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Variety is the name of the game in the comic book business. "You name it, they have a comic about it," said Inman.

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – People who think they know nothing about comic books probably know something. Movie theaters are second homes to characters like Spider-Man, Thor, Superman, Batman, Storm, Wolverine, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk, Captain America, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and many more. The biggest movie of the summer was […]

“Rivers know this: There is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” – A.A. Milne “Even though we’re a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.” – Richard Roeper “What greater blessing to give thanks for at a family gathering than the family and the gathering.” – […]

Thanksgiving is almost the perfect holiday. The food is good, family members are gathered, friends are always invited, and football is on the tube all day. When I look back at Thanksgivings through the decades of my life I have nothing but fond memories. 1960s The Thanksgivings of my early youth were spent in a […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – By their nature, daffodils come back every year. In Tupelo, people young and old come back every year to keep planting them. About two dozen people gathered in east Tupelo on Saturday morning to plant 5,000 daffodil bulbs along the Music Bend Nature Trail. This is the seventh […]

Human Rights Campaign organizer Brad Clark speaks at a recent news conference in Jackson to announce a new faith-based public awareness campaign designed to give the LGBT community in Mississippi equal rights. Behind him are, from left, State Representative Alyce Clar, Southern Baptist mother Mary Jane Kennedy, HRC faith director Denise Donnell and State Representative Jim Evans. (AP)

By Riley Manning Daily Journal There’s a new effort gaining momentum in Mississippi aimed at changing the conversation about homosexuality. Earlier this year, the Human Rights Campaign, a nationwide advocacy group for LGBT rights, compiled a massive survey to assess the experiences and priorities of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Mississippi. Among their […]

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Randy Hayes has turned his antebellum home, Herndon, into an exhibition space to showcase his artwork. Hayes moved to Holly Springs from Seattle in 2013, and this is the second year he has opened Herndon up for the annual Christmas Home Tour.

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal HOLLY SPRINGS – Randy Hayes won’t do much to get his antebellum home ready for the 26th Annual Christmas Home Tour in Holly Springs. He may hang a couple of wreaths on the front doors and maybe light a few candles. Otherwise, he will let the beauty of the home […]

Last month while helping Nevedia Hollingsworth select custom window shades for her home in Shannon, she showed me why she wanted to cover her beautiful windows. Afternoon sunlight streaming through the western window wall had bleached the backs and sides of her new leather sofa, club chair and ottoman. Hollingsworth had just finished restoring a […]

Clothes, jewelry and shoes are not the only things that go in and out of fashion; it’s also true with herbs, of all things. Think of American pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) and common dandelion. In years past, they were welcomed greens – signs of spring – that meant an end to stored foods. But no more, […]

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Rev. Chris Traylor, Tupelo and Lee County NAACP President, delivers the message Thursday.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – The Rev. Chris Traylor is a man of many hats. But the pastor of Little Zion Church, the president of the Tupelo and Lee County NAACP, and member of the Tupelo Accountability Task Force was humble Thursday as he addressed the small crowd gathered for the community Thanksgiving […]