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Ellistown Breezes

 Deepest sympathy to the families of Glenn Millican and Roy Hill.  Mr. Millican was the uncle of one of our 1949 class members, Bryan Millican, and Mr. Hill was a brother to one of our class members, Norman Hill.  Also, Ellistown Community lost another good friend last week, Frances Herod.  Frances was the nurse who […]

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Playhouse News

 Sunday morning – a soft rain is falling – it’s the only sound I hear on this early pre-dawn morning. I open my Bible to the 23rd Psalm. It’s the day’s Sunday School study. I review my notes – amazed that with such a familiar passage, I’m still seeing new insights in the verses. Like […]

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The Dinner Bell

 Today’s recipes are from my “Quick and Easy” Cookbook.   STEAMED  CAULIFLOWER  1 head cauliflower 1 jar Cheese Whiz,  melted  After removing leaves, rinse cauliflower, giving 1-2 shakes to remove excess water.  Place on plate, cover with plastic wrap, leaving a 1-inch vent opening. For each pound the cauliflower weighs, microwave on HIGH 7 minutes. […]

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New Haven News

 Good morning, my name is Essence Cannon. I ride the van to and from New Haven each day.  Several of us who attend New Haven have been going to school together since elementary school.   Last week was great. We had our September birthday party on Monday and our monthly bingo party on Wednesday.  Katie […]

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West Union News

 October will be a very busy month for West Union. Open House and the Yearbook supper were a success last Monday. The Elementary Beauty Revue was held Friday night and the Jr.High and High School Saturday night. The winners are as follows; Wee Miss: Most Beautiful- Josie Beth Baird, Beauties- Emma Grace Howard, Macy Whittington, […]

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Macedonia news

 Swine Flu or HINI virus, whichever you want to call it, has hit our community. C. J. Shirley had it but it was short.  Jimmy Shirley has been feeling bad but has not taken the virus.  I guess all the schools in Union County have been hit. East Union and New Albany are worse. Malcolm […]

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East Union News

 Hello East Union!  With the nine weeks coming to a close, I trust that everyone has buckled down and worked hard to do their best!  Just hang in there, and remember that you are one-fourth of the way finished! Tuesday, October 6th, the Lady Urchin softball team travelled to Obanna to face Hollendale-Simmons to play […]

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NAHS faces tough road battle

Same story, new year. New Albany will travel to Itawamba this Friday to take on the Indians, who are the top ranked team in 4A. NAHS will be looking for their first divisional win, and it will be a tough test against the undefeated Indians. “Whenever you get film on teams, you try to look […]

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Lady Urchins advance in 2A play

East Union continues their quest in the 2A playoffs after winning on the road at Hollandale-Simmons Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Urchins traveled to the Delta as the two seed from their division and struggled in their first outing, falling 4-2. Sunnie Knighton was the lone bright spot for East Union with a home run, but […]

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Etta News

 We had a wonderful day last Saturday when so many descendants of my parents met together at Lavrne’s house for a surprise birthday party for her.  All my nephews and their wives, my niece, great niece and great great nieces were together one more time for day of joy for so many relatives.  Some had […]

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Obituaries for October 7, 2009

 Roy  Hill, 83  Roy H. Hill, 83, died Friday Oct. 2, 2009 at the North Ms Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born in Union County on Feb. 23, 1926, to the late Virgil Eugene Hill and Maude Foremen Hill He was a retired factory worker from Mohasco and  a farmer. He loved fishing and […]

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Asthmatic students

 The number of people with asthmatic symptoms continues to rise in this country and one in 10 students in Mississippi schools is likely to have asthma. That’s the sobering report from Jennifer Cofer, executive director of the American Lung Association of Mississippi. Fortunately, both our city and county school districts take a vigilant attitude toward […]

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Pontotoc defeats NAHS

Two different New Albany squads took the field against Pontotoc last Friday night. The first half saw dominance by the Bulldogs, as their defensive effort produced three turnovers and three sacks, while scoring both of their touchdowns off of Warrior turnovers to take a 14-3 lead to the half. After halftime, the game took a […]

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Stealing for health care

 I have written a few columns recently suggesting that health care reform is not only needed, but is also a moral imperative.  It is a gross national sin for us to have the medical resources we have and then only provide them to people who can pay for them. Jesus’ insight about to whom much […]

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