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Jordan Forshe, 8, gets to play a game of ring toss as one of the games put on by the Tupelo Junior Auxiliary to help teach health habits.

Junior Auxiliary initiates complete project on nutrition

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – The newest crop of Junior Auxiliary members is doing its part to educate school children on the...

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal LOS ANGELES – Bernadette Walker’s sons didn’t have to win at Sunday’s BET Awards to make her proud of them. “It’s amazing what they’ve done,” the 42-year-old Tupelo resident said. “I think it’s every parent’s dream to see your kids do something and be successful at it, and I’m […]

By Errol Castens Daily Journal OXFORD – In less than three weeks, an eclectic collection of scholars, other literary professionals and enthusiastic readers will descend upon the University of Mississippi to digest the writing and world of its most famous son. As they have for 42 years, fans of William Faulkner from across the United […]

Daily Journal The BancorpSouth Arena has announced that WWE Live wrestling will take to the ring on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. Wrestlers to be featured include Randy Orton; Mr. Money in the Bank, Sheamus; Ryback and Big Show, among others. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 10 at 10 a.m. at the arena […]

John McCustion, from left, Tom Booth, Browyn Teague, Jason West, Lynn Nelson, Jamie Fair, Tracie Conwill and Nathan Taylor are presented with their national awards for “Lone Star.” (Courtesy)

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal GRAND RAPIDS – Tupelo Community Theatre will need to make room on their trophy shelf yet again. The local theatre company brought their production of “Lone Star” to the national stage at the American Association of Community Theatres in Grand Rapids on Saturday. “Lone Star” premiered at TCT Off […]

By Stephanie Taylor The Tuscaloosa News TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Years of collecting and selling vintage clothing, records and jewelry have given Lori Watts a discerning eye that’s almost second-nature. While preparing to organize an estate sale in Tuscaloosa late last year, a client pulled a small record from his collection of jazz records. He had […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – Nick Nesmith’s introduction to the arts came at an early age. By the time he was 6, he was attending the Tupelo Symphony with his grandmother. In his teens, he was winning classical piano competitions. While in high school, he was a member of the show choir, Wave […]

“A person whose house is only open on the west can’t see the sun rise at dawn; it’s only seen when the sun sets at dusk. If one tries to compare the color and appearance of the two, one will go on arguing forever …” “The fault lies not with the vision but with the […]

How far will you drive for a favorite food item or a meal? My answer is easy – 112 miles. That’s exactly how far I live from New Orleans. I grew up eating in and around the Crescent City. My mother took my brother and me there often. Her main haunts in those days were […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal STUDIO CITY, CALIFORNIA – Tupelo has a rooting interest for tonight’s 2015 BET Awards. Rae Sremmurd is a duo featuring Kalif “Swae Lee” Brown, 20, and Aaquil “Slim Jimmy” Brown, 23. The brothers started honing their sound while living in Tupelo, where their mother, Bernadette Walker, still lives. “It’s […]