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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 […]

STARKVILLE – ESPN’s “College GameDay” is coming to Mississippi State this weekend, and crews began setting up in the Junction on Thursday morning. Journal photographer Thomas Wells was there to capture the scene. “GameDay” will air from 8-11 a.m. Saturday on ESPN. The game between No. 2 Auburn and No. 3 MSU will start at […]

Classic car enthusiasts from all over descended on Tupelo this weekend to show off their cars, hear good music and just hang out. Bright colors abounded across the BancorpSouth Arena parking lot on Saturday, the second day of the Blue Suede Cruise, a Tupelo fixture for 12 years. The event’s organizers made two adjustments so […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Mayor Jason Shelton had some destructive fun on Wednesday. Shelton helped Tupelo Public Works tear down a house on West Jackson Street, spending a few minutes in the cab of an excavator and working the knobs. The city had voted the house to be a public safety concern. In the picture […]

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BALDWYN – Sophomore running back Duke Upshaw has battled a stomach virus since Tuesday and was still laying on the locker room floor Friday before he rushed for 159 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns in a 31-14 Class 2A quarterfinal playoff win over Eupora. Baldwyn (11-3) looked ready for basketball season early on, […]