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  • Did we jinx NALGW? A little after midnight, early Tuesday morning October 10th, we posted a “Rant,” which lauded the work of New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW). We heaped special praise on the improvements in electrical service since Bill Mattox became the local utility’s manager seven years ago. About eight hours after we posted that item, a [Continue Reading]
  • flashlights and brown water
    “You don’t have flashlights? You must be new here.” It was a late summer day in 2000. We were, indeed, new to New Albany, and our daughter was newly enrolled in the city schools. We’d arrived early at the high school auditorium, with perhaps 50 other sets of parents, for a band concert. Without so much as a warning flicker, all the lights went out and [Continue Reading]
  • Despite cloudy skies and a little rain from Hurricane Nate’s trek through the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, thousands of fans turned out to see Diamond Rio at this year’s Tallahatchie Riverfest. Fans of all ages packed the area surrounding the RedMed Riverview Stage in Park Along the River. Fans turn out for Diamond Rio. Diamond Rio on Riverview Stage Diamond [Continue Reading]
  • Hurricane Nate
    Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River around 7:00 p.m. CDT Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane. The center of the storm will move back over open water before making landfall again. along the coast of Mississippi on Saturday night. Gulf conditions are favorable for Nate, which could strengthen to a Category 2 before making landfall again [Continue Reading]
  • Riverfest Friday
    The weather was perfect — temperatures in the mid to upper 60s and no mosquitoes — during the Riverfest Friday night musical entertainment. At 7:30 p.m.,Terry “Harmonica” Bean was the first performer on the Riverview Stage in New Albany’s Park-Along-The-River. Now in his mid 50s, Bean has been a Mississippi blues man since he was a teenager [Continue Reading]
  • Homecoming 2017
    New Albany High School Homecoming parade 2017 (Click to enlarge/download images) To see Homecoming Court: [Continue Reading]

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