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Playhouse News

 The football games ran non-stop during the Thanksgiving celebration on our hill along with the familiar highlight segments. But we had our own Thanksgiving highlights. CandyLee, feeling that Carson and her daddy were having too much fun heading out on four wheelers in the predawn hours, asked if she could hunt with her daddy. He […]

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Hurricane News

 Thanksgiving Day was a beautiful, autumn day filled with sunshine in the community. Our family enjoyed a day of hunting at Lafayette Springs.  On Nov. 29 Graden and Susan Hooker hosted the family of the late Bud Graham for a traditional turkey dinner.  Charlotte Hooker also attended.    Successful hunters on a recent trip to Illnois were Phil Warren and Colt Hooker […]

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Sherman News

 Cravin’ Catfish owners Gerald and Becky Hegan hosted a community meal Thanksgiving Day free of charge for any that wanted to come eat with them.   They prepared a traditional Thanksgiving menu that included turkey and dressing, ham, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, several varieties of cobbler pies, and ice cream. Several volunteers […]

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NAHS sweep Raiders

Six fourth quarter points from Kareem Brown helped give the Bulldogs a 53-45 win over Jackson Academy Saturday night. The junior connected on 4-for-4 free throws and added a lay up off a steal to seal the win late in the frame. The ‘Dawgs led the after the first frame, as Brown posted six points, […]

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Coburn leads ‘Dawgs in win over Saints

Head Coach Brad Gray has seen improvement from his team in the last three games, as they were 2-1, going undefeated in their home tournament, picking up the 62-57 win over Briarcrest Saturday night. “We’re playing a little bit better than what we’ve previously played the last three games,” Gray said. “I thought we started […]

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Dillard back on track after injury

It was just another day and another game for Heather Dillard. Starting the summer working with the Lady Urchins basketball team, Dillard and her teammates were competing at Myrtle when the shortest player on the court attempted to pull down a rebound. The result was an injury all too common to athletes and a long […]

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Getting good night’s sleep

 Sometimes I feel a little embarrassed about my book choice as I slide it across the circulation desk at the public library. I wonder if those nice folks at the desk notice that I only check out simple, thin mysteries? Or that I get one book and its takes 10 days or so for me […]

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Proud of Ole Miss

 It wasn’t much of a protest, but it kept the sports talk show hosts busy leading up to the Ole Miss football game in Oxford last Saturday. And that’s the unfortunate part of an otherwise proud day for the university and its efforts to dispel lingering perceptions about racism. What turned out to be only […]

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Obituaries for November 27, 2009

 Jo Crumpton, 83 Florene “Jo” Eugenia Crenshaw Crumpton, age 83, of Blue Mountain, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 at her daughter’s house.  She was born December 19, 1925 in Memphis, TN to the late Thomas B. Crenshaw and Pearl Beloate Crenshaw.  She was a homemaker, and a member of the Bethesda Baptist Church. Services were […]

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Dogwood hills garden Club

 The Dogwood Hills Garden Club met in the home of Rita and Leah Shannon on Darden Lake. Thirteen members and one guest enjoyed a two-course dinner. Other members present were Helen Brown, Pat Campbell, Joan Carr, Linda Dodd, Sandra Ford, Marjorie Livingston, Bettye McMillen, Linda Pannell, Denise Pugh, Brenda Robertson and Geri Ward. The program […]

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NASTUC speaker teaches students about making good decisions and about forgiveness.

Terry Caffey of Wills Point, Texas spoke to the faculty and students at NASTUC (New Albany South Tippah Union County ) Behavioral Managemant Center  about good decision making and forgiveness. Mr. Caffey told the tragic story of his sixteen-year-old daughter’s boyfriend and his accomplice shooting him twelve times, murdering his wife and two sons, and […]

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Wrapper’s Delight to be held

Are you tired of sitting in the middle of a cold, dirty floor, breaking your back to wrap yet another gift? No one to talk to? Nothing to eat? Do one to clean up your mess at the end of the day?  The Tallahatchie Arts Council is sponsoring ‘Wrappers Delight’, a Ladies Day Out, on […]

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Holly Jolly Art Affair set

The second annual Holly Jolly Art Affair will take place Saturday, December 5th at the Magnolia Civic Center in downtown New Albany. The event, sponsored by the Tallahatchie Arts Council, showcases artist’s work and talent in a variety of genres. This event is for artists, supporters of the arts, and interested community members and visitors. […]

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BMC Chorale Christmas Concert

Modern interpretations of traditional carols will be featured in the annual Blue Mountain College Chorale’s Celebration of Christmas, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 in Garrett Hall Auditorium at the college. The 23-voice BMC Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Jerri Lamar Kantack, will perform 14 Christmas pieces with student and area musicians. The […]

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