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Emergency funds application deadline is Aug. 29

The local board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program is now accepting applications for fiscal year 2015 Phase 33 Funds. Funds awarded to Union County are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. The board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these […]

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Ellistown Breezes

Margaret McCraw 534-4484 Just a word of thanks to Rio and the many athletes who so wonderfully entertained us for the past two weeks. I so enjoyed the beautiful landscape and appreciate Tom Brokaw for his trip through the rain forest. The scenery was beautiful. Couldn’t you just feel the friendly hospitality of the Brazilian […]

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Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley Hello to Dean and Mary Ruth Weeden at South Haven who read the paper every week and seem to be improving. Sunday brought some more rain and a bit cooler weather. Church services at Mount Olivet United Methodist and Palestine Baptist were very good.  Brother Rickey Bishop brought a message on the […]

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Ingomar Baptist Church dedicates sanctuary

On Sunday, Aug. 21, the congregation of Ingomar Baptist Church welcomed 480 people to her new sanctuary for the first time, dedicating that building for worship, praise, and service to God. The building, which sits atop a hill on CR 101 in Ingomar community, seats over 500, and is adjacent to the current campus. Ingomar […]

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Furniture, Cancer Center openings confirm worth of community

By Lisa Bryant General Manager New Albany had a very good week last week. In Friday’s paper you read that New Albany celebrated two openings. Emerald Furniture held their ribbon cutting on Friday morning. What was encouraging to me was not only did a company choose Union County to establish their business, but in the […]

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Letter: Thanks to community for generosity in aiding Louisiana flood victims

August 21, 2016   A Letter to the Public,   The folks of New Albany and Union County are exceptionally generous. On Sunday evening, an 18-wheeler crammed-jammed full of supplies to aid those flood-stricken homeless citizens of Southeast Louisiana left Roberts Trucking after literally hundreds of local individuals gave and gave and gave for the […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary On Aug. 14, flowers were placed on the pulpit in memory of Raymond Owen by Chris Long and Jimmy Shirley. He died several years ago from leukemia. On the card they wrote “In memory of our friend “Leroy!” Leroy must have been a nickname Chris and Jimmy called Raymond. We sure do miss Raymond […]

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Klarksyn Denise Coleman birth announcement

Matthew and Katlin Coleman of New Albany announce the birth of their daughter, Klarksyn Denise Coleman, born July 19 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union County. She weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and measured 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by a brother, John Alan Coleman, 2 years. Her grandparents are Mickey and Karen Boyette […]

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Wilder to celebrate 90th birthday

Edith Wilder will be celebrating her 90th birthday from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 27 at Pleasant Hill CAC.  All family and friends are invited to attend.  No presents please.  Birthday cards are welcomed.

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Purvis couple celebrates 70th wedding anniversary

Bro. and Mrs. Enoch Purvis were married July 4, 1946 in Blue Mountain in the home of the Rev. S. V. Gullett. Bro. Gullett performed the ceremony. Enoch is the son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Purvis of Blue Springs and Loyce is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Otis Reed […]

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