Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Square

The Oxford Square, mid to late 50s, on less eventful days was the scene of many a serious domino game and a lot of...

Chickasaw/Spanish Part Company

Last week I ended my column with the Chickasaw being given an object lesson by the Spanish. If you will recall, the Spaniards caught...

Historic Places & Landmarks

It was during Frederick A.P. Barnard’s tenure as rector that St. Peter’s Episcopal Church building, chancel and nave were erected. The lot was purchased...

Market Brings Local Variety

Opened to large crowd on May 14. Oxford has a new farmers' market --- not to be confused with the farmers' market that still operates...

On Cooking Southern: Crowd Food

Feeding—and comforting—the masses By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK (Looks Like) Something the Cat Dragged in: That person’s seen better days or better moments in the same...

The Original Square Squatters

Several generations of Oxonians have great stories from their time hanging out at the statute of the Confederate soldier in Oxford. It's been going...

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...

On Cooking Southern: Breakfast Time

Apple tortilla rollups, shirred egg cups and grits Benedict By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Gooder’n grits: It doesn’t get much better than this. Think graduation...

Growing the Delta and North Mississippi Using our Culture

On the cover of the Delta Business Journal that our company publishes, we recently featured blues icon Robert Johnson. We received more response from...

Spartans of the Miss. Valley

Last week I wrote about the arrival of the Chickasaw Indians into this area of north Mississippi. If you will recall, there were two...