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Tanglefoot Trail now officially open for use

By J. Lynn West Ceremonies Sunday formally marked the opening of Tanglefoot Trail, the 44-mile walking and bike path that runs between New Albany and Houston. A rails-to-trails project, the trail follows the path the train engine known as the Tanglefoot followed, which also was the traditional Chickasaw trail route. The ceremonies began at New […]

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Stone soup

By Dr. Linda Mitchell When I taught Kindergarten one of my favorite stories was Stone Soup, an old folk story in which travelers come to a village with only an empty cooking pot. They fill the pot with water, drop a stone into it and place it over the fire. The curious villagers are told […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Trick-or-Treaters are invited to come by the Sherman Fire Department Halloween night. The volunteer firemen will be handing out fire safety and prevention information and candy to area children. There is a chance that Sparky, the fire dog, will make an appearance. The Sherman Church of Christ Youths held their youth devo […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Recently Regina Russell and her sister, Pam Harrison, treated their parents, Jamie and Rachel Hill, with a visit to Lawrenceburg, Tenn. They enjoyed going to the sawmill, and they watched them make molasses. The gals bought baskets, sweet potatoes, and molasses while Mr. Jamie enjoyed “getting his eyes full” of all the […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The cooler temperatures have been great as the mornings are brisk with the days being in the mid 70’s to low 80’s. Harvesting of the scuppernongs, huckleberries, and a final run for picking the tomatoes and for their storage to beat the frost will assure them for the Thanksgiving meal and possibly […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy We have certainly been enjoying this lovely fall weather, even though Chuck and I had been a bit unprepared for the cold and had not gotten our plants undercover. We had a mad rush on Saturday afternoon trying to get them in the greenhouse and basement, etc. We have plants that have […]

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Sharing at Christmas

Today the Gazette starts its 39th annual Sharing at Christmas push for money to help provide holiday help for families in need in Union County. Although the Sharing at Christmas program has been sponsored by the Gazette all these years, it really is about the community, not the newspaper. It’s about all those who provide […]

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Toyota fund backs new classes

Although the Wellspring Center for Professional Futures’ opening may still be a few years down the road, organizers for the school are still aggressive in creating new opportunities in education. Dr. Charles Garrett with the Wellspring Center for Professional Futures, recently spoke to members of Kappa Kappa Iota about the progress of the Wellspring Center […]

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Gazette kicks off 39th annual ‘Sharing at Christmas’

The 39th annual Sharing at Christmas fundraising drive is under way to provide holiday help for families in need in Union County. The Sharing at Christmas program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers, will provide about 200 families with food assistance and toys for their children. A fundraising […]

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Union County Cross Country results

Varsity Girls 4000 Meter Run Top Finishers 1 Kitana High Myrtle 16:45.58 2 Savannah Shirley West Union 17:03.74 3 Geniesha Montgomery Myrtle 17:40.14 4 Stephanie Floyd Myrtle 17:56.18 5 Samantha Shettles Myrtle 18:12.37 6 Caroline Greer Myrtle 18:16.99 7 Sydney Roberts Ingomar 18:19.40 8 Ivory Montgomery Myrtle 18:43.43 9 Ellie Fitts Myrtle 18:44.58 10 Hannah […]

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