn more than $450,000. We’re disappointed in his action. The bill got bi-partisan support and passed the Senate 89 to 8 and the House, 257 to 167. It […]
The rails-to-trails project won’t be ready by the first of the year, but the current projection is for April. That’s for the paved 10-foot path; the community way stations are still to come and virtually nothing has been done on the trailheads for Houston, Pontotoc and New Albany – the three big-money items. Even though […]
Dear Editor: In the wake of the recent murder of 20 school children, the issue of gun control is again a primary topic of public debate. The foremost responsibility of any government is the protection of its citizens. However, fulfilling this responsibility does not in any way justify the disarming of law-abiding citizens so as […]
A year ago I surprised my wife at Christmas by replacing her several-years-old cell phone, which was just a phone, with one of those fancy iPhones. You know, the kind with Siri, the woman who (sometimes) is able to answer your questions. Jenny was sort of happy, a bit shocked, and even a little miserable […]
We take pride in providing the news in an objective fashion in our news columns. But here in this space we offer our opinion, and provide space in our Letters to the Editor column for yours. As we enter 2013, we want to let you know where we stand on important community issues. We support: […]
- Pre-K students at elementary school learn about butterflies September 2, 2015
- Families of Union Countians killed in service to participate in Patriot Day program planned for Sept. 11 at Cine’ September 2, 2015
- Number of unemployed Union Countians back down slightly September 2, 2015
- Labor Day holiday to affect business, garbage collection schedules September 2, 2015
- Patriot Day program planned for Sept. 11 at Cine’ August 28, 2015
- Sidestepping a honey-do list September 2, 2015
- Fixing our streets September 2, 2015
- Retail sales, utility fees main sources of city’s income September 2, 2015
- Mississippians will vote on educational funding by state Nov. 3 September 2, 2015
- Hoping to get a deal on some land September 2, 2015
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