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Tree-lighting ceremony opens Christmas season

December 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Crowd gathers at the tree-lighting ceremony. New Albany, MS- A crowd estimated at up to 250 adults and children gathered early Thursday evening in Cooper Park in downtown New Albany for the ceremonial lighting of a community Christmas tree. It is the first time such an even has been held in Cooper Park on the [Continue Reading]

New Albany Christmas parade postponed due to weather

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Good morning everyone, The decision has been made that the parade will be tomorrow night due to the threat of storms tonight starting around parade time. Tuesday is the rain day. Unfortunately, if we have to cancel out on Tuesday, it will be next year for the next New Albany parade. We understand that some entries may [Continue Reading]

Corrected: Myrtle Christmas parade to be December 2nd

November 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Myrtle’s third annual Christmas parade will be on Friday, December 2nd. The parade will start at 6:00PM from the school parking lot. Participants need to be there between 4:30 and 5:30 for line up. For more information, and so we have a head count of entries, call 662-539-1419 or 662-507-0452. Marie White, [Continue Reading]

The Basement to host new music series, “Songwriter Sessions”

November 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Sam Mosley and others to perform acoustic show at The Basement in Downtown New Albany on Thursday night, November 17.th New Albany native and blues musician Sam Mosely will be joined by bluesman Kevin Waide and blueswoman Kit Thorn, on Thursday night, November 17th for the first of a series of [Continue Reading]

The 2016 Tallahatchie Riverfest is underway in New Albany

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS-  One of the best festivals in Mississippi is now underway in New Albany. With a spanking-new stage added to the beautiful Park-Along-the-River venue, New Albany is ready to provide two great nights of music, along with the largest ever Arts gathering, a full midway carnival, pet parades, and, of [Continue Reading]

Author John Hailman to speak at Faulkner Competition luncheon

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

John Hailman, a writer and former assistant U.S. Attorney, will speak Friday, September 23rd, at the luncheon for the 2016 William Faulkner Literary Competition. Hailman is a published author whose books include, From Midnight to Guntown (2013), Return to Guntown (2015) and  Thomas Jefferson on Wine (2009). The [Continue Reading]

TRP to present 2015 one act play winners at Faulkner Literary Fest

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS-The Tallahatchie River players has partnered with the the William Faulkner Literary Fest to produce the winners from the 2015 one-act play writing competition. This the 12th year that we have worked together to give authors a chance to see and hear the characters they have created. In the spirit of [Continue Reading]
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