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“Farm-to-table” dinner to feature locally sourced foods

April 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

NEW ALBANY, MISS. – New Albany’s first “farm-to-table” dinner will take place on Friday, May 22 to open both the New Albany Farmer’s Market and the Down from the Hills Bluegrass Festival, which has moved from the fairgrounds to downtown this year. The meal will be prepared by Chef John Stokes, an Oxford [More]

Tallahatchie River Players announce youth auditions for Robin Hood

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

TRP’s Auditions for the Youth Production of ROBIN HOOD Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2-5 p.m. Ladies Building New Albany Fairgrounds Eligible Candidates: Students who are currently in5th Grade-8th Grade Characters Needed: 8 Male & 8 Female (minimumspeaking parts); Extra Non-Speaking & Short Line Parts include [More]

Presley Appointed to National Group’s Natural Gas Committee

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (April 14, 2015)  Commissioner Brandon Presley was appointed to the Committee on Natural Gas for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, or “NARUC.” “I am truly honored to serve on the NARUC Committee on Natural Gas. This appointment will allow me to make [More]

New Albany gardeners prepare to take their “Hats Off to Spring”

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Many volunteers were working, Thursday, April 9, to get ready for the annual New Albany Home and Garden Show, which starts at noon Friday. This is the seventh Home and Garden Show sponsored by the Union County Master Gardeners. This year’s theme is “Hats Off to Spring.” The show will take place [More]

Union County Republican Women Host Congressional Candidates

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

     Nine of the 13 First District Congressional candidates for the May 12th election to fill that vacant seat spoke Monday night, March 23, in New Albany. Two other candidates did not attend but sent representatives to speak for them.      The Union County Republican Women’s Club was the host for the [More]

Tallahatchie River Players Announce 2015-2016 Season

March 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

And now for the news….. Due to circumstances and musician availability, Hee Haw has been post pone until later this year, probably June. We are hoping to have an Improv show with the Laugh-o-liers… more on this soon!! The 2015-2016 TRP Board members are as follows: one year members – Client Reid, [More]

2015 New Albany Home & Garden Show Announced

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

NATIONAL SPEAKERS & ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW TO HEADLINE NEW ALBANY HOME & GARDEN SHOW, APRIL 10 – 11, NEW ALBANY   The Union County Master Gardeners are getting ready for the seventh annual home & garden show, to be held at the Union County Fairgrounds, on April 10th and 11th.  This year’s theme [More]

Men and Their Toys

January 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chancery Court Judge Talmadge Littlejohn and his grandson Gray took a close look at a railroad locomotive in downtown New Albany on a pleasant day in late January, 2015. Railroads have played an important part in the history and development of New Albany. The tracks of the BNSF Railroad and the Ripley and New Albany [More]

The DIM Prize to be Awarded McDaniel?

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Is there Dim Prize? Two old men in New York bought Chris McDaniel $17-million worth of name recognition, a huge gift of political capital. By whatever tactics, fair or not, Cochran thumped him.The Koch Brothers then took their losses, cut off the money and lived to fight another day. But not their boy Chris. No [More]

Stan the Man

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

I met Stan Musial once at Sportsman’s Park on Grand Avenue; had to have been 1957 or 1958, when I was nine or ten years old. The Cardinals were playing the Braves, then still sojourning in Milwaukee. Warren Spahn pitched for the Braves, striking Stan out twice and beating the Redbirds. My dad and I had front row [More]
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