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New Albany Lions Club looks to increase membership

The newly formed New Albany Lions Club met Thursday afternoon at Taylor’s Place for their bi-monthly organizational meeting. The New Albany Lions Club is a service organization that is focused on helping people in New Albany with sight and vision-related needs. The Lions will have a booth set up at Tallahatchie Riverfest on Saturday, September […]

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New Haven News

Hello, I am Tabitha Roberson and this is my second year at New Haven.  I went to school at East Union before I started to New Haven.  Our week got off to a good start. Ms. Gladys and Ms. Carolyn Davis surprised us with a visit on Monday. We like for them to visit; they […]

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Ask Amy

Dear Amy: I recently met a boy, “Frederick.” He is 16, and I am 15. Two weeks after I met him, I learned he had a little crush on me and thought I was cute, which I thought was very sweet of him. He seemed to be a nice guy, so I gave him my […]

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Sherman News

 Freedom Trio will be singing Sunday night, August 30, at 6 p.m. at Tri-County Baptist Church. The Sherman Church of Christ held their youth devotional Sunday, August 16, and took the youth to Danvers. A surprise retirement party was held Saturday, August 22, in the home of Jeremy and Martha Swindle for Jeremy’s dad, Lynn […]

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Hurricane News

 The homecoming at Hurricane Baptist Church will be held on Oct. 4 which will also be the first anniversary of the new sanctuary building.  There will be the Sunday morning service, a fellowship meal at noon, and then an afternoon service at 2:00.  Bro. Phillip Brock is pastor.      Bro. David Barnett was given a surprise […]

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Finding a ‘proper’ dog

 We’re in search of a “proper” dog. My wife and I have very different views about what that is. It all started a little more than 10 years ago, before we were married. On my first visit to Jenny’s house in Pennsylvania, a big black dog jumped up and put her front feet on my […]

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West Union easily downs Pine Grove

West Union followed a slow offensive effort versus Ingomar on Tuesday with a blowout of Pine Grove, 16-0 on Thursday. After leaving two runners stranded in the first, The Lady Eagles blasted Canaan Bryan for 11 runs off seven hits in the second.to take the commanding lead. April Rollins led the surge with her three-run […]

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Early season pains

Union County teams had a hard time picking up wins in the North Pontotoc tournament over the weekend. East Union, Ingomar and New Albany squared off in the day-long event, each struggling against their opponents. Ingomar The Lady Falcons opened the day against the Lady Cougars of South Pontotoc, falling 9-2. Samantha Mayo went 3-for-3 […]

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The Dinner Bell

 Sunday Potatoes 3 potatoes, sliced Salt & pepper 2 tablespoons dry  onion soup l stick butter Butter a medium sized casserole dish. Place layer of potatoes, sprinkle with salt, pepper and onion soup.  Slice 1 stick butter on top.  Cover and bake in 325 degree oven for about 1 hour. Serves 4. Buttery and delicious! […]

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Avoiding a quick fix

 The Union County School Board this week had to decide whether to continue on a course of upgrading the electrical systems in its schools or set out on a different course. The issue was whether the board should consider making an offer to purchase the Union County Co-op building on Bankhead Street to remodel for […]

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Bulldogs ready for kickoff

The 2009 football season is set to kickoff this Friday, but the Bulldogs will take the field with heavy hearts for their opener against Booneville in the New Albany Classic. NAHS elected to have an extra game this season, picking up the 3A Blue Devils in hopes that this match-up will help them better prepare […]

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Gardening with Tim

 August is coming to a close and fall will soon be here. This past Tuesday night the Master Gardener’s met at the Union County Extension Office.  Mr. Jay Crouch, a Lee County Master Gardener, from Pontotoc was our guest speaker. Eight members along with ten guests were present.  Mr. Crouch gave us a lot of […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 I begin with a sad note this Monday morning because our community is mourning the passing of Gary Dwight Roberts, whom we buried yesterday.  He fought a good fight but was reluctantly taken by that name we have come to fear: “cancer.”  Our community came out in force to support and offer their condolences to […]

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East Union News

 Welcome back my fellow Urchins!  I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe summer!  Now it is time to put the nose to the grindstone until next May!  We would like to begin by welcoming our new teachers to EU!  We are so glad to have you all as part of the Urchin family.  Extended […]

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