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Reserve seating now for UCDA’s B2B Luncheon, September 21st

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

The next installment of our B2B Luncheon Series, sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, is scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2017, in the Magnolia Room of the Magnolia Civic Center. The program, provided by Mr. Alan Greer and Bancorpsouth, will feature Mr. Jerome Gentry, business development officer [Continue Reading]

2017 Patriot Day Service honors fallen, those who serve

September 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Since 2001, Sept. 11 has been known as Patriot Day, designated first by Congress and President George W. Bush, then by President Barack Obama, and now by President Donald Trump. It was initially celebrated to honor and remember the people who were lost on September 11, 2001. In 2012, the name was changed to Patriot [Continue Reading]

Faulkner book to be topic of Luncheon with Books

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

As an event of the William Faulkner Literary Fest, Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library Tuesday, September 19, Faulkner’s  book Big Woods will be the topic. Dr. Kate Stewart, English Professor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will discuss Big Woods, which is the focus [Continue Reading]

Tallahatchie River Players to present “Anne of Green Gables”

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

On August 24th & 26th, 2017 at 7pm on the Cine’ Theater stage, located in the Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany, TRP presents the timeless classic “Anne of Green Gables”,  Produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama service, Inc, Denver, Colorado. Enlarge for details This is a tale [Continue Reading]

Local museum will hold solar eclipse viewing event

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

  A Solar Eclipse Viewing Event will be held at the Union County Heritage Museum on August 21 from 11:56 until the eclipse ends. New Albany will have 93 % coverage. click to enlarge Free viewing glasses. Bring your lunch and lawn chair and come and enjoy the eclipse. Educational materials will be available, and [Continue Reading]

Local scouts, leaders tour DC and attend National Jamboree

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yocona and Chickasaw Councils’ Troop 4345 and Venture Crew 5264 contingent attended the 2017 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, held at Summit Bechtel Family National Reserve in WV on July 19-28. Local scouts tour Washington prior to attending National Jamboree. Click to enlarge They were lead by Dale [Continue Reading]

Eudora Welty work to be the topic of August Museum Moments

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Place never really stops informing us, for it is forever astir, alive, changing, reflecting, like the mind of man itself… One place comprehended can make us understand other places better.” — EUDORA WELTY “Serious Daring” Mississippi and Beyond, by Eudora Welty,  is the topic of the August [Continue Reading]

Mary Ann Connell to review her memoir at Luncheon with Books

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Ann Connell will review her memoir An Unforseen Life at Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany on Tuesday, August 15. A light lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 AM. Connell was among the first women to practice law in Oxford, MS. “Her story is a funny, touching account [Continue Reading]

Eisenhower to be topic of July Luncheon with Books

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Luncheon with Books will be held Tuesday, July 18, at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Joe Marshall Davis, a New Albany attorney, will review Bret Baier’s book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission. The book focuses on the days between the Eisenhower farewell address January 17, [Continue Reading]
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