Daily Journal PONTOTOC – Kyle and Mistie Knight will unleash their magical skills on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.” The television show will air at 7 p.m. central time Monday on the CW channel. Earlier this year, they appeared on a different Penn & Teller show, “Wizard Wars,” where they pulled off an illusion that […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – If shouting out the nearest bid and playing Plinko is your thing, the BancorpSouth Arena has you covered in September. “The Price is Right Live!” stage show will head to Tupelo on Sept. 17, bringing all the classic features of the long-running television game show with it. […]

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Danielle Frerer leads the morning group of TCT campers through their ending dance routine for Friday's performance of the play "Villains."

Daily Journal TCT’s weeklong camp will culminate today with performances of the play “Villains.” The camp was broken down into two groups, one for first- through fourth-graders and the second for fifth- through eighth-graders. The younger students will perform the play today at 11:30 a.m. and the older students will perform at 4:30 p.m. Both […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Cody, Britt, Tyler, Zach and Thelton are at it again. The bluegrass boys are back in town this weekend at Link Centre, a show that vocalist Cody Farrar calls “coming home.” “Since most of our bookings are out of state, it’s always a treat when we get […]


Last week saw another San Diego Comic-Con come and go. If you’re not familiar with the phenomenon, you’re probably smarter for it. Explaining the point of Comic-Con to someone is like having to describe the taste of water. I went to the mega-event for four years before vowing not to attend again for a while. […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – When he’s not shucking corn, Weston Smith is strumming his guitar. The musician – a former resident of Mooreville, now transplanted to Colorado – has been back in Northeast Mississippi for a few weeks, prepping for the release of his second album in a few days. “I’ve […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal Anyone who hasn’t come across a yellow minion in the past couple of weeks has my admiration. Pop culture has been overrun with the little creatures in anticipation of the new movie, “Minions.” Gru’s animated helpers from the “Despicable Me” franchise get a prequel that follows the minions from […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – It took nearly 55 years to the day for the psuedo-sequel to “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Go Set a Watchman,” to print, but only a day for copies to begin selling out nationwide. In Tupelo, the much-talked-about novel from Harper Lee didn’t even make it to the […]

By Hillel Italie AP National Writer NEW YORK – Harper Lee’s attorney has provided her fullest accounting yet of how she came upon the manuscript for “Go Set a Watchman,” which comes out Tuesday. She is also raising the possibility of a third book by the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a suggestion challenged […]