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The Mom Next Door: 10 Things I Wish I’d Known About Being a Mom

My oldest daughter is turning 10 years old next week. That means I’ve been a mom for a decade. I’m still no expert, but I...

Vassallo: SEC Strength Ratings Following Week 3

Alabama: 100.....The Tide getting stronger each week. Can any team compete against this elephant? Georgia: 98.....This week at Missouri could determine the eastern champion. LSU: 95.....Coach...

Salter: McDaniel’s ‘Morning Joe’ Comments Missed the Point of our State’s Fiscal Realities

The so-called “jungle primary” to choose a successor to retired Republican Mississippi U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran took a truly strange turn in downtown Oxford...

Allen Boyer: Review of “Ohio” by Stephen Markley

Editor’s Note: Stephen Markley will read and sign copies of his book “Ohio” on Wednesday, September 19, at 5 p.m., at Off-Square Books. “I went...

Mitchell: Large ‘Something for Nothing’ Crowd Often Overlooked

It’s the season for storms to line up in the Atlantic and Pacific, seeming to take aim. TV weatherfolk become hyper-animated over how awful...

Sheriff East Will be Remembered for Decades to Come

The funeral procession was the longest I've ever seen. I took some pictures, walked to my car in the back part of the North Oxford...

Oxford’s Women on the Move: Teaching for Mississippi

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Krystal Cormack was born and raised in Chicago but dug her roots in the Delta after finding the Teach for America...

Vassallo: SEC Strength Ratings Following Week 2

Alabama: 100... Bama hitting on all cylinders on both sides of ball. Georgia: 98... Beast of the East. These guys are for real. Ask SC. Auburn:...

Bonnie Brown: 9/11 Memorials Offer Solace to Remembrance of an American Tragedy

Growing up, I often heard people speak about where they were when President Kennedy was shot. It was a defining memory for my generation. Many...

Mitchell: Any Consequence for Clinging to a Sinking Ship?

Long before there was a mutiny aboard H.M.S. Bounty, it was clear Capt. Bligh was unfit. As tensions built, the choice for his officers...