‘Stay classy, San Diego’ Read W. Derek Russell's latest column about San Diego Comic-Con.
Two-pelo steps forward, Two-pelo steps back Read W. Derek Russell's latest column from the Northeast MS Daily Journal
‘Dukes of Haphazard’ or ‘A generalee bad idea’? Was taking "The Dukes of Hazzard" off the air helping the case for removing the confederate flag?
Over the moon: Tupelo author touts tales of ‘talking’ two-wheeler Jacquelyn Allen’s first novel, “Zookymoon,” features a smart-aleck motorcycle that talks.

What’s your favorite ghost story?

Every creature has its day. Vampires were hot (well, you know what I mean) for a while. Then zombies were fashionable. Werewolves were cool if you didn’t want to be too obvious about your monster obsession. Now mermaids are the new It Creature. I’ll always love vampires, but my favorite creature will always be ghosts… read more →

Sam Riggs & the Night People ready to rock Blue Canoe

  BY SHEENA BARNETT Sam Riggs loves to tell a good story. His stories come with a side of twang, as he and his band, the Night People, plan to take over Nashville by storm. The band’s latest album, “Outrun the Sun,” was released in October and has won heaps of praise from country fans.. read more →

Nichols ready for Elvis Festival

TUPELO – Life is, for Joe Nichols, like his hit song, “Sunny and 75.” His latest album, “Crickets,” is a hit with fans and critics alike, and he’s been on the road both solo and with country superstars Lady Antebellum. To top it all off, he and his wife just welcomed a newborn, and he’s.. read more →

Thorn, Hudson, Mathus to play Band Together

From the Downtown Main Street Association: Band Together Benefit Concert Announces Line Up Following the storms of April 28, 2014, a group of citizens banded together in order to host a benefit concert for the Northeast Mississippi tornado relief efforts. The “Band Together” benefit concert will be held on Thursday, June 5th at Fairpark in Downtown.. read more →

Folk Art on the River looking for artists

The city of New Albany hosts the Biscuits & Jam Farmer’s Market and Folk Art on the River, which is the second Saturday of each month during the farmer’s market season. Artists are needed for the Folk Art on the River – check out details below:   2nd SATURDAYS FOLK ART ON THE RIVER Call.. read more →

Band Together Benefit announced

  From Tupelo’s Downtown Main Street Association: Band Together Benefit Concert   Following the storms of April 28, 2014, a group of citizens band together in order to host a benefit concert for the Northeast Mississippi tornado relief efforts. After working feverishly hard, we are proud to announce the Band Together Benefit Concert will take.. read more →

Details on Elvis Pet Parade and Pageant

The Tupelo Elvis Festival has details on this year’s Pet Parade and Pageant… Tupelo Elvis Festival “Elvis Look-Alike Pet Parade and Pageant” TUPELO, Miss- Please mark your calendars for the 2014 Elvis Look-Alike Pet Parade and Pageant, which will be held Saturday, June 7th at 9am in the BancorpSouth Arena Breezeway in front of the.. read more →

Ingram Hill added to Elvis fest line-up

Fairpark Concert Lineup is completed with Addition of Ingram Hill TUPELO, Miss- The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association continues to make additions to the celebration of the 16th anniversary of the Tupelo Elvis Festival, which will be held June 5-8, 2014.  The Fairpark entertainment lineup has developed into a high energy and exciting festival. Earlier.. read more →

Oxford Film Fest named on national list

Good news from the Oxford Film Festival – check it out: The Oxford Film Festival is proud to be part of the MovieMaker “50 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee in 2014” and announces that the call for entries for the next festival is now open. This year’s festival will be held February 26 –.. read more →

Pop culture round-up: Any ‘Orphan Black’ fans out there?

I’ve written about my love for the BBC America thriller “Orphan Black” before, but that was months ago. The show was pretty heavily hyped up ahead of the season two premiere on Saturday night, so I’m curious: has anyone in North Mississippi checked it out? Are there any “Orphan Black” fans out there besides me?.. read more →