Sidna Brower Mitchell Blog: Memories and Radish Top Soup

When Stillman Rockefeller could no longer go into New York City on a regular basis, I sometimes went to his estate in Greenwich, Conn.,...

Reflections On Being The Editor Of The DM In 1962

By Sidna Brower Mitchell The integration of the University of Mississippi by James Meredith in the fall of 1962 was a life-changing event for me....

The “Find a Way” Attitude of Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad

What an incredible two months for 64 year old endurance swimmer Diana Nyad. This past Thursday she ended her 48-hour swim in pool set...

Cooking Southern: Fall Slaws, Salads

Grove-ready sweet and savory dishes. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Groving: What one does during home games at Ole Miss — tailgating and befriending folks in...

Oxford and Ole Miss: Willie and Pete

Mississippian Willie Morris' literary career, life and adventures carried him far and wide from home. From Presidents, to the J. R. Ewings in Austin,...

Southern Foodways Symposium 2013 Draws Record Attendance

Laurie Triplette's recap of last week's tasty proceedings. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Oxford was flooded with foodies last weekend, as 405 gourmets and gastronomes descended on our little...

Inspiring Others With a Positive Attitude: How Nothing Holds Back Jim Swihart

A few days ago I took a picture of the sign below. It was taped on the glass of an exercise facility. For success, attitude...

Photo Gallery: Pigs, Punch, and Prose at the Powerhouse

Photos by Laurie Triplette. Text by Tad Wilkes. The Powerhouse Community Arts Center hosted a book-signing, book-reading, punch-sipping, pig-eating good time on Tuesday, October 1. Oxford-based writers Tom Franklin,...

On Cooking Southern: All About Apples

Apple-happy recipes cut to the core of fall flavor. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Gee whiz. So much to think about this week. Where should The...

The Warden & The Chief

It's a shame that so many folks in small towns and big cities alike don't realize till they are grown that they had it...