Column: A Peek Behind Legislative Leaders’ Spending Rhetoric

By Bill Crawford Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn are touting their great success this year in holding down the cost...

John Cofield’s Oxford And Ole Miss: The Spillway

The Tallahatchie seemed to be everywhere. Looking out the backseat window, we crossed it a million times going up old 7 to Memphis. And,...

When Others Talk Policy, Rep. Holland Talks People

Years ago, Mississippi Public Broadcasting decided to air a live “town hall” on a topic. Can’t remember what. Twenty or 30 people were to...
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Jay Hughes: What Mental Health Cuts Mean For You

MENTAL HEALTH CUTS: Leadership’s claim of "Living within our means" MEANS cutting critical lifeline services to mental health, children, disabled and elderly – BUT,...

John Cofield’s Oxford And Ole Miss: William Faulkner And The Kentucky Derby

As the Derby approaches, Sports Illustrated asked William Faulkner to cover the Kentucky Derby for their May 1955 issue. "So it is not just betting,...

Ole Miss Musings: A Tutor For All Seasons

I just met one of the most dynamic young entrepreneurs in recent memory....Lee Ingram from Madison, Mississippi. Lee may have found his "niche" in...

McDaniel Plans To Ride Emotional Wave To U.S. Senate

By Charlie Mitchell Why would the name of a state senator from Ellisville be on a professionally created survey seeking voters’ views on...

‘Glowing Flames Of The Shack’ By Shane Brown

I came home last night to write a story about this picture, but I got lost about what to write about. I've been getting...

Coopwood: Remembering Family

Warm weather means it's time to ride motorcycles, something I’ve enjoyed since I was six years old. When many of my friends from there...

John Cofield’s Oxford And Ole Miss: The Lyric On Van Buren Avenue

The Lyric on Van Buren Avenue has such a storied history on the street. Every single business within sight of it has flipped over...