Tag Archive for: Faulkner Literary Luncheon

NEMiss.News Dr. Shane Scott at IMPC, COVID-19

Dr. Shane Scott: “COVID is not going away.” What you should know.

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  NEW ALBANY, MS - “COVID is not going to go away,” a prominent northeast Mississippi physician told NEMISS.NEWS last week. “I suspect it is going to be one of the illnesses, such as the flu, ordinary head colds and strep, which…
Northeast MS Homeless at Tupelo library

Tupelo man says home overrun by homeless, asks its removal from demolition list

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Tupelo, MS - The first Tupelo City Council meeting of the year, January 7, 2020, was not without drama. Mr. Frank Agnew, an area homeowner, went before the council in an attempt to save his property. The home is currently in a state of disrepair,…
New Albany MS. Christmas at the Museum 2018

2019 Christmas at the Museum, December 14

Mingle and Jingle with Santa, enjoys crafts and holiday refreshments on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 until 12 noon at the Union County Heritage Museum for the annual Christmas event. Part of the holiday season that has become a tradition is…
concrete pad

Some work complete on industrial park enhancements

Work is partly complete on projects to attract more industry to Union County. A concrete pad for a shell building and a nearby industrial access road have been done. Steel was expected to be going up soon for a 100,000-square-foot shell building…
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Body of missing man Scott McQuary found Tuesday morning

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Members of the Union County Sheriff’s Department found the body of 49-year-old Scott McQuary Tuesday morning in a sand pit off County Road 14. The case was under investigation Tuesday but Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said no foul play was suspected…
New Albany MS Doggie dining in MS

Doggie Dining: Coming to a restaurant near you?

JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning Friday, November 1, 2019, a new Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) policy will allow "doggie dining." Restaurant patrons will be able to dine with their pet dogs under certain conditions. Patterned…
New Albany, MS Gobble gobble, Patterson home open at Thanksgiving

Gobble, Gobble — Wobble, Wobble— Happy Thanksgiving!

“Praise God from whom all blessings flow...” --The Doxology    There is something very special in the air. It’s an air of gratitude, an air filled with the fragrance of hope and Thanksgiving. This year’s bounty has been harvested.…
Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon

Career & Technology Day, May 13, to include job fair

The New Albany School of Career & Technical Education is planning Career & Technology Day for May 13. This year plans are being made to add a job fair component to the event for New Albany High School juniors and seniors, as well…
Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon

New Albany in running for music series grant-here’s how to vote

NEW ALBANY, MS - Sponsored by Levitt Pavilions, the national nonprofit behind the largest free concert series in America, the City of New Albany hopes to qualify as one of the 15 winning organizations competing in the Levitt AMP Grant Awards. What…
Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon

NAMS Howlin’ on the RIver Color Run set for October 31

Walk, jog, and run your way toward a healthier life while raising funds for New Albany Middle School! The color run is open to EVERYONE in the community and we encourage you to join us. The My School Color Run will feature…
NEMiss.News Addie Bundren in Her Coffin quilt

Southern Lit 101 fiber art exhibitopens July 11 at the museum

Southern Lit 101, an Exhibit of works by Cathy Fussell, a leading Southern textile artist, opens July 11 at the Museum.
NEMiss.News Harrison Scott Key

Harrison Scott Key, a Thurber Award winner who loves to get everyone laughing, is Faulkner Literary Luncheon speaker.

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Harrison Scott Key, reared in Mississippi and winner of the Thurber Award for humor, is this year's Faulkner Literary Luncheon speaker. Thrilled to be a 'hillbilly' writer of humor, Key likes to get everyone laughing.
NEMiss.News "Promise" by Minrose Gwin

Book chosen for Community Read is “Promise” about the Tupelo Tornado of ‘36

Guest speaker for the annual William Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon will be Minrose Gwin, author of "Promise," which recounts the devastating Tupelo Tornado of 1936 and is the chosen Community Read for the Literary Fest.
nea Albany MS Faulkner competition winners

Faulkner Literary Competition 2019 award winners

Writers from eight states and one foreign country were honored Thursday, Sept, 26, at the 23rd annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon in New Albany. The Faulkner Literary Awards were first presented in 1997, the 100th anniversary of writer…
New Albany MS Tallahatchie riverfest downtown

Tallahatchie Riverfest map & events

Thursday September 26th events: 12 Noon: Union County Heritage Museum's Annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon. Literary contest awards will be distributed. Guest speaker is historian Joe Crespino, author of Atticus Finch.  First United Methodist…
New Albany MS Riverfest Thompson Square

2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest: events and performers

The 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest is around the corner, and its committee has been busy planning a weekend of fun. Thursday, September 26th kicks off with the Union County Heritage Museum’s Faulkner Literary Luncheon. This year’s guest speaker…

Author who “gets” Mississippi featured at Faulkner Awards Luncheon

An outsider, an Englishman no less, who really "gets it" about Mississippi will speak at the annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon, Thursday, September 28. Richard Grant, author of the non-fiction best seller, Dispatches From Pluto, Lost and…
Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon

Faulkner Luncheon features Dispatches from Pluto author Richard Grant

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The annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon will be held Friday, September 28, noon, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in New Albany. Guest speaker will be Richard Grant, author of the book Dispatches from Pluto. The winners…