Wednesday, October 18, 2017

John Cofield's 'Oxford & Ole Miss' –– REBELS AT THE PEABODY

 A long held part of Ole Miss tradition and history is the pep rally in the lobby of The Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis...

John Cofield's 'Oxford & Ole Miss –– The College Inn & Mistilis Cafe

The Mistilis family has fed generations of Ole Miss students and Oxonians alike. Mr. Tom Mistilis had his first restaurant, The College Inn, next...

On Cooking Southern: Turkey Bone Gumbo

Flavor is bone deep By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Hankerin’: A desire for something. Think more coconut cake or a bowl game. ON COOKING SOUTHERN: Turkey Our...

Twinkie Pie and Mr. Jefferson

 With all the news about Hostess Brands possibly going out of business and there being no more Twinkies, I was reminded of a column...

John Cofield's Oxford & Ole Miss –– Barry Hannah

To say that Oxford, Mississippi, has had its share of characters isn't explanation enough.The list is almost never ending. My grandfather's good friend, William...

John Cofield's 'Oxford & Ole Miss –– The Depot

Oxford, MS depot with the train leaving the station, ca. 1920. “So there I was September the 16th ,1919, ready to take off for the...

An Attitude of Gratitude Takes A Lot of Work

OXFORD — In a letter to a church he had founded, the Apostle Paul made a series of suggestions. One was to “pray without...

The Great Mississippi River Flood of 2011

  In his classic Delta autobiography, Lanterns On the Levee, William Alexander Percy wrote, “With us, when you speak of ‘the river,’ though there be many,...

Sanctity?

A week after Hurricane Irene hit the eastern coast of the U.S., we drove back to New Jersey from a family reunion in Mississippi. ...

John Cofield's 'Oxford & Ole Miss –– The Stop

It was an upset nobody saw coming. The Ole Miss Rebels walked into The Swamp and stunned the Florida Gators with a 31-30 win...