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Sam Shephard’s “True West” to feature a New Albany actor

April 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Susan Hickman, of New Albany, is part of the small cast starring in Theatre Oxford’s upcoming production of True West, a play written by playwright Sam Shepard. True West, first performed in 1980, is described as a classic family drama, and deals with the deterioration of the relationship between two brothers, [Continue Reading]

“Well, I Reckon…” it’s tornado season: are you prepared?

April 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Living in the south as we do, where the four seasons can easily turn into only two from time to time, it’s always a good idea to consider what you need to do in order to keep yourself and your family safe during severe weather. Severe weather conditions can quickly escalate, spawning multiple tornadoes in the [Continue Reading]

Indoors, Outdoors: a catty tale of winter in New Albany

January 22, 2016 // 2 Comments

Once upon a time there was a house in New Albany, where Indoor (Lilly & Busty) and Outdoor (Jackie & Whitey) cousins lived lives of mutual, periodic dissatisfaction. The Indoor cousins never missed a chance to attempt escaping to the freedom of the outdoors, where adventure awaited them. The Outdoor cousins, [Continue Reading]

What treachery is this?

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’m no longer so sure about that generally accepted medical premise that pets are good for your health and well-being. Halloween-Thanksgiving Christmas-New Year-Valentine’s Cactus, in 2014 This beauty of a Christmas Cactus started out in 2004 as a rescue: three sprigs with four buds in a little green [Continue Reading]

Attention skywatchers: Fireballs and meteor showers in November

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The month of November has a lot to offer to skywatchers. Taurid meteor photographed off VancouverPhoto Credit: James Younger The Taurid Meteor Shower ( named for the Taurus the Bull constellation from which it seems to emanate) will be putting on a display for much of the month. This celestial event occurs annually [Continue Reading]

Mitch is not a happy (inside) camper

August 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several weeks ago, this noble looking fella stumbled out of the bushes along the road and fell onto the roadside as a friend of ours was passing by in her car. The rescuer took him to a vet, who said that the dog’s right front foot was broken above the paw, and that he was near death from starvation and [Continue Reading]

Kevin Thornton: been there, wrote about it, sings it

August 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here in Mississippi, we have the good fortune to have access to a seemingly inexhaustible supply of musicians of all genres. There truly is something for every taste. Back in July we stumbled across Kevin Thornton performing at Gabriel’s in Tupelo, and have kept up with him since then. We knew that he was [Continue Reading]

TRP auditioning actors for one-act plays

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hello, On Sunday afternoon, August 9th, in the Magnolia Room (beside the theater) at the Magnolia Civic Center at 2 PM, the Tallahatchie River Players will hold auditions for the one act play winners from the 2014 William Faulkner Literary Contest. There are 3 roles, 1 male & 1 female in their late teens/early 20s [Continue Reading]
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