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Tupelo at night becomes aglow with neon lights. It’s quite a sight. Chief photographer Thomas Wells recently went around town and captured these scenes.

By Thomas Wells Daily Journal Earl Stevens, 60, of Tupelo was asked by Stacy McFerrin to turn an old Pine tree stump in his front yard into a piece of artwork at McFerrin’s home on Chester Street. Stevens, who is normally lays ceramic tile had never tried his hand at wood carving on such a […]

The F-105 Thunderchief, a Vietnam-era fighter-bomber, was moved into its final resting place Monday morning. The large plane, which was hauled from Crossover Road to Veterans Park on Sunday, was once flown by Col. Smitty Harris of Tupelo and Lt. Col. Gene Smith of West Point. Getting the plane to a place of honor was […]

“The Price is Right” travel show, hosted by Todd Newton, was in Tupelo on Thursday night at BancorpSouth Arena. Check out the photo gallery above for a look at some of those who attended.

By Paul Jones Special to the Journal WEST POINT – Starkville entered the preseason with a lot of hype surrounding the defensive side of the ball. Over the last two games the Jackets’ defense has started to live up to that billing. Starkville blanked West Point 16-0 on Friday night and held the Green Wave […]

The Lee County Library hosted a Lego Fair on Friday. The fair had more than 30 entries and was open to grades K-8. Photographer Thomas Wells was there to capture the kids’ creativity.

Daily Journal TCT’s weeklong camp will culminate today with performances of the play “Villains.” The camp was broken down into two groups, one for first- through fourth-graders and the second for fifth- through eighth-graders. The younger students will perform the play today at 11:30 a.m. and the older students will perform at 4:30 p.m. Both […]

Trapped nearly 60 feet in the air, Gracie the cat has had a rough year. Her family’s home was destroyed in April’s tornado and now this. Gracie went missing nearly a week ago on Country Club Road in Tupelo and her owners, Lynn and Robin Bryan, had no idea where she had gone. Their new […]

Students from Corinth enjoyed a field trip to the Tupelo Buffalo Park on Friday. The park is hosting its 12th annual pumpkin patch daily through Oct. 31. It features a hay ride, corn maze, kids’ zip-line, duck races, pig/chicken races, pony hops, pumpkin bowling, giant spider web, pick your own pumpkin and more. Park hours […]