By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – The 2013 Reed’s Tupelo Christmas Parade will get screen time in an upcoming movie. Director...
By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – The Oren Dunn City Museum will come alive after dark this weekend. Secrets of the Oren Dunn: Haunted Museum will open this weekend, the first time the museum has hosted a haunted event. The North Mississippi Junior Civitans created the event. “We’re calling it ‘Secrets of the Oren […]
By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Halloween and fall will be celebrated with chili, costumes and zombies in New Albany on Saturday. The Hill Country Halloween and Chili Cook-off begins at 4 p.m. at the Union County Courthouse grounds. The Halloween carnival includes cookie decorating, face-painting, a balloon artist and more. Categories for […]
By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – John Fogerty opened his concert in Tupelo like a true rock star, with fireworks, smoke and flashing lights. Fogerty played all the tracks off his band Creedence Clearwater Revival’s fifth album, “Cosmo’s Factory,” which included hits like “Travelin’ Band,” “Up Around the Bend,” “Run Through the Jungle,” “Lookin’ […]
TUPELO – Singer-songwriter John Fogerty, formerly the frontman for Creedence Clearwater Revival, performed at the BancorpSouth Arena on Tuesday night. Daily Journal photographer Lauren Wood was on the scene.
By Errol Castens Daily Journal OXFORD – It was the hardscrabble of 1920s rural Mississippi come to life – or, rather, to death. James Franco’s film adaptation of William Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying” – first screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May – made a visit to Oxford Monday night with showing at […]
By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Members of the Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club had future Elvis fans on their minds Monday. “We’ve got to have the generations coming up to love Elvis like the rest of us do,” said Sara Palmer, club president. With about 50 people looking on, the club donated […]
By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – Saturday was a celebration of rockabilly and the old way of doing things as living history demonstrators, farmers, blacksmiths and community members gathered at the Oren Dunn City Museum to participate in the Dogtrot Rockabilly Festival. Volunteers used an old Chattanooga mill and tractor to make molasses next […]
Tupelo native Ashley Dulaney, 26, is an actress now living in Los Angeles. The Tupelo High and Ole Miss alum just landed her first big break on an episode of the ABC drama “Scandal.” Her episode, called “Say Hello to My Little Friend,” airs at 9 p.m. Thursday. She answered questions from the Daily Journal’s […]
By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – From “Fortunate Son” to “Proud Mary,” to “Who’ll Stop the Rain” to “Born on the Bayou,” fans will get a heavy dose of John Fogerty’s long list of hits at his upcoming performance in Tupelo. The legendary singer-songwriter, who for years fronted Creedence Clearwater Revival, is performing in […]