Crews have installed pedestrian crosswalks at the intersection of Main and Green Streets, bringing the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail closer to completion. Daily Journal government reporter Caleb Bedillion (8:17) joins Derek and Brad to give the latest details on the project that will connect the Birthplace to downtown Tupelo. Caleb also provides an update on a new Tupelo neighborhood association. Also on today’s show, Adam Robison (14:55) discusses his photo essay on the vehicle upholstery business, Ellie Turner and Lauren Wood (21:11) break down the latest episode of Mud & Magnolias magazine, and Brad (31:53) gives the wackiest crime reports from last week.
Ellie Turner and Lauren Wood join Brad and Derek to talk about the newest issue of Mud & Magnolias magazine (6:29). Topics include a tintype photographer in Oxford and decorating advice from Aspen Bay in Starkville. Also on today’s show, Daily Journal chief photographer Thomas Wells (18:57) discusses his photo essay on the creation of a Tupelo Community Theatre set, M. Scott Morris (25:01) reviews “Chi-Raq,” and Derek (33:04) breaks down the weekend entertainment scene.
Today, Ellie Turner and Lauren Wood of Mud and Magnolias magazine join Derek and guest host Chris Kieffer (10:04) to discuss their latest issue. The magazine is a sister publication to the Daily Journal, and its October/November issue, released Saturday, focuses on the great outdoors. Also on today’s show, Dennis Seid (1:27) provides information about the new Vanelli’s restaurant, M. Scott Morris (21:42) reviews “The Martian,” and Derek (31:40) talks about this weekend’s entertainment scene.