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Money and our humanity

 The continuing flux in the stock market has created a near constant state of anxiety in the financial world.  The roller coaster behavior of the Dow, along with its erstwhile companion the Nasdaq, have been so unpredictable for the past year that even seasoned stock brokers and managers are bewildered about what will happen next. […]

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‘Dawgs lose to Myrtle at home

Myrtle 66, NAHS 58 (boys) Jimel Judon had 24 points, as the Hawks held off a comeback by the Bulldogs, 66-58 Friday night. Malcolm Spears opened the game for New Albany with a three-pointer, but Myrtle was led by four points from Judon, David Wilson and Beau Cummings, giving the Hawks the 14-9 lead after […]

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Lady ‘Dawgs pick up first win in soccer

The Lady Bulldogs picked up their first win of the 2009 season in a 3-1 showing versus Corinth Tuesday night. Corinth took the early 1-0 before New Albany took over. The Lady’Dawgs first score came from seventh grader Kristen Olson, who was assisted by Kellie Skinner. The second score was from Estephany Fernandez, who put […]

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Judon signs with Ole Miss

Family and Friends gathered on Wednesday, as Jimel Judon made his move to the next level, signing with Ole Miss Baseball. Judon will not be going far away from home, which was one of many factors in his decision. A love for the Rebels program, which made it to the NCAA Super Regionals in 2009, […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: My husband and I have a 6-year-old daughter.  Looking down the road, how do we help her to develop a sense of self-respect and self-esteem? In a society where thin is everything, being popular is a matter of selling yourself out and sex is happening at an early age, what message should we […]

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Etta News

 The season is marching on and its time for the Thanksgiving Day on the calendar to be observed, However, every day is time to give thanks for the blessings we enjoy from day to day.  There has been some serious illness in some people lives in our area.  I hear they are improving and that […]

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Sherman News

 Sherman Aldermen Ann Simmons and Martha Swindle attended an introductory training program for board members of public water systems in Mississippi Thursday, November 12. The management training was conducted by the Mississippi Rural Water Association and covered such topics as Laws and Regulations; Duties, Responsibilities and Ethics; Operations and Maintenance; Management and Finance; and Rate […]

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Playhouse News

 The grand old bird is missing! In fact he’s been missing for years or maybe he’s lost! I’ve been attempting to locate him but no success. He’s definitely not one of the beauty birds, nor is he blessed with eagle wings. Still, he’s the traditional symbol for Thanksgiving and therefore quite a celebrity. But he’s […]

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East Union News

 Hello my fellow Urchins! It is so nice to be back writing again! First with sports! I would like to begin by congratulating the EU boys’ Cross Country team for winning the 2-A State Championship! Way to go boys! The girls’ CC team came in second place in the race and we would like to […]

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Myrtle Hawk News

 Greetings! The second 9-wks is halfway gone with fall in the air and everything slowing down before the holidays.  My name is Aimee Walker and I am a Junior at Myrtle Attendance Center.  I am in charge of delivering the news for the 2009-2010 school year.  If I leave anything out or make a mistake, […]

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Obituaries for November 13, 2009

 Julia Tyer, 96 Julia McAllister Tyer, a life-long resident of Chattanooga, TN., died peacefully surrounded by her family on November 10, 2009. She was 96 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, David Henry Tyer; sisters Ruth McAllister and Virginia McAllister Rowland; brother, Dan McAllister; and by her parents, […]

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The South is rising

 Chancellor Dan Jones of the University of Mississippi didn’t have to get involved in controversy by banning the sports medley “From Dixie With Love” at university football games. It would have been easy to just ignore the issue of students and others chanting “The South will rise again” during the song as it was being […]

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Moving through life

 Being in the newspaper business is a little like being in the Army – two things I know something about. I first came to the South 41 years ago as a private in the Army. My job was as a tour guide at the missile museum at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala. As I recall, […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: I was extremely fortunate to have had a baby boy with my second wife while in my late 50s. Never have I been so happy and I consider myself very fortunate indeed. I’m the stay-at-home professional artist dad, while my wife has the traditional “husband” role. When I’m at the supermarket, the library […]

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