Walgreens Ribbon Cutting

Walgreens, located at 225 State Hwy 30 East, held their grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration Tuesday morning. Many city and county officials attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Eastern Lights

 I saw Frances Gardner in town this week and it is always good to renew old acquaintances every now and then. Our community was saddened this week when word came that Steve Hood, State Trooper was killed in a car accident Friday afternoon.  Our sympathy goes out to this precious family. A cousin, Ellen Clark […]

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Macedonia news

 I think the Brotherhood Fish Fry was a big success!  They caught lots of fish and ate lots of fish! Robert Parker’s family came down on Tuesday night.  They had a steak supper. Shelia had cooked enough and took it down, but they didn’t need steak! The bug “Fry” was on Friday night. Sheila fixed […]

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Philadelphia News

 A week ago on Sunday, Brother Bobby recognized all the men who had served in the military. Cris Johnson was spending the weekend with his grandparents so we’re always glad to have this young soldier back in church with us. The church family was happy to have Althethia Coffey back in her regular pew today.  […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 Deepest sympathy to the family of Steve Hood, the patrolman who was killed in the line of duty last week. Members of our church are his Uncle William Pannell, Aunts Sylvia Pannell Kelly, Mary Ann Pannell Wigington and Lula Pannell McCord.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Another Memorial Day has come […]

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Etta News

 Another month has made its appearance with a bright beautiful day leaving the events of May behind with good memories for some and sad times for some, hoping for good and better days for those who are not up to their better days.  It was good for our pastor, Bro. Kyle to be back home […]

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The Dinner Bell

 I am always looking for recipes and thanks to a special friend, Bobbie Ann Rorie, I now have a new cookbook to select from.  This is a family cookbook title “The Perfect Recipe for Parenting.”   BROCCOLI SOUP   2 (10-oz.) pkgs. chopped  broccoli 1 lb. American cheese 3/4 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons butter […]

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Getting to know: Rascals’ Craig Bullock

Craig Bullock finds himself in a familiar situation this summer, as he reunites with former teammates and his high school coach in the BNA Bank Cotton States League. The Northeast signee is already known in the county from playing at East Union, and he recently participated in the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball […]

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Ingomar native joins NEMCC Tiger Dancers

Ingomar native Beyunka Sanders will have the opportunity to work toward her dream after being selected as a Tiger Dancer for Northeast Community College next school year. A 2009 graduate, Sanders was a Falcon cheerleader for four years, serving two years as captain. Dancing for many years, she credits her years in cheerleading for her […]

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WU alum named new boys basketball coach

Eagle fans will have a familiar face on the sidelines in 2009, as Joey Baird returns to his alma mater to take the helm of West Union boys basketball. As officially announced by the school and the Union County School Board in their June 1 meeting, Baird will replace Kevin Williams, who is transferring to […]

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Hurricane News

 The white oak leaf hydrangeas are in full bloom around the drive to Sand Springs Cemetery. The grounds are well-kept and a source of pride to community residents. Congratulations to Coach Zane Hale who was inducted into the first Northeast Mississippi Hall of Fame for basketball coaches at Northeast Mississippi Community College on Saturday, May […]

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Obituaries for June 3, 2009

Katie Sanders Katie Mae Sanders of New Albany, died Friday, May 29, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Beasley Funeral Home.   Lois Harris, 75 Lois Butler Harris, 75, of Myrtle, died Saturday, May 30, 2009, at the Graceland Care Center in New Albany. She was […]

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Let’s go out to see summer baseball

 The wait is over and the new collegiate baseball summer league games are underway at Legion Field at the New Albany Sportsplex. Four teams have been put together in the North Division of the Cotton States Baseball League, and all four teams will play their games in New Albany this summer. The season kicked off […]

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Rascals sweep on opening day

Tallahatchie put on a pitcher’s showcase Monday in the opening night of the inaugural season of the BNA Bank Cotton states Baseball League. The Rascals swept the Tupelo Thunder 3-1 and 7-0 to start their season at 2-0. Chris Basil’s Rascals squad picked up the first win behind a stellar defensive effort. The Thunder opened […]

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