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Crunch time for NAHS

This week, the Bulldogs are facing a lot more than just North Pontotoc. With the Vikings, ‘Dawgs and Tishomingo County all with an 0-2 divisional record, it has become a tight race for the final playoff spot. At 5-2, North Pontotoc suprised many by not skipping a beat when joining 4A this season. “They started […]

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Two die in evening crash

A Blue Mountain man and woman were both killed as the result of a three-car crash on Airport Rd. in the early evening hours Monday. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol public affairs officer Ronny Hall, Justin Allen Nance, 20, of Blue Mountain and Mary S. Kennamore, 43, also of Blue Mountain were pronounced dead at […]

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Hurricane News

 The homecoming at Hurricane Baptist Church was a day that was enjoyed by the large crowd that attended the services on Oct. 4.   Our family enjoyed a visit with Bro. Terry and Glenda Oswalt of Alabama as they were at our home on Saturday night and then on Sunday morning for breakfast.  Glenda knew […]

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Obituaries for October 14, 2009

 Daniel Little, 69 Daniel Lafayette Little, 69, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009 at the North Ms. Medical Center in Tupelo.  He was born on March 13, 1940 to Ellis LeFay Little and Ruby Fortune Little in Union County. He worked for many years at the Coca  Cola Bottling Company in New Albany,  before working here […]

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Welcome back Lions

 Service clubs have been part of community life for as long as anyone can remember, but in recent years active participation in service clubs has declined in many communities around the country. Many reasons have been cited for the decline. The two most common: We have busier lives with more demands on our time, and […]

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Myrtle soars into North Half finals

As Brandi Smith prepared to go to bat in the seventh inning of the Lady Hawks’ second game versus Wheeler Monday night, she asked her coach what she needs to do. With only one hit on the night to that point, Robert Gordon told her one thing, to just “knock the ball as hard as […]

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Winning the world

 Several years ago a friend of mine was working as a youth minister for a church that was exuberantly evangelistic. The pastor spoke eloquently and often about “winning the world for Christ.” Unfortunately, the community around the church was “in transition.” That’s code for white families moving out and people of color moving in. In […]

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The Hamiltons were united May 2

Lisa Renee Wagner and Thomas Haywood Hamilton IV were united in marriage on May 2, 2009 at 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Key West, Florida. The Very Reverend Donald Sullivan officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Eugene Wagner of Deerfield Beach, Fla. She is […]

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County offers online payment for traffic tickets

Union County just implemented a new way for people to pay their traffic tickets online instead of paying them in person at the Union County Justice Court. The Supervisors accepted a contract Monday with the company nCourt LLC. nCourt is a government services technology company that provides software that permits people that get traffic citations […]

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Holiday Street presents a ‘Home made Christmas’ this weekend

The 35th annual Holiday Street happens again this weekend to start the holiday season off in New Albany. Holiday Street has always been sponsored by the Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers – Union County and they are sponsoring the event again this year. The theme for this year’s event is “Homemade Christmas.” Arts and crafts will be […]

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Etta News

 It was Eagle Sunday at Salem church, Oct 11th and several eagles and the fans gathered there for the ll 0’clock service.  There was a good group of them representing archery, bowling, fast pitch softball, slow pitch softball, baseball, cheerleaders, girls basketball, boys basketball, cross country, golf and Union County Football.  West Union school and […]

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Playhouse News

 The flashing blue lights behind Carson last week meant only one thing: TROUBLE! His newly acquired license gave him the right to drive a vehicle on the highway but within the speed limit. But this meeting was after a school function – and he wasn’t dressed in sloppy jeans and t-shirt. He was decked out […]

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Sherman News

 The 55 and Up will meet Thursday, October 29, at Sherman Baptist Church. The area wide youth devotional was held Sunday, October 11, at East Main Church of Christ. The Sherman Church of Christ youth devotional will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, after the evening services. A gospel meeting will be held Sunday, October 25, […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: I found the man I want to spend my life with. We’ve been together for almost three years. I think we have a great life together, but I want our relationship to progress to marriage. He goes back and forth, though he says he loves me with his whole heart. I don’t know […]

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