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By Riley Manning Daily Journal Scripture can be pretty hard on doubters. “One who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind … he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways,” reads the first chapter of James. “O you of little faith,” Jesus says to […]

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Wendell Davis of Olive Branch, center right, speaks with Century 21 broker Larry Hutchens, far right, as other people walk through Graceland Too in Holly Springs on Friday afternoon.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal HOLLY SPRINGS – Trunks and bags of memorabilia covered every inch of lawn outside Holly Springs’ famous unlicensed Elvis museum, Graceland Too, on Thursday. The massive stock of Elvis-ware was open for public perusing before the items hit the auction block this morning, including a long pink Cadillac that sat […]

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The Magnolias was built in 1850.

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal ABERDEEN – Stepping through the doors of The Magnolias is like looking back in time. The Greek Revival-style home was built in 1850 by slaves, many of them craftsmen, for Dr. William Sykes and his wife, Rebecca, and their nine children. “The Sykeses had plantations out in the prairie land […]

Fifty years ago today, the state funeral was held at St. Paul’s Cathedral for Sir Winston Churchill. In Great Britain, thousands of people paid their final respects to this inimitable wartime leader who had inspired and led them with his eloquent words and resolute character in their “finest hour,” ultimately saving the world for democracy. […]

If you’re like me and most other home gardeners, you want shrubs to have multiseason interest and be versatile, beautiful and low maintenance. This is no small list to consider when looking for shrubs at the garden center or nursery. I may know the ideal shrub that has all these traits and is also a […]

Witch hazel shrubs are filled with acid yellow spidery filaments. (Courtesy)

The bark of common witch hazel, a native to Eastern North America, was used by American Indians to make tea or mixed with animal fats into a poultice because of its therapeutic qualities. A natural astringent, witch hazel soothes irritated skin, shrinks inflamed tissues, is an ingredient in cleansers, pore tightening products and aftershaves, and […]

JACKSON (AP) – State health officials say Mississippi is now the first in the nation to have a third statewide system of care in place to help save the lives of trauma and stroke victims. Jim Craig, director of health protection for the state Department of Health, says in a news release that hospitals can […]


By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – American Family Radio host Bryan Fischer is now “just a talk show host,” according to AFA president Tim Wildmon. MSNBC host Rachel Maddow announced on her self-titled program Wednesday night that Fischer had been “fired” from his position at AFA as director of issues analysis, prompting a surge […]

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Kay (Stewart McMillan) is consoled by her fiancé Buckley (Josh Martin) as their wedding plans begin to take their toll in TCT's "Father of the Bride."

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Stanley Banks is a simple man. He likes his job and his family, and isn’t keen on change. But all that is about to, well … you know. Tupelo Community Theater’s newest production is the timeless story of “Father of the Bride.” The 1950’s set-story about a […]