The Union County Board of Supervisors Monday accepted the new land roll from Tax Assessor-Collector Randy Dunnam. The total assessed valuation, which is used to determine tax millage, was $263,778,175. That’s down about three percent from last year. Dunnam said tax collections are actually good and are up in most areas. What partly accounts for […]
By Kristin Waldrop “I just really wanted to fly,” said Robert Butler of Myrtle. Flying has always been a dream for Butler, and last month the 87-year-old finally made his dream come true with a flight to Nashville. Butler said that he has always liked planes, but never wanted to be a pilot. He just […]
Members of the Lighthouse Baptist Church youth group had a busy week. Acting on the theme of “Serving Those Who Served Us,” the group built new picnic tables to replace the old one at the American Legion building here. Youth leader Bo Hefner said the group was then going to take a bus trip to […]
The Paws Pet Sitters are hosting a Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive to benefit homeless pets of Union County with the local fledgling humane society. The drive is part of an international effort spearheaded by Pet Sitters International, the largest educational association for professional pet sitters. The Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive was created to […]
United Way and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County partner to provide backpacks and school supplies
Families with children entering kindergarten through sixth grade can get help getting their students ready for school at the Baptist Memorial Hospital Back to School Health Fair on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. For the third year, Baptist and United Way have partnered to provide backpacks and school supplies for students in […]
Our community is good about realizing the value of our history and working to preserve it. We have the opportunity to participate in an updated part of that heritage happening this week in the form of the Union County Fair and Livestock Show. Fifty years ago the fair was a major community event. It emphasized […]
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 […]
By Lou McQuary Kay Russell, Belinda Davis, Tracey Clark and Heath Clark recently traveled to Destin, Fla. for a seven-day vacation at the Hilton Golf and Spa Resort. Over the weekend they were joined by Trent Clark and Brittany Martinez, but they had to return home after lunch on the Fourth. The rest of the […]
The American Legion Potter-Henry-Lowrey, Post 72 Scholarship Committee Chairman, Mike Bennett, awarded the annual Miller/Boyte Scholarship to Lindsay Sappington during the May 3, 2016 New Albany High School Awards Ceremony. The award in the amount of $1,500 is given to the student from one of the five high schools in Union County that the scholarship […]
By Tommie Cooper Sunday, July 3, Bro. Hall sang “God Bless The USA,” and his message was in Colossians 1:12-20. For the Wednesday night Bible study Bro. Hall was in John 10:10. It was a good Wednesday study. Debra and Robert Grant were back from their vacation trip, seeing 26 states, lots of miles and […]
The Union County School District has announced the availability of applying for free and reduced-price meals. The form for online applications is available on the county school website, www.union.k12.ms.us. For parents who do not have access to a computer or prefer not to file online, paper application are available at each school or at the […]
United Way of Northeast Mississippi hopes to give out around 4,000 backpacks full of school supplies at their seven Back 2 School events in July and August. But donations for the event are not coming in as quickly as needed to provide that many students with supplies. Robin Matkin, communications associate at United Way, is […]
There are members of our communities who are willing to put their lives on the line every day. They put on a uniform, gear up with their equipment and say good-bye to their families with no guarantee they’ll be just fine at the end of their shift. Yet without them, society would be in a […]
According to the results of a new assessment test this past school year, Union County School District’s kindergarteners are among the top in reading ability statewide. The school district fell into the top 10 of the state’s 142 districts in their average scale scores on the STAR Early Literacy exam with an average score of […]
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