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The great rooster chase

Editor’s note: Diners and shoppers near the Wal-Mart area may have noticed a strange commotion about noon Nov. 5. Here is a first-hand account of what happened: During a quick lunch break on Nov. 5, I spotted a rooster at the drive-through of Taco Bell in New Albany. I can’t say how he got there […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Sherman Baptist Church will be hosting the Community Thanksgiving Service Sunday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m. with Sherman Grove, Sherman Methodist, and other area churches joining the service. The Sherman Baptist youths are planning a skit, and lunch will follow in the Activities Building. No evening services will be held that evening […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Curtis Melvin Moody passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12. He was the son of the late Ruby and Doyle Moody, and he leaves several children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, in addition to his wife, Janice. He was a retired Master Sergeant of the US Air Force. Visitation and the funeral were held […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The lovely shade trees of summer are now a golden amber as the oak leaves are now making a thick carpet on lawns in the neighborhood. Every wind or rain storm brings another wave. Sophie, Aden and I discussed stopping at the home place of the late Thelma and Dewitt Swords to […]

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Hee Haw for a cause

The Tallahatchie River Players are providing an opportunity for family holiday entertainment while supporting a good community cause. The group will present Hee Haw Country Christmas at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5 and 6, in the Cine Theater of the Magnolia Civic Center.  The program will include seasonal jokes and Christmas songs. A […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Here is hoping this rain we have been getting is helping to replenish our water tables. I just read this week that some of us waste too much water when there are places that are in need of it. We will have to keep in mind that the Lord knows our needs […]

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Thanksgiving closings for Nov. 25-29, 2013

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, the New Albany Gazette will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28.  It will re-open for regular business hours on Friday, Nov. 29.  Advertising and editorial deadlines will be moved up to this Friday for Wednesday’s paper and Tuesday for next Friday’s paper. City and county offices will be closed Thursday, […]

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TRP to perform ‘Hee Haw Country Christmas’

The Tallahatchie River Players are bringing back an old favorite this Christmas. The New Albany troupe will perform its inaugural “Hee Haw Country Christmas” at 7 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6, at the Magnolia Civic Center. The show will feature some favorite characters from the long-running comedy show telling seasonal jokes and singing Christmas […]

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Bicycle shop to open in New Albany next year

Beginning in late January, New Albany’s first bicycle shop will be opening and will be conveniently located at the Tanglefoot Trailhead in downtown New Albany. The new business is named Trails and Treads and will be an additional location to the main store in Tupelo. Trails and Treads will be moving into the current location […]

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Sheriff offers inmate status alerts

Victims of crimes, attacks, or more can feel a lot safer in Union County now due to a new system that has just been implemented at the Union County Jail that can notify the victim when the offender has been released from jail. The Union County Sheriff’s Department has become the latest agency to adopt […]

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