Scott Coopwood

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...

Coopwood: Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Marks Historic Turning Point

The opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson a while back represented a significant cultural milestone, not only to Mississippi but to...

Coopwood: Our State’s Natural Resources a Great Asset

Each year, Mississippi hunters and outdoorsmen enjoy the many hunting and fishing opportunities our great state offers. While September provides the first opportunity of the...

Chasing a Spanish Explorer Across the Mississippi Delta

“History never really says goodbye. History says, 'See you later,’” late writer Eduardo Galeano. And so that happened a couple of weeks ago when Delta...

Coopwood: Remembering Family

Warm weather means it's time to ride motorcycles, something I’ve enjoyed since I was six years old. When many of my friends from there...

Coopwood: Former Mississippian Pins Book

Norbert Putnam, famous musician and record producer who lived in my town of Cleveland when he was executive director of the Delta Music Institute...

Coopwood: Remembering Bill Minor

On March 28, veteran Mississippi journalist, Bill Minor died. He was 93 years old. For those unfamiliar with Mr. Minor, he wrote columns and articles...

Facebook Founder Visits The Delta

By Scott Coopwood Back when I was growing up in Shelby, the Mississippi Delta was isolated from the rest of the world. Only...

Coopwood: Preserving The Past

There is no shortage of history in the Mississippi Delta. From our ground breaking “firsts” in agriculture, to our blues music, to our civil...