Vassallo: Only “18” Days Remain to the 2018 Kickoff

Ironically, that number "18" keeps resurfacing. I asked two close associates, "The General" (Jim Stephens) and legendary field goal kicker, Hoppy Langley, what this...

On Cooking Southern: Ready For A Menu Change? Standing Rib Roast Is Always Prime

*This story originally ran January 31, 2017. SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Stiff-necked: A person who’s stubborn and unyielding in a belief or action, who’s just about...

Senate Hopefuls Leave Neshoba with Very Different Kinds of Campaign Momentum (HED)

The major contenders in the 2018 Class II U.S. Senate nonpartisan special election on Nov. 6 left the state’s premier political stump with very...

Vassallo: Two Rebels With A Cause and a Legendary Pair of Fans

Jan and Lamar Waddell are two of the most extraordinary individuals you will ever encounter. It was this writer's lucky "dog" day when my...

Coopwood: Lost Jeep Returns to The Grove

When I was 16 years old, my father bought me this Jeep, CJ-5.  I cannot tell you how many miles I traveled in it...

Coopwood: Lost Jeep Returns to The Grove

When I was 16 years old, my father bought me this Jeep, CJ-5.  I cannot tell you how many miles I traveled in it...

Mitchell: Sooner or later, Mississippi will Legalize Pot

The day is coming when marijuana will be sold legally in Mississippi under rules similar to those in place for whiskey, wine and beer. Don’t...

Mid-Term Election Stakes are High for State’s Farmers in Wake of Trade Disputes and...

While it’s easy to get caught up in the lunge-and-parry of personality politics in Mississippi’s 2018 congressional elections, the fact is that this election...

Mitchell: Some Not Entertained by Reeves-Hood Kerfuffle

OK, well, so no one is going to prison over “roadgate.” Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has claimed vindication. He would never-ever seek personal favors from...

On Cooking Southern: A Groggy Night Inspires End-Of-Summer Cocktails

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tom and Jerry: A grog of powdered sugar, beaten egg yolks and whites, whiskey and hot milk, seasoned with nutmeg. Dates...