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Rooker brothers believed captured in Memphis

August 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Reports from Memphis say brothers Jeremy and Timothy Rooker have been taken into custody. The Rooker brothers are believed to have been involved in a shooting incident yesterday near Ingomar, in Union County. Shelby County, Tenn., law officers say the pair was captured at a Dollar General store. Their mother is said [Continue Reading]

One arrested, others sought in Union Co. shooting incident

August 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Update 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24. The Union County Sheriff and multiple other law enforcement agencies are at this time still seeking one or more white males who fled the scene of a shooting incident on County Road 102 in the southern part of Union County. A law enforcement helicopter and other assets are still [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]

Biscuits & Jam Market fans ignore the chance of rain

August 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Visitors to this week’s Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market had to dodge threatened rain yesterday (August 16th). They persevered, though, and were rewarded with weather a little cooler than at some previous markets. Biscuits & Jam changed its former Saturday mornings time slot this year, moving to [Continue Reading]

2018 Cotton States Collegiate All Star Teams named

August 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Below is the All-Cotton States Baseball League (CSBL) 1st & 2nd Teams for our 2018 season. The players were chosen by the opposing coaches from the other teams in recognition of their attitudes, leadership, and contributions on and off the field. 24 different colleges and universities are represented on this list [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]

Union County Task Force on rural connectivity meets

August 13, 2018 // 1 Comment

New Albany and Union County people, who have long suffered chronically poor cellular telephone and high-speed internet service, can now do something about it. That’s what Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) Chairman Brandon Presley told about 40 people Thursday night, August 9 at the courthouse. [Continue Reading]
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