John Cofield

Marshall Henderson

  Love him or hate him, like it or not, Marshall Henderson EXPLODED Ole Miss basketball onto the national stage this season. It started, more...

The Theora Hamblett House

Standing a few blocks off the Square, at 619 Van Buren Avenue, is the house best known as the home of Miss Theora Hamblett,...

JOHN COFIELD'S 'OXFORD & OLE MISS' –– DR. PORTER L. FORTUNE

Dr. Porter L. Fortune was the 21st chief executive of The University of Mississippi. Dr. Fortune received a PhD from the University of North Carolina...

Cofield on Oxford, The Run of the Place Part I

And run we did. Right up in Leslie’s Drug Store, headed for the Fountain. A quick slow-down and straightened-up as we passed the stern Miss...

John Cofield's Oxford & Ole Miss –– Showing the Red & Blue in Afghanistan

  Ole Miss alumni display their Rebel pride wherever they are. Even if they are in the middle of a war zone. Here University of Mississippi...

Cofield: A (Very) Brief History of a Town Called Taylor

The community many of us know as Taylor began under a slightly different name, according to resident Jim Hamilton and Oxford's John Cofield. Hamilton writes: "John Taylor...

John Cofield’s Oxford and Ole Miss: Faces of Oxford – Guytie Holley Runnels

Our grandfathers knew each other, our fathers knew each other, but as it goes in Oxford, we were more than three grades apart so...

Two Views of William Faulkner — Same Photography Family

William Faulkner was photographed 1000's of times during his life. From Paris (not Misssissippi) to Rowan Oak to Stockholm to West Point (not Mississippi)...

Not Your Dad’s Chancellor

Colonel Cofield's chancellor was John D. Williams. They were friends. "A fine man", I remember Granddaddy saying more than once. Those chancellors from John...

Artifact Survived When the Country Village Mall Burned

You have to be ‘old’ Oxford –– from the 70′s and 80′s, and probably a drinker –– to have any clue at all as...