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Senior Citizens’ Day held Thursday

The annual Senior Citizens’ Day at the fairgrounds was held Thursday, sponsored by the Union County Sheriff’s Department, aided by a grant for the day. The event included entertainment, door prizes and a free fish fry with cooking and serving done by law enforcement and other county officials. Organizers said this was perhaps the largest […]

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B. F. Ford alumni hold annual reunion

Former students and staff at B. F. Ford School held their annual reunion this past Saturday. Activities were to include a morning program and parade and a banquet and dance that evening.

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NAHS administrator chosen Principal of the Year

New Albany High School Principal Lance Evans has been selected Mississippi Principal of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Secondary School Principals. “I will represent MASSP for the 2015-15 school year,” he said, and now is in the running for the title of national secondary principal of the year. The winner is selected on […]

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Cancer Relay for Life date will be June 5

One of the most emotional events of the year will be taking place June 5 at BNA Bank Park. That is the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The 17th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The opening ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. This event […]

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Award-winning writer doesn’t follow the rules

Ramona Bridges is a nurse. But she is also, as she sometimes forgets to mention, a writer. An award-winning writer, in fact. That possibly curious omission should not come as a surprise considering that Bridges defies several conventions associated with writers. The Seminary, Miss. nurse and author was in New Albany Tuesday to talk about […]

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Spray park in sportsplex opens Saturday

    Spray Park Manager Bryan Cook gave the facility a cleaning in preparation this week for its opening for the summer this Saturday. The spray park, at BNA Bank Park, will be open Saturday and Memorial Day, but not Sunday. The regular hours for the spray park will be from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday […]

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Office will be open Saturday morning for absentee voting

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford’s office will be open from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday for qualified residents to cast absentee votes in the June 2 congressional seat runoff. Her office will be open the same hours the following Saturday with noon, May 30, the absentee voting deadline. A special election was held May […]

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Frazier memorial motorcycle ride will be Saturday

The Clint Frazier Memorial Ride will be Saturday, May 23. This is the second year for the event, which will raise money for the Deputy Clint Frazier Emergency Services Scholarship Fund. Frazier was killed in the line of duty while in pursuit of a vehicle on Dec. 18, 2013 near Myrtle. He is survived by […]

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Kids’ cooking class offered next week

If you’re a kid and you’re looking for something fun this summer, check out Kids in the Kitchen. Kids in the Kitchen is described as an action-packed class where kids learn to cook great-tasting food and learn how to make fitness a fun part of their life. Making great tasting snacks are just some of […]

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MHP to step up enforcement over holiday weekend

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2015 Memorial Day Holiday Enforcement Period on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. and conclude Monday, May 25, at midnight. During the holiday period, all available manpower will be utilized statewide in establishing safety checkpoints to prevent impaired driving, promote seatbelt usage, and to ensure safe operation of […]

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