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Kappa kappa iota

 Sigma Chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota had their organizational meeting on September 21, 2009 at the Union County Heritage Museum. Nancy Meacham gave the devotional. After Kappa grace, the group of twelve members and two guests enjoyed salads and desserts provided by the members. Members present were Anita Buster, Bethany Dalton, Jan Eastman, Lynn Madden, […]

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NAMS Bulldog News

 Well Hey!!! It’s time for us to get caught up on the latest news again! Once again it is hard to find a place to start! Let’s start off with sports again! In the Middle School football’s last game they played Amory! The 7th and 8th grade both played hard! Sadly, neither of the scores […]

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Obituaries for September 23, 2009

 Eda Fain, 92 Eda Clarke Wilbanks Fain, 92, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at Bright Glade Convalescent Center in Memphis, Tennessee, following a lengthy illness.  She was the daughter of Annie Blackwell Green Wilbanks and R. P. Wilbanks, Sr., of New Albany, Mississippi, whose families were descended from early Mississippi settlers.   Mrs. Fain, nicknamed “Willie,” […]

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Showing off our best

 The biggest Tallahatchie Riverfest ever kicks off Thursday for a three-day run in downtown New Albany with lots of things to see, hear and do for all ages. The festival keeps getting bigger and this year has been expanded to three days, from two. “So many groups are doing things to enhance Riverfest, and lots […]

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Bulldogs get defensive

This season has seen several new faces stepping up, and last Friday was no exception, as New Albany posted their first shutout of the season, 35-0 over Independence. Riley Alef was a force on offense and defense, as the ‘Dawgs defense continues to improve with the course of the season. Kareem Brown opened the scoring […]

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In search of an issue

 At the end of 2008, the religious right was in tatters. It appeared that many Americans had grown weary of the constant negative messages emanating from right wing religious leaders. Lions of the movement like James Dobson seemed to lose his ability to whip followers into line. Without a viable presidential candidate to rally behind, […]

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City moves forward on Sportsplex

The New Albany board of aldermen took another step toward beginning its planned expansion of the city’s Sportsplex Wednesday when it hired engineering firm Mendrop-Wages to oversee the project. With a split decision that was ultimately decided by New Albany Mayor Tim Kent, the board completed nearly two month’s of discussion on which firm should […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: After 21 years of marriage, my wife informed me that she would be filing for divorce. We have two boys, ages 13 and 15, and they were devastated. We live in a small town, so I have relocated nearby. My day-to-day relationship with my sons has been disrupted at what I believe to […]

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Playhouse News

 Quality parenting takes a multitude of skills and enormous compassion, but the skills are easily learned because working with your own is the greatest of motivators.  The compassion. . . it’s automatic for the majority when we inherit the titles of mother and dad. As a mother, I’ve spent sleepless nights monitoring fevers and croupy […]

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Sherman News

 The Sherman Public Library is sponsoring a free basic sewing class. If you are interested call 840-2513 or Nancy Bruce at 842-1919. Reverend S. W. Shinault and the Sherman Grove Church family invite you to attend their annual Birthday Tea Singing Saturday, October 3, at 6 p.m. at Sherman Grove M.B. Church. Each choir, group, […]

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NAHS NEWS

 The ABC’s of NAHS: A is for an outstanding grade that ranges from a 90 to 100. B is for the New Albany Band that performs at half-time during the football games. C is for Callie Creekmore, NAHS’s student body president. D is for the weekly devotions that are given during FCA every Wednesday morning. […]

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UCSD discusses co-op program

The message from the Union County School Board and administration to parents was simple: for everyone to start looking at the district as a whole and not each individual school. That is what Union County Superintendent Ken  Basil said to the crowd gathered at Ingomar Monday night to discuss the county’s co-op programs of band […]

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Obituaries for September 18, 2009

 Jasper Davis, 85 Jasper W. Davis, 85, of New Albany, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at the Union County Health and Rehab. He was born April 16, 1924, in Benton County to Newton Jasper Davis and Sally Johnson Davis. He was retired from Futorian Furniture Manufacturing. He was a member of the Enterprise Baptist Church, […]

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Macedonia news

 Missy and Rusty Jordan had a baby girl, 8 lb. 2 oz., born September 8, 2009.  they named her Kaylee Anne. Mother and baby are home doing fine. Rusty took off work three weeks where he could take care of Missy and the baby.  She had to have a cesarean for the birth. Penny and […]

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