Comprehensive plans for New Albany and Union County are still not completed and are past the deadline that was set forth by Urban Planning Consultants Slaughter and Associates. “The land use for Union County’s comprehensive plan is done. We are still working on the population figures for New Albany and Union County. We hope to […]
A 70 million year-old dinosaur bone was recently discovered in Union County for the first time in history. The dinosaur was a duck billed dinosaur from the hadrosaur family and the bone found was a femur on a nearly adult dinosaur. The femur is slightly over a yard long. Paleontologist George Phillips discovered this bone […]
Hope this finds everyone ready for summer. Folk, I think the hot weather is upon us. I believe our calendar says the first day of summer will be June 14th on Father’s Day. I do believe we’ve been priming for it the past week or so. Since our last writing, we’ve celebrated several birthdays in […]
CHEESEBURGER LOAF 1 (4 oz.) can evaporated milk 1 1/2 lbs. Ground beef (chuck is best) 1/2 cup finely crushed crackers 1 egg 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 1 cup cheese, grated Combine all ingredients; mix well. Place in a 1-quart loaf pan […]
Ecru Baptist Church will have their Vacation Bible School June 15 through June 19 from 8:30 A.M. until 12:00. Commencement will be held Friday night at 6:30 P.M. Ecru Baptist’s brotherhood breakfast is Sunday, June 14 at 7:30 A.M. Friendship Baptist Church is sponsoring “Friendship’s Free Day.” It is scheduled for Wednesday, June 17 from […]
I forgot birthdays last week. You can’t start off the month without birthdays! Happy birthday to Jeff Hancock 6-11, Clara Vance Garrison 6-19, and Hailey Davis Mattox 6-28!! Sheila Parker visited with Kathy and T. J. Sipes last Thursday night, (May 28). Kathy picked her up and brought her home after the visit. They had […]
Another week has flown by and I can’t help wondering where the time goes. We must be busy redeeming the time because the days are evil. Sheyanne and Lauren Frazier spent Monday night with Jamie Easley. Other visitors were Robert and Robbie Frazier, Ann and Ricky Glidewell, John and Mary Chunn and Dwayne and Mary […]
Do you realize we only have twenty more days left in the first half of 2009? Come July 2nd we start on the last half of the year. Have we accomplished everything on our “to do” list? This week I wish my sis, Katie, a Happy 80th birthday on June 11. Her children are sponsoring […]
Don’t be confused when looking at the roster of the Booneville Braves, as the Senior Legion team boasts several names from Union County, including their head coach, Shane Sanderson. One of three area teams, the Braves work to give area players a chance at playing summer ball while giving them the exposure and experience they […]
Jon Andy Scott is living his dream despite having potentially career ending surgery. The left handed pitcher hails from Booneville, where he graduated in 2007 after leading the Blue Devils to three 3A state tournament appearances. The summer after his graduation, Scott had Tommy John surgery, which is most common in baseball players. After having […]
As of last week, employees at Piper Metal Forming Corp. on Sam Barkley Drive now have a new employer – Worthington Industries of Columbus, Ohio. Worthington, which is a worldwide supplier of pressure cylinders, is in the process of buying the assets of Piper Metal, as well as U.S. Respiratory Inc. and Pacific Cylinders Inc., […]
Lenore Floyd, 80 Lenore Floyd, 80, of Ripley, died Sunday, June 7, 2009 at his residence in Ripley. He was born May 27, 1929 to the late Dink Wallace Floyd and Ethel Annie Windham Floyd. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. He was a retired factory worker. Services were at 2 […]
Congratulations to Rickey and Rhonda Holmes for winning the May yard of the month. Their yard was selected by the Sherman Beautification Committee. Wayne and Dianne Bullock announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Alise Bullock, to Michael D. Fears, son of Brenda and Tyson Tallant of Tupelo, and the late William Fears of Tupelo. […]
Although it is too early to make a definitive statement, we think the purchase of New Albany’s Piper Metal Forming Corporation by Worthington Industries could be a good thing for our community. The deal is expected to close in about 30 days. Worthington, a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the […]
- Pre-K students at elementary school learn about butterflies September 2, 2015
- Mississippians will vote on educational funding by state Nov. 3 September 2, 2015
- Retail sales, utility fees main sources of city’s income September 2, 2015
- Fixing our streets September 2, 2015
- Sidestepping a honey-do list September 2, 2015
- Honoring all who labor September 4, 2015
- City budget hearing met with late funding requests September 4, 2015
- TVA increasing electricity rates about two percent September 4, 2015
- Animal clinic sign conflict may have compromise settlement September 4, 2015
- Supervisors consider closing section of CR 200 September 4, 2015
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