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City Board, October 2017: Kratom, Junior Alderman, water discussed

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

A locally available “herbal” drug and the Junior Alderman program were among items drawing new interest at the October Board of Aldermen meeting, Tuesday October 3rd. New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson spoke to the board about the local availability of an “herbal” drug called Kratom. [More]

Ducks’ splashdown set Saturday at noon during RiverFest

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ducks are getting ready for their big race on the Tallahatchie River this Saturday. The fourth annual Rubber Duck Regatta gets underway at noon off the river bridge in New Albany. The ducks’ lucky owners will win over $1000 in cash prizes. Approximately 2000 yellow ducks will race to the finish line under the [More]

Agape raffle at Riverfest will help fund free medical services

September 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Hargrove, Executive Director of Agape Health Services, Inc., furnished this information to about the Agape raffle, which will raise funds to be used to help provide the Agape free clinic’s  services. Riverfest visitors are encouraged to drop by the Agape tent and take a chance on winning one of [More]

Park improvements to be made for Tallahatchie Riverfest

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Thousands of people from across the region are expected to visit New Albany for this year’s annual Tallahatchie Riverfest, on October 6 and 7th. While the influx of visitors is good news for New Albany’s economy, the growth in the crowds has presented its own set of challenges. The festival, now in its [More]

Diamond Rio to headline New Albany’s Tallahatchie Riverfest in October

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Miss. – New Albany’s Tallahatchie Riverfest, now in its 21st year, will feature four-time CMA Group of the Year recipient, Diamond Rio as the headline act for this year’s event. Formed in 1989 in Nashville, TN the band consists of Gene Johnson (mandolin, tenor vocals), Jimmy Olander (lead guitar, [More]

Tallahatchie Riverfest 2016 photos/UPDATED

October 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

A few scenes from the 2016 Tallahatchie Riverfest: Ricky Skaggs Saturday night at the Riverfest Ricky Skaggs band Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Just a few more inches to go! We have a winner! Po’ little ducks run aground. Market on Bankhead Street Carnival ! Trailhead Plaza, a nice place to gather A view [More]

The 2016 Tallahatchie Riverfest is underway in New Albany

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS-  One of the best festivals in Mississippi is now underway in New Albany. With a spanking-new stage added to the beautiful Park-Along-the-River venue, New Albany is ready to provide two great nights of music, along with the largest ever Arts gathering, a full midway carnival, pet parades, and, of [More]

Changes and Additions to Tallahatchie Riverfest 2016

September 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Other than the date change to October 7-8, New Albany’s Tallahatchie Riverfest has a number of changes in store. The first big change will be evident early in the week as the Lowery Carnival Company returns to the Farmers’ Market area to begin setting up their carnival, which should be up and [More]

Tryouts date set for TRP Riverfest plays: all ages needed

July 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– We will be holding auditions for one act plays to be performed Sept 23rd & 24thduring the William Faulkner Literary Fest on July 14th at 6:30 pm at the Magnolia Room. The Friday night show will be done on the trail head plaza. These will be TRP favorite of past play winners. The 24th [More]

Ricky Skaggs to headline New Albany’s 2016 Tallahatchie Riverfest

May 17, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- Coming up on its 20th year, the Tallahatchie Riverfest has brought a number of well-known national acts to perform in New Albany and this year will bring another. Country Music royalty, Ricky Skaggs, along with his Kentucky Thunder bluegrass band, will be headlining the Tallahatchie Riverfest on [More]
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