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November 2015

Chickasaw historian & language specialist to speak at museum

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

A special program at Union County Heritage Museum will be held Monday, December 7, at noon. Guest speaker will be John P. Dyson, author of the book  The Early Chickasaw Homeland : Origins, Boundaries and Society. “We are excited to have the opportunity for Mr. Dyson to speak, while he is in the area, said Jill [More]

Union County Sheriff suspends deputy accused of striking handcuffed man

November 29, 2015 // 1 Comment

At the request of Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards, the FBI is investigating an incident in which a deputy allegedly struck a man in handcuffs. The incident occurred earlier this month when two Union County deputies were dealing with a man who was resisting arrest. The Sheriff said the man had assaulted the two [More]

Children mauled by dogs Thanksgiving day

November 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Two small children were mauled by dogs in separate incidents on Thanksgiving Day in rural Union County. Both children received treatment at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said the first incident occurred on County Road 137 about noon Thursday when a three-year-old [More]

Votes needed from Union County and surrounding towns in Levitt Amp contest

November 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

As of midnight Saturday, New Albany has dropped from 6th to 10th place with only 2 days left to vote. This competition will award 15 grants of $20,000 to 15 winning communities to support free music concerts. New Albany is the smallest community in the running, so we must keep ourselves as high as possible in the [More]

Dance clip of old movies set to “Uptown Funk” is good, entertaining news.

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Got a little extra time on this Black Friday? Spend a few entertaining minutes with this amazing clip. In our opinion, this is the best of several similar videos…especially since it names all the old movies in the clips. A genius mashup of “Uptown Funk” featuring iconic dance scenes from 66 old [More]

Good News! Thankfulness brings positive health and happiness

November 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Thankfulness doesn’t have to be reserved for one holiday meal. Gratitude has been linked to positive health and happiness. Expressing thanks may lead to higher self-esteem, more resiliency and even better heart health. There is even an “app” for that. Click to learn more about: How Gratitude leads to [More]

Ole Miss fan Chris Barnes: which injuries occurred where, and when? UPDATED

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

UPDATED: On November 25th, posted the story below about Chris Barnes having received some of his injuries in a jail-house altercation. Yesterday, December 3rd, WTVA, Tupelo Channel 9, finally posted a similar story. Here is the link to the WTVA story: When and where did these injuries occur? While we are [More]
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