I am My Biggest Critic

Last month I shared my very first blog post, ever.  It was very exciting and very scary! The floodgates of insecurity came rushing in when a friend texted me to let me know it was published.  It was unexpected.  I could feel a small, black cloud appear over me almost instantly and I felt somewhat…

The Christmas Boots

Written by Lisa Hawkins Last year I received this historic Christmas Present. Many times the best gifts aren’t expensive things but are priceless treasures. This is a photo of my Father T.H. McDaniel. “Mack”. At 17, he signed up to fight for his country in WWII, as a Marine. His assignment was to be on…

New Year, New(er) Me

by Albine Bennett I don’t know about you but it’s been far too long for my insecurities to hold me back hence this blog post. It’s my “official” first blog post where I pour out my thoughts and ideas in hopes of inspiring someone else to be a better version of themselves.  I find my drive…

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…

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…

A Tribute to Timothy Burke

Written by Lauren McElwain     About a year ago, I was working with a group to clean up and beautify downtown Tupelo at Ten for Tupelo.  It’s a vivid memory for me because it was pouring down rain that day. But nevertheless, we all decided to do the job we had come to do….

Tupelo Smiles Gives Back

For Drs. Richard Caron and John Kenney, community matters. Tupelo Smiles has been a mainstay in the Tupelo community for over 20 years, providing dental care for kids, teens, adults, seniors and families. Tupelo Smiles prides itself on making their patients feel welcome and comfortable all while receiving quality dental care. But in 2017, the…

The Beauty in Bravery

Written by Bethany Ramsey   What makes someone brave? Wouldn’t it be fair to say that it’s someone who posesses or exhibits courage? I believe that there is outrageous beauty in bravery. Often what causes us to be brave is anything but beautiful. An illness or disease, a frightening new season of life, obstacles we…

Angel with a Flashing Blue Halo

Written by Timothy Burke Thanksgiving is a time for being thankful for everything. Even the little things. Being thankful for even the bad times. My experience for giving thanks this holiday was for a very special man in blue! These brave and dedicated souls do not receive the credit they deserve. It is my hope…