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BMC No. 23 among regional colleges

For the 12th consecutive year, Blue Mountain College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the South’s top regional colleges and universities. BMC was recently ranked No. 23 among Regional Colleges in the South – a grouping that includes colleges and universities that award fewer than half their degrees in […]

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Public Broadcasting speaker visits early childhood classes

Maggie Stevenson, Director of Early Childhood with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, spoke with the Early Childhood and Family Consumer Science Classes a the New Albany High School Career & Technical Center on Aug. 27. She spoke on literacy and the importance of reading with children. The students also learned interactive and kinesthetic activities to use while […]

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New Albany Schools menu for Sept. 23-27

Elementary School Monday, Sept. 23 Pizza,
Chicken Spaghetti,
Broccoli Salad,
Tossed Salad w/Dressings,
Chilled Peach Slices,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Chocolate Pudding,
Fat Free Chocolate Milk,
One Percent Milk,
Skim Milk Tuesday, Sept. 24 Country Fried Steak,
Lemon Pepper Chicken,
Seasoned Lima Beans,
Mashed Potatoes,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Whole Wheat Roll,
Fat Free Chocolate Milk,
One Percent Milk,
Skim Milk Wednesday, Sept. 25 Chicken Nuggets,
Red Beans and Rice,
Sweet Potato Cubes,
Green Beans,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Whole […]

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Students put scientific methods to work in skyscraper challenge

Students in eighth grade science classes had the opportunity to use some of the science skills they have been reviewing such as scientific inquiry, thinking like a scientist, observation, prediction, classification, and evaluation. During the week of Aug. 26, students worked in groups to build skyscrapers. The groups were provided with the following materials: a […]

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New Century Club September meeting

The New Century Club met in the home of Jean Dillard on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Shelia Robbins, President, presided over the business session. Members were reminded that the club would be host for Lunching with Books on Oct. 15. Linda Everett, Vice President, introduced the theme for this year, Books That Inspire, and distributed yearbooks. […]

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Standex ladies support RiverFest

The ladies of Standex Shared Services show their support for Tallahatchie RiverFest 2013 and UCDA. They came in and bought several and were excited about the event. Front from left are Melissa Westmoreland, Patty Johnson, Linda Allen, Teresa O’Callaghan; back from loeft, Cassandra Crane, Vicki Clayton, Cindy Bruner, Rene Basden, Debbie Mitchell, Jimma Hood and […]

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Liberty School August meeting

Mrs. Lil Nelson welcomed the 28 attendees to the Aug. 20 meeting of Liberty School. Charlie Sappington gave the invocation and blessing prior to the pizza, dessert, and homemade ice-cream dinner. Wayne Alexander gave the financial report in the business session and Joanne Gaines read minutes from the July meeting. Mrs. Nelson recognized August birthdays […]

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Arliss and Judy Boatner

Boatners to celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Arliss and Judy Boatner became husband and wife on Sept. 21, 1963. Their children, Ron and Margo Sanderson and Michael and Shannon Stephens, and their six grandchildren, will host a reception honoring their 50 years together on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 5:00-7:00 in the evening at West Ripley Baptist Church Family Life Center. The church […]

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Junta Club September meeting

The Junta Club met for the first meeting for the club year at the home of Jennifer Beam on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. Susan Feather, President presided over the business session. Vice President Bethany Dalton distributed yearbooks and introduced the theme for the year, Chick-Lit. Program Leader Ninabeth Capaning reviewed the book Undomesticated Goddess by […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Two very special homecomings/celebrations are coming soon. Oct. 6 is Homecoming at Tri-County Baptist Church, and Oct. 20 is the 125th anniversary of Sherman Baptist Church. Brotherhood breakfast was held Sunday, Sept. 15, at Sherman Baptist Church. The Senior Adult Luncheon was held Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Locust Hill. A work day […]

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