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Out-of-the box potter Helene Fielder presents Tallahatchie Arts Council program

It’s difficult, if not impossible, to describe Helene Fielder’s pottery, and that’s a good thing. “She’s the most out-of-the-box person I know,” local craftsman Charles Buster said of the Marietta resident. “When I go into her booth (at a craft show) I just have to stop; I can’t take it all in.” Fielder is not […]

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McManus conveys pruning tips with humor and action

Jeff McManus is on a crusade against “whackers and hackers” and brought his message to the Union County Library this week. McManus, director of landscape services for the University of Mississippi campus, was guest speaker for Luncheon With Books provided those attending with some of the hints from his book, Prune Like a Pro. McManus […]

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Llama crashes Kiwanis Club meeting

If there’s one thing everybody knows about llamas, it’s that they spit, right? Well, maybe not so much. Nathan Shaddinger has raised llamas for more than a quarter of a century and constantly has to deal with the spitting story when he shows one of his animals to groups. Finally, he went to the bank […]

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Possible “American Idol” returns to New Albany

Amelia Eisenhauer, and her family band, the Eisenhauer Band, will return to New Albany for two shows on Friday, Jan. 22. Anyone who has attended any festivals in New Albany over the past couple of years has likely heard the Eisenhauer Band. The band, which first played New Albany at the 2014 Riverfest has since […]

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Soups to bowl you over

By Dr. Linda Mitchell Soup’s come a long way from the past, rising from Campbell’s “Mmm Mmm good,” to having a month set aside to recognize and honor the power and possibilities it can bring to the spoon. And what better month to be the official soup month than January, with cold temps and rainy […]

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