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Baptist Union County hosts Back-to-School Health Fair

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free back-to-school health fair on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. The event will feature a host of free health screenings, health and dental tips, safety information, a teddy bear clinic, fingerprinting, school supplies giveaways, plus attendees will have the […]

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More pageant winners from the Union County Fair

From left are third alternate Carson Hamblin, son of Tyler Hamblin and Courtney Herod; second alternate John Anderson Jr., son of John Anderson Sr. and Chia Smith; first alternate Wyatt Hill, son of Jakob and Felisha Hill; and Infant Mr. Union County Fair Silas Treadaway, son of Joe and Paige Treadaway. From left are third […]

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American Legion installs officers, recognizes members for years of service

New American Legion Potter-Henry-Lowrey Post 72 officers installed this past week include, from left, Comander Gary Wack, Second Vice-Commander Williams Byers, Sergeant at Arms Ray Tate, Post Adjutant and Historian Mike Bennett, installing officer Ray Barnett, Assistant Post Adjutant Bobby J. Irvin, outgoing Commander Roy Caldwell and Chaplain George Dixon. Not present were First Vice-Commander […]

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Required vaccinations safe and reliable

School starts again next week and parents are no doubt scrambling to buy clothes and supplies and take care of other related details. One thing they should not put off to the last minute is making sure children are up to date on their vaccinations. Nobody likes to get shots. A few people think they […]

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New Legion Auxiliary officers

New American Legion Auxiliary officers are, standing from left, Committee Members at Large Ruth McMillen, Mary Goins and Lottie Gullick; District President Diane Belue; seated from left, Sergeant at Arms Gloria Bennett, Treasurer Virginia Dixon, Vice-President Becky Wack and President Connie Kelly. Not present was Secretary Barbara Teague.

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Beating the heat

Cannon Cobb took decisive action to beat the heat at the Union County Fair this past weekend. He appeared to be totally unconcerned that he chose the livestock show water bucket for his afternoon dip. Cannon is the son of Danny and Meghan Cobb.

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Reactions mixed over school ratings

There was good news and bad news in terms of school ratings released this past week, and both were the same news. On the good side, New Albany and Union County districts each received “B” ratings at a time when ratings and scores were expected to drop. The bad news is that, according to New […]

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Dr Rhinewalt

Passion for caring motivates new doctor Matthew Rhinewalt

New Albany is gaining a new physician who might be compared to a double- or even triple-threat player. That’s Dr. J. Matthew Rhinewalt, who will be joining Dr. Eric Harding and Dr. Shane Scott at IM+PC (Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic). Rhinewalt is not only double board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics, but also has […]

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Has city got a deal for you!

Would you buy a used car from this town? If so, you now have an opportunity. The city is selling several vehicles seized by the New Albany Police Department, mostly for drug infractions. Rather than advertising the vehicles and taking sealed bids as was done in the past, this time the city is selling them […]

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Union County Fair archery winners

Winners in the archery competition at the Union County Fair this past week were, front from left, Kristen Swords, first place in Women’s Traditional; Natalie Lowery, first place in Women’s Compound; Jake Rutherford, first place in Youth Compound; back from left, C. J. Bright, first place in Men’s Compound (Pro); Parker Flint, runner-up in Youth […]

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