Monday, January 23, 2017

Adams: The Unwavering Positive Attitude of Ernie Banks

For years I have delivered programs on the importance of the positive attitude. Recently, one of the most beloved people to ever live in Chicago...
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On Cooking Southern: Quick and Easy Road-Trip Foods Enhance the Travel Experience

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Down in the dirt: Someone is willing to roll up their sleeves and participate at an elemental level, getting dirty and...
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Adams: One of the Most Moving Messages We Will Ever Hear

Yesterday one of the most impactful speeches ever was delivered. It only went 7 minutes, but it has changed thousands of lives all over...

Mississippi’s Creative Economy

Recently, I attended a meeting my good friend, Malcolm White, Director of the Mississippi Arts Commission put together. The meeting was made up of...

Mitchell: River of Knowledge Growing Wider, But Not Deeper

It has been more than 400 years since Polonius, a character in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, observed that “brevity is the soul of wit.” One-liners by...

The Run Of the Place, Part V

No matter the generation, the Square has a feeling all its own, but no more so than at sunrise. So hushed you can hear rubber...

Photo Gallery: Pigs, Punch, and Prose at the Powerhouse

Photos by Laurie Triplette. Text by Tad Wilkes. The Powerhouse Community Arts Center hosted a book-signing, book-reading, punch-sipping, pig-eating good time on Tuesday, October 1. Oxford-based writers Tom Franklin,...

Mr. & Mrs. William Faulkner

Estelle Oldham as she appeared in the 1913 Ole Miss annual. In high school Billy Falkner fell in love with Estelle, whose family had...

‘A Letter to Dad’ by Shane Brown

If you knew Dad pretty well then you knew about his letters. He'd rather write you a letter than pick up the phone. Those letters...

Daniels: SEC Team Projection – Missouri

The Missouri Tigers are coming off of back-to-back SEC Championship game appearances with two SEC East champion seasons. Maty Mauk will be returning at the...