Everyone has that favorite TV show that just didn’t quite find its niche in primetime and went the way of the dinosaurs. Whether it was “Firefly,” “Community,” “Arrested Development” or some other series that was gone too soon, everyone has felt that disappointment when they find out that “their show” is gone. On Tuesday, it […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Disney’s “purr-fect” musical, “The Aristocats” is for all ages, but the kids are the ones having fun with it. Pied Piper Players’ latest children’s show will bring the music, laughs, and felines from the 1970 classic to audiences this weekend. “It’s a pretty faithful adaptation,” said co-director […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal I suspect “The Gunman” had the capacity to be a standout movie because it works as an action flick, and I wanted to see how everything played out. It stars Sean Penn as Terrier, a government contractor who’s good at killing people, and generally looks good while doing it. […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal OXFORD – The so-called “pope of trash” will be making his first ever journey to Oxford this weekend. Writer, director, photographer, and all-around artist John Waters has a new one-man show where he, or, at least a version of him, tells it like it is. “I’m playing myself,” Waters […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal HOLLY SPRINGS – The saga of Graceland Too continues after being auctioned off at the end of January. In May, the contents of the home-turned-Elvis museum will once again hit the auction block. Back in January, the first two lots up for bidding were Graceland Too owner Paul MacLeod’s two […]

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Kim Campbell, wife of country music legend Glen Campbell, chats with Steve MacAlilly, left, and Alan Brown of Mississippi Methodist Senior Services before a panel discussion on Alzheimer's following a screening of "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me" on Tuesday night. Methodist Senior Services, in partnership with the Mississippi chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Mind Center, has organized showings of the documentary and panel discussions in Brandon and D'Ibervile this week.

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Glen Campbell provided the music and a window into life with Alzheimer’s disease Tuesday night. Mississippi Methodist Senior Services hosted two screenings of the documentary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” and a panel discussion including Campbell’s wife Kim and local Alzheimer’s advocates at the Malco Theater in […]

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Synergy show choir teacher Danielle Frerer, seated, leads students Karmen Tubbs, from left, Malorie Payne, Shania Jones, Morgan King, Sierra Wilbanks, Madi Tasma, Reagan Ray and Molly Homan while they sing one of the songs in their winning routine Monday afternoon at Tupelo High School. The group was named the FAME grand champions over the weekend.

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo High School’s Synergy show choir has returned home with the grand champion award after this weekend’s Fame national championship series in Orlando. Director Danielle Frerer says that the hard work and spirit of her 32 girls has paid off. “We spend a lot of time together […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Elvis won’t leave the building this weekend until the dancers have their due. The Dance Studio in Tupelo will host a festival celebrating the dance tunes of Elvis Presley. While the occasion is for dancers and non-dancers alike, everyone should have a great time, according to event […]

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Jesse Phillips of Starkville tosses the 56-pound heavy weight for distance in his first-ever Highland Games.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Whether you wanted to raise a glass or toss a caber, downtown Tupelo was the place to be Saturday. Fairpark played host to the third annual Tupelo Craft Beer Festival and the inaugural North Mississippi Highland Games. Organizers were pleased at the turnout for both events. “Attendance is […]