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Waste treatment

New Albany is awaiting word on whether it will receive $855,000 in money from President Obama’s stimulus package to make a much needed upgrade to its wastewater/sewage collection and treatment facilities. City officials and engineers with Cook Coggin Engineers of Tupelo, who handle the city’s wastewater engineering work, are optimistic the federal money will be […]

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Bulldogs open 2009 football practice

Football is back in New Albany, as the Bulldogs took the field Monday for their first official practice of the 2009 season. With much excitement surrounded around this season, head coach Ron Price  has a team coming off one of the strongest offseason workouts he has seen since joining the staff at NAHS. “It’s exciting […]

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Health care a moral issue

 The clock is ticking on President Obama’s health care reform plan, and not necessarily in his favor. The inertia in this session of Congress regarding any health care reform bill is evident and bi-partisan.  Surprisingly, however, there has appeared a strong push for health care reform from the faith community. Several Christian groups have stepped […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: I believe that when you get a pet, you become responsible for its care and well-being. My dog has diabetes and requires a morning and evening shot of insulin. A dog cannot tell you how it is feeling, and only a vet can check a dog’s blood sugar. The way a dog’s diabetes […]

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Liberty School News

 Forty-seven attendees enjoyed an evening of fellowship, games and a cakewalk along with a dinner of hamburgers, hotdogs and homemade ice cream for the July 21 meeting of Liberty school. Lil Grisham welcomed those in attendance. Tony Brooks gave the invocation/blessing prior to dinner. Thanks to: Lil Grisham and David Crumpton for supplying and grilling […]

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Playhouse News

 It hangs on a nail in our carport by our backdoor – an attractive bronze container-planter given to me by a friend. Last year I placed a fall arrangement in it in early September. A few holly springs adorned it during December, and January through February found it vacant. Spring arrived – perfect timing for […]

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Hurricane News

 Dale and Jennifer Raines celebrated their 10th anniversary by renewing their vows at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 1, at Tri-County Baptist Church. Their children, Chase and Reid, were their attendants.   After the reception, they were driven by horse and buggy to the Sherman Library by Danny Coker where they had line dancing to celebrate.  […]

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Sort of like car payments

Just think of it as a car payment. That’s what my wife says each time The Rocket goes in for repairs. The Rocket is my gray Acura sedan. It’s rather ordinary looking, but it rides really well, goes quickly when my foot wants it to, and gets 32 miles a gallon on the open road. […]

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Locals help Lady Tigers 15U AAU to 7th place finish

The Lady Tigers 15U AAU squad took a seventh place finish after a slow start in the AAU National Tournament. Losing their first three games, the Lady Tigers picked up their first win versus the Arkansas Wings, 71-68, behind Katie Gavin’s 18 points. Union County’s Kabrina Lucas had 14 while NAHS teammate Jazmine Spears had […]

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Rascals fall in championship

The inaugural season of the BNA Bank Cotton States League had a fitting end, as the top two teams finished as the regular season and tournament champions. Tallahatchie took the league championship after finishing in first place, just ahead of the North Delta Dealers. However, the Rascals could not find their bats in the CSBL […]

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Macedonia news

 Macedonia Vacation Bible School is over!  It was a big success! Average attendance was 300 and on the biggest day, 312 attended! We had lots of workers. The kitchen workers did really well. A meal was served every night with a different menu. Family night, last night, was held in the gym and was certainly […]

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Obituaries for July 31, 2009

 Robert Rutledge Robert G. Rutledge died Monday, July 27, 2009, after a long illness. He was born Feb. 21, 1946, to Plez Garfield and Maggie Lou Rutledge of the Pinedale community of Union County. He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Olive Branch. He was retired from A.S. Barbaro and Sons of […]

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Pooling resources

 The decision by Union and Pontotoc counties to pool resources and hire one economic development director strikes us as a good one. The Union County Development Association, the Pontotoc County Chamber of Commerce and the Union and Pontotoc county boards of supervisors have decided to recruit one person to represent both counties. The economic development […]

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Batter up with New Albany Lady ‘Dawgs softball

A new face will grace the presence of the New Albany softball team this year. With her athletic 5’4 build and a fierce swing that scares even the best pitchers, she will be a force to be reckoned with this season, and she made her first appearance at Tuesday night’s workout at the high school. […]

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