Jones, Andrews to wed May 16

Bruce and Janet Jones of Dumas and Ronnie and Donna Blythe of Baldwyn, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Whitney Jones of Baldwyn, Miss. to Scotty Andrews of New Albany, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Christine Jones and the late Leroy Jones of Dumas, Miss., Dale […]

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Sam Windham turned four years old.

Samuel Allen Windham just celebrated his fourth birthday at home with friends and family. He turned four years old on March 14, 2009. He is the son of Alisha and Jason Windham of New Albany. He has a six-year-old sister named Heather Ann Windham. Samuel is the grandson of Audrey Page of New Albany, Randall […]

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Austin Lepard turned 3 years old.

Austin Allen Lepard recently celebrated his third birthday with family and friends at home. He turned three on February 21, 2009. He is the son of Melodi Lepard and Richard Lepard of New Albany. His sister is the late Alexandra Lepard. His grandparents are Vicki and Richard Roberts and Shelly Betts. He is the great-grandson […]

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Newby, Jeter to wed May 2

Mr. Alan Newby and Ms. Sandy Newby of Myrtle are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Lauren Brooke Newby of Myrtle to Samuel Chase Jeter of Myrtle. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. lee Allan (Bo) and Connie Garrison of Myrtle and Mr. Reece and Francis Newby of Myrtle. […]

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Sunshine Inn birthdays

The Sunshine Inn in Myrtle celebrated three birthdays on March 26, 2009. The birthdays included Gladys Davis, James Schrock, and Administrator Brenda Stout.  

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Starting a household budget

      Starting a household budget and sticking to it is analogous to living a health-conscious lifestyle. Just as exercise and a good diet are needed to stay physically healthy, wise spending and living within your means are needed to stay financially healthy. With a bit of discipline and an eye to keeping records, you’ll […]

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Etta News

 In looking outside seeing the new life in dead looking trees shows that nature is doing the seasons dressing for another years.  But the wardrobe has not changed.  No trouble keeping up with the style as it always stays the same not one year in and another year out, no problem to solve there.  Not […]

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Sherman News

 The WMU will meet at Sherman Baptist Church Friday, May 8, at 12:30 p.m. Graduation recognition will be held Sunday, May 17, at Sherman Baptist. The high school graduates are Brian Ard, Katie Christian, and Hayden Grant. The college graduates are Stefanie Christian and Trey Hill.  A pot luck lunch will be held following the […]

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Ingomar-Myrtle schedule update

Myrtle and Ingomar will square off this afternoon at 4:00 at Myrtle. If the Falcons take game 2, game 3 will follow at 7:30 at Ingomar due to the threat of rain later this evening into Wednesday. Be sure to read the New Albany Gazette on Friday for a series wrap-up as well as a […]

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County players make baseball All-Star game

Union County will be well represented in this year’s Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association Baseball All-Star game, as 12 athletes from the five schools were selected for this year’s game. Ashley Russell of West Union was also selected as one of the coaches. Below are the team’s selected by the area coaches. 1A/2A NEMCABB All-Star baseball […]

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Rain postpones game 2 of Ingomar, Myrtle series

An in-county battle is delayed due to recent rains in the area. After picking up the game one victory on the road last Friday, Myrtle will have to wait for the next game versus the Falcons. Originally scheduled for Saturday, the game was moved to Monday afternoon at 3:30, but after steady rains all morning, […]

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WU advances to North Half Finals

The Eagles are one step closer to earning a spot in the 1A North Half Championship after demolishing Calhoun City 17-3 Friday night. West Union jumped on the board first, posting a four run first inning, highlighted by back-to-back home runs. Wesley Jumper started the inning with a double, and Bo Garrett next reached after […]

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News from the Lanes

 I would like to start this week by wishing Wayne Dye a speedy recovery from his recent surgery. At this writing, I have been told that he has gone home and is doing better. The City bowling tournament was this past weekend, and I am sorry to say that I do not have the results […]

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Governor’s power of eminent domain needs limitations

       In case you missed it, our governor is meddling with the state’s right of eminent domain or, in other words, their ability to take your land away from you and give it to another private party to make money with.      Calling a special session to take place next week, Governor […]

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