I‘ve moved 26 times and have professionally rearranged furniture in hundreds of homes. I’ve seen firsthand how easy it is to reduce moving chaos by following a few simple tips. Make a list. Better still, search online for a ready made “moving checklist” to discover everything that needs to be done before and after a […]

Moles are typically not considered welcome visitors by most homeowners. In their search for insects, grubs, larvae, and earthworms, moles dig tunnels just below the surface of the earth. This tunneling is evidenced by unsightly raised ridges and the proverbial cone-shaped molehills, seen in both lawns and gardens. A person’s first encounter with their tunnels […]

If you’re looking for an easy landscape plant that is guaranteed to please, the daylily is the plant for you. Daylilies come in just about any color, shape or size you could want for your landscape. The colors are a kaleidoscope of red, peach, white and yellow. Aside from the stunning array of colors, the […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – North Mississippi’s arts organizations will present dazzling, show-stopping productions this upcoming season. From light-hearted comedies to moving musicals, from a tribute to the King to folk music, the 2014-2015 arts season has a diverse schedule of performances that will surely entertain. Fall 2014 Tupelo Community Theatre kicks off […]

Gulfport's Longshot improv comedy troupe will perform at Oxford's Art-er Limits this weekend. (Courtesy)

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal OXFORD – Oxford is turning the arts up to 11 this weekend with its first ever Fringe Festival, the Art-er Limits. “Fringe festivals are more performing arts based, but we decided we’d take a little liberty and invite all sorts of artists,” said Stacey Sanford, who’s over education and outreach […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “Lucy” was a stealth movie for me when it came to its marketing campaign. But after seeing only one trailer a couple of weeks ago, I was ready to watch this science fiction thriller. My level of happiness bumped up when my radio counterparts agreed to see it. It […]

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Tupelo fighters Nelson Browning, left, and Isaac Ware prepare Tuesday morning at Ultimate Fitness and MMA for their weekend bouts.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – On Saturday, Summit Fighting Championships will host a night of Mixed Martial Arts action in Tupelo. The Oxford-based promotion company is relatively new to the scene, but has steadily put on shows in Oxford and Southaven since December. Owner Jamie Houston said he’s had Tupelo in mind for […]

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Cook of the Week JoAnna Ohler

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal BLUE MOUNTAIN – Joann Ohler has been cooking for a crowd for as long as she can remember. As the fourth of eight children (and “the favorite”), she stayed in the kitchen in the mornings and cooked while everyone else was out in the fields picking cotton in the Buena […]

Scalloped Tomatoes 1 small onion, chopped 1⁄2 stick butter or margarine 21⁄2 cups canned tomatoes 1 cup toasted bread cubes* 1⁄2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and pepper Fine bread crumbs for topping 1⁄2 cup grated cheese Sauté onion in butter. Combine onion with tomatoes, bread cubes, sugar and lemon juice. Season with […]