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 Tripletteldtriplette@aol.comSOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEKGooder’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...

On Cooking Southern: Way South

Enchiladas and Pico for Cinco de Mayo By Laurie Tripletteldtriplette@aol.comSOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEKPut a lid on it. Better bottle up that behavior right now or...

On Cooking Southern: Chicken Salad

Three versions of the Southern go-to favorite By Laurie Tripletteldtriplette@aol.comSOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEKPig in a poke: What one gets when ordering grits in Oregon or...

North Mississippi—Land of the Chickasaw

Over the next few weeks, I want to give you the legend of how the Chickasaw and the Choctaw came to be in the...

Motee Daniels

Oxford, Mississippi, has produced many leaders, icons and famous citizens. But some were...infamous!Motee Daniels led a colorful life to say the least. A Lafayette...

On Cooking Southern: Cuban Pork/Plantains

Hankerin' for a hunk o' pork By Laurie Tripletteldtriplette@aol.comSOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEKHankerin’: A strong desire for something, with a twist of nostalgia. Think the Merry...

Summer Winter in California

The great writer, Mark Twain, once remarked that the coldest winter he had ever experienced was the summer he spent in San Francisco. Having...