Baptist College of Health Sciences recently announced the graduation of Brenda Mansel of Blue Springs. Mansel received her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the April 10 commencement ceremony. Mansel, a graduate of East Union High School, is the daughter of Roy and Margaret Pannell of Blue Springs. The college, established in 1994, offers a Bachelor […]
The Down From the Hills Music Festival, including the Mississippi State Bluegrass Championship, will be held at the Union County Fairgrounds Saturday, May 17, starting at 10 a.m. The state-sanctioned event draws competitors and spectators from a several-state area each year and includes awarding of championship titles for youths and adults in guitar, banjo, mandolin, […]
By Loretta Easley Barbara Cobb was in Florida last week visiting with her seriously sick mother who has cancer and other problems. Mrs. Claire Menge was some better Sunday. We send best wishes for her. Jamie Easley spent Sunday night and Monday in Water Valley with her mother, Amy Joyner and brother Logan. Congratulations to […]
By Martha Hardy This news is a little stale as I was unable to send anything in by email last week due to a problem with the internet service in our area. But first I would like to apologize to the people who were in the Macedonia Community Yard sale. For some reason, the news […]
By Margaret McCraw I trust everyone enjoyed a Happy Mother’s Day this past Sunday. I did, since I was with Patsy Scott, Gwen, Caroline and Sra Beth Hood, Buddy, Cindy and Hunter McCraw, in West Memphis, Ark. Saturday we enjoyed seeing Buddy McCraw’s oldest granddaughter, Gwendy Alexis Windham, wed Casey Rowland in Nesbit. It was […]
Pre-K students from New Albany Elementary School recently enjoyed a visit to the New Albany Career & Technical Center where they participated in activities related to gardening, health, and nutrition. Career & Technical students in April Voyles’ Health Science classes and Kimberly Langley’s Early Childcare & Education classes provided the lessons for the Pre-K students. […]
The 17th annual Union County Relay for Life will be held Friday, May 16, at BNA Bank Park, starting at 5:30 p.m. The annual fund-raiser to fight cancer is considered to be one of the largest and most successful in the state. The program will begin at 6 p.m. with performances by Victory Christian Academy, […]
By Susan Hooker The month of May has brought the cool spell that is commonly called “Blackberry Winter” by the locals as I checked our berries near Tye Whiskey Bottom that were in full bloom, The red roses of May were also in season for Mother’s Day Sunday with the scent of the honeysuckle wafting with the warm breeze. […]
A second set of indictments returned by the Union County grand jury April 15 and 16 are available for publication. Those published in the Wednesday edition were for sale of various controlled or counterfeit substances. This list includes some drug possession cases but is mostly other non-drug-related crimes and they were not the focus of […]
1st team all-division West Union: Callie Baggett, Bailey Bogue, Gracen Conlee, Julianna Garner, Brittany Taylor Myrtle: Emily Cook, Keely Chunn, Lauren Coggin, Audrey Kent Ingomar: Lauren Koon, Hannah Russell, Gara Beth Self Blue Mountain: Lacie Manley, Osheauna Foote Hickory Flat: Hailey Stacks Ashland: Obrianna Davis 2nd team all-division West Union: Jesslyn Brewer, Kylie Massengill, Ashley […]
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