Sixty percent of the population will experience some type of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) within a year. Twenty to 30 percent of these will have weekly or more frequent symptoms. GERD is a chronic, often progressive condition resulting from a weakened lower esophageal sphincter (a high pressure zone of the junction of the esophagus and […]

Daily Journal CORINTH – Ranging from five to 17 years in age, dancers have been practicing eight hours every Saturday since the first weekend in August for their upcoming production of “The Nutcracker,” which will be presented on the stage of the historic Coliseum Civic Center in downtown Corinth at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. […]

With hectic schedules around the holidays, it’s sometimes hard for families to find a time to gather ‘round the hearth for dinner and fellowship. My own Thanksgiving-proper was this past Sunday at my mother’s house. It’s your typical holiday happenings, other than the fact it’s my family – which means there’s usually a running gag […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – With a cast of more than 160, this year promises to be one of the biggest and best in the 33-year history of Tupelo Ballet’s “Nutcracker” performances. “We’ve got a lot of new and exciting things this year,” said director Sharon Long. “We have beautiful new costumes […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” is a grim affair, as forces unleashed three movies ago reach their violent conclusion. Our heroine is Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), and she wants vengeance on President Snow (Donald Sutherland). Katniss has become a powerful symbol: She’s the Mockingjay of the title, a […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Each year, the BancorpSouth Arena freezes over the floor for children and adults alike to pile in over the holidays and skate across the ice. The end of 2015 is no exception, as preparations are being made for public ice skating to kick off this Saturday at […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal CORINTH – Ginna Bumpas has two weaknesses: cooking and golf. The Corinth native began cooking meals for her family when she was 10 or 12. “Mother worked outside the home and she would step me through the things for the meal,” said Bumpas, 73. “There was a lady in our […]

Four-Layer Lemon Pie 11⁄2 cups self-rising flour 11⁄2 sticks butter, melted 1 cup chopped pecans, plus more for garnish 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, softened 2 (8-ounce) tubs whipped topping, divided 1 cup sugar 6 egg yolks 2 cans sweetened condensed milk 3⁄4 cup lemon juice For the first layer, combine flour, melted butter and […]

By now, I hope you have your Thanksgiving plans made and you know exactly what you’re going to serve your family at home or take to a loved one’s house. (If you’re planning to eat out at a restaurant, you can probably skip this column.) The Thanksgiving feast is the one meal where we all […]