Happy Friday, people of Earth. The weather is perfect, and anyone who thinks otherwise has no soul. Goodbye and good riddance to summer.
Anywho, I hope you have exciting plans for the weekend. I know I do: Drinking beer and helping my wife with our newborn. Not sure if those two things should mix, but I like to live on the edge.
Headlines and such after the jump. Read more
Only a handful of reports today, but a lot of aggressiveness packed into this batch. Some folks just take life by the throat – or take other people by the throat. That’s not good. Don’t do it.
Be a person of action, fine, just don’t be a crazy person of action. Read more
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Strange Brew Coffeehouse of Starkville will be opening a second location in Tupelo at the corner of Jefferson St. and Gloster St.
I’M SO FREAKIN’ HAPPY RIGHT NOW.
You saw the news, right? The best news that Tupelo has seen since Mugshots came to town? Well, another Starkville mainstay is putting down roots here: Strange Brew Coffeehouse.
I started drinking coffee at the Starkville location in 2008, when I began covering Mississippi State sports for the Journal. It was my go-to on those long days and nights, and its arrival here early next year finally gives Tupelo a full-on coffee shop, with drive-through and everything.
Oh, but we have a Starbucks, you say? Yeah, cool, if you’re into things like terrible coffee. I get my coffee at Cafe 212, because it’s the best cup of joe in town. I’ll continue my patronage at that fine establishment, so I guess I’ll just have to drink even more coffee once Strange Brew arrives.
I could go on all day about this news, but let’s get to other headlines and such, after the jump. Read more
Hey, everybody. I think the zombies might be coming, judging by recent events. I dunno. Read and judge for yourself. Read more
Happy National Coffee Day, everyone! This means I should drink coffee all day, and nothing else, not even water, right? I mean, coffee has water in it. What could possibly go wrong?
OK. Headlines and links after the jump. Read more
You gotta be on your toes at all times, people. Beware large women who want money, dudes faking heart attacks, online dating, bricks, and major league relief pitchers.
Also, people are getting wasted before lunch again. Party on, people. Read more
PANIC IN THE STREETS. MARKETS COLLAPSING. DEATH AND DESTRUCTION. A WORLD ON THE BRINK.
That’s right, Facebook went down for a while earlier this afternoon, the second time in less than a week that’s happened. At last report, we all somehow survived. Mark Zuckerberg defeated the terrorists, so now we can all resume posting false stories posing as true stories, baby/cat pictures, and political rants that will change the minds and hearts of exactly zero people. Read more
Some people are just a little bit … I dunno … off. And those people tend to show up in the police reports.
I mean, today we’ve got a guy who doesn’t think getting hit in the face with a brick is a big deal, someone running over signs at McDonald’s, people tossing loose change at a car. … I’m not sure what’s gotten into folks this week. Probably too much Fireball. Read more
Annnnd we’re back with some fresh police reports. None from Tupelo, but Lee County gets the job done, as usual. We even learn something today. A little grammar lesson, if you will, thanks to our friends in Guntown. Read more
I’m guessing you’ve heard by now that Pope Francis is in the U.S. for a six-day visit. He’s in Washington, D.C., today, and will also hit up New York and Philadelphia.
As you can imagine, there’s plenty of buzz on Twitter about the Pontiff’s arrival. Here’s a sampling. Read more