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Faulkner Goes to Hollywood and Meets Clark Gable

*This article originally appeared in The Oxford SO & SO. By Revia Perrigin Columbus, MS cowgirljenks@hotmail.com William Faulkner spent most of his life in Oxford, Mississippi. His finances...

Jay Mitchell: William Faulkner Shot at Me and Missed, Thank God!

By Jay Mitchell *This story was originally published in The Oxford SO & SO (This testimony that I give is the truth, nothing but the truth,...

Bonnie Brown: Listening is an Essential Skill Vital to Learning

Sshhh . . . listen! These words evoke a response of attentive quiet. There’s anticipation and expectations that there’s an announcement forthcoming that is...

Oxford’s Women on the Move: Romance Novelist Adds Sci-Fi Flair to Oxford

By Talbert Toole Lifestyles Editor talbert.toole@hottytoddy.com. New York Times and USAToday Bestselling Author Michelle M. Pillow is an award-winning romance and cozy mystery fiction writer with...

Unlike Justice Gorsuch, Kavanaugh Will Face Partisan Senate Confirmation Firestorm

After much prime time buildup, Trump announced Monday night his nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the nation’s highest court...

Mitchell: State Can Increase Taxes Without Tax Increase

Close your eyes. Imagine being a politician in a cash-strapped state. Imagine your people — those who voted for you based on your firm...

Charlie Adams: Lessons in Customer Service

The Square, while in ways has stayed the same, has changed a lot since I was born in Oxford in 1962. There was a...

Tim Heaton: 10 Secrets of the Southern Quality of Life

Here’s a must read book: Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta by Richard Grant. In the first page you’ll be...

Dye, Carruth Cast Large Shadows in Mississippi, Left Indelible Legacies

Driving back from a weekend in Lower Alabama, my friend Lee Weiskopf sent a text just as we were leaving Orange Beach telling me...

Mitchell: America was Designed to be a Work in Progress

Did a teacher make you memorize the Declaration of Independence, or at least the first few paragraphs? With apologies, here’s an update … if...