Regional Rehab benefit features Paul Thorn

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Lee County’s own Paul Thorn will share his blessings with the Regional Rehabilitation...

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal BALDWYN – The makings of a great whodunit all have the same list. The police. The press. But usually, not the poise of deadly old women. Detective O’Finn is going to have his work cut out for him when Baldwyn Main Street Players present “Bull in a China Shop” […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal Since I’ve got no ties to organized crime, I rely on gangster movies to dispel my ignorance about the criminal underworld. “Black Mass” offers up juicy morsels, like the way the FBI thinks it’s playing James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp), when he seems to be pulling the strings. The […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – More than 40 years separate the murder that will be explained at Woody’s restaurant next Thursday, but the setting is the perfect place for the story. While the names have been changed, Liz Bradford was a waitress at the establishment in front of Rex Plaza on December […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Whether you’re looking for a good scare or a laugh, you’ll find it in “Stagrassle,” the backdrop of some local talents’ new television pilot that was filmed in Tupelo last June. “We wanted Stagrassle (the town) to feel like as much of a character in the story […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Literary competitions, music, arts and crafts? Check. Food, 5K run and kids’ events? Double check. What started 26 years ago as the Tallahatchie River Run evolved later into a festival that now encompasses an entire weekend of activities, and this year is no different. The Tallahatchie […]

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Salvation Army Majors Linda Daniel and Jeff Daniel will be grand marshals for the 2015 Reed’s Tupelo Christmas Parade. Jack Reed Jr., left, and Don Lewis congratulate the pair during an announcement ceremony on Tuesday.

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Salvation Army Majors Jeff and Linda Daniel have been preparing for the season of giving for a while. “We anticipate somewhere between 300 and 400 families that will probably need assistance for Christmas,” Jeff Daniel said. So it didn’t take them long to get into the holiday […]

Daily Journal The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association has extended until Oct. 2 the deadline for teams to register to participate in the 16th annual Chili Fest. The one-day event will be held on South Broadway Street between Main and Troy streets and will consist of lunch, music and a chili cook-off. Teams of four […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – A few Mississippi boys are returning to their home state this week The Weeks – a band made up of Damien Bone, twins Cain and Cyle Barnes and Sam Williams – have their roots near the Jackson area, but have spread out over the past few years […]

Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Grammy nominee Neko Case is coming to Oxford on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. to the Lyric Theatre to headline Sarahfest, a week-long music and arts festival presented by UM’s Sarah Isom Center. The Lamar Lounge will host concerts by Marcella and Her Lovers and Jimbo Mathus and the UM […]