Daily Lead 3.7.14: Anything is possible, maybe

Lauren Wood | Buy at photos.djournal.com I can't offer you context for this. It's memorable, though.
Lauren Wood | Buy at photos.djournal.com
I can’t offer you context for this. It’s memorable, though.

Hello there. As we ponder Andre 3000 playing the role of Jimi Hendrix, let’s take a glance at the top stories from your Friday Journal.

Tupelo: ‘Center of Positivity’ – More details on the new theme unveiled by the city yesterday. It’s not a motto, but one possible motto mentioned was, “Anything is possible.” Tupelo paid a creative agency in Tulsa $75,000 to come up with all of this, which makes me think I need to get into the creative consultant business, because I can think up tired clichés, too.

Do the robot – Tupelo High has a robotics team headed to the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. Word. Makes you wanna dance, right? Trivia for you older folks: Andre 3000 is not actually a robot.

Rebels trending toward irrelevantParrish Alford‘s latest column looks at the sliding Ole Miss basketball team, which has seen its NCAA tournament hopes die a swift death. The NIT ain’t why Marshall Henderson came back, but hey, he could be playing in Turkey right now. Perspective.

Justice overhaul closer to law – Nothing says fun like the state’s prison budget. Lawmakers are trying to streamline it while saving money. And, hopefully, serving up better justice.


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