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‘Sharing’ applications now available at 10 places in New Albany

Donations are beginning to come in for the 35th annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County. The first $400 toward the goal of $20,000 has been received for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers. The program provides […]

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Ingomar fifth grade students take part in annual D.A.R.E. program

Fifth grade students at Ingomar and East Union Attendance Centers are getting a chance to learn about how to live drug-free lives during this fall semester’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program.  Tressa Hester, sergeant at the Union County Sheriff’s Department, is the county D.A.R.E. agent and travels to each of the county schools each […]

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NASD to offer swine flu shots for students

As of last week, county health departments across the state of Mississippi began administering the H1N1 vaccine. However, the limited supply will go to those at highest risk for complications from the flu. The Mississippi Department of Health says the H1N1 flu vaccine should be available at every county health dept., but until additional shipments […]

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NA cross country places in division meet

New Albany High’s cross country teams had an impressive showing at the Division 1-4A championship last Wednesday, October 28. Held at Trace Lake in Tupelo, the girls placed third while the boys finished second in the division. Kimberly Hardy was the top finisher for the Lady ‘Dawgs at 16th place with a time of 18:25. […]

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NAHS seeks win for playoff birth

Not since 2005 has New Albany football had a winning season, but all of that can change with a win over Tishomingo County this week. The ‘Dawgs will be on the road for their final regular season game, a match-up that has not gone well for them in the past. With a youthful Tish. squad […]

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Teen pregnancy highest in Miss.

Teen pregnancy is a growing problem for teens and pre-teens in Union County, New Albany, and across the state of Mississippi. According to Mississippi Department of Health, there were 385 babies born to girls and young women in Union County between the ages of 10 and 19 in 2008. 323 of those females were of […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: My teenage daughter and her cousins have a 40-year-old aunt who has a Facebook page. This aunt routinely posts baby pictures of the kids, and frequently comments on their pages, writing on their “walls” and interjecting into their communication with their peers. Not only are the kids embarrassed by the pictures of them […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 The sun is beautifully shining this Monday morning.  Could the rain be gone for a spell?  Yes, until late afternoon I hear. Rain or no rain, God is still in control. Of course I want to tell you what a wonderful time we had at our “60th Class of 1949 Reunion from Center High School.” […]

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Macedonia news

 Carolyn and Tom Freiday made the trip from Aiken, South Carolina to Macedonia just fine.  We were so glad to see them.  They arrived, Tuesday, October 20th.  Pat Moody came over to visit me last week.  I was so pleased.  We don’t get to see each other much anymore. Pat is doing much better.  Her […]

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Eastern Lights

 It is a most enjoyable time of the year.  There are so very many fall colors around us and the birds are singing their praises to the Heavenly Father.  However, winter is on the way. We must do our best to enjoy all of it for someday time will be no more. Grandparents always enjoy […]

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West Union News

 October is finally winding down, and it has been a very eventful month. The Jr.High basketball team kicked off their season Monday night against Hickory Flat. They will be playing Pine Grove Thursday at West Union. We wish them good luck and a successful season! The cheerleading squad will be traveling to Booneville High School […]

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All in the family

Cody Stubblefield is living his dream coaching the game he loves after playing in collegiate ball. The added bonus: number 55, younger brother, Collin. Cody brings an impressive resume to the Bulldogs’ coaching staff, as he was a member of successful squads at Itawamba Community College before playing Division I football at Memphis. Now apart […]

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Obituaries for October 28, 2009

 Olivia Ducksworth,  3 weeks Olivia Ducksworth, 3 weeks, of New Albany, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. She was born Sept. 29, 2009, at Baptist Women’s Hospital in Jackson, Miss. Services were at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel in New Albany with […]

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