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New Albany Garden Club elects officers

The New Albany Garden Club has elected officers for the coming year. From left, above,  are Anita Buster, past presdient; Gloria Cooper, treasurer; Samantha Morris, president; Tanya Coombs, vice-president; Rheata Ann West, parliamentarian; Billye Jean Stroud, yearbook chairman; Mary Webb, secretary; and Barbara Fuller, reporter. Below, president Samantha Morris welcomes new club member Carol Riddell.

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Holiday spirit coming early for homemakers with Oct. Holiday Street

The Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers of Union County are making plans for their annual Holiday Street Bazaar to be held Tuesday, Oct. 4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Union County Fairgrounds Ladies Building. The event will begin at 9 a.m. on both days and conclude at 6 p.m. on Tuesday and 3 p.m. on Wednesday. […]

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Klarksyn Denise Coleman birth announcement

Matthew and Katlin Coleman of New Albany announce the birth of their daughter, Klarksyn Denise Coleman, born July 19 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union County. She weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and measured 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by a brother, John Alan Coleman, 2 years. Her grandparents are Mickey and Karen Boyette […]

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Wilder to celebrate 90th birthday

Edith Wilder will be celebrating her 90th birthday from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 27 at Pleasant Hill CAC.  All family and friends are invited to attend.  No presents please.  Birthday cards are welcomed.

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Moores to celebrate 50th anniversary

Mike and Sherry Moore will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21. They were married at First Baptist Church in New Albany on Aug. 21, 1966. They will celebrate this event with their daughters, Holly Bailey (Paul) and Bebe Roberts (Kevin) and their grandchildren.

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Police department receiving help from Miracle

The obvious headline for this story might be “A Miracle in search of a miracle.” While one Miracle is involved, what she is seeking is extremely ambition, but doable. New Albany Elementary School second grader Miracle Hurd was recently saved and baptized July 31 at Victory Life Center and looking for a purpose. “My mom […]

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Creating a celebrity starts at home

By Kristin Waldrop Special to the Gazette New Albany is no stranger to young talented people. Each year many of those talents are showcased through Upstage, yearly talent shows, and plays held at the New Albany High School auditorium. Some of these hidden talents are just for fun, while others are made into a career […]

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Youth production to ‘dazzle’ audience this weekend with selections from Disney markings.

Union Countians will have the opportunity to be “dazzled” by some popular music from hit musicals and movies this weekend as the Tallahatchie River Players present their youth production of “Broadway Jr.: Dazzled by Disney.” The show will use singing and choreography to display familiar tunes from Disney movies old and new. Director Tori Baldwin […]

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There is much we didn’t know about millionaire Paul Rainey

Paul Rainey is a familiar figure to many Union County residents, but a program at the Union County Heritage Museum this past week helped reveal there is still much about the millionaire sportsman people here are unaware of. Renelda Owen, of the Delta State University English Department, presented an illustrated lecture on the life of […]

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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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