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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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New Albany Main Street Association receives 2016 national Main Street accreditation

New Albany Main Street Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its Coordinating Program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs in recognition of their exemplary commitment to preservation-based […]

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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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Papa Mali to bring blues, funk to Saturday night concert

Concertgoers at this weekend’s Levitt-AMP Music Series have the opportunity to enjoy a mix of blues, funk and soul when they hear Austin, Texas-based Papa Mali play the Riverview Stage at the Park Along the River Saturday night. Born Malcolm Helm Welbourne, the singer-songwriter known as Papa Mali began playing guitar at age four and […]

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CREATE helping teachers implement career-ready curriculum

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – Area teachers have been hard at work this summer coming up with career-readiness curriculum plans that could soon be funded and implemented in their classrooms. The planning is part of an ongoing initiative by the CREATE Foundation to help kindergarten through 12th-grade students have a better understanding […]

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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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Liberty School June meeting

The June meeting of Liberty school was held June 21. Attendees were welcomed by Mrs. Lil Nelson. Tony Brooks gave the invocation and blessing prior to the covered-dish dinner. In the business session Joanne Gaines read minutes from the previous meeting. Lil Nelson read the financial report for Wayne Alexander, Treasurer. The program for the […]

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Returning champs win in domino contest at fair

Andi Beth Hill, left, and Yancy Golding won the dominoes game in the Back Porch Games at the Union County Fair this past week. Not only did they win, but it was the second year in a row of victories for the two.

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