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Cartron Williams' tornado painting, "Catastrophic."

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – The dentist’s chair, a sad clown, a hungry crocodile and a devastating tornado are a few of the fears artists have depicted for the Caron Gallery’s new show, “What Scares You?!” Thirteen artists from across the state, including Mary, Cindy Aune, Sam Baldwin, Cartron Williams, Shelley Ozbirn, Jason […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal I think there’s an agenda behind “Fury,” a World War II movie written and directed by David Ayer. That conflict has been called “The Good War,” and the movie makes the case that the Nazis needed to be defeated. It also makes a second case: That killing, even for […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal JACKSON – State Health Officer Dr. Mary Currier urged Mississippians to have a rational response to the risk of Ebola. The fear is understandable, because the hemorrhagic fever is a scary disease, she said during a Wednesday press briefing, but the risk in Mississippi is extremely low. “Here in […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal BECKER – Geneva Moon said she has oodles of cookbooks, but her best recipes are easy, old-fashioned ones. “I’m rather good with fried chicken tenders and fried okra,” said Moon, 75. “That’s what people want.” Moon, a retired postmaster for Becker, said the secret to her cooking is surprisingly simple: […]

Roasted Pecans 2 cups water 1⁄4 cup salt 4 cups pecan halves Bring water and salt to a boil, stirring to dissolve salt. Turn off heat; add pecans. Let stand 5 minutes; drain. Spread pecans out on a cookie sheet. Bake at 250 degrees for 1 to 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Cool and store in […]

The recent flurry of football activity has created quite a disturbance in the Parsons-Langford household. It wasn’t bad enough that I’m an Ole Miss grad and my husband, Charlie, graduated from Mississippi State. Now, our daughter, Mary, is a junior at UM and our son, Patrick, will be headed to MSU next fall. The Egg […]

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Adam Morris will run his sixth Komen North Mississippi Race for the Cure on Saturday in Tupelo. He began running the fundraiser in honor of his aunt and his grandmother, who both battled breast cancer.

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – When Race for the Cure participants run the streets of Tupelo on Saturday morning, it won’t be hard to spot Adam Morris. He’ll be the one sporting a hot pink mohawk and matching dress. Morris, 31, will be running his sixth Race for the Cure, and this will […]

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Harold Turrentine, who hosts a radio talk show at WKIU 95.1 in Tupelo, thought he had an ingrown hair, but it turned out to be breast cancer.

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – The trend in Harold Turrentine’s family has been to keep health problems a secret. “There’s no telling how many of my family members have died without mentioning cancer,” the 41-year-old Tupelo resident said. His father might’ve preferred to keep his illness to himself, but the truth came […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – The Autism Center of North Mississippi didn’t have to move far to make room for its growing services. The nonprofit center recently moved one door down to larger offices at the Spanish Village in Tupelo and will show off the new space with a ribbon-cutting and open […]