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October Museum Moments to hear Faulkner biographer

October 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Museum Moments will feature Dr. Robert Hamblin, writer and teacher,  on Thursday, October 19, at noon at  Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany talking about the latest biography on William Faulkner, Myself and the World Hamblin, a north Mississippi native, has spent a career working with the Brodsky [Continue Reading]

MS author Al Povall to speak at Luncheon with Books, Oct 17

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 17, Mississippi author Al Povall will discuss his book A Time Remembered, Ole Miss 1945-1970 at Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Mr. Povall is a native of Lexington, MS. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1963 with a BA. After serving as a Naval [Continue Reading]

The Literacy Council to have bake sale Saturday October 7

October 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Union County Literacy Council is having a bake sale/raffle on Saturday, October 7. It will be held on Fred’s parking lot on Main Street.  We will begin selling around 8:30 A.M.  There will be homemade baked goods, and we are raffling a $100 Wal-Mart card as well as gift certificates from The Rainey, [Continue Reading]

Library News for September; October calendar

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Library News September 2017: The library has been busy since schools are in session again. There were 3900 visits to the library this month. There were new library cards issued for New Albany and Union County citizens. The library has new books arriving for children and teens, as a result of grants that have been [Continue Reading]

EXCEL students contributed original works to Faulkner event

September 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

 Fourth grade EXCEL Ninabeth Capaning’s fourth grade EXCEL class at New Albany Elementary School has been participating in a unit of study on poetry. Students wrote poems and created water-color illustrations to be used as table decorations for the Faulkner Literary Luncheon, which was held on Friday, September 22. [Continue Reading]

Union County Ole Miss Club hosts head baseball coach

September 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Coach Mike Bianco, Ole Miss Head Baseball Coach, spoke at the Union County Ole Miss Club meeting tonight. The meeting was held at Oaks Country Club in New Albany. The Union County Ole Miss Club supports the University of Mississippi in conjunction with the Ole Miss Alumni Association, and raises funds locally [Continue Reading]

Popular Pioneer Days History event returns to museum

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Living history is the theme of the annual Pioneer Days event at the Union County Heritage Museum at 114 Cleveland Street in New Albany. Join us on September 29-30, 9AM – 2PM, as we bring history to life with stories of Mississippi’s past, old time toys and games, hands-on activities for children about the way [Continue Reading]

Former Muslim, now ordained Presbyterian, to lead local services

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Rev. Mansour Khajehpour’s story of leaving his former Muslim faith to come to Christ is very compelling. I have tried to get him to New Albany now for a long time. The New Albany ARP Presbyterian Church will have him as the Special Services Minister beginning at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning worship [Continue Reading]

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]
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