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    Daily Journal That school-by-school “takeover” of the SEC Network hits Mississippi State on Monday and Ole Miss on Wednesday. MSU’s day will begin at 11 p.m. Sunday with the 1999 Egg Bowl. Other highlights include a 10 a.m. special on “The Rise to No. 1” and highlights of three football games from last season (LSU, […]

    Daily Journal Dick’s Sporting Goods will partner with Tupelo High School to host a free one-day football camp for children on Friday, July 17. The camp, for those between the ages of 7 and 17, will be held on Renasant Field at Golden Wave Stadium from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Campers will participate in strength and conditioning […]

    Daily Journal Tupelo’s Chris Stratton, the former Mississippi State standout, pitched effectively Friday night in his sixth Triple-A start. Stratton tossed eight innings of five-hit ball for Sacramento, giving up one run. His team lost 7-1 to Salt Lake City after the River Cats’ bullpen gave up six runs in the ninth. Stratton, a 2012 […]

    Associated Press ST. LOUIS – Rookie outfielder Tommy Pham will never forget his first major league hit. Or his first stolen base and run scored. Pham scampered home with the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly by Jhonny Peralta in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Saturday […]

    By Kyle Alford Special to the Journal TUPELO – Ken Gassaway ran his way to victory in the rain on Saturday at the annual Green Street Mile. The event held by the Tupelo Running Club has been a tradition for three decades. The one-mile race is run every Fourth of July. Gassaway, a 17 year-old […]

    Mayor Jason Shelton and the Tupelo City Council members began their four-year terms two years ago his month. They reach the halfway point in the having experienced two years that could not have been more starkly different in what was required of them as elected officials. Aside from changes and vigorous discussions about the way […]

    Flag criticisms insult a family’s legacies My grandmother had three brothers who fought for the South in the war between the states. Her father was a courier for the South. I think one brother was killed at Vicksburg and one brother and her father fought in the Battle Above the Clouds in Chattanooga, Tennessee. They […]

    While sitting in the Albertville Memorial Chapel in Alabama, honoring the memory of Mrs. Joanna Wells, my co-worker, Jennie Hannah’s mother, I found myself thinking about life. A friend of the family spoke highly of Mrs. Wells and the life she lived. Then, this gentleman sang a melodious song entitled, “Give Me Jesus.” I had […]

    As the chart at bottom indicates, the Mississippi PERS has been chronically underfunded for years and has lagged other state plans. For FY 2014, the funded ratio improved slightly to 61percent, but it’s only going to get worse. The Plan has an unfunded actuarial cost of $14.445 billion, or $4,825 for every man, woman and […]

    While temperatures have been warm already this summer, they are only going to keep rising as the summer months continue. Through proper maintenance and upkeep of air conditioning units and other household appliances, homeowners can reduce the risk of running into cooling issues later down the road when the heat is really sweltering. The Daily […]