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Northeast Mississippi Sons of Confederate Veterans Mechanical Cavalry members Chris Johnson, from left, David Frost and Jason Sanders read one of three interpretive panels. The granite obelisk marking the four corners is in the background.

By William Moore Daily Journal BALDWYN – Before there was a Lee, Union, Prentiss, Alcorn or Benton county, the northeast corner of the state was dominated by four huge counties – Tippah, Tishomingo, Pontotoc and Itawamba. The site where the four corners met outside of Baldwyn now has a marker. The stone obelisk adds another […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Motorists on the south side of Tupelo could see access to the new four-lane Highway 6 from Thomas Street in the near future. The project – to build ramps and an interchange – is currently near the bottom of the Major Thoroughfare Committee priority list for Phase 4. […]

Cold weather has arrived. Unfortunately, winter months are accompanied by bitter cold temperatures and wetness. For pets that mainly stay outdoors, there can be risk for hypothermia and frostbite during cold snaps. Here are a few tips from Dr. Sonya Bryan at All Animal Hospital on how to care for pets in winter. Q. What […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Supporters of an education funding initiative expected to be on the November 2015 ballot say Gov. Phil Bryant’s budget proposal, which he recently released, illustrates the reason Mississippians who support public education should vote for the initiative. “Governor Bryant’s budget once again shortchanges Mississippi’s school children,” […]

Our patience is about to be tried, if it hasn’t been already. I was reminded of that two Fridays ago, when The Mall at Barnes Crossing held its annual Christmas parade. I was leaving the Daily Journal office on South Green Street and got on U.S. Highway 45 north toward Baldwyn. It’s a route I […]

Q. My mother-in-law is in poor health and doesn’t have a lot of money. She has been giving us a lot of her earnings over the last couple of years as a kind of early inheritance, because she’s afraid she’ll spend it all. We’re setting it aside in a savings account in case she needs […]


By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tishomingo County man died as a result of a one-vehicle wreck on the Natchez Trace Parkway in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. According to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green, park rangers responded around 4:15 a.m. to a crash site just north of the Highway 363 intersection in Saltillo. […]

By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – Gov. Phil Bryant is pushing a $3 million plan to pay for community college for students who earn a technical diploma in high school. Bryant first floated the proposal earlier this month while speaking at Nissan Motor Co. in Canton and repeated it Monday when he made his […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal As immigration advocates welcomed temporary relief, Northeast Mississippi’s congressional delegation blasted President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. The president announced a number of immigration-related measures in a televised speech Thursday night, but much of the attention has focused on an expansion of the deferred action program currently open […]