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We don’t know how to be grateful

By Lisa Bryant General Manager I was talking with a coworker about a family that had a child with cancer and we made the statement, “We don’t know how to be grateful.” Our children and grandchildren are healthy and happy without any big problems. I was watching the national news last night and saw where the […]

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‘Y’all vote’ site allows Mississippians to change voter registration information online

Mississippians no longer have to leave the comfort of their home or office to change their existing voter registration information. ‘Y’all Vote’ — located at www.yallvote.sos.ms.gov — launched Wednesday in connection with National Voter Registration Month.  The site allows citizens already registered to vote to change their voter-roll information by submitting an online application, and […]

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Calvary United Methodist thanks emergency personnel for help during fire

On the evening of July 4, 2016, at approximately 7:43 p.m., lightning struck the education building of Calvary United Methodist Church and set the top floor on fire. Fortunately, a passerby immediately called 911. After receiving the call at 7:44 p.m., the New Albany Fire Department arrived on the Calvary UMC campus at 7:47 p.m. […]

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Ellistown Breezes

By Margaret McCraw We all remember this past week 15 years ago with a saddened heart because of the lives lost and families torn apart when the planes hit the Twin Towers in New York City and the Pentagon. However, after all that’s been said and done I believe there is still a closeness of […]

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Liberty School

The August meeting of Liberty School was held on the evening of the sixteenth. Mrs. Lil Nelson welcomed the attendees. Tony Brooks gave the invocation and blessing prior to the covered-dish dinner. In the business session Joanne Gaines read minutes from the July meeting. Tony Brooks was recognized for making a new sign for the […]

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Ceremony remembers 9/11 and honors Patriot Day

Americal Legion Post 72 and Unit 72 held a day of remembrance Friday for the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack on the U. S. The program included patriotic music, comments by MST (Ret.) Jim Stephens and placing of wreathes by veterans and descendants of veterans. The program was at the Magnolia Civic Center.

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ROTC presents 9/11 ceremony at New Albany High School

This past Friday, Sept. 9, ROTC cadets presented a 9/11 ceremony for the New Albany High School. The ceremony began with a presentation of colors done by cadets Jamie Louis, Cody Baker, Johnathan Sanchez, Brady Payne and James Hill. The speaker for the event, Cadet Cecilia Garcia, then introduced the next segment, involving several cadets […]

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Program wants to identify city, county special education students

The Union County School District and the New Albany City School District is participating in an ongoing state wide effort to identify, locate and evaluate children, birth through 21 years of age, who have a physical, mental, communicative and/or emotional disability. Early identification of children in need of special educational experiences is most important to […]

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Volunteers needed for CREATE ‘Imagine the Possibilities’ student career expo

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – The CREATE Foundation is seeking volunteers to assist with its second annual Imagine the Possibilities Career Expo. The event, funded by regional sponsors and the Toyota Wellspring Education Fund, will take place Oct. 4-6 at the BancorpSouth Arena. The expo is designed to expose Northeast Mississippi eighth […]

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Remodeling: really a neverending story

By Lisa Bryant General Manager Home Improvement projects are something that goes along with owning a house. The problem is you never seem to get completed. There is always just one more project left to do. Last year we did a large project for us with the remodel of our living area of our house. […]

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