Tag Archive for: history

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

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

  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

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…
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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

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.…

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…

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…

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…

France to decorate WWII veteran John Roberts with Legion of Honor

World War II veteran John D. Roberts to receive the French Legion of Honor at ceremony at Magnolia Civic Center.

Museum to embark on a year of celebrating ‘everything food’ in Union County

The Museum solicits your favorite recipes and the stories associated with cooking, serving, sharing those foods.

West Point’s 1820s time capsule turns out to have some treasure in it after all – National & International News – FRI 1Sep2023

West Point's 1820s time capsule turns out to have some treasure in it after all. Lawsuits brewing to keep Trump off state ballots. Canada issues travel advisory to LGBT citizens visiting the US.
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Museum to host the 20th Annual Fossil Road Show June 10th

The popular Fossil Road Show will be at the Museum on Saturday June 10, 2023

The 1381 Peasants’ Revolt: History’s first (and bloodiest) labor movement

In 1381, an army of angry and mostly illiterate peasants nearly toppled England's oppressive economic and social order. The peasants' achievements and ruthlessness are as shocking today as they were to the aristocrats who underestimated them.
NEMiss.News Robert Johnson triptych

Mixed media portraits made from rubble, plus award winning photos opening Sept. 8

A unique mixed media exhibit focused on the Mississippi Blues and the preservation of its artifacts opens September 8, 2022, at the museum. The public is invited to enjoy the stories, music and evocative art.

Biden announces some student loan debt forgiveness for some borrowers – National & International News – WED 24Aug2024

Biden announces some student loan forgiveness for some borrowers. Heavy rains, floods hit Mississippi, Louisiana. Europe's worst drought in 500 years reveals historical riches, and "hunger stones".
NEMiss.News Cinco de Mayo at the Museum

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at Union County Heritage Museum

The public is invited to join in the fun as the Union County Heritage Museum (assisted by special sponsors) celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
NEMiss.News History Bones at Museum April 2022

History Bones creator at Museum Moments this Thursday noon

History Bones' creator, Lee Harper, aims to make obscure moments in history memorable with skeletons, humor, facts and creativity. See her dioramas at Museum Moments, April 21.

Archaeologists hope to get DNA from last slave ship in US – National & International News – TUE 28Dec2021

Archaeologists hope to get DNA from last US slave ship. Fauci: Mandate vaccines for domestic air travel. Iran nuclear talks resume, again.

Happy 151st birthday, Union County

The current courthouse is the county's fourth. The first wooden building was where Regions Bank is. It was replaced but burned by an arsonist and then then two buildings in accompany photos came along.

Museum event produces wealth of Union County sports memories

Anyone who knows of a person who should be included in the display is asked to obtain a nomination form from the museum.