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Obituaries for December 11, 2009

 Floyd McKinzie, 74 Floyd Lee McKinzie, 74, of New Albany, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2009 at North Mississippi Center. Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at Beaver Dam M.B. Church with Rev. Bennie Cobb, officiating.  The body was placed in the church one hour prior to service time. Interment was in the […]

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Christmas concert

 This Saturday night the musical group Paid in Full and the New Albany Rotary Club present their annual “Christmas in New Albany” program to benefit charity. Many of your favorite area singers will perform at the event at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at New Albany High School and we urge you to attend. Tickets […]

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Smith selected for Arizona combine

One local student will have an opportunity to showcase his talent at the upcoming Baseball Factory combine, held in Tuscon, Arizona at the end of the month. Major leaguers Mark Teixeira, Mark Prior and Jeff Franceour are just some of the alumni of the program, which is designed to help players gain exposure in recruiting […]

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Not such big spenders

 Somebody out there must think we’re big spenders on Christmas at our house. Why else would our mailbox be stuffed with catalogs with every conceivable kind of merchandise? I feel sorry for the postal carrier who has to deliver this stuff. Last week we got more than 20 catalogs; the mailbox was jammed so tight […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 Monday, December 7th, was the 68th anniversary of the bombing at Pearl Harbor, if my arithmetic is correct.  I was only nine years of age in 1941, but that was old enough to realize something bad had happened to our country, but not old enough to realize the sadness and heartbreak of the next four […]

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NAHS NEWS

 The Smells of NAHS: The smell of….stromboli in the cafeteria at lunch….the janitors’ closet….popcorn from the teacher’s lounge…freshly painted Career and Technical School walls….coffee from our teacher’s coffee cup…chemicals in Mrs. Crain’s room…. Culinary Arts’ freshly baked sausage and biscuits…leather basketballs from the gym….old books in the library….new carpet outside of the band hall and […]

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Center Hill News

 Hello from all of us. We sure hope all of you had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving Holiday. We get out on Dec.18th and return to school on Tuesday, January 10, 2010. We had a wonderful time celebrating Thanksgiving Day with a lot of my cousins from my mother’s side of the family (Rorie). We […]

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Eastern Lights

 This Sunday has been very cold. We’ve had several big frost. Probably rain is in the near future.  There are lights everywhere reminding us that Christmas is not very far away. At Palestine Baptist Church we are practicing for our Christmas program which will be the 20th of December. Junior Pannell came home from the […]

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Macedonia news

 Last week Twanda Black went to Mobile, Alabama for the funeral of her cousin’s (Joyce Lewis) mother-in-law.  She thought a lot of Paul Lewis, Joyce’s husband and of Paul’s mother.  She left Thursday and came home Monday. Twanda’s family had Thanksgiving dinner at Beverly and Larry Hall’s while Twanda was gone. Friday night there was […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Readers: Over the years, I have documented my fondness for tacky sweaters, dancing candy canes, bus stop nativity scenes, mechanical reindeer, any drink with “nog” in the name and all things Santa. These delights are merely the colorful trappings of the holidays, because what really illuminates the world during this otherwise dark season is […]

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Potts Camp takes two from Eagles

Missed opportunities hurt the Lady Eagles Tuesday night, as they fell to Potts Camp, 69-67. With the game close in the first quarter, Lady Cardinals star and Ole Miss signee Kenyotta Jenkins was benched with two fouls and West Union holding the 9-7 advantage. The Lady Eagles had several chances to extend the lead with […]

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NAMS Bulldog News

 Well, hi there! It’s been a while since I last talked to you. There is quite a bit of news for NAMS. So let’s get caught up. Let’s start with sports, as always. The next Middle School basketball game is December 10th at Guntown. The Middle School FCA has added three more members to there […]

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Register for election

 New Albany residents who are interested in voting on the issue of beer and light wine in the city face a tight deadline to make certain their voter registration is in order. Friday, Dec. 11, is the deadline to register to vote at the Union County Courthouse for city residents who want to cast a […]

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Obituaries for December 9, 2009

 Patricia Hendrix, 77 Patricia Ann Hale Hendrix, 77, of New Albany, died Sunday, December 6, 2009 at Community Hospice House in Verona. She was born March 24, 1932 in New Albany to the late Lester J. and Leona Clark Hale. She retired from New Albany Small Animal Clinic and was a member of First Baptist […]

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