Cancer survivors show greatest character during darkest times

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and each year all the newspapers in our group produce a four-week series of stories relating to breast cancer in addition to a special one-time section in the Daily Journal. Another regular feature each year is the luncheon sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County and the Jones Clinic. Although […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Trick-or-Treaters are invited to come by the Sherman Fire Department Halloween night. The volunteer firemen will be handing out fire safety and prevention information and candy to area children. There is a chance that Sparky, the fire dog, will make an appearance. Brotherhood was held at Tri-County Baptist Sunday, Oct. 13. Ladies […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Larry and Lou McQuary went to Starkville to see their grandchildren play soccer at the Starkville Sportsplex on Friday, Oct. 11. Anna Claire and Abbie are both homeschooled and participate with other homeschoolers in the area in soccer. Homeschooling is a popular alternative to the public schools, and many groups make great […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy We have been enjoying some beautiful fall weather. The plants on my hill seem to perk up with the cooler weather. I have been almost fearful to look outside these cool morning as I have not brought anything into the green house, except a few of Chuck’s tropical plants, but I just […]

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The Playhouse

It’s been an on-going saga in my life this year – what to keep and what to discard. The irony in those decisions has been the value placed on the items. It’s been easier to part with a large piece of furniture or family antique than it has an old letter or kindergarten art work. […]

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Emma Wilson follows through during volleyball action between New Albany and Potts Camp. Erin Michael Carter and Megan Dye are also pictured.

New Albany Volleyball ends season with win over Potts Camp

By Dennis Clayton New Albany wrapped up their second season of volleyball with a 3-0 win over Potts Camp on October 16 on Senior Recognition Night. New Albany controlled the game from start to finish as they won set by score of 25-3, 25-8 and 25-21. During Darby Mills’ service in the first set, the […]

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Ogres to be seen in Union County as ‘Shrek’ opens Friday

The Union County School District is presenting “Shrek-The Musical” this weekend. Based on the popular movies, the musical version will be performed Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. It tells the story of an ogre, his donkey pal and a princess beautiful […]

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Trek of glowing cross at heart of young people’s mission

You may have seen a small group of young people running through New Albany Monday, carrying a lighted wooden cross. They are local volunteers, members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, participating in the Glowing for Christ project. 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Mission Mississippi and the year-long celebration will culminate in a Reconciliation […]

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Visitors "milking" Elvira

Heritage Pioneer Days 2013

It’s time to step back into the Past Lane at Heritage Pioneer Days at the Union County Heritage Museum this Saturday. It’s always a fun-filled living history weekend as the event starts on Thursday and continues through Saturday, with Thursday and Friday set aside for classes and Saturday open for the general public. There will […]

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Tuckered after stressful week

Whatever happened to Saturday? That’s was my thinking when I crawled out of bed and headed outside with the dogs for their morning pit stop on Sunday. It seemed to disappear, just as the whole week had. Coming off a whirlwind trip the weekend before to Kansas City, the week seemed to fly by. By […]

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