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Photographer Seeks Help From The Community

Returning to Water Valley after nearly three years, renowned photographer Carolyn Drake has come back to town and is looking for members of the Yalobusha County area to participate in a creative documentary photography project about Mississippi. Drake is in town on commission from The Do Good Fund, a public charity based out of Columbus,…

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Street Talk

The working title was “Dark House,” but as he was finishing the novel one afternoon his wife Estelle made an off-hand comment “there is something about the light in August.”  And so William Faulkner changed the novel’s title to “Light in August” and explained it later saying that for a few days in August, “there’s…

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Where The Hand Touches Nature

New York artist J.R. Larson returned to his home state this month as the artist selected for the Pinehurst Artist Residency, sponsored annually by New York resident Mary Lapides in collaboration with Yalo Studio and Gallery on Main Street. Each summer Lapides hosts a resident artist at Pinehurst Tree Farm outside of Coffeeville. Lapides started…

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