Columns

You’re never too old for the magic of Christmas

“Ulysses” by Alfred Lord Tennyson “Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will to strive, to ...

Columns

A reflection: Hope was born on Christmas

Christmas is the one time of the year when we want all to be right with the world.  ...

Columnists

Ready for the journey that 2022 will bring

Welcome 2022!  At least, I hope we will want to welcome the New Year.  It has been a ...

Columnists

‘Stopping of the sun’ marks significant changes

There is a lot going on, huh?  Destructive storms, COVID Delta and Omicron strain blowing up, and, today ...

Columnists

Don’t let Christmas become a runaway train

It’s Christmas morning!  Wow!  So, the kids have rousted you out of bed and they are bubbling with ...

News

Duck hunters may need some space

We are not picking sides in this fight between duck hunters over how to co-exist peacefully at McIntyre ...

Columns

Do you know the history of Santa Claus?

Do you know the history of Santa Claus? The character of Santa Claus is believed to descend from ...

Columns

Savor old traditions and make new ones

This time of year often centers around traditions, religious and familial.  Many of the traditions we observe are ...

Columnists

Focus on gratitude not perfection

We are all in the pursuit of perfection, especially during the holiday season.  However, perfection is as elusive ...

Columns

Thoughts on the rapidly approaching holiday

Tomorrow is the 4th Sunday of Advent and the last purple candle will be lit on St. John’s ...

News

Analysis: Oversight changes for Mississippi judicial races

JACKSON (AP) — Politicians running for governor, attorney general or many other Mississippi offices are free to make ...

Letters to the Editor

A heartfelt thank you from The Pantry

This Thanksgiving, The Pantry of Oxford had a lot to be grateful for.  First among those things was ...

Business

Tourism, infrastructure key to our area

The U.S. travel industry was the hardest hit by the pandemic, contracting by 39%.  In Mississippi, we lost ...

Columns

Nostalgia gives way to setting goals, helping others

During times of transition, nostalgia helps us maintain a sense of stability, ensuring that the person we are ...

Columns

Wishing everyone a miracle at Christmas

Christmas is wonderful, love it, yet I get a wee bit “flat” this time of year with everyone ...

Columns

The décor may not sparkle, but the spirit shines

We are officially into the Christmas countdown.  Remember last year, there were so many disappointments with our holiday ...

News

Take the step from Why to We

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” We have all likely heard this famous ...

Columns

Don’t let hometown happenings distract from the season

The clouds hang heavy on this sultry day while my cold weather gear dangles in the closet until ...

Columns

Memories of going home

On December 5, 1968, I left my Marine Corps Unit at Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam and got ...

Columns

Supply chain issues, employee shortages reshuffle immigration focus

The global Covid-19 pandemic produced more than physical and emotional illness, suffering, and death over the last two ...

Columns

Holiday Angels continue to benefit arts efforts

I believe in angels as I have seen them annually at this time.  They come in the form ...

Columns

Holiday hijinks and a little bit of fun

Small slivers of sunlight greeted me as I opened my eyes on this cool November morning. Thoughts started ...

< Newer|Older >