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Etta News

 Well, it seems that the month of September is peeping around the corner or it has arrived by the time this report is read.  There are some sadness and some gladness that has gone on out too but hopefully there will be much gladness for many as it moves on.  We will just have to […]

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Music and football

 It was an idyllic Friday night in New Albany. The skies were clear, the stars bright and the temperature comfortable. The parking lot was full, the concession stand was humming with activity, the stands were packed and several hundred fans were standing along the fence. The scene was perfect. When The Pride of New Albany […]

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Philadelphia News

 Sunday’s weather was beautiful and cool, golden rod are beginning to bloom, yellow butterflies have begun their journey South so Fall is fast approaching. Our church service was a little different today. Our organist, Terri Pounders, and pianist, Phyllis Wait were both absent today but Brother Gerald didn’t seem bothered by it.  The hymns he […]

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Etta News

 The cooler weather that moved in after the hot humid days is quite a change for a little while.  Seems the humidity is less and for better comfort without the air conditioner going in full force.  The homes and churches too are equipped for the cooling comfort now.  I can remember very well when we […]

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Center Hill News

 Wow, are we having some nice weather or what?  This morning when we got on the bus to leave to pick up the children, it was 58 degrees.  It was so nice, today, too.   We spent the better part of Sunday in Oxford, MS.  Matt and Sonya are the proud parents of a new […]

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Late rally hurts Lady Rebs

Shalonda Reynolds had two homeruns, including a grand slam, but it would not be enough, as Blue Mountain defeated the Lady Rebels, 12-9 Tuesday. Reynolds first in-park homer came in the first inning, plating Kayla Kolivas and giving Hickory Flat the 2-1 advantage. Blue Mountain tied the game in the third and take the lead […]

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Playhouse News

 Almost every chair had been taken in the spacious waiting room when I arrived for my 10:00 appointment. I checked my watch. Yes, I was early, and so were about twenty other patients ahead of me. This was just a check-up, and since I didn’t have a virus or a fever, I was content to […]

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Myrtle falls short versus Kossuth

Myrtle is looking to catch a break after several close losses to start the 2009 season. With Kossuth in town Monday, the young Lady Hawks stayed in the game, but again fell short, 8-7 in extra innings. The Aggies started the game with two runs off of a double by Knepp and a single by […]

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Obituaries for August 26, 2009

 Joy Pannell, 72 Joy Ray McCollum Pannell, 72, of New Albany, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at North Mississippi Medical Center.  She was born Sept. 30, 1936 in Thaxton to Ray & Thelma McCollum.  She was a Baptist.  She was a retired nurse.  She worked for many years in New Albany, Ripley, and Medlin Clinic […]

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Fear and shouting

 We seem to have arrived at the end of sanity. Fear, anger, and raw political manipulation have become the new world disorder—at least in America. Members of Congress trying to hold town hall meetings on health care reform are being shouted down by angry mobs of constituents. Attendees at these events are reportedly carrying weapons. […]

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