Saturday, April 29, 2017

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,...

‘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...

The Ole Miss’ “Mississippi Magnolia” Begins Distribution This Week

The 121st volume of The Ole Miss has begun distribution today and will continue throughout the week. A design process that began over a year...

Ford Center To Host Russian National Ballet For ‘Sleeping Beauty’

The Russian National Ballet brings the fairytale "Sleeping Beauty" to life for one performance next week at the University of Mississippi's Gertrude C. Ford...

What To Do In Oxford When It Rains

Oxford is known for its greenery, shopping and so much more that requires being outside to enjoy. Today was a reminder that it’s not...

You Don’t Have To Take Part In Greek Life, Or Do You?

As I sat in the Ole Miss Student Union during the fall semester, a girl came and sat next to me. She kindly started...

Finding Mr. Kinney, The Story Of A Mississippi Delta Artist

I moved to Mississippi from New York five years ago when my dad, musician Mose Allison, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the governor’s...

Minnesota Native Tosses Textbooks Aside To Indulge In Oxford’s Retail Industry

Audrey Kuhlman strolls the creaky, wooden floors of Hinton & Hinton, navigating the skinny hallways piled high with bright shirts, patterned suit jackets, dark...

On Cooking Southern: Spring Teatime Offers Treats Even A Manly Man Will Like

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK I’m losing my religion: Some extreme situation or person has provoked the speaker almost to the point of no return, beyond...

Sneed’s Ace Hardware: How A Business Became A Legacy

In 1951, Payne Sneed and Parham Shaw became partners when they bought a hardware store on the Oxford Square. Over sixty years later, the...

Azar Performs Anthem Following June’s Bicentennial Concert Headliner Announcement

The state of Mississippi will celebrate its bicentennial later this year, but the party will begin in Oxford ahead of the December date. On...

The Cutest Southern Easter Outfits On Amazon

With Easter right around the corner, we searched Amazon to find you the most adorable Easter outfits at the best price. All the items...

Around Oxford In 7 Instagrams

    Harrison and #1 hand seller @foxthegolden are manning the shop all afternoon! Go bug them! #oxfordms #vinylrecords #visitoxford A post shared by The End of...

Book Review: ‘An Unforeseen Life: A Memoir’ By Mary Ann Connell

*Mary Ann Connell will have a book signing at Off Square Books in Oxford this Tuesday, April 11, at 5 p.m. She will...

Southern Belle Store Releases T-Shirts Featuring Poetry By Neely-Dorsey

It all started with an idea that came to Penney Green, a dyslexia therapist for Greene County School District.  "On March 31, one of the...