Monday, December 11, 2017

Mitchell: Treating Symptoms No Cure for Mass Murder Disease

When a patient shows up with an ailment, a doctor is sometimes able to cure the ailment. At other times, the doctor is limited...
Claudia Billups

After Years in Faraway Places, Claudia Billups Rides Back Home to Oxford

Claudia Billups stays extremely busy these days managing a new restaurant, Fill-Up with Billups, on the Oxford Square. HottyToddy.com's Steve Vassallo crossed paths with her...

On Cooking Southern: Let’s Celebrate Our Foreign Food Roots

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Sweet as pie: A descriptive term referring to a person with a pleasant nature. A high compliment when conferred by a...

Mitchell: Thanksgiving Is a Middle Child, but Deserves Attention

Confession: Much of what follows is recycled. But recycling is a good thing, isn’t it? The thought being repeated is that Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas...

Papito’s Oxford Announces New Specials and Dishes

Papito's Oxford Mexican Restaurant & Grill, located in the Oxford Marketplace at 2570 West Jackson Ave., is celebrating its 12-year anniversary with some exciting...

Real Estate Agent Brings Expertise to Oxford with Rebel Realty

When Pamela Roberson entered the world of real estate in Oxford some 11 years ago, she brought her competitive spirit with her. The owner/broker...

Thursday’s Top Tune Throwback: The Everly Brothers’ “Crying in the Rain”

One of the greatest duos in America's musical history had its roots in Kentucky and eventually Nashville. Don and Phil Everly's legacy to the...

Mitchell: Nurturing a Desire to Learn Is the First Challenge

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men have had their first meeting. Their challenge is to put the Jackson Public Schools back...

Treehouse Toys: Owner Jennifer Kincaid Has an “Eagle Eye” for Gifts That Kids Love

Treehouse Toys, located next to Coyote Blues at 1201 Merchants Drive, is a storehouse of new and exciting toys. Primarily focused on infants through age...

Mitchell: Ideally, Words Should Be Precise, Not Confusing

Imagine a timber crew idling around their pickups in the moist, early-morning silence of a pine forest, waiting for their workday to begin. A...