By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Since 2013, the North Mississippi Dance Centre has been teaching its students how to use their time, and their talents, for the greater good. That’s the very driving force behind “Hope for the Holidays,” an annual fundraiser the dance studio puts on to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Operation Christmas Child is already well underway, as area churches stuff shoeboxes that will be delivered to children all over the world. Amory’s First Baptist Church is a drop-off point for the shoeboxes. Verna Coleman, who has worked with Operation Christmas Child for 10 years, said the church […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal HOUSTON – First United Methodist Church in Houston will host its annual Parish Fall Bazaar in the Family Life Center on Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Three charges in the parish representing 11 active churches will come together for the event. The day begins with breakfast at 6 […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal BALDWYN – The way Susan McBride figures it, she learned to cook by osmosis. “Mother is a fantastic from-scratch cook who can open an empty cupboard and have the table loaded,” said McBride, 70. “Her sisters and her mother were the same way. I was always in the kitchen with […]

Mother’s Coconut Cream Pie 1 cup sugar 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 (6-ounce) package frozen coconut, divided 1 (9-inch) baked pie shell Meringue 3 egg whites 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar 6 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Combine […]

I’m about to share with you the most delicious recipe for potato soup I’ve ever made. And I’m going to tell you how I plan to lighten it next time because I think it would still be very good. I found the original recipe on a Betty Crocker website, but I tweaked that recipe considerably […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – Acting since the age of 7, Haley Parker, 16, attended the Actor’s Bash workshop on Saturday at the Link Centre to learn new techniques to hone her acting abilities by listening to critiques. Working with Casey Dillard, actress and writer, she rehearsed a script about an adult giving […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Making it big as a hip-hop artist isn’t easy in the rural stretch between the more music-centric cities of Memphis and Atlanta, but hip-hop is on the rise – even in small towns. Eleven underground acts took to the stage Saturday night at Club Heat, hoping to build […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree returned to the food court of The Mall at Barnes Crossing Monday afternoon, though with substantially fewer angels than in previous years. This is the first Angel Tree that has required the families it serves to attend a one-time budgeting class taught by […]