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Sam Pace and Doyce Deas, members of the property and grounds committee at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Tupelo, have worked together on the Stuart Garden that surrounds the columbarium.

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – In the gardens at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Tupelo, something is always blooming. On the Church Street side of the church, you might find Knock Out roses, daylilies, lantana and zinnias in the summer. Right now on the Jefferson Street side are swaths of Limelight hydrangeas, sun […]

Simple home staging doesn’t have to be dramatic. If you don’t have time or money for a major makeover, here are some simple, no-cost and low cost strategies you can use to stage your home and help it sell fast. You’ll be moving your belongings anyway, so go ahead and rent a cheap storage facility. […]

Bath time! How many times have we said that to our young children? Other creatures that needs a bath and a source of water are birds. Scientists are not yet sure but feel that bathing plays an important role in maintaining a bird’s feathers. A bird’s feathers are replaced only one or twice a year […]

Having a color scheme is a landscape design technique gardeners have used for a long time. A couple of weeks ago, a social media friend was asking what people thought about planting their landscapes in the color scheme of their favorite athletic team. I think we’ve all seen the branding associated with ornamental plants in […]

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Bishop Thomas L. Brown Sr. gives his lecture on Remembering the Sabbath Day: A “Changed People, Changing the World,” at the kickoff of the CME conference held at the BancorpSouth Arena Thursday morning in Tupelo.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – A piano, drum set and plenty of voices were all the Fourth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal church needed to kick off its annual meeting in Tupelo on Thursday morning. The district covers the entirety of Mississippi and Louisiana, and more than 100 churches were represented […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – “I Am Potential,” a film produced by the American Family Association, will screen this week at Malco Tupelo Commons. The movie was filmed in Tupelo in 2014, using locations such as Tupelo High School, Tupelo Regional Airport and Harrisburg Baptist Church. The film tells the story of Patrick Henry Hughes, a […]

Part of my cubicle in the newsroom is built-in with a column that goes up to the ceiling. As it is within my cubicle, I refer to it as “my column.” I’ll still get an occasional chuckle from my co-workers when I ask if they’ve seen my column this week, and then I’ll lightly pat […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Expect more than 30 classic pop standards to hit the stage at the Lyric Theatre when Tupelo Community Theatre presents “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” in September. The long-running Broadway musical features rock and roll and rhythm and blues songs like “Jailhouse Rock,” “Yakety Yak” and “Stand By Me.” […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “Southpaw” can be melodramatic and predictable, but that’s easy to forgive because it’s a deeply affecting movie. Jake Gyllenhaal is Billy Hope, a guy who grew up an orphan and literally battled his way to become a boxing world champion. Even at its best, it’s not a perfect life. […]