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Brushing up on the etiquette of dog-walking

By Bonnie Brown As you all probably know, we have a dog named Carly.  She is a Cavachon ...

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Take a moment to reflect on the behind-the-scenes efforts

By Steve Stricker Today at 11:00 a.m., No.16 Ole Miss goes against “Basketball” School, number 8 Kentucky Wildcat ...

Events

60th anniversary of the Ole Miss Riot: A look back from the perspective of an Oxford national guard member

By William L. Waller, Jr. BG, USA, Retired September 30, 2022, marks the 60th anniversary of what has ...

Columns

Dreams, goals and deadlines: What would you do today?

  By Bonnie Brown As I stood in line to check out recently, there was a small sign ...

Columns

Reflections on the Queen’s passing and the arrival of Fall

By Steve Stricker Monday, September 19, no daily Mass all week as Father Mark was out of town ...

Columns

Wicker the only Mississippi Republican to weigh in on abortion ban proposal

By Bobby Harrison U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker was the only member of Mississippi’s Republican congressional delegation to respond ...

Columns

Lean into the rhythm of each day

By Bonnie Brown Allow me to share some reflections of my week with y’all.  Sunday is a day ...

Columns

The car projects just keep rumbling along

By Steve Stricker Humble, Thank You to car guys (male, female) for stopping me in stores, elsewhere, to ...

Columns

Congress must end the ‘One China’ policy

By Dr. Matthew Becker The “Victims of Communism Memorial,” located in Washington, D.C., has a simple dedication engraved ...

Columns

Sometimes we must focus on ‘happy thoughts’

By Bonnie Brown As I sat down to write this column, I wrestled with what I should write.  ...

Letters to the Editor

We must first conquer our own ‘dark side’

By Susan Mah I was born and raised in Memphis, left in 1986 for college, came back in ...

Columnists

Passing of the Queen stirs fond memories

By Steve Stricker Thursday, September 8 (Blessed Virgin Mary’s Birthday) after the 8:30 a.m. Mass, and after deciding ...

Columns

Oxford Resident From the UK Shares Unexpected Reaction To Queen Elizabeth II’s Death

By Jude Burke-Lewis When the news broke about the death of the Queen Elizabeth II I was surprised ...

Opinion

Football is back and summer is passing away

By Bonnie Brown Yes, here it is!  Summer’s final fling or as we call it — Labor Day.   ...

Opinion

Are we starting to feel ‘normal’ yet?

By Steve Stricker Are you ready?  It’s been so very long since anything felt “normal” but today, this ...

Opinion

Molly Barr roundabouts tricky but necessary

If you have not driven on Molly Barr near Highway 7, you are in for a bit of ...

Columns

5 reasons lawmakers might not want to restore the ballot initiative

Mississippi is the only state in the modern era to rescind its initiative process that allowed voters to ...

Columns

Book sheds new light on JFK Jr.’s life and death

A scion to a family many Americans considered the closest thing to homegrown royalty, John F. Kennedy Jr. ...

Columns

Feasting on a diet of crow and humble pie

“Every day, my Jesus, I learn by some situation or experience of my great need for you.”  Mother ...

Columns

Reflecting on the tumbles of childhood

I remember as a kid that summers seemed long and definitely had a different vibe—a different tempo.  There ...

Columns

Tech, global politics make CHIPS and Science Act necessary

Mississippi Republican U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are in near-lockstep on their votes — skewing conservative ...

Columns

Some things are worth fighting for

     My favorite eldest grandson, Aidan, has a birthday today. I called him first thing and sang happy birthday ...

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