Mississippi Craft Show coming to Trademart

Artisans from across Mississippi will come together Aug. 24-25 for a weekend of shopping, fun and community giving. For two days in August, the Trademart in Jackson will come alive with arts and crafts, musicians, and much more when The Mississippi Craft Show returns. Hailing from 33 cities, from Corinth to Tylertown; in 24 counties, […]

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Paid in Full: From left, Bradley Littlejohn, Lance Moore and Brock White

‘Paid in Full’ homecoming concert this Saturday

Bradley Littlejohn, Lance Moore, and Brock White will present Paid In Full’s 22nd Anniversary Homecoming concert on Saturday, August 10, at Hillcrest Baptist Church in New Albany at 6:00 p.m. This year’s event will feature Gene McDonald, former member of the Florida Boys Quartet and current member of the Gaither Homecoming Tour, as well as […]

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Sean Johnson

New marketing director specializes in maximizing available resources

Newly hired marketing director Sean Johnson doesn’t officially start work for a little more than two weeks but the New Albany native is already setting priorities. He is starting without a budget or job description, both of which will be set, but he plans to also jump into actual promoting as well. Critical to Johnson […]

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Agri-Tour to Cherry Creek Orchard Farm at 2ND Saturday August 10

2nd Saturdays Folk Art on the River in conjunction with Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market will be giving an Agri-Tour to Cherry Creek Orchard on August 10. The tour will leave from the market at 12 p.m. Cherry Creek Orchards is hidden away in the northern part of Pontotoc County. The orchard was established by […]

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Coming Events week of 8/08/13

Story of Mississippi pioneer woman to be reviewed at library Tuesday, Aug. 20, Frank Madden will review the book “Trials of the Earth” for the August Luncheon with Books at the Union County Library in New Albany. “Trials of the Earth” is the autobiography of Mary Hamilton edited by Helen Dick Davis. The book is […]

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Silent senator’ a shoo-in for term seven, if he wants it

By Charlie Mitchell OXFORD – Most Mississippians loathe the notion of “career politicians.” If, however, you ask any of these folks, “What do you think about Thad Cochran?” the answer will be “Thad? We love Thad. He’s not like the rest of them.” “Vote for Cochran / He’s Not Like The Others” may not be […]

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Small dinosaurs faring better than large ones due to sense of community

Newspapers have been going through rough times the past few years. Sure, some of it is due to competition from the internet, but it’s more complicated than that. Over-distribution, union costs, competition from other papers in the same market, the economy generally and a shift in advertising trends all contribute. But those usually involve large […]

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High School football teams hit the field for two-a-days

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal New Albany has a lot on its to-do list. The Bulldogs can finally start checking things off. Eight months of waiting for the high school football season is over. Mississippi High School Activities Association members can start football practice today. Week 1 starts with basics for the Bulldogs, working on […]

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Annie Hansen, 72

Annie Pearl Merritt Hansen, 72, of Myrtle, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at her residence. She was born July 3, 1941, in Myrtle to James Clark Merritt and Annie Lou Hudson Merritt. She was a homemaker and a member of New Oak Grove Baptist Church. Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, […]

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Gene Tate, 77

Gene Perry Tate, age 77, died Friday, August 2, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born November 13, 1935 in Utica to Grover C. and Ida Mae Shealy, and adopted in 1938 by Dr. John E. and Katherine Tate. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi receiving a Master’s […]

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