Curtis Roberson, 51

Curtis Roberson, age 51, went to be with his Savior on October 7, 2013, at NMMC Inpatient Hospice Unit after a short but hard battle with cancer. He was born April 12, 1962, and he was a faithful member of Apostolic Revival Center of New Albany. He was employed at VIP Cinema Seating in New […]

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Doreen Guinn, 57

Doreen Annette Guinn, 57, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, of Blue Springs, passed safely in the arms of her Heavenly Father at Union Baptist Hospital in New Albany on Oct. 6, 2013. A native of Adrian, Mich., she was born Feb. 17, 1956, to Louis Albert and Mary Ann Krutz. She had been a […]

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Special election two and a half weeks away

By J. Lynn West The special election to fill the post of medical examiner-investigator will be Tuesday, Nov. 5, and the ballot will be simpler than first thought. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford said Monday that because the races for election commissioner and county school trustee have only unopposed candidates, the secretary of state has ruled […]

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Hospital luncheon offers personal touch in dealing with cancer

By J. Lynn West A lot of information is being provided this month about dealing with breast cancer, but much of it is printed, static, even if valuable. What the hospital’s annual breast cancer awareness luncheon does each year, though, is to put a much more personal touch on it. Written stories may be inspiring […]

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4-H member presented awards at banquet

Outstanding Jr. 4-H member Joe Davis, 4-H Volunteer, awarded Jala Ross with the 2013 Outstanding Jr. Member Award at the Annual 4-H Awards Program. Jala is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Jenkins and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Ross. 4-H cooking club winner Mrs. Judith Ward, 4-H Volunteer, presented the 4-H Cooking Club Award […]

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East Union students work on pumpkin skills

Students in Terri Treadaway’s kindergarten class at East Union School recently decorated their pumpkins that they picked last week at the pumpkin patch. She thought they have really done a fantastic job on these and was hoping to share it.

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Ingomar seniors learn about voting

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford spoke to the Ingomar High School Senior Class Wednesday, Oct. 2, about her job and the importance of voting. The seniors were able to also register to vote and practice using a voting machine. Pictured are some of the students completing their voter registration forms and using the voting […]

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Myrtle pageant winners

Jr. High Winners From left are Escort: Lane Bishop, Beauty: Kristen Young; Escort: Anthony Lipsey, Beauty: Allie Rodgers; Escort: Hunter Bailey, Beauty: Sara Beth Decanter; Jr. High Most Handsome: JD Messer; Jr. High Most Beautiful: Karlie Bolden; Escort: Dawson Gann, Beauty: Haleigh Jamison; Escort: Hunter Thompson, Beauty: Carley Lawrence. High School Winners From left are […]

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Myrtle perfect score

Luke Gaines, a 5th grader, scored a perfect score on his 4th grade Math MCT 2 test. From left are Principal Mrs. Nancy Yates, Luke Gaines, and Superintendent Mr. Ken Basil.

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Coming Events week of October 17th

‘Shrek’ to be presented this weekend Shrek the Musical, A production of Union County Schools Theater, will be performed at the Magnolia Civic Center Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, Oct 20, at 2:00 p.m. Ticket prices are adults $10 and children $5. Call the Union County Administration Office […]

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