Dennis Seid

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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal IUKA – Chris Cornelison began his pharmacy career 17 years ago with little inkling of the success he would enjoy. “When I started, I just wanted to make a living,” he said. The owner of Iuka Discount Drugs, Cornelison recently was named “entrepreneur of the year” by Pharmacy Development Services. […]

Enerkem – remember them? It has become an annual exercise to speculate what has happened to the proposed $100 million ethanol plant in Pontotoc. The plant that would bring 70 jobs. And here we are again. Six years ago, the Canadian-based company said it would build a state-of-the-art plant converting municipal solid waste into ethanol. […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Building a bridge between cultures is as simple as planting a tree. With that in mind, Tupelo next year will host its first North Mississippi Cherry Blossom Festival to help mark the special relationship between not only Japan and the United States, but also Japan and Mississippi. “In […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – With 10,000 years of history and 444 miles of roadway, the Natchez Trace Parkway has many stories to tell – and many ways to tell them. And NTP officials are trying to do just that. In the second of four meetings along the route, park officials on Wednesday […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Think of it as a giant ice pack, but much, much colder. And it takes only a fraction of the time to garner the benefits. Cryocorrect bills itself as Mississippi first provider of Whole Body Cryotherapy, otherwise known as cold therapy. On Tuesday, Erik Goodwin and Jeff Michael […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Timber company Pro South is adding a saw mill at its location near Booneville. Pro South President Russell Stites said in a news release that the project represents a $2.75 million company investment and will create 57 new jobs. The Booneville-based company now employs about 70 people, said […]

Raise your hand – or shake your head – if you’ve had to try to sell a $16 tub of cookie dough to friends and family. Again. Maybe it was candles. Or wrapping paper. Smart cards, perhaps. Most likely if your kid goes to a school you were involved directly or indirectly in trying to […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The second of three proposed Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Tupelo has its location marked. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has selected the strategic intersection of McCullough Boulevard and West Barnes Crossing Road for its second location. The official address is 2990 McCullough Boulevard, which belongs to Mossy Oak Properties. The […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – After nearly 21 years in business, Rusty Roden decided to tweak the name of his business in the West Main Shopping Center. Roden’s Piano and Music became simply Roden’s Music recently to reflect the change in its operations. “We’re getting out of the acoustic music business – the […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Bim Bam Burgers & Wings will open in the former Atlanta Bread Company building near Crosstown in Tupelo. That’s according to Bim Bam owner Tony Barragan, who met with a city inspector on Wednesday. Barragan received a temporary permit as he moves in new equipment and works out […]