Belhaven College signs former EU standout

A former East Union standout has another shot at playing the game he loves, as Drew Dillard signed to play baseball at Belhaven College in Jackson. The 2006 graduate started his collegiate career at Northeast Community College before moving on to Crichton College in Memphis. With the school shutting down, Dillard wanted to save his […]

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Victory Garden created to honor loved ones

“Fight cancer! Stamp it out!” were words being shouted by elementary students last Wednesday at Ingomar Attendance Center in honor of the newly created victory garden. The school created a victory garden in front of the school’s sign in honor of loved ones that have either died as a result of cancer or survived cancer. […]

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Etta News

 It seems that the warm temperature has been with us the last few days with the temperature registering in the 80’s.  I heard the first whippoorwill singing one night after the sun went down just before dark, the time they usually begin their evening singing.  I enjoy sitting on the front porch in the cool […]

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Eagles tomahawk Seminoles

The Eagles did not give in after falling in game one of their series versus Smithville, as West Union took the series  to advance to the North Half semifinals this week. West Union fell 15-8 Thursday night to the Seminoles, despite an attempt to comeback. Down 13-3, the Eagles posted four runs in the third […]

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God’s own party?

     Steve Schmidt, a Republican strategist who ran John McCain’s campaign to become President of the United States, is worried about the future of the Republican Party. Speaking to the national convention of the Log Cabin Republicans, a GOP gay and lesbian organization, Schmidt expressed fear that the Republican Party was on the cusp of […]

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Macedonia news

Malcolm has been working out back cleaning up hedge thickets.  He first had to clear around where he put his Blue Martin house, then he moved up-hill to the orchard.  The pear tree was getting bad overgrown. He got all the fruit trees cleared, drug off the debris and pile it up, but hasn’t begun […]

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The Dinner Bell

We all have a sweet tooth so try today’s easy fudge.   FIVE MINUTE FUDGE   2/3 cup evaporated milk 2 tablespoons butter  1 2/3 cup sugar 2 cups miniature marshmallows ½ cup chopped nuts 1 ½ cups chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla   Combine evaporated milk, butter, and sugar in saucepan; heat to boiling. […]

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Eastern Lights

Well another week has come and gone.  We survived the  cold weather and then the thunderstorms came.  The winds are so very gusty this Friday, one would think that March is still with us. Oh yes, this is Good Friday.  My mom and dad though that the garden had to be planted on Good Friday.  […]

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Gardening with Tim

Spring has arrived with a great burst of color.  The dogwoods are blooming and the azaleas are bursting open with a bang.   Azaleas are some of the most beautiful of all the flowering shrubs and are certainly a southern tradition in most of our yards.  They come in many sizes and colors.  Azaleas are especially […]

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Ellistown Breezes

Easter has once again reminded us of what we have in Jesus Christ.  If you have placed your faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, please read the New Testament to discover God’s promises to you.  It seems too good to be true, but Jesus died on the cross to pay the sin debt of the […]

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Ecru News

Sympathy is extended to the families of Homa Pitts and Curnie Lessel.  Both men were lifelong residents of their communities. Progress Reports will be issued on Wednesday and Thursday, April 15 and 16. The high school academic banquet is scheduled for Monday, April 20.  The middle school academic banquet will be Tuesday, April 21. Students […]

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Sherman News

The 2009 Sherman school reunion will be held on Saturday, April 25, at the Sherman Library. This event begins at 10:30 AM in the library conference room. The library is located in the old grammar school building which is the only remaining building of the school in Sherman.  The reunion is open to anyone who […]

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Etta News

With the coming of spring is the return of the little hummingbirds, my little entertainers, who have also come back to give me something to do by watching them come and go around their feeders for their nourishment for another season.  It’s amusing how they go to some other location for the winter months, then […]

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The South Corner

Hello, I hope this article finds all well. We still have a lot of sickness in our area. To mention a few is Mrs. Govie Culver who is in Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. She was feeling a bit better onTuesday. Mrs. York’s grandchild is having knee problems. Payton Murry will […]

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