Runners will be out in full force this fall in the region. (File photo)

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal There is power in running with other people. “The whole thing is staying motivated and having that accountability,” said Tupelo runner Carla Lane, who credits her running group that formed around Marathon Makeover three years ago with keeping her in stride. Even if you don’t have a regular group, […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo will take on a healthy glow Saturday. The first Tupelo Health and Wellness Festival will fill Veterans Park with a free, daylong festival dedicated to the gamut of healthy choices available in the Tupelo area. The festival will start at 10 a.m. and culminate in the […]

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Danny Sanders holds an original concert poster for the Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins show at the Armory in Amory. He attended that show. “There were bleachers on both sides of the room, and the bleachers were totally full,” he said.

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal AMORY – The Old Armory will rock again this weekend, just like it did nearly 60 years ago. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins performed at the Old Armory in 1955 and 1956, to packed crowds of excited teens. This weekend, Perkins’ son Stan and T. Tone & the […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Rush of Fools practices what it preaches. The Alabama-based Christian pop/worship band is on the road promoting its latest album, “Carry Us Now,” but on Sunday mornings you’ll find the band members at their churches, leading worship and helping others connect with God. Between Christ City Church […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal In my world, the hype for “Boyhood” has been deafening, though I understand some people might not have heard of it. I was immediately intrigued when I got word of a movie that was filmed over the course of 12 years. I watched an online discussion with stars Patricia […]

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Pam Fretz, from left, Pastor Dr. Rick Brooks and Stacey Fowler show examples of the miracle window necklaces, which were created by Wynelle Benson of the Brewer community from pieces of the stained-glass window broken by the April 28 tornado at St. Luke United Methodist Church.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Months after the tornado that tore through the church, St. Luke United Methodist Church is still picking up the pieces in more ways than one. The April storm caused extensive damage to St. Luke, including the shattering of its sizable stained-glass window. When the storm subsided, choir director […]


By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – These days, Lois Sanderson is all about color on her plate. “You eat with your eyes first, so a plate should never be the same palette,” she said. “You need different colors and textures. Color lets me know if I’m going to have a scrumptious meal or a […]

Arugula, Honey Roasted Pear and Walnut Salad 2 to 3 Bosc pears 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 cup honey 1 cup walnuts 1⁄2 cup rice vinegar 1⁄2 cup canola oil Juice from 1⁄2 large orange Salt and pepper 2 bags arugula Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice pears in half lengthwise and core. Drizzle with honey. Place […]

On Saturday, my sweet husband agreed to go to the movie with me to see “The Hundred-Foot Journey.” The last movie I got him to was “Up,” which was in theaters in 2009. I’ve tried over the past five years to get him to comedies, romances, action movies and animation, but he always finds an […]