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Guests gather at the Holland Family Farm near Plantersville on Sunday for a gospel concert to raise funds for the Regional Rehab Center.

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal PLANTERSVILLE – Some came to hear music. Others were there to support an important cause or glimpse a historic structure. The first “Sundays at the Sadie-J” attracted about 100 people to the Holland Family Farm just outside of Plantersville and raised funds for Tupelo’s Regional Rehab Center. Attendees paid $5 […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal MOOREVILLE – Monica Namie has a ticket to Nashville, which might not sound like a big deal, except that she could find herself in front of Mel B., Howard Stern, Howie Mandel and Heidi Klum. Namie is a 33-year-old Mooreville resident who’s been singing since she was 4. In […]

Janet (Susan Sarandon) and Brad (Barry Bostwick) are horrified at what they find at Frank-N-Furter’s castle in “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” (Courtesy)

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Last year’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show” sing-along at the Link Centre was such a success, fans have been begging for it again. “People have been calling since August asking for the date,” said Derek Russell, director of operations for the Link Centre. “We are doing the Time Warp […]

Musician Rob Verdi will bring 10 saxophones from his vast collection to his concert at the Tupelo Civic Auditorium on Monday. (Courtesy)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Rob Verdi will take a break from “The Happiest Place on Earth” to bring his talent and his collection of saxophones to town on Monday. Verdi’s band, the Side Street Strutters, can usually be found somewhere between the Pirates of the Caribbean ride and the Haunted Mansion […]

When a man kills his dog, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) goes to New York City with vengeance on his mind in "John Wick."  (AP Photo/Lionsgate, David Lee)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “John Wick” is a hyper-violent, guilty pleasure. I don’t know why it works, but it does. Here’s the set-up: John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is in mourning after his wife dies. Her last act was to give him a puppy, so he’d have something to love in her absence. A […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal OXFORD – A production company is looking for modern-day Southern belles/scholars for a reality show. The potential show, titled “University Gray,” would be set in Oxford and would chronicle the lives of four female undergraduate students at the University of Mississippi as they try to balance their academic, social […]

MSU fans flock to Fairpark on Saturday for the afternoon game. (Shelby Daniel)

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Beautiful fall weather and top 3 football teams drew people in droves to Fairpark on Saturday afternoon and evening for Pigskins in the Park. Thousands of both Ole Miss and Mississippi State fans got to watch their teams play on the road thanks to a 23-by-33-foot video screen […]

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Ryder Warhurst, 7, of Corinth enjoys a ride on the zip-line at the pumpkin patch on Friday at the Tupelo Buffalo Park.

Students from Corinth enjoyed a field trip to the Tupelo Buffalo Park on Friday. The park is hosting its 12th annual pumpkin patch daily through Oct. 31. It features a hay ride, corn maze, kids’ zip-line, duck races, pig/chicken races, pony hops, pumpkin bowling, giant spider web, pick your own pumpkin and more. Park hours […]

Soloist Jeffrey Biegel will perform Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22” with the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra at Link Centre on Saturday. (Courtesy)

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – The individual pieces of music planned for North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s Saturday concert can stand on their own merit. But Musical Director Steven Byess meant for them to go together. He’s calling the night “French Connections,” but there’s an American at the center of it all. “The […]