Opinion

Op-Ed: This is Why We Need More Military Vets in America’s Newsrooms

Editor's Note: This op-ed originally ran in Neiman Reports By Zack Baddorf Executive Director/Founder of Military Veterans in Journalism zack@mvj.network Since the attacks of 9/11, the United States...

Spice Found in Vapes at Local Gas Station Results in Two Arrests

Two Oxford men have been arrested on drug charges following an investigation that began after local high school students had adverse reactions to using...

Opinion: Pandemic Shows Over-regulated, Under-embraced Innovation in MS

By Hunter Estes Mississippi Center for Public Policy As a deadly virus has spread across the nation, many of us have been forced to embrace alternative...

Letter to the Editor: Nevertheless, Oxford Film Festival Persists!

By Melanie Addington Executive Director, Oxford Film Festival A week ago we announced the postponement of the Oxford Film Festival. It seems a lifetime ago and...
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Letter to the Editor: Local Nonprofits Need Our Help Now More Than Ever

By Kurt Brummett Executive Director United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County “While we often think we are immune to difficulties others face, no one knows what tomorrow...

Letter to the Editor: Senator Wicker, Please Help

By John Currence Oxford Restauranteur  Dear Senator Wicker, As a result of having closed our businesses for public safety reasons Tuesday, I have advised 300 employees in...

On Religion: In Times of Plague, Priests Do What Priests Need To Do

The second wave of influenza in the fall of 1918 was the worst yet and, by the time Father Nicola Yanney reached Wichita, Kansas,...

Opinion: 2020 Could be the Year of Alcohol Freedom in Mississippi

By Hunter Estes Mississippi Center for Public Policy One hundred years ago, almost to the day, our nation crippled the alcohol industry and swept its...

On Religion: The Darkness Returns — Rabbi Lord Sacks on New Wave of Anti-Semitism

Andrew Neil of BBC kept asking Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn the same question -- over and over. "Eighty percent of Jews think that you're...

On Religion: Facing Ties Between ‘Pro-life’ Issues, Like Immigration and Human Trafficking

It's hard to talk about the horrors of human trafficking -- including young women and children forced into the sex trade -- without mentioning...