David A. Puleo Named New UM Engineering Dean

David A. Puleo, an administrator nationally respected for his activities in both academics and research, has been named the new dean of the School...

Business School Closes Centennial Celebration at Jackson Event

Some of the state's most celebrated business and civic leaders of the past century took center stage at a recent celebration in Jackson, helping...

UM Law Professor to Lead National Academic Organization

A University of Mississippi law professor will lead an organization representing more than 100 institutions as head of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools...

UM Museum Named to ’51 Most Astounding University Museums’

The University of Mississippi Museum and its extensive collection of art, scientific equipment and Greek and Roman antiquities are in the national spotlight once...

UM Archives and Special Collections Displays Jack Reed Sr. Gift

Selected memorabilia and artifacts belonging to the late Mississippi business leader and civil rights movement icon Jack Reed Sr. will be displayed this fall...

Two UM Pharmacy Faculty to Lead Mississippi Pharmacists Association

The Mississippi Pharmacists Association has welcomed two faculty members from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy into leadership positions for the organization. Lauren Bloodworth,...

Alumna Credits Ole Miss with Helping Her Win Miss Tennessee

University of Mississippi alumna Christine Williamson has spent countless hours with children of the Children's Miracle Network. Christine's passion for helping others is a big...

Tallahatchie County Sheriff Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

The sheriff of Tallahatchie County has been arrested on federal narcotics trafficking and extortion charges, according to a press release from the U.S. Department...

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...

Oxford Crime Reports of Aug. 9, 2018

The following reports were made Aug. 9, 2018, by city, university and county law enforcement agencies.  Oxford Police Department made one arrest for DUI and...

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...

Sidna Brower Mitchell: Remembering Fraternity Men

The University of Mississippi is known for its fraternity life but I want to write not about Chi Psi at Ole Miss but about...
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Emmerich On Turning the Big “60”

By Wyatt Emmerich Publisher of The Northside Sun wyatt@northsidesun.com August 2 is my birthday. The big 60 is finally here. Old age awaits. My first thought is that...

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...

Oxford Psychologist Suggests 4 Tips for Back to School Jitters

For most children in the LOU area school has begun or will begin soon. With that can come some fear, stress or anxiety. Here...