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...

Daily Journal PONTOTOC – The Bodock Festival kicks off today with a number of fun activities that continue through Saturday. The fun started this morning at 6 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and continues throughout the afternoon and evening including music by Jock Adams and Blues Child. The music this year will be a tribute […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – Southern artist Minton Sparks will perform Saturday on Thacker Mountain Radio at 5 p.m. at Rowan Oak and with a follow-up performance for SarahFest, “Late Night at the Powerhouse,” at 10 p.m. Sparks has performed at the Grand Ole Opry, the American Songbook Series at Lincoln Center and as teller-in-residence at […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – If Todd Newton knows anything, it’s game shows. The TV personality and former E! Entertainment Network host has hosted more than 10 different incarnations of popular game shows in the past 15 years, including the live stage version of “The Price is Right,” which hits Tupelo and […]

There’s a term in journalism called “burying the lead,” (or “lede” as the journalists call it) – which means to tell a story with the details of secondary importance first and make the reader wait for the more essential information until later in the story. I’m sure a lot of us tend to “bury the […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Since the late 1940s, the Tupelo Concert Association has sought to provide the area with touring musical entertainment from around the country. The only thing that’s changed with that mission in the past 65 years is the name. This season, the Tupelo Concert Association is transferring their […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Blend food together with music and anyone can have a good time. Blend New Orleans-style tapas and jazz from Michael Jefry Stevens and Brian “Breeze” Cayolle and you’ve got a recipe for a fun-filled Friday night. The musical dynamic duo – who are celebrating playing music together […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal “The Visit” is an M. Night Shyamalan movie, but don’t worry because I won’t reveal any secrets. He’s the writer/director who brought us a series of third-act shockers with “The Sixth Sense,” “Unbreakable,” “The Village” and others. The twist became his thing, but it delivered fewer thrills with each […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Mississippi State and Ole Miss fans who aren’t following their teams to College Station or Gainesville can watch them play on Tupelo’s front porch. “Pigskins in the Park” returns Oct. 3 in Fairpark in front of City Hall, and tailgating Bulldogs and Rebels fans can see the games […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo Schools faculty and staff members embraced the arts Monday evening at the Tupelo Community Theatre’s dress rehearsal of its new show, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe.” The show is a musical review comprised of 42 classic songs, including two Elvis Presley favorites, “Hound Dog” and “Jailhouse Rock.” TPSD employees […]