Coming Events week of October 10th.

First Choice to have benefit holiday market, auction Kick off your holiday shopping at the 3rd annual First Choice Silent Auction and Holiday Market showcasing vendor booths from area merchants Nov. 14 at the New Albany Presbyterian Church on Hwy 15 South. Admission is free. The event will last from 4-8 p.m. BBQ plates will […]

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Sherman mayor hired as Tupelo council attorney

Regina Butler Special to the News Exchange Sherman’s mayor Ben Logan has been hired as the in-house attorney for the Tupelo City Council leaving questions as to whether he will continue as the mayor for the small town. Logan said as of now he will continue to be the town’s mayor citing there were projects […]

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NA Ballet will present ‘Nutcracker’ for schools and public

The New Albany School of Ballet and Ballet Company will present the school day performance of “The Nutcracker” with professional dancer Anthony Neumann Dec. 13, at the Magnolia Civic Center at 9:00 a.m. Student field trip tickets are $6 each. Teachers working as chaperones will be admitted free. Visit the website at www.newalbanyballetstudio.com to watch […]

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Legends and Lore cemetery tour Oct. 12

“It is that time again!! Fall is in the air and the time for storytelling and history is upon us!” says Union County Heritage Museum Director Jill Smith. On Oct. 12, Tallahatchie River Players and Union County Heritage Museum will present the 2013 Legends and Lore Cemetery Tour in the City Cemetery starting at 4:30 […]

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Spunk Monkees to play at Hill Country Halloween and Chili Cook-Off

The Spunk Monkees will perform from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Hill Country Halloween. “In the tiny town of Myrtle, the Spunk Monkees got its start. In the early 1990s, the band was a country act called Misbehavin’, but the guys felt the call to rock out,” according to band history, Main […]

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Mississippi Arts Commission announces mini-grant deadline

The Mississippi Arts Commission has announced that applications are now being accepted for the agency’s mini-grant program. The application deadline is Nov. 1. MAC offers two mini-grant deadlines each year (June 1 and Nov. 1) to assist with smaller arts projects around the state. Mini-grants for organizations are designed to meet a wide variety of […]

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Blue Springs board continues to deal with growth issues

The Village of Blue Springs held their monthly board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 1, with an agenda including items reflecting the growth of the village and the need for planning. Present at the meeting were Mayor Rita Gentry, clerk Jan Musgrove, Aldermen Leanna Hollis, Shirley Allen, Malcom Leath, Lynda Bramlett and Lisa Shelton, town police […]

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Northeast Mississippi’s Tanglefoot Trail to officially open

The final spike will be driven in the city of Pontotoc Sunday, Oct. 20, to mark the official opening of the 44.53-mile Tanglefoot Trail that extends from downtown New Albany south through Pontotoc to the center of Houston. Starting at 1 p.m. in Houston and New Albany, the public is invited to join in festivities […]

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‘Shrek’ nearing last week of rehearsals for county musical

The Union County School District will present “Shrek-The Musical” Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. The musical is based on the popular movie series about an ogre, his donkey pal and a princess beautiful in her own way. The story is similar […]

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UNITE grant applications available

UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), New Albany and Union County’s community foundation, is accepting applications for the 2013 grant award cycle. Grants are awarded annually to non-profit organizations that use grant funds to improve the quality of life for residents of Union County. Since the first grants were awarded in 2003, approximately 150 […]

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