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Christmas closings announced

RIPLEY – The Southern Sentinel will be closed Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. The newspaper will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday. Early deadlines for editorial and retail and classified advertising will be 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22. For more information, call 837-8111. All state and county offices will be closed Friday, […]

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Houlka to get lift station

HOULKA – The Houlka Board of Aldermen heard a report on a sewer repair project that will alleviate a drainage problem for residents. A lift station is being installed at a resident’s home to correct a long-standing flow problem and the project should be completed this week. Mayor Jimmy Kelly said the problem was not […]

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Houston approves merit raises

HOUSTON – Most city employees will see an increase in their paycheck this month, but not all of them. In a break from traditional across-the-board raises, Houston’s Board of Aldermen voted 3-2 for merit raises for all but three fulltime employees last week. Part-time workers will also not see an increase in wages. The vote […]

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