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Memorial Day thoughts about coins on gravestones

May 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

Memorials and remembrances are very personal things. My father has been dead for over twenty years.  I still miss him–sometimes acutely, such as whenever a children’s choir is singing or at Christmas or whenever I drive past what looks to be the “perfect” fishing lake. Something for [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market gears up for the season

May 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – 5/13/2016 – Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market in downtown New Albany on the Tallahatchie Riverbank will start its fifth year Saturday, June 4th with an abundant produce selection and a plant sale by the Union County Master Gardeners.  The market will be open every Saturday in June, July and [Continue Reading]

Wilson photographs accepted for Missouri exhibition

May 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- Two photographs from New Albany fine art photographer and Tallahatchie Arts Council member T. Lowry Wilson have been accepted for exhibition at the George A. Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, Missouri during the month of May 2016. The exhibition is part of the Four States Photography Enthusiasts [Continue Reading]

NAHS students performing with Grammy winning artist, Sam Mosley

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bluesman Sam Mosley of New Albany visited with visual and performing arts students at New Albany High School Thursday morning, April 28th. He sang and played his Gibson electric guitar and talked about music and the development of the blues genre with groups of students for about two hours. NAHS Teachers Mary Beth [Continue Reading]

Meet a sweet little girl named Maria.

April 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

It doesn’t take much to make Maria happy…a home and a box will do just fine Meet Maria. She was one of three (Nina, Pinta and Maria) that were taken into foster care by UCHS. She needs a forever home like her siblings (Nina has been adopted!!). Maria is 8-9 months, pretty small for her age and very [Continue Reading]

Muttley would surely love a family

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Are you looking for unconditional love and a forever friend? Meet sweet, well-behaved Muttley. She would love to come live with your family and your other pets. Sweet Muttley is too!  This dog of the week is about 1 year old, weighs about 40 pounds and is full of energy. She is up to date on vaccinations, flea and [Continue Reading]

Northeast’s Wright ends historic season with coaching honors

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Cord Wright has received a pair of awards for directing one of the most successful seasons in the history of the men’s basketball program. Wright was selected as both the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District 15 and [Continue Reading]

“Goodness snakes alive!”

April 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

This is an unusual use of New Albany’s Park-Along-the River…or maybe it isn’t. Von Echols, formerly of Blue Mountain and now living in Ripley, and Zykielez Triplett, of Blue Mountain, were “walking” their snakes in the Park-Along-the-River on Thursday afternoon, April 7th. Word is that [Continue Reading]

Sam Shephard’s “True West” to feature a New Albany actor

April 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Susan Hickman, of New Albany, is part of the small cast starring in Theatre Oxford’s upcoming production of True West, a play written by playwright Sam Shepard. True West, first performed in 1980, is described as a classic family drama, and deals with the deterioration of the relationship between two brothers, [Continue Reading]

“Well, I Reckon…” it’s tornado season: are you prepared?

April 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Living in the south as we do, where the four seasons can easily turn into only two from time to time, it’s always a good idea to consider what you need to do in order to keep yourself and your family safe during severe weather. Severe weather conditions can quickly escalate, spawning multiple tornadoes in the [Continue Reading]
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