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October 2015

Ingomar Mound Day events rescheduled for November 14th

October 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

Due to rain on Saturday, the Ingomar Mound event  was postponed, and will be held on Nov. 14, weather permitting from 10 – 2 at the mound site on CR 96. Mississippi State University Cobb Institute archaeologist Evan Peacock as well as others from the Institute will be on hand for flint knapping demonstration and [Continue Reading]

Good news and Halloween treats

October 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

Today’s good news has a Halloween treat and a couple of reminders. Remember to drive carefully and watch out for the “trick or treaters” who will be out in the early part of the evening. Before you call it a night, remember to set your clocks back one hour. Good news: one extra hour of sleep. To see [Continue Reading]

Four of five county supervisors will be new next year

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

 County Board of Supervisors turn over Starting in January all but one of the five members of the Union County Board of Supervisors will be a new face. Long-serving Supervisors Danny Jordan of  District Three and Benny Rakestraw of District Five did not run for re-election, thus creating two open seats. Incumbent [Continue Reading]

The good news is that “Reno Works”

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Three days of temporary work is just the beginning for twenty homeless selected for the a Reno “clean-up” program. Removing obstacles from the path of those who want to work is one of the goals. Check out the benefits to the homeless and to the community of “Reno [Continue Reading]

Ancient weapon use is part of Ingomar history

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

 Ingomar Mound event, set this Saturday, from 10 – 2  at the Ingomar site,  weather permitting,  will be larger this year based on the number of volunteers  who are helping with the event,  and  also new is the  atlatl competition, which will begin at 11:15. Some ancient area history The word atlatl may be [Continue Reading]

Fresenius Medical Care opens dialysis service in New Albany

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

With the opening of New Albany’s Fresenius Medical Care center, nearly 60 kidney patients who have been travelling to dialysis centers in other towns may be able to receive care closer to home. According to the National Kidney Foundation, as of October 2015 there were 101,189 patients awaiting kidney [Continue Reading]

Mississippi Supreme Court rules in favor of Basil

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

This may be the last chapter in the saga of the 2015 election for the Union County  Superintendent of Education. As you may recall, this story began with the August 4th Primary, when Ken Basil, current Union County Superintendent of Education , and Loretta Hartfield each scored enough votes to require a run-off for [Continue Reading]
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