Oxford Olden Days: The Formation and Naming of Oxford

Early settlers and land speculators started coming in this area of north Mississippi after the Chickasaw Cession of 1832. An act of the Mississippi...
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Cofield: Our Good Man – Coaching for Literacy

Ole Miss football head coach, Hugh is huge in the eyes of the Rebel football nation. But, as we are all learning, there is...
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Park: Christmas Card Sparks Revulsion, but Author Asks: How Much Am I to Blame?

When I first saw the Christmas card sent out this year by Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, a sense of instant revulsion and disgust pulsed...

Oxford Olden Days: The Construction of the First Lafayette County Courthouse

After accepting the donation of fifty acres in the geographical center of the new Lafayette County, the Board of Police (the forerunner of the...
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66 Southern Expressions for Gossiping

My neighborhood's real ­estate agent and self­-appointed moralist was known as for her unsolicited opinions of other's private lives. When asked why this was...

Oxford Olden Days: The Formation and Naming of Oxford

Early settlers and land speculators started coming in this area of north Mississippi after the Chickasaw Cession of 1832. An act of the Mississippi...
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John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: The Burial of William Faulkner

  At 2:00 p.m. the businesses of the Oxford, Mississippi Courthouse Square locked their doors. The hearse carrying William Faulkner pulled out of Rowan Oak, went...
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Park: From Beer Hall to Hall of Fame — Will This Finally be...

It’s nice to see former Ole Miss lineman Michael Oher protecting Cam Newton’s blind side as Carolina takes on the Denver in Sunday’s 50th...
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‘The Beginning’ by Shane Brown

I'm a procrastinator. A bad one. I always push off for an extra hour, a certain time or for another day. It's not because...

Oxford Olden Days: Egg Bowl 2005

I can remember as a child in the 1950s and early 60s when a Saturday football game away meant that you would drive up...