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Looking Way, Way Into Gay Marriage's Future in Mississippi

Predictably, U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves—as most federal judges appointed by Presidents Clinton and Obama did before him—last night ruled that same-sex couples in Mississippi should be allowed to marry.


Garth Brooks Cancels Performance Over Ferguson as Cities Protest

Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this ...

Person of the Day

Doris Whitaker

The word pastoral has several meanings. In one sense, the word means to give spiritual or religious guidance. In another way, it evokes the shepherding of grazing animals. Doris Whitaker, the head chaplain at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, ...


Autumn Bounty

My mother makes a delicious, double-crust "harvest" pie every year to usher in autumn's bounty of fresh pears and apples. It is an easy and very forgiving recipe.


How Not to Cook on Turkey Day

The holiday season is a busy one for many people. If cooking a Thanksgiving feast isn't part of your plans, lots of local restaurants can help out. Call now.

Today's Events


Music Listings

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Bonny Blair's - Open Mic 7:30 p.m. free

Burgers & Blues - Karaoke 5:30 p.m.

Club Magoo's - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Duling Hall - Young Valley CD Release 7:30 p.m. ardenland.net

Fitzgerald's - Johnny Barranco 4:40 p.m.; Hunter Gibson 8 p.m.

Hal & Mal's - New Bourbon St. Jazz Band

Hamp's Place - Best in Hip-Hop w/Aziatikk Blakk

Kathryn's - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6:30 p.m.

Kemistry - Way Back Wednesday w/ DVDJ Reign 9 p.m. $5

Last Call - Karaoke

M Bar - 50 Cent Wednesdays w/DJ Durdy Costello 7 p.m. free

Martin's - Martins Thanksgiving Bash feat. Cardinal Sons w/ Friends 10 p.m.

McB's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Karaoke

One Block East - Trivia Night 7 p.m.; Karaoke 9 p.m.

Pop's Saloon - Ladies Night

Shucker's - Road Hogs 8 p.m.

Underground 119 - Big Easy Three 6:30 p.m. free