By Brad Locke Daily Journal TUPELO – Mississippi State is playing a basketball game here for the first time in 10 years, taking on Southeastern Louisiana on Friday at 7 p.m. at the BancorpSouth Arena. MSU (5-2) is looking to bounce back from a 71-61 loss to TCU last Thursday. This is the second season […]
By Brad Locke Daily Journal TUPELO – Carey Wright, who in September was hired as Mississippi’s state superintendent of education, stopped by the Daily Journal on Wednesday to meet with the editorial board. It’s part of a statewide tour Wright is making this month to familiarize herself with the state and its educators. She was […]
Daily Journal TUPELO – The Tupelo Golden Wave takes on Oak Grove at 7:30 p.m. today in the MHSAA Class 6A state championship game. Prior to Thursday’s pep rally at BancorpSouth Arena, THS coach Trent Hammond spoke with the Daily Journal’s Brad Locke about community support, the trajectory of this season and the upcoming game. […]
Daily Journal TUPELO – On the eve of the Class 6A state title game, the Tupelo Golden Wave and its fans gathered inside the BancorpSouth Arena on Thursday for a big pep rally. THS (13-1) is battling Oak Grove (13-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Wave will be going for its first state championship since […]
TUPELO Guys. GUYS. It’s rivalry week. The Egg Bowl, the Iron Bowl and other annual matchups pit the most bitter of rivals this weekend. It’s a bittersweet time, when the regular season draws to a close for most teams, but when the stakes are often the highest. Take the Iron Bowl, with No. 1 Alabama […]
Has the Lee County School District made an adequate effort to show constituents plans for new construction approved in July?
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Joe Dean, a former LSU basketball star and later the university’s athletic director, died Sunday at age 83. Dean, whose death in Baton Rouge was confirmed by LSU basketball spokesman Kent Lowe, is one of only three LSU players inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, along with […]
A portion of Highway 41 will be temporarily closed for railroad repair on Tuesday. Kansas City Southern will repair a crossing that intersects Highway 41 in Okolona. The highway will be closed from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. between South Fleming and South Child streets.
Daily Journal readers submitted photos of their Halloween fun, and they were more cute than scary – except maybe for the nudist. And not all were human.