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Daily Journal Spencer Kirkpatrick is a freshman in the ACCESS program at Mississippi State, which helps students with intellectual disabilities to transition into higher education. Kirkpatrick is the first student from the Tupelo area to participate in the program. To read the story and watch a video, go here.

The Tupelo Public School District food service offers up nutrition for 5,300 daily.

By Lauren Wood Daily Journal Vance Buchanan, also known as Vance the Barber on his social media feeds, takes his time. When he is working with a client, he moves from one instrument to another, from clippers to razors to a hair dryer. Precision is key in his work as a barber at Hands on […]

By Lauren Wood Daily Journal A few months back, entertainment reporter Derek Russell and I were on our way to the Cason community to write a story about a member of the Country Cloggers group for the Young at Heart magazine. On the way back we stopped to check out this old church on Old […]