Blogging isn’t just about typing out posts and sharing the links with your Facebook friends. It is about communicating. No, wait. It is about communicating from the heart. That passion. You know that stuff that helps the roses smell even better and gets you out of bed in the morning? There’s a much bigger picture…

Elvis Birthday Showcase

Written by Hannah Maharrey We have a super unique and interesting event coming up this week that combines Elvis and homelessness outreach. What do they have in common? Well, I have the rare opportunity to put together a show stacked with local and out-of-state talent that not only celebrates the King’s birthday but with all…

Chandler James Music

Chandler James, born in Tupelo, Mississippi, is a new local singer/songwriter trying to break into the music scene. He was raised in Austin, Texas, where he gets most of his musical inspiration from. With the day job that he has, many obstacles have had to be overcome in order for him to be able to…

Backyard Astronomy November 15!

Hello darkness my old friend . . . ICC astronomy instructor Bob Swanson is hoping for clear, dark skies this Thursday (11/15) as the college hosts a public star-gazing event, “Backyard Astronomy.” This free, family-friendly event will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (come-and-go) at the Health Sciences Education Building on ICC’s Tupelo…

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…

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…

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign: Update from the “Swantourage”!

Written by Bob Swanson Stormin’ Swanson’s “Taking the State by Storm” tour reached the halfway mark in New Albany last week! One of the cool parts of the tour so far has been seeing the promotional signs at the libraries. Kids across the state learned about weather, air pressure and even density — all while…