Five Things To Know About Chilifest

Written by Reagan Pepper In the battle of “chilly” versus “chili,” there’s only one that wins out during an October in Mississippi… so bring on Chilifest! Tupelo Main Street’s 19th Annual Chilifest will be Friday, October 12, from 5-10 p.m.  Never been? Here are five things you need to know about Tupelo’s favorite chili cookoff!…

5 Things to do in New Orleans, LA

Written by Lauren McElwain I LOVE New Orleans!  Every time I go there, I leave ready to go back!  The reason?  Because that place is a melting pot for culture, art, music and food from all over the world!  The options for entertainment are literally endless!  I honestly think you could stay a whole month…

A Tribute to Danielle Adams

Written by Melanie Deas I am a good person. I’m an attractive person. I am a talented person. Grant me Grace.* My first meeting with Danielle Adams lasted almost four hours. She asked to meet for coffee (which everyone knows is a sure way to get me to make time for a meeting). We were…

Downtown Tupelo is Getting Crafty!

Ale Trail is back! Fall is in the air, and we’re asking you to trade in the Pumpkin Spice Latte for something with a little more kick – craft beer. Get downtown Friday, September 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. for this year’s Ale Trail event! Ale Trail is the perfect excuse to get that…

Imagine the Possibilities Career Expo

Written by Albine Bennett It’s hard to believe that we are less than three weeks away from our 4th Imagine the Possibilities Career Expo! Imagine the Possibilities is an interactive career expo designed for 8thgraders in 17 Northeast Mississippi counties served by the CREATE Foundation.  The Toyota Wellspring Education Fund at CREATE Foundation is the major sponsor along…

NEWMS Lip Sync Battle 2018

Written by Albine Bennett The NEWMS Lip Sync Battle is an annual FUNdraiser for New Expectations for Women in Mississippi (NEWMS) that is held at Steele’s Dive.  Every year, local celebrities compete for the coveted first place prize, bragging rights as well as the grand champion of the most money raised for the organization. Five…

Tupelo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

An amazing event will be happening this coming Sunday, September 9th at Bancorpsouth Arena.  The Tupelo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will begin with an opening ceremony at 2:10 pm.   The ceremony will include the National Anthem, reflection of that day, and then a bagpiper will lead the climbers to start. Those signed up to…

BancorpSouth Arena Upcoming Events

  There is an exciting lineup of events coming to BancorpSouth Arena in the upcoming months!!  The fun is in full swing this month!  Here is a list of the events coming to the Arena during September!   BancorpSouth Arena September Events Sept. 7: Alabama with special guest Charlie Daniels Band Sept. 21: Chris Young…