Columns

Praying for fellow writer David Johnson

A little over a week ago, I hopped on the phone with Eli Johnson. An early morning phone ...

Column

COLUMN: Coronavirus Chronicles, part 2

April Fool’s Day scared me. I’m not one for pranks or really one for putting extra meaning on ...

Column

Coronavirus Chronicles, part 1

Conference USA championships can cure COVID-19. Well not really, but virtual CUSA championships can certainly help kill some ...

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COLUMN: NFL offseason providing a modicum of normalcy amongst unrest

It’s going to be incredibly bizarre to see Tom Brady in a uniform without that clunky Patriots logo ...

Columns

Decisions have been made: where do we go from here?

How many moments in your life do you honestly, truly remember in vivid detail, almost as if everything ...

Columns

OPINION: From the comments section – Using your voice effectively

Several hot-button issues have been discussed by the City of Oxford in recent weeks, but two have seen ...

Columns

OPINION: A dangerous precedent: the “Kavanaugh Effect”

This hasn’t exactly been a banner week for female reporters or politicians in Mississippi.   After reading about the ...

Southern Miss

Column: What was Southern Miss’ HC thinking?

It’s hard to understand what’s going through Southern Mississippi head football coach Jay Hopson’s mind. It’s hard to ...

Aldermen

COMMENTARY: The hero that I want for Oxford, but not what it needs

Back in January, the Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a resolution to be in favor of allowing bars ...

Carol Channing

COLUMN: Paying homage to a great storyteller

Understanding what journalists do for a living is pretty simple, really. We tell stories. We use our words ...

Ole Miss Basketball

COLUMN: Rationally enjoying Ole Miss basketball, through an outsider’s lens

Everything below should be prefaced by saying that I am what many people consider the worst kind of ...

Christmas

COMMENTARY: From a big city kid, it’s hard to beat Oxford’s holiday beauty

Let me preface this by asking you to understand: I have high standards for the holidays, imparted in ...

Ole Miss football

This thanksgiving, here’s how to talk to your relatives about the state of Ole Miss football

It hasn’t been the easiest or most positive year for Ole Miss football. Sitting at 5-6 and having ...

Columns

Aging is our greatest equalizer

How is your aging going? Are there more surprises like wrinkles or more gray hairs than a while ...

Columns

The brain’s dwindiling attention span

The average human’s attention span is…oh look, a bird! Has that happened to you? As your brain began ...

Columns

Searching for honesty in national media

If a modern-day Diogenes were to search for honesty in the mainstream media, he would need barrels of ...

Columns

Mueller mountain births Papadopoulos mouse

“The Mountain in Labour” is one of the fables credited to the Greek storyteller Aesop in the 6th ...

Columns

Kavanaugh confirmation hearings are Kabuki television

Japan’s Kabuki theater tradition is over four-centuries-old. Kabuki performers are heavily made up, ornately dressed and engage at ...

Columns

When the IRS plays politics, you pay for it

Articles in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and The Washington Post recently detailed how the ...

Columns

The joke continues for public education in Mississippi

Newspapers work to include a myriad of subject pieces to attract readers. For some, there is news, while ...

Columns

The deep state has deep roots

This country’s 30th President, Calvin Coolidge, led the nation through the Roaring Twenties, a time of social upheaval ...

Columns

Life lessons from “The Book of Juv”

By Randy Weeks “Christianity ain’t all that hard. You just do the right thing, tell the truth and ...

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