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New Albany Garden Club Donates Books

June 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Miss. Members of the New Albany Garden Club recently attend the Tombigbee Valley District Spring Meeting on May 29th. The meeting was hosted by the Byhalia Garden Club at Meadow Baptist Church n Byhalia, Miss. The theme was Land of Cotton, and attendees met in small groups to discuss a variety of topics. [More]

Museum to debut new branding at Museum Moments

June 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – Museum to debut new branding look at Museum Moments. The Union County Heritage Museum will unveil the result of the lengthy branding process at Museum Moments on Thursday, June 27, at noon. A light lunch will be provided by the Pilot Club of New Albany. The public is invited to the event to see [More]

Union County Relay for Life fights cancer, honors survivors

June 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Relay for Life is a world-wide fundraising program that is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. It was started in 1985. New Albany is one of about 5,000 communities in the U.S. that hold Relay for Life events, and about 20 other countries also participate. Last night, June 21, months of community fundraising [More]

Candidates to speak at Union County Courthouse

June 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republican Women will hold a state candidates forum on Monday night, June 24, 2019. It will be held in the courtroom of the Union county courthouse at 6 PM. The forum will be moderated by Dr. Jason Dees. Confirmed candidate participants are: Gubernatorial – Robert Foster, Bill Waller Secretary [More]

Visit the Delta Blues Museum at Luncheon with Books

June 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Tuesday, June 18, will be Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. The program this month will be Maie Smith, the group tour director at the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, MS. She will tell about the beginnings of the museum and the programs available there. The Delta Blues Museum is [More]

Fossils and family science – fun at the museum

June 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany was the place to be on Saturday, June 8th. A large crowd of locals and non-locals came out to attend the Fossil Road Show & Family Science Day. Making Elephant toothpaste. A new feature this year, hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related [More]

Union Co. Museum 2019 Fossil Road Show, June 8

June 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Heritage Museum’s 2019 Fossil Road Show set this Saturday June 8, 10 til 2, has a new twist this year with the addition of Family Science Day. The event will offer hands-on STEM activities and learning stations for parents and children as well as the focus on fossils. Paleontologists from across the [More]

Republicans to hold Republicans-only candidate meeting

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republicans will hold what is being called a “local candidates forum” May 16, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Union County courthouse. The meeting will include Republican Party candidates ONLY. This is according to information provided to by Clay Hardy, chairman of the Union [More]

Madden to review book at May 21 Luncheon with Books

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

For the Tuesday May 21 Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library Frank Madden will review Hampton Sides’ On Desperate Ground. This book chronicles one of the most heroic operations in American military history at the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. Critics have said that Hampton Sides is [More]

Parchman Farm to be April Museum Moments topic

April 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

On Thursday, April 18, 2019 Kate Stewart, PhD. and Brian King will tell the story of Alice Stewart’s experiences at Parchman Farm. Alice Stewart was Head Nurse at Parchman from 1930-1939.  Stewart and King are authors of the new book, Parchman Farm: Mississippi’s State Penitentiary in the 1930’s. A [More]
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