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Resource fair distributes school supplies

The United Way Back 2 School Resource Fair for Union County was held at New Albany Elementary School on July 27. The resource fair distributed approximately 450 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to area children. Backpacks were available for students entering kindergarten through sixth grade. The event was made possible in part by volunteers from […]

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Tailgating fun

By Dr. Linda Mitchell We sat on metal seats under a burning sun Saturday along with hundreds of other parents, grandparents, and fans as we watched the first play of the season for Junior Varsity football. All the ingredients were there, aluminum foil (metal seats), direct heat source (full on sun), sufficient time (we watched […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Hardy Sherman Church of Christ will be celebrating their 50th anniversary Sept. 15 with a gospel meeting and other activities. Former preachers are being invited to return and speak during the gospel meeting Sept. 15 – 18. Lunch is being served Sunday, Sept. 15, and dinner will be served each evening, Sept. 16 […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Jerry McGregor is recuperating from knee surgery which he had in Oxford last week. Autumn Denham had a serious horse accident last week. She broke her pelvis in five places and was airlifted to the Med in Memphis. On Friday, Aug. 23, she had a six-hour surgery in which the surgeon placed […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker Labor Day will be a busy weekend in the community as local dove hunters are anticipating the opening of the season. Hints of fall are evident in the foliage of the countryside as the wild cherry and the sumac are turning red. The pink lady lilies have been in full bloom as […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Hello all. We are still enjoying some beautiful, but hot summer days. We are still needing rain on my hill. The ole water hose is getting a good workout, but it’s just not the same as a good slow rain. This has been one of the most busy weeks I have had […]

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‘Dawgs fall in opener

  With the opening weekend in the books, the New Albany Bulldogs have an idea of where the team needs to focus its eforts in preparation for the next game.  For New Albany, which fell in a 38-13 game to Water Valley, consistency and building experience on the field, will continue as the focus.  After […]

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Urchins make statement in opener

   For East Union, which won its opener with Houlka 40-6, it will be building on the win with a second week of success. With a big win under their belts, the Urchins are looking to build a consistent season.      “The thing is that last year we would have a great week and […]

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Lady Eagles win Union County Tournament

  The West Union Lady Eagles went undefeated Saturday and took the 2013 Union County Softball Champion title.  The Eagles put in a 4-0 run during the day, defeating Ingomar 7-1, Myrtle 1-0, and New Albany 4-3 before a 2-0 win over East Union to take hone the trophy.  “It was really a good day […]

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Please pass the tomatoes

It was not what I wanted to hear. A woman who was buying fresh, locally grown tomatoes from the Glenfield market stand on Bankhead Street was asking how much longer they would be available. “Only about another week and they’ll be gone,” the manager said. “After that, we’ll be getting tomatoes for a while from […]

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