Thursday, March 30, 2017

Coopwood: Remembering Bill Minor

On March 28, veteran Mississippi journalist, Bill Minor died. He was 93 years old. For those unfamiliar with Mr. Minor, he wrote columns and articles...

Yac’s 2017 Miss-I-Sippin’ Beerfest Was Hoppin’ With Fun

By Laurie Triplette The air in Oxford was heady with hops last weekend when the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council hosted its ninth annual Miss-i-sippin’...

Financial Health Of State’s Hospitals On A Roller Coaster

A healthier Mississippi with more medical services, specifically for the underserved, was a hallmark of Gov. Phil Bryant’s stump speech when he was running...

Rep. Gipson’s Quest For Truth Reflects Misunderstanding

State Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, has his toga in a knot because a Delta newspaper publisher offered his opinion — opinion — that Gipson,...

Ten Great Flashback Songs Hitting The Charts In The Spring

Every now and then, the music bug bites me as I hear a tune that brings back so many great memories. These ten definitely...

John Cofield’s Oxford And Ole Miss: Ole Cumberland Church

I'm no historian. Until 10 years ago, any history occurring longer than two weeks ago all faded to foggy gray, then black. I'm only...

‘Eventually’ List Centers On ‘Not If, But When’

Lists are more popular than ever. People love lists. People love making lists, the most prevalent of which is the “bucket list,” a roster...

On Cooking Southern: Shake Up St. Paddy’s With Fried Green Tomato Stacks

IRISH SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Lose an hour in the morning and you’ll be looking for it all day: A late start puts a person...

‘I Never Thought I’d Hear A Gunshot’ By Shane Brown

I started milking cows at 7:15 this morning. I didn't know I had to milk until Billy Ray asked me to the night before....

Ole Miss Musings: Spring Has Sprung On Campus

The natural beauty of the Ole Miss campus is alive and well, and this past weekend, it was blossoming out all over as these...