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Standex ladies support RiverFest

The ladies of Standex Shared Services show their support for Tallahatchie RiverFest 2013 and UCDA. They came in and bought several and were excited about the event. Front from left are Melissa Westmoreland, Patty Johnson, Linda Allen, Teresa O’Callaghan; back from loeft, Cassandra Crane, Vicki Clayton, Cindy Bruner, Rene Basden, Debbie Mitchell, Jimma Hood and […]

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Liberty School August meeting

Mrs. Lil Nelson welcomed the 28 attendees to the Aug. 20 meeting of Liberty School. Charlie Sappington gave the invocation and blessing prior to the pizza, dessert, and homemade ice-cream dinner. Wayne Alexander gave the financial report in the business session and Joanne Gaines read minutes from the July meeting. Mrs. Nelson recognized August birthdays […]

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Arliss and Judy Boatner

Boatners to celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Arliss and Judy Boatner became husband and wife on Sept. 21, 1963. Their children, Ron and Margo Sanderson and Michael and Shannon Stephens, and their six grandchildren, will host a reception honoring their 50 years together on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 5:00-7:00 in the evening at West Ripley Baptist Church Family Life Center. The church […]

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Junta Club September meeting

The Junta Club met for the first meeting for the club year at the home of Jennifer Beam on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. Susan Feather, President presided over the business session. Vice President Bethany Dalton distributed yearbooks and introduced the theme for the year, Chick-Lit. Program Leader Ninabeth Capaning reviewed the book Undomesticated Goddess by […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Two very special homecomings/celebrations are coming soon. Oct. 6 is Homecoming at Tri-County Baptist Church, and Oct. 20 is the 125th anniversary of Sherman Baptist Church. Brotherhood breakfast was held Sunday, Sept. 15, at Sherman Baptist Church. The Senior Adult Luncheon was held Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Locust Hill. A work day […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Ernie Fuller was moved to Baptist Desoto in Southaven last week. He was flown by airplane because the doctor didn’t think he was well enough to withstand the long drive from Tallahassee. He is receiving therapy three times a day. The family is elated that he is doing as well as he […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The September 13-5th weekend weather was perfect in the community as the early morning temps in the 50s had residents busy with lawn care, area joggers and bike riders on the move, and the harvest for soybeans underway. The sign at the Hurricane Haunted House and Forest located behind the community center […]

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The Playhouse

The significance of packing and moving the last item from our home of thirty-eight years was more than substantial, but that wasn’t my struggle today. It was what to keep and what to throw away as I sorted through the “archives” of our lives. My discipline had earned high marks in sorting through furniture and […]

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Recipe for destruction: Pay college athletes

“It’s Time To Pay College Athletes,” TIME magazine declares on its cover this week. Here’s another statement: “It’s Time To End Intercollegiate Sports.” By Charlie Mitchell Think about it. The two sound different. Fundamentally, though, they’re the same. Look at the Olympics. There are those of us old enough to remember before 1992 when all […]

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Republican Women announce series of upcoming meetings

The Union County Republican Women is a group of dedicated Republicans who meet monthly to discuss current events and listen to keynote speakers promote conservative ideals and other issues of the day. Below is a list of meeting dates and agendas. These meetings are not just for women, men are invited to and do attend […]

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