“‘Welcome, happy morning!’ Age to age shall say …” Venantius Fortunatus A trip downtown to Walter’s Family Shoes just off the square in Grenada was a sure sign Easter was on its way. Mama held the heavy door open. We entered, my little sister and I, with some trepidation. Our toes trembled at the thought […]

Gluten-free diets, books and food products are hot. The gluten-free menu at our Italian concept, Tabella, has steadily grown in popularity since we added it a few years ago. Gluten-free products continue to take up more grocery shelf space. Books such as “Wheat Belly,” about the evils of 21st century breads and cereals, are becoming […]

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Ashley Lockridge flips a tire Saturday afternoon during the Boerner Be Wild Fitness Challenge.

By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – Edwin Crenshaw stood at the foot of the hill in front of the Wellness Center on Saturday, shouting at exhausted men and women as they jogged to the top of a water slide and dove down. “Hit it!” he shouted. “Dive!” When they reached the bottom, he clicked […]

History has yet to yield many non-Christian records of Jesus' death and disappearances, leaving scholars, skeptics, and believers to make what they will of the four Gospels. (Courtesy)

By Riley Manning Daily Journal And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great. And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted. And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: […]

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St. James Catholic Church held its annual Stations of the Cross service on Friday. The service re-enacts Christ’s journey to Calvary, and explores the 13 crucial moments in depth.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – The passion of Jesus came alive for attendees of St. James Catholic Church’s annual Stations of the Cross service on Friday. The bilingual service drew around 250 onlookers, many carrying children or holding hands in the light rain, as actors portraying Jesus, Mary, two prisoners and centurions, enacted […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal Tupelo egg hunters will have their choice of east, central and west for their annual Easter egg-stravaganzas today. Tupelo churches are hosting trio of community Easter egg hunts at city parks with 54,000 plastic eggs up for grabs. “We do it as a service and outreach to the community,” […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal One extended major health crisis can tax any family’s resources. Two at the same time can swamp even the most solid family. The Burks family of Saltillo has been fighting for their lives – first with Brett Burks’ kidney failure and then 10-year-old Bryson’s conversion disorder – a rare […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal Longtime golfer and Tupelo gastroenterologist Dr. Sam Pace wants more people teeing off against cancer. The honorary chairman for the Take A Swing at Cancer Tournament has been fighting a reoccurrence of his colon cancer since July with chemotherapy. “It gives me the drive to do anything I can,” […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – The 11th Tupelo Film Festival will celebrate independent filmmakers today and Saturday at the Malco in Tupelo. “This is an art form. When people make films on little budgets, they have to rely on ingenuity and creativity,” said Roy Turner, president of the Tupelo Film Festival Society. […]