By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Link Centre’s Monthly Music Mix continues to offer a diverse showcase of area talent with each installment, and November is no different. Mississippi State University professors Dr. Rosângela Sebba and Dr. Michael Patilla will perform an evening of Latin-American selections at 7:30 p.m. Friday. “We need to […]

Spending too much time with Lloyd (Jim Carrey, left) and Harry (Jeff Daniels, right) is enough to give Travis (Rob Riggle) or anyone else murderous thoughts in “Dumb and Dumber To.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Hopper Stone)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal When they call a movie “Dumb and Dumber To,” they mean it. This brainless, foolish, absurd, dopey, half-witted, silly, mindless and entertaining sequel to 1994’s “Dumb and Dumber” once again stars Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas and Jeff Daniels as Harry Dunne, a pair of mentally challenged men on […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal OXFORD – Liz Barrett has held just about every journalism job you can think of. She’s worked for beauty publications, free-lanced, done public relations, sold advertising and maintained a successful food blog. So when she was approached about writing a book on pizza, she didn’t hesitate. “Pizza is everywhere and […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal ALGOMA – Brenda Foster learned the meaning of the word compromise early in her marriage thanks to – of all things – chocolate gravy. “Both of our favorite things for breakfast was chocolate gravy,” said the 65-year-old. “The first time I made it, Larry said that bad-man thing: ‘This don’t […]

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When it comes to cooked cabbage, I have made a believer out of my husband and my son.Before last week, no one in my family was a cooked cabbage fan but me. I grew up eating boiled cabbage that my mother would season with a big chunk of ham. But every time I tried to […]

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Kim Burleson, a high-flying kid motivator at HealthWorks!, points out a pulmonary embolism and other lung diseases to children from around the region as they stand inside an inflatable lung while learning about how smoking can damage the lungs.

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – An inside peek at the effects of smoking can be pretty convincing. Using two sets of preserved pig lungs, HealthWorks! high-flying kid motivator Kim Burleson showed a group of home-school students how their lungs could be affected by smoking during a program at the Tupelo children’s health […]

Artist Andrew Bucci, right, is honored by Gov. Haley Barbour, left, and his wife Marsha, with a handmade box guitar during the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009. Bucci, a Vicksburg native, now a resident of Fort Washington, Md., was honored with the Lifetime Achievement award as an artist. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

RIDGELAND (AP) – Modernist painter Andrew Bucci, whose work spanned nearly eight decades and appeared on a U.S. postage stamp, has died. Bucci died Sunday at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland after a brief illness, according to a statement his family released Tuesday. He was 92. Bucci’s painting of a magnolia flower appeared on the 5-cent […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – The City of Tupelo will host a brief Thanksgiving service for the community on Thursday. Held at The Orchard, the noon service will feature guest speakers Mayor Jason Shelton, the Rev. Will Rambo of The Orchard and the Rev. Chris Traylor, president of the Tupelo and Lee County […]