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Union Co. Literacy Council to have Riverfest raffle fundraiser

September 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Literacy Council is raffling off tickets to raise funds to benefit the program. Tickets are $5.00 each and will be sold before the Riverfest and during the Riverfest, which will be held on Saturday, September 29. During Riverfest, the Literacy Council tent will be located at slot # 27. There will be [Continue Reading]

September Museum Moments to feature Faulkner’s home, Rowan Oak

September 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

On September 20, 2018, Brothers Cham and Ike Trotter will share stories and letters from the book Rowan Oak: A History of the William Faulkner Home, by Sally Stone Trotter. The book is about William Faulkner‘s purchase of what became his Rowan Oak home. A light lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 AM,  [Continue Reading]

Quarterly city beautification awards announced

September 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

The City of New Albany Beautification Committee presents awards each quarter honoring outstanding use of landscaping in the city. Awards are presented in two broad categories, private homes and institutional. This quarter’s awards were presented Thursday afternoon, Sept. 13, 2018. New Birth Community Church at [Continue Reading]

Tallahatchie River Players to hold holiday production auditions

August 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Tallahatchie River Players will hold auditions on August 26th at 2pm and August 27th at 6pm at the Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany Ms for the production “Miracle on 34th Street”. The director is Evelyn Mason. The main speaking roles that are needed are for 3 men, 2 women, 1 girl. There are smaller [Continue Reading]

August Luncheon with Books to feature author Anne Webster

August 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s August Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library, Tuesday, August 21: Since 2108 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Luncheon with Books in New Albany will look at Mississippians in the Great War – Selected Letters compiled and edited by Anne L. Webster. Ms Webster [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments program to explore Japanese bond with Faulkner

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Japan invited William Faulkner to visit and lecture in 1955 after the writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award. The Union County Museum will feature this as the topic of Museum Moments on August 16 in New Albany as part of the Faulkner [Continue Reading]
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