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Sherman News

 Congratulations to Jeremy Swindle, Bill Donald, Billy Kelly, and Steve Counce for winning the Faye Reid 4-Man Scramble golf tournament Wednesday, June 17. Rob Chitham from Algoma spoke for both services last Sunday, June 14, at Tri-County Baptist Church. Twenty Five of the Tri-County Baptist youth went June 18 – 20 to Camp Armstrong. Sunday […]

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Hurricane News

 The Warren-Graham Reunion will be held at the city hall in DeLeon, Texas on Sunday, July 19. The contact person for the event is Gerald Warren. Remember that there are never too many desserts or cousins at this event. Congratulations to Johnson and Joyce(Warren) Grisham of Ingomar who celebrated their Golden Anniversary at Fredonia Baptist […]

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Playhouse News

 Things I saw were real – not imagined. Things I saw were not rehearsed but real life happenings. Things I saw: People – hoards and masses stretching over concrete acres in search of lines that led them within inches of death; lines of all ages waiting to hang upside down while twisting and cavorting with […]

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A conversation with Huey

 Some of my best conversations are with Huey. He listens. And most of the time when I tell him something, I don’t get a lot of argument. I listen when he talks, too. But sometimes we don’t even have to talk. We’ve been friends for 14 years, and know each other so well that we […]

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NAHS competes in NEMCBB tournament

New Albany’s baseball team has worked hard this past week, participating in the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball (NEMCBB) tournament at North Pontotoc High School.  “Basically we play in the summer to get better for the spring,” John Ferrell said. “We only have 12 days to play with the team now during the […]

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Blackhawks eye county title

Summer baseball is in full swing, and one local team is looking and working toward the future of the sport at Myrtle. The Myrtle Blackhawks U9 team were organized four years ago by Tim Maharrey and Robert Gordon with the hopes of keeping the kids together on the same traveling team. “We wanted to keep […]

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New Albany youth missing off Costa Rica coast

Authorities in Costa Rica are conducting a search for a missing New Albany teen who was washed out to sea off the country’s Pacific coast Sunday evening. Marshaun Braxton of New Albany, who is a member of First United Methodist Church’s youth group, was in the country as part of a youth mission trip.  According […]

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Baptist-Union County offers digital mammography

Digital mammography technology has reached Union County. Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County recently acquired a new digital mammography machine that allows patients to see a digital picture of their breasts directly after the mammogram is performed. This new technology is replacing film mammography in Union County. “I went for my yearly checkup and got […]

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Bulldogs’ camp excites youth about football

With many summer leagues and activities taking place,  Ron Price and his staff at NAHS continued their tradition, as they held a youth football camp at the high school. Started three years ago by former head coach Bubba Davis, the week-long event is designed to teach the very basics of the game, while getting the […]

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Obituaries for June 12, 2009

 Phyllis Hardy Phyllis Carrico Hardy passed peacefully from this life on June 8, 2009 at Methodist Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. Phyllis was born in Elizabethton, Tenn. to Walter and Mable Carrico. In her younger days, she worked as a security guard at Graceland. Phyllis was a former employee of Ezon Automotive, where she worked in packaging […]

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Playhouse News

 There weren’t any trips to the laundry room last week. The washing machine never made a cycle, and the dryer didn’t cost a cent in energy usage. But the VBS third graders and I trekked across the Australian Outback and used our imaginations to follow Jesus along the Sea of Galilee as He call Peter […]

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Cheerleader facility needed

 The decision by the New Albany School Board to go ahead with plans to build a practice facility for high school cheerleaders is a win-win situation for the city’s high school and for district taxpayers. Under the plan, New Albany High School Cheerleading Coach Beth Muncie will spearhead an effort to raise $85,000 in the […]

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New Albany youth sets example through hard work from early age

While most teenagers are enjoying their summer going on vacation or laying around the house being lazy and watching TV, Jake Surber of New Albany is earning an honest living and learning adult responsibilities. Surber works at Wise Farms in Ecru as a farmhand and is an all around helper under Stanley Wise. Wise is […]

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Asphalt plant undecided on next move

After failing to succeed in its plans to locate inside the New Albany city limits, Memphis-based asphalt company Lehman-Roberts Company has not determined what its next move will be. “We’re still talking about where we will try to locate our next plant,” said David Green, Director of Operations for the asphalt company’s North Mississippi Division. […]

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