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Columnists

Making friends with the new machines

By Bonnie Brown Columnist For those of you who didn’t read a much earlier column about my washer and dryer, let merefresh the details. I ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 3:50 pm

Columns

Conservative groups engaging students

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route The Conservative Coalition met on the 18th of July at the Chancery Court Building. There were two speakers on ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 3:28 pm

Columns

Traffic circles best for car and a few laughs

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist People typically read this column in two different newspapers. Others read it on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, X, or my blog ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 3:23 pm

Columns

Biden’s choice was like that of Wilson in 1920

By Sid Salter Columnist The easy political comparison to President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw from the 2024 U.S. presidential race is to point to ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 3:15 pm

Columns

Trump will have PTSD moments from shooting

By Steve Stricker Columnist This column was to be about things in July and early August: Dad, Paul Bernard Stricker died suddenly of heart attack ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 3:09 pm

Columnists

Cofield’s Corner

By John Cofield Contributor Most old-school Oxford folks and former Ole Miss students need no caption for this painting. Mr. James Barr standing on the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 3:04 pm

Columnists

Book Review: ‘Bear,’ by Julia Phillips

Julia Phillips will be hosted at Off-Square Books at 5 p.m. on Thursday for a conversation about “Bear” with Snowden Wright. By Allen Boyer This ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, July 23, 2024 10:24 am

Columnists

Summer fades fast, enjoy the easy living

By Bonnie Brown Columnist “Summertime and the livin is easy.” This song was composed in 1933-34 by George Gershwin for the opera “Porgy and Bess.” ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 2:30 pm

Columns

Good coffee, great conversations; just too short

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route Last week I attended the Coffee and Conversations at the Chamber of Commerce. This is a monthly event and the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 2:18 pm

Columns

Vacationing with an interior design expert

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist By the time you read this, my wife and I will have traveled to Nashville for a Friday night concert. ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 2:13 pm

Columns

Trump shooting points to off the rails politics

By Sid Salter Columnist If we are the American people we are supposed to be, we are this week pausing from the caustic political exchanges ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 2:08 pm

Columns

Welcome to new students, even young wolves

By Steve Stricker Columnist Monday, July 8, 2024, in my home office closest dangerously risking being buried in there, looking for something else ran across ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 2:04 pm

News

Ole Miss’ Jackson Ross selected by the Washington Nationals in 2024 MLB Draft

Ole Miss Baseball’s Jackson Ross became the first Rebel selected in the 2024 Major League Baseball Draft Monday evening, as he was picked by the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, July 16, 2024 11:07 am

Columnists

Summer is for lying in grass, counting the stars

BY BONNIE BROWN Columnist What are your favorite summer-time memories? Perhaps it was a summer job, maybe as a lifeguard or camp counselor. Maybe it ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 10, 2024 2:00 pm

Columnists

Many thanks for a wonderful, patriotic parade

By HAROLD BRUMMETT Denmark Star Route The Parade in Oxford on the 4th of July was wonderful. Wayne Andrews started months ago getting things lined ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 10, 2024 1:52 pm

Columnists

Good marriage advice helps you sleep better

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist I was the officiant at a wedding this past Saturday. Like most wedding ceremonies, it was sweet, and love was ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 10, 2024 1:43 pm

Arts

One request led to two books for Lawrence Wells

By Allen Boyer Out of a strange quest, Lawrence Wells has fashioned a strong, uncommonly sensitive pair of books. In 1987, when Wells had one ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, July 9, 2024 10:00 am

Columns

Bizarre? Yes; Stupid? Far from it

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route When doing research for this column it was with some dismay several references called Guineas unintelligent or even stupid. ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 3:07 pm

Obituaries

For some, it’s best to ‘shake the dust’

By Steve Stricker Columnist Mt 7:2. “Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 3:00 pm

Obituaries

Boomers face healthcare crisis of personnel shortages

By Sid Salter Columnist Last year and likely next year as well, the Mississippi Legislature was focused on the question of Medicaid expansion. The tenor ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 2:52 pm

Columns

Avoid walking on your bottom lip

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist I have a friend down in Gulfport who has unique ways of expressing himself. When he doesn’t want to get ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 2:45 pm

Arts

UM video production team wins Emmy

By Edwin Smith University communications A video story about the Ole Miss Wish for the family of Army warrant officer Kyle Rodgers last November has ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, June 25, 2024 2:00 pm

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