Daily Journal JACKSON – Mississippi Farm Bureau delegates will meet in Jackson Dec. 5 to 7 to set policy for the upcoming year. The main item on the agenda is adopting the organization’s policy book, which lays out the bureau’s direction for the next year. “Mississippi farmers have had an uneven year in the field […]


By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – A partnership between the Tupelo Flea Market and WCBI-TV will bring much-needed coats to the Salvation Army in Tupelo. This weekend at the flea market, which is held at the Tupelo Furniture Market on Coley Road, patrons are asked go bring gently used coats to Buildings I and […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – San Francisco-based Boutique Air said it has the capability and reliability to provide air service in Tupelo, having been successful everywhere it’s been so far. Boutique began service between Greenville and Dallas two weeks ago, and company CEO Shawn Simpson said business “is going well.” Able to check […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – For more than 35 years, Jack Reed Jr., the president of Reed’s department store, has experienced the rush of shoppers on Black Friday. To him, Black Friday shoppers – mainly mothers, daughters, aunts, sisters and grandmothers – mirror duck hunters. “People say, ‘How can men get up at […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Corporate Flight Management is willing to fly people for free – for a little while, at least – to get them interested in getting in the company’s planes and flying between Tupelo and Nashville. The airline is one of four bidding to provide air service in the All-America […]

Daily Journal FINDLAY, Ohio – Two years after scrapping a merger with Apollo Tyres of India and almost a year after selling its majority stake in a joint venture in China, Cooper Tire & Rubber has reached out to a South American company. On Monday, Cooper said it signed a letter of intent to work […]

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority says it surpassed its $500 million goal for reducing operation and maintenance costs over a three-year period. Officials say the utility beat the goal by more than $100 million. CEO Bill Johnson told board members Friday in Bowling Green that ratepayers also benefited from lower fuel […]

Daily Journal The North Lee County Water Association has lifted its boil water notice for customers along Euclatubba Road. Multiple samples analyzed by the Mississippi State Department of Public Health lab indicated the water now meets the standards of the Safe Drinking Water Act. The notice was issued on Wednesday and affected about 50 customers.

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Celia Fleishhacker spins a dreidel during Sunday’s Downtown Holiday Open House in Tupelo.

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – The muted orange and yellows of construction that have decorated downtown Tupelo the past several months gave way to bright reds and greens on Sunday, as merchants put out their best for the fourth annual Downtown Holiday Open House. More than 10 different local businesses opened their […]