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Diamond Rio closes out 2017 Riverfest under cloudy skies

October 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 [Continue Reading]

Tallahatchie Riverfest Friday night, 2017

October 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 [Continue Reading]

Ducks’ splashdown set Saturday at noon during RiverFest

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ducks are getting ready for their big race on the Tallahatchie River this Saturday. The fourth annual Rubber Duck Regatta gets underway at noon off the river bridge in New Albany. The ducks’ lucky owners will win over $1000 in cash prizes. Approximately 2000 yellow ducks will race to the finish line under the [Continue Reading]

Telephone scams: What to do if “it sounds too good to be true”

September 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s TV99 has produced an excellent program on avoiding and reporting telephone scams. On Local Talk,  Bill Gault interviews two knowledgeable guests on the subject of avoiding and reporting scams. North District Public Service Commissioner, Brandon Presley, and New Albany, MS Chief of Police, Chris [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]

Two local men face counterfeiting and other charges

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany police arrested two local men Wednesday, Dec. 27, after a counterfeiting caper during which they tried to buy a cell phone with counterfeit money. Ladarius Bullox and Brandon McDonald arranged to meet a man who had advertised a used cellular telephone for sale. According to the New Albany Police Department [Continue Reading]
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