Museum Madness concludes summer schedule

After four weeks of fun, Museum Madness concluded its summer program with a pioneer basket weaving class. J.D. Jones of the Tombigbee pioneers showed the children how to weave a basket by hand. “We have had a lot more response this year. We even had to turn some people away because the class had filled […]

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Animal Control can be solved the non-profit way

Union County residents, both those residing within the city limits of New Albany and those who live throughout the rest of the county, who are interested and/or concerned about animal control, can look at recent developments in Oxford and Lafayette County at what could be were we to have supervisors who cared. The Lafayette County […]

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NA aldermen discuss prospect of spray park

The New Albany Board of Aldermen once again raised the issue of constructing a spray park at the New Albany/Union County Sportsplex during its meeting Tuesday evening. The board voted to once again advertise for bids on constructing a spray park. This time, however, the cost of pouring concrete for the park will not be […]

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Secrecy grows Mississippi in the name of jobs, growth

A newspaper editorial written to coincide with the secrecy series currently being presented by the Mississippi Press Association through member newspapers all over the state, attempted to sum up the state’s secrecy situation by asking, What needs to be secret about a meeting of any duly constituted governmental body? Secrecy in the conduct of public […]

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PUL Alliance board approves supplier site development

The Pontotoc-Union-Lee Alliance board approved the additional purchase of 20-plus acres of property for a potential Tier One Toyota supplier during its meeting Wednesday morning. According to Three Rivers Planning and Development District Director Randy Kelley, this acreage will be property that the not-as-yet-named supplier will option for future development. Right now, you own 40 […]

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Myrtle aldermen send out property clean-up notices to town landowners, trailer parks

Patrol car bids, construction debris and water tank maintenance were all on the agenda of the February Myrtle Aldermans meeting. Fleurette Ausburn, Jeanette Thomas and Carolyn McCuistion were the only three of the cities five alderman present. Mayor Joe Rials, Police Chief Jim White, Water Manager David Peeler, City Clerk Marie Tate and City Attorney […]

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Farr files motion against injunction

Attorney A. Rhett Wise, representing Riverside Traffic Systems, Inc., of 1283 HWY 178 West in New Albany, filed a motion to intervene into the injunction against the construction of an asphalt plant on Munsford Dr. The owner of Riverside Traffic Systems, Inc. is Booker Farr, who also owns the 29-acre piece of property located at […]

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FBC moving forward

A maze of steel beams standing beside First Baptist Church of New Albany (FBCNA) is the framework for 20,000 square feet of education space the church hopes to be using by Nov. 2008. The structure will be three stories with an elevator servicing all floors. The bottom floor has been designated as an area for […]

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Hurricane News 1/23/08

The January Bible Study will be held at Shady Grove Baptist Church on January 27-30 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Bro. Don Savell will present the study, and Bro. David Barnett is host pastor. Get well wishes to Warren Norwood, Tim Ross, and to Charles White. Birthday wishes to Cathy Montgomery and to Don Browning. Attending […]

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West Union School News 1/18/08

The second semester is under way here at West Union. A congratulation goes to Robin Lindsey for being selected as the Union County teacher of the year. Also, a congratulation goes to Katie Jenkins who has been selected as the HOBY representative for West Union. She will attend the HOBY seminar in Jackson in May. […]

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Sherman News 01/16/08

The Sherman Public Library has started line dancing classes on Monday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. Instructor TJ Nevins and dance partner Bob Waters are teaching the classes. For more information, contact Celisa Russell at the Sherman Library at 840-2513. Bro. Joe Connell of Sherman Church of Christ is still doing well on his […]

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Hurricane News 1/16/08

Several residents from the area enjoyed sightseeing in New York City during the Christmas season. From Hurricane were Daniel and Nita Robbins. From Memphis were Pam Short and her sister, Sheila Eaton. I enjoyeda letter from Sarah Price of Acworth,, Georgia. She sent a news clipping about the late Congressman Charlie Norwood, R-Georgia as his […]

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Ellistown Breezes 01/11/08

You know the holidays have ended when you see the yellow school buses go buzzing by. Another year has rolled off the books and we are beginning a new one. We can hope to be a little smarter and wiser this year. Lots of work to be done, which in this household includes boxing up […]

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New Albany Middle School News 01/16/08

The Geographic Bee was last Friday. I want to congratulate all the 90 people who were in the Bee. You all did a great job in the Bee. We had 22 people who to do a tiebreaker for a spot in the finals. 22 people were there, but only one had to come out for […]

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