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Furniture, Cancer Center openings confirm worth of community

By Lisa Bryant General Manager New Albany had a very good week last week. In Friday’s paper you read that New Albany celebrated two openings. Emerald Furniture held their ribbon cutting on Friday morning. What was encouraging to me was not only did a company choose Union County to establish their business, but in the […]

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So you think you feel like you’ve hit by a truck

I typically live a pretty simple and, some might say, boring life. I work, and really enjoy my work. I go home, love spending time with my family and grandson, go to church and enjoy working in my basement making pottery. That is pretty much it. The past couple of weeks have been anything but […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding Perhaps an island in a faraway place with a spring of fresh water, tropical fruit trees and a food airdrop once a month could be remote enough. Maybe a mountain top with a tree house and monkeys for company would make for sufficient separation. A ship of converted pirates sailing the seven […]

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Storm damage brings out best in community

By Lisa Bryant General Manager On Friday afternoon a storm came through Pontotoc and the Pontotoc Progress building (for which I am also general manager) sustained damage to the roof allowing water to come into the office. When something like this happens, it makes you realize how blessed we are to live in the communities […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding The state of Montana is home to Glacier National Park along with an array of sights that words or pictures can’t do justice.  There are rivers everywhere, and they run clear and cold over rocks of every size and color – at least in more colors than I every imagined rocks to […]

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Parents need to be involved with their schools

By Lisa Bryant General Manager There are many anxious parents getting their children ready for school. This seems, on the surface, a simple task. Wake the kids up, feed them breakfast and send them off to school. Easy, right? If only that were true. It will take a few weeks to get them in bed […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding Perhaps an island in a faraway place with a spring of fresh water, tropical fruit trees and a food airdrop once a month could be remote enough. Maybe a mountain top with a tree house and monkeys for company would make for sufficient separation. A ship of converted pirates sailing the seven […]

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Thanks for a successful county fair

By Lisa Bryant General Manager My family and I went to the Union County Fair this past week and a good time was had by all. I would like to commend all the people who worked so hard before and after the fair to give our families a family-friendly event. I have three nieces who […]

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Stella goes to school –

By Lisa Bryant General Manager We added a new member to our home, a 10-month-old Boxer, in February of this year and she is a wonderful dog to have around. We have one problem with her: she loves everyone and thinks everyone should love her. Thankfully she is a good watchdog. She will alert us […]

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Thanks to those who sacrifice their holidays to protect us

By Lisa Bryant General Manager As we were enjoying all the festivities of the 4th of July Holiday, the Highway Patrol, Sheriff’s Department and City Police Department were all out working more shifts than normal. Each year we expect to see these men and women working extra hours out patrolling the highways and streets to […]

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