Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Scott Coopwood

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...

Coopwood: Former Mississippian Pins Book

Norbert Putnam, famous musician and record producer who lived in my town of Cleveland when he was executive director of the Delta Music Institute...

Coopwood: Remembering Bill Minor

On March 28, veteran Mississippi journalist, Bill Minor died. He was 93 years old. For those unfamiliar with Mr. Minor, he wrote columns and articles...

Facebook Founder Visits The Delta

By Scott Coopwood Back when I was growing up in Shelby, the Mississippi Delta was isolated from the rest of the world. Only...

Coopwood: Preserving The Past

There is no shortage of history in the Mississippi Delta. From our ground breaking “firsts” in agriculture, to our blues music, to our civil...

Coopwood: In Search of Family

I never knew much about the Coopwood side of my family when I was growing up. Daddy’s father abruptly left one day when he...

Bumping Into Robert Khayat

Column by Scott Coopwood Recently, I ran into former Ole Miss Chancellor, Robert Khayat in Oxford. For those who may not know Khayat, he...

Remembering Dr. Stacy Davidson

Column by Scott Coopwood In January 2011, I was walking out of the Baptist Church in the small Delta town of Shelby when someone...

Ode to Mose

One of the Mississippi Delta’s great musicians died a few days ago, the incredible pianist, Mose Allison. Mose grew up in the...

Trump’s Tough Road Ahead

When Donald Trump walks through doors of The White House in January, not only will he be forced to deal with the disastrous Obama...