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Hickory Flat Homecoming Court

Hickory Flat Attendance Center’s annual Homecoming will be held on Friday, Dec. 2. The homecoming court will be presented at 5 p.m., followed by basketball games against Mooreville. Students who were elected by the student body to serve on the court this year are:  front from left, Senior Maids Anna Lollar, Breanna Courson and Karly […]

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Letter: Time to boot out ‘bullies’ and ‘misfits’ leading state

Dear Editor: Now that the Democrats and the Progressives and the liberals and the “politically correct” and much of the Republican establishment have their just denouement in the 2016 election, it is time to rein in our terrible state government, under Gov. Phil Bryant. What a bunch of “misfits” and “bullies”! The Lt. Governor and […]

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We have so much to be thankful for

By Lisa Bryant General Manager Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year, until we get to Christmas and then that will be my favorite. Thanksgiving is the holiday I get to spend more relaxing time with family. Like most families we have several traditions that are a must each year. Like a lot of […]

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Students pursue pumpkin projects

First grade students at New Albany Elementary School Library recently had the opportunity to participate in a Pumpkin Book family project. Students were encouraged to decorate a pumpkin like a character from a favorite book.  Displaying their pumpkin projects are, front from left, Wyatt Taylor, I’m A Frog, Teacher:  Stephanie Simmons; McKenzie House, Cat in […]

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The Playhouse

The theme is Thanksgiving from pilgrim performers in elementary schools to Facebook posts to homeless shelter drives. It’s a holiday to help us focus on our blessings, thanks to George Washington’s proclamation in 1789, “as a day of public thanksgiving and prayers to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors […]

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Center Baptist Church news

By Tommie Cooper Wednesday night Ronnie Yielding did the Bible study. Sunday, Nov. 20, the crowd was a little low. Bro. Ben Murphree brought the message today from Luke 17:11-19, Verse 11, “And it came to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee.” A thank-you meal will be cooked by the […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary On Monday, Nov. 14, several from Macedonia went to the home of Vera and Ellis Perkins in Hickory Flat. They had a women’s and a men’s meeting. Scriptures were read by several. All the folks carried a dish and they had a feast. Attending were Bro. Landredth and Margaret Murphree, Currie and […]

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Deadline to enter New Albany Christmas Parade Nov. 24

The annual New Albany-Union County Christmas parade is now less than two weeks away and those who desire to enter a float have one more week to sign up. This year’s parade is set for 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 28, in downtown New Albany, with Tuesday, Nov. 29 chosen as a makeup date in case […]

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SCORE returning to Northeast Mississippi

Yes, SCORE is finally coming to us in northeast MS. Formerly known as the Service Corps Of Retired Executives, SCORE is a non-profit extension of the Small Business Administration.  Since 1964, SCORE has been offering free mentoring, seminars and peer-to-peer roundtable discussions to new or prospective small business owners, or to business owners who may […]

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Letter: Pedestrians need to be protected

Dear Editor, I read with interest the report on the Board of Alderman meeting published in the November 9th paper. The residents of Eastview Street ask for and received approval for speed tables in their neighborhood. I noted that some of the alderman were concerned about a “snowballing effect.” That seems to suggest that speeding […]

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