Wednesday, February 21, 2018

On Cooking Southern: Catch as Catch Can Week

Shrimp, salad, salsa and other savory summer satisfiers. By Laurie Tripletteldtriplette@aol.comSOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEKCatch as catch can:  To make do with what’s available in a haphazard...

BLOG: Governor Bryant’s Comments Taken Out of Context

Let’s take a closer look at Gov. Phil Bryant’s comments he made a couple of weeks ago when he responded to the question, “How...

On Cooking Southern: Cobblers and Tarts

Berry season is ripe for picking sweet recipes.By Laurie Tripletteldtriplette@aol.comSOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEKDab: A small bit of something important to the situation or recipe,...

Dexter

So many unusual things happened in the final 3 minutes of Ole Miss' victory over LSU, it got confusing. Even for the participants. But...

The Chickasaw Nation in the White Man’s World

In the next hundred years, after their successful battles against the French in 1736 in the Lower Mississippi Valley, the Chickasaw Nation was slowly...

Isaiah’s Busy Bee Café

Born in Oxford, Georgia Isaiah spent thirty years cooking for Ole Miss Chancellors J. D. Williams and Porter Fortune. When she finally retired, she...

On Cooking Southern: Snapper and Trout

Summer in the South calls for gettin' fishy with it. By Laurie Tripletteldtriplette@aol.comSOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEKFish or cut bait: Proceed with your intended action or stop...

Lining Up the Stars in Cleveland

Six weeks ago, Delta State University located in my home town of Cleveland, received a new president, Bill LaForge. LaForge grew up in Cleveland,...

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Wow, Silky Sullivan is gone. Say it ain't so. Damn.Silky holds a special place in the hearts of two or three generations of Ole...

B & B Cafe, 1962

The African-American-owned B & B Cafe was tucked away in an alley just off the northwest corner of the Square. This is one of...