Thursday, September 21, 2017

Mitchell: Reluctant Officials Get Civics Lesson from Supreme Court

During the hurricanes early this month, the Mississippi Supreme Court quietly struck a blow to ratify people-power in city halls and courthouses around the...

John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: Cedar Oaks

OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI Cedar Oaks ~ Once standing on the corner of North Lamar and Jefferson Ave., Cedar Oaks in now located at 601 Murray St....

Mitchell: Summer Adventure Turned Tide of American History

Summer was a happy time in the Mississippi Delta for 12-year-old Simeon Wright. It only became happier when Wright and his brothers were told...

Mitchell: ‘Keep the Flag’ Sentiment Rests on Shaky Foundations

This is a submitted Op-Ed from Charlie Mitchell, A Mississippi journalist. The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the views of...
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Mitchell: Senate Election May Double As Flag Referendum

This is a submitted Op-Ed from Charlie Mitchell, A Mississippi journalist. The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the views of...

Mitchell: An Ode To The Little-Loved Resealable Plastic Bag

Learning to text, to ask our phones for information and to instruct our cars to give us directions (and scold us for wrong turns)...

On Cooking Southern: A Groggy Night Inspires End-Of-Summer Cocktails

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tom and Jerry: A grog of powdered sugar, beaten egg yolks and whites, whiskey and hot milk, seasoned with nutmeg. Dates...

‘Certainties’ Include Universal Health Care

There are certain certainties we accept: death and taxes. Other certainties can be deduced from trends. For instance, the sun will set on Mississippi’s...

Mitchell: Autry Ought To Be Known Better In His Mississippi

Almost-native son James Autry ought to be known better in Mississippi. He’s “almost-native” because while he grew up in Benton County, he was actually...

Mitchell: Room For Improvement In America’s Discourse

The weird thing about ad hominem responses is sometimes they trigger laughter, and sometimes they trigger mortal combat. As evidenced by the fact that ad...