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VIDEO: Jay Mitchell on Moving to Oxford

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRsim04jAuo Jay Mitchell is a regular contributor to The Oxford SO & SO. He is a local oral historian who grew up in Oxford. As...

Jay Mitchell: My Education on William Faulkner

By J.W. (Jay) Mitchell Coldwater, MS coldwaterjay@aol.com *This article was originally published in The Oxford SO & SO. I'm not Faulkner and I am struggling to find the...

Galloway: Faulkner’s Small World

By Bettye H. Galloway Hottytoddy.com contributor Oxford in the early 1950s was not a typical small southern town. Of course, we had some lovely old homes,...

Richard Burns: The Sports Trader Remembered

By Richard Burns for hottytoddy.com oxfordsoandso@yahoo.com *The article was originally published in The Oxford SO & SO It recently came to my attention that the giant baseball card magazine,...

Gordon: Package Stores and The Black Market Tax

*This story was originally published in a 2009 "Oxford SO & SO." By Ralph Gordon Daddy liked to take a little snort from time to time,...

Faulkner Goes to Hollywood and Meets Clark Gable

*This article originally appeared in The Oxford SO & SO. By Revia Perrigin Columbus, MS cowgirljenks@hotmail.com William Faulkner spent most of his life in Oxford, Mississippi. His finances...

Jay Mitchell: William Faulkner Shot at Me and Missed, Thank God!

By Jay Mitchell *This story was originally published in The Oxford SO & SO (This testimony that I give is the truth, nothing but the truth,...

Brown Turkey Fig

Recently I was at an afternoon gala where I had the opportunity to partake of some delicious fresh figs. These were plump, fresh off...

Varsity Theater & Harold’s Club

This all took place in the 1950s in Amory, Mississippi. Not a lot of boys even had cars back then, if people remember. Toady...