My wife sent me to the animal clinic a couple of days ago to pick up our dog, who had gotten her annual shots. “Pick her up in your truck,” she instructed. “I don’t want her to get hair all over my car.” Our dog is snow white and sheds continuously in a way that […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal TUPELO – Two bands are in Tupelo today ready to erase the line some draw between Christianity and rock ‘n’ roll. The first “Reaching Out Fest” will be hosted today at Ballard Park. The show features Christian hard rock act Decyfer Down and Christian punk rockers Children 18:3. Both offer […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center will host the 19th annual Live Well Health Fair from noon-7 p.m. Thursday at the Tupelo Furniture Market, Building 5. NMMC and the District II Office of the Mississippi State Department of Health will give free seasonal flu shots. NMMC representatives and other community organizations will provide […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – If you need some fresh ideas for holiday entertaining this year, the Tupelo Garden Club has just the event for you. “Holiday Homecomings” on Oct. 27 at St. James Catholic Church will feature renowned floral designer Benny Campbell, who owns and operates Attalla Florist and Design in Attalla, […]

It is autumn, and to quote Keats, “it is a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,” but with all due respect to the bard, the Earth Lady would have included a tribute to wildflowers in this famous “Ode to Autumn,” for wildflowers, abundant and arrayed in vibrant colors, put on a spectacular show in the […]

Vines and climbing plants add wonderful variety to your garden. Some work beautifully in small places and can add vertical or horizontal interest. Plant them on a fence, a trellis, a pergola or arbor and watch them grow and give color, fragrance and texture. An added bonus is some of these vines can be used […]

When I was visiting Natchez looking for locations to film the TV version of Southern Gardening this past week, I had a great time enjoying the historic homes and gardens, but the sights that had me doing double takes were all the “naked ladies” parading around town. Now, you may be thinking that I’ve been […]

By Elaine Woo and S. Irene Virbila Los Angeles Times (TNS) Paul Prudhomme, the Louisiana chef who made jambalaya, crawfish pie and gumbo part of the national vocabulary through his French Quarter restaurant, cookbooks and seasonings, died Thursday in New Orleans. He was 75. His death was confirmed by a spokeswoman for K-Paul’s Kitchen, through […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – If you’re looking for a good Halloween scare, look no further than Tupelo Community Theatre’s annual Haunted Theatre. Now in its 10th year, directors Steve Miller and Dave Dawson – the masters of Tupelo horror – breathe new life into the themed event each year, and 2015 […]