Tag Archive for: Museum

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…
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…
missing man mcquary

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…

The Snake Dude brings his message of respect to Union County Library kids

There have been zero deaths from snake bite in Mississippi in the past 75 years. All one needs to do with any snake is take two steps back.

81 Guitars: Steve Livingston guitar collection exhibit opening at museum with Dukes performance

Livingston played in a variety of bands from his school days onward, including The Dukes and The Paul Rainey Ballroom Band.

Annual Master Gardener plant sale to be at museum Saturday

Free demonstrations will be presented, tools can be sharpened and those attending can have soil samples tested.

Museum holds arts integration workshop

Museum Arts Integration Workshop with regional art teachers was held last week at the Union County Heritage Museum and the Museum Art House in New Albany. Taught by teaching artist and Blue Mountain College Instructor Gail Morton, she shared…

Cool weather doesn’t dampen enthusiasm at Ingomar Mounds

The weather was chilly but the rain held off for those who wanted to visit the 2,000-year-old Ingomar Mound this past Saturday. The event was held to help celebrate Archaeology Month and included an archaeologist on site helping with object…
NEMiss.news Quilt exhibit coming to museum

Quilt exhibit, activities coming to museum/UPDATED

UPDATED: 10-2-2020: The Quiet Work of Women exhibit opened at the Union County Heritage Museum in September 2020. There are many examples of the fine textile handiwork of women through the last two centuries. Handwoven coverlets, quilting, crochet,…

Grocery warehouse removal for museum nearly complete

Workers are nearing completion in efforts to remove the demolished New Albany Wholesale Grocery warehouse across from the Union County Heritage Museum. The property was purchased by the museum, which continues to grow and needs more space. A…

Grant to fund museum media and memoir writing classes for those 55 and older

The Union County Heritage Museum will be offering a Collage/ Mixed Media class and a class on memoir writing. Classes will be limited, so first come - first served.

Food fermentation class set at museum July 31

A class is food fermentation is being offered at the Union County Heritage Museum  Friday, July 31, 10 a.m. Laura Dobbs, RDN (nutritionist and cultured food enthusiast will teach the class, which is little bit of history, health, microbiology,…

Writer, model Terrance Dye makes motivational appearance at museum

New Albany native Terrance Dye was here recently to sign copies of his latest book, and to publicly thank his family and friends who have supported him for so long. Dye, who now lives in the Nashville, Tenn. area, is not only an author, but…

Museum working to preserve heritage crafts

Traditional craftsmanship is becoming less and less a part of our daily lives as much of it is canned, boxed and made elsewhere. One of the side effects, for lack of a better term, of COVID-19 in our culture is the realization of some of…