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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker Hurricane residents are preparing for the upcoming dove season that will be the big news for the Labor Day holiday. The homecoming at Union Nazarene Church will be held on Sunday, Aug. 28, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with Bro. James Pardee preaching. The traditional noon meal will be held in the fellowship hall. […]

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Center Hill Baptist Church news

By Tommie Cooper In Wednesday night’s Bible study, Bro. Hall was teaching in Galatians 4:3-6, I John 5:1 and Matthew 24. We had brotherhood Sunday, Aug. 21, with Bro. Troy Montgomery with a good bunch of men. We had a good crowd for preaching today. Shoeboxes need soap, washcloths and deodorant. Bro. Hall sang a […]

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Mississippi Law Enforcement Shows Zero Tolerance for Drunk Drivers

As the summer winds down, this traditionally festive time has also become one of the most dangerous times on Mississippi’s roads, as many drunk drivers get behind the wheel after celebrating. Approximately one-third of all traffic crash fatalities in the United States involve drunk drivers. Nationwide, someone is killed in a drunk-driving crash every 53 […]

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Local students selected for ICC Indian Delegation

Members of Itawamba Community College’s Indian Delegation have been selected for 2016-17 and they include some Union County area students. On the Fulton Campus they include Paige Imel of Aberdeen; Adrian Moffett, Hunter Holley, Hayden Plunkett, Ryan Williams, all of Amory; Laken Jones, Taylor Kelley, both of Belden; Madison Colley of Corinth; Makayla Hathcock of […]

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The 5th Annual Mississippi Craft Show

1000-plus years of combined crafting experience come together all under one roof at the 5th annual Mississippi Craft Show. Showcasing the hand crafting excellence of Mississippi artisans the event will span two days on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, at the Trade Mart, State Fairgrounds in Jackson. Featuring a selection of Mississippi’s finest […]

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Olympics in New Albany – First Grade Style

First graders at New Albany Elementary School recently completed a unit of study on the Olympics.  As a part of the study, the students were allowed to share with the class the Olympic games and athletes they had watched the previous night.  Students also learned about the history of the Olympics and how it has changed over […]

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Early entry registration ends Aug. 31 for Tanglefoot Ride

David Helms Pontotoc Progress   Persons interested in participating in the first Tanglefoot Hub Bicycle Ride have one more week to register at an “early entry” discounted rate. A featured event of that day’s Bodock Festival in Pontotoc, the Tanglefoot Hub Bicycle Ride is scheduled for Saturday morning, Sept. 17, beginning at 8 a.m. Hub […]

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Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay giving while they take vacation and […]

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Health promotion programs for staff provide positive role models for students

The New Albany School District realizes that protecting the health of school employees is fundamental to protecting the health of students and ensuring their academic success. When staff members are committed to healthy and active lifestyles for themselves, they are able to model the behaviors that help students be fit, healthy, and ready to succeed. […]

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Parks wins MSU Alumni Scholarship

Anderson Parks (center) was the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Union County chapter of the MSU Alumni Association.  Also pictured is Will Bowlin (left) and Lowell Easterling (right).

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