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It’s a big day at Truvy’s beauty parlor – it’s Shelby’s wedding day. The actresses in Tupelo High School’s production of “Steel Magnolias” are, from left, Katelyn Stieg (Ouiser), Kaitlin Flowers (Truvy); Morgan Southworth (Clairee); Mary Clair Kelly (Shelby) and Victoria Wise (M’Lynn).

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Six women, six different viewpoints: When the actresses starring in Tupelo High School’s production of “Steel Magnolias” saw the 1989 movie of the same name, they all came away with different opinions. Some liked it; some didn’t. But all of them decided they had to find their own […]

Hazel (Cozi Zuehlsdorff, left) and Sawyer (Nathan Gamble) play with a dolphin in “Dolphin Tale 2.” (AP Photo)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “Dolphin Tale 2” is a B movie in more ways than one. First, that’s the grade I’ll give it at the end of this writeup, and second, the feel-good story clearly has no pretensions of grandeur. The original “Dolphin Tale” was “inspired by true events” that brought Winter, a […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Worlds collide in Cotton Wine. Brandon James loves country and rock, and Holland native Femke is a classically trained accordionist. Put their different influences and sounds together, and they create a unique brand of Americana. The band will perform Tuesday in Tupelo, thanks to the Tupelo Concert Association. […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Everyone from experienced ballroom dancers to newcomers are welcome to strut their stuff during National Ballroom Dance Week. Local dance clubs are celebrating the 26th annual week, from Friday until Sept. 27, with dances, lessons and other events for dancers of all ages and abilities. “We are definitely […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The Emmy-nominated Irish ensemble Celtic Woman is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an 80-city tour next year that will include Tupelo. Celtic Woman will perform at the BancorpSouth Arena on May 5. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday and are $99, $59 and $35. Celtic woman has sold more […]

By Wayne Parry Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup. For her talent performance, Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” while sitting cross-legged on the stage and banging a red plastic cup on the floor. That immediately […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau IUKA – Re-enacting Civil War events of the Sept. 19, 1862, Battle of Iuka and the May 9, 1862, Battle of Farmington will be the centerpiece of next weekend’s activities in Iuka, but organizers have planned many other activities to interest visitors. “We are planning to turn the […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Parents can have a night out at the theater and kids can have an evening of play time, thanks to a new program. Tupelo Community Theater and HealthWorks! have teamed up for “Play Time! with TCT,” a program that will benefit parents and kids, as well as HealthWorks! […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – R. Kelly will perform at the BancorpSouth Arena on Oct. 25. Known as the “King of R&B,” R. Kelly has had hit singles like “Ignition,” “I’m a Flirt,” “I Believe I Can Fly” and “Trapped in the Closet.” The singer, songwriter and producer released his latest album, “Black Panties,” last December. […]