Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Scott Coopwood

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...

Coopwood: Hunting Season Has Arrived

Middle son, Jordan and I celebrated the opening of the 2016-2017 Hunting Season in 93 degree weather as we sat 100 yards from each...
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Coopwood: Remembering a Champ

The death last week of former boxing Heavy Weight Champion, Muhammed Ali brought back many memories to Mississippians who had seen him fight and...
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Coopwood: Reflecting on Delta Council

This past Friday, Delta Council held its annual meeting at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on the campus of Delta State University in Cleveland....