By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – The sounds of the season will return to Link Centre on Sunday, with the annual holiday concert highlighting the talents of Nan Lawrence, Calvin and Jauna Ellis, Greg Earnest, Sara Plunkett, and Mary Frances Massey. “We all started working on projects together at Link Centre in 2008,” […]

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Clark Richey owns 10 buildings in Baldwyn's historic district, including the Claude Gentry Theatre, home of the Baldwyn Main Street Players community theater, founded by Richey in 2011.

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal BALDWYN – Take an afternoon stroll through Baldwyn’s historic district, and you’ll see vastly different sights than you would as little as three years ago. While many have had a hand in the revitalization of the four-block area, one man seems to be making each carefully calculated step larger […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – “This is a full-blown, four-alarm holiday emergency, here.” Link Centre will host its third annual “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” Quote-Along Extravaganza today at 7:30 p.m. The popular event brings together the classic holiday film and audience participation, complete with the best lines from the film. As the […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal The Old Testament comes to vivid and expansive life in “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” If you want rivers of blood and plagues of locusts, you’ll find them in stunning, believable detail in director Ridley Scott’s latest epic. The scale of the movie is most impressive, so much so that […]


By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal BALDWYN – If you’re looking for something sweet to eat, Pauline Scott’s got you covered. The Baldwyn woman is always making cakes and cookies to share with neighbors and her fellow parishioners at First Baptist Church. “I try to do things for other people,” said Scott, 75. “That’s what Jimmy […]

Potato Casserole 4 cups shredded potatoes 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream 1 can cream of mushroom soup 6 tablespoons melted butter, divided 1⁄2 cup chopped onions Salt and pepper 1 cup crushed crackers Combine potatoes, cheese, sour cream, soup, 4 tablespoons melted butter, onions and salt and pepper to taste. […]

I went looking for a new twist on chicken Monday night. I didn’t want to roast a whole chicken and I didn’t want to bake plain old chicken breasts. I wanted something spicy and creamy that would be good leftover as well. What I found was a recipe from The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, that […]

By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – Mary Ann Mobley Collins lived in California for decades while starring in movies with Elvis Presley and others, but her daughter said the former Miss America always felt most at home in her native Mississippi. “She may have traveled the world many times over, but she loved […]

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Rev. David Mac Kain places the Altar Book back into its place during the church's rededication ceremony on Sunday.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Sunday morning, the 60 or so members of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church mingled outside the church’s sanctuary. A table laden with the sacred vessels of communion was set up outside the door. Across McCullough Boulevard, trees bent and broken from the April 28 tornado lined the landscape around […]