By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal I’ve taken rides with Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) before. He’s the brilliant man who led me on chases through history’s mostly forgotten symbols in “The Da Vinci Code” (2006) and “Angels and Demons” (2009). The first ride surpassed the second, which is better than the latest edition, “Inferno.” The […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal IUKA – There came a time in Mikey Patrick’s life when it made sense to go home to Mississippi. “I’m from here. I moved off,” Patrick, 29, said. “The place I’d landed was Tulsa.” He met his wife, Amm Patrick, 31, in Oklahoma, and one of their favorite pastimes […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal OXFORD – After a spring car accident, an Oxford-based storyteller is ready with tales to tell for the Halloween season. Rebecca Jernigan is still undergoing physical therapy for her broken pelvis, but she’s slowly but surely regaining her strength. “I’m ready to start getting back out there,” she said. […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Nothing plays tricks on your mind quite like shadows. Did you see something move out of the corner of your eye, or was it just your imagination? The shadows will come out to play this weekend at Tupelo Community Theatre Off Broadway for their production of “The […]

I try to take a trip down memory lane once every couple of days. Whether that’s reminding myself of a favorite moment or just clicking on the “On This Day” feature on Facebook that allows you to time warp. Since my use of the social media website is limited, I don’t have a lot of […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal When is a bad movie also a good movie? The answer is “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.” It has real problems. Stuff happens that doesn’t make sense, like when Reacher (Tom Cruise) and Turner (Cobie Smulders) book a last-minute flight with no luggage and stolen IDs after breaking out […]


Daily Journal TUPELO – Christian music’s largest annual tour will descend on the BancorpSouth Arena again this year. Featuring musical acts like Crowder, Britt Nicole, Tenth Avenue North and more, the return event will be March 16 at 7 p.m. at the arena. Admission is $10 at the door. For more information, visit or […]

By Ellen Simmons Special to the Journal RIPLEY – Being a part of the team that prosecuted Enron, working with refugees in Liberia and interning with Conan O’Brien are just a few of the experiences that have led Shannon Cohn to become a director and producer. Cohn, who hails from Ripley, lived all over the […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – Hours after the end of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, Downtown Main Street Association and CSpire set up a 22-by-33-foot Jumbotron in Fairpark for the fifth CSpire Pigskins in the Park. Mississippi State University and Ole Miss fans gathered in the park for […]