It was near the end of the singing of the National Anthem before the first Ole Miss game in the NCAA’s Oxford Regional Baseball Tournament Saturday evening — a day behind schedule due to bad weather Friday.
When I woke up last Thursday morning, I felt pretty good about the newspaper.
The last two of the county’s high school graduations stood out on the font page. Inside, there was everything you needed to know about the B.B. King Homecoming Festival.
When Eddie Mack Morgan Jr. was hired in 1975 by Delta Council, he had 3,000 business cards printed with the nickname that he had gone by as a kid growing up in Oxford and as one of the big men on campus at Ole Miss: Chippie.
Last week, we learned that one of the City of Indianola’s most effective and well-liked department heads has been chosen to fill another position in another town.
Police Chief Edrick Hall Sr. is the man the City of Columbus wants to fill their vacant slot as assistant police chief.
Every time I go to a music festival, I figure it’s my last one, but somehow I ended up at the Memphis in May music festival two weeks ago.
My role at these festivals is essentially teen chaperone. What is it about teenagers and music festivals? They love them. I liken it to a herd of antelopes with a smart phone stuck on their horn.
The big news in sports this week has nothing to do with the NBA playoffs or any other games. Instead, it’s a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that removed federal restrictions on how states handle sports gambling.
Within the span of a couple of weeks, the Mississippi lost the patriarch and matriarch of one of our most prominent families, the Lamptons.
Leslie B. Lampton, was founder of Ergon, which has 2,600 employees in Mississippi, 29 other states, and several other countries. Dorothy Lee Crum Lampton was his wife for 69 years.