Sunday, December 10, 2017

On Cooking Southern: Holy Week Recipes

High and mighty dishes bring savory sweetness By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK High and Mighty: Someone who’s acting like they’re better than everyone else, whether...

Three More Quarters Remaining

No, I'm not talking about football! Like so many businesses, in our business, we look closely at quarters of each year. How did we do...

Hotty Toddy to Big Murphy Holloway!

Murphy Holloway's road to Ole Miss was paved with more than a few potholes and curves. He was coming, then he wasn't. He was...

Jimmy Faulkner

James Murry Falkner was born in Oxford on July 18, 1923. Jimmy, as he was called by his family and friends, later changed the...

On Cooking Southern: Colcannon and Irish Stew

This St. Paddy's Day, try the potluck o' the Irish By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Shirt-tail cousins/shirt-tail kin: Someone who is not closely related to...

The Organization of Lafayette County –– February 9, 1836

Lafayette County, Mississippi was given its charter by the state of Mississippi on February 9, 1836.  The Treaty of Pontotoc Creek in 1832 between...

Intruder in the Dust

In 1949, Oxford was abuzz as the cast and crew for the filming of Intruder in the Dust came to town. Veteran character actor Porter...

On Cooking Southern: Buttermilk and Pound Cakes

For rich flavor, pound it home By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Lower than a boll weevil: As low-down-dirty, sneaky, underhanded and rotten as a person...

Puddin Place

Located at 1008 University Avenue, Puddin Place Bed & Breakfast is steps away from the Square, the University, Rowan Oak, and even the chicken-on-a-stick...

The J. E. Neilson Co. of Oxford

The J. E. Neilson Co., located on the southeast corner of the Square, has anchored Oxford's business district for almost 174 years. The South's...