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A Tough Week

It was another tough week for college football teams in Mississippi with one exception. Last week was SWACtastic for Mississippi as all three SWAC teams won this past weekend.

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RaSul Hijaz El

RaSul Hijaz El is a talented portrait artist known to a small following in Jackson for bringing his subjects to life with pen, pencil and pastels.

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Ole Miss Fracas Weeks in the Making

Around the time Fox News Channel was calling the presidential election in favor of President Barack Obama, black students at the University of Mississippi erupted with joy.

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Global Opus

The Mississippi Opera opens its 68th season with “A World of Opera.”

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The Icing on the Cake

Like many other aspects of the wedding world, wedding cakes have really taken the spotlight in the past few years in a way they didn’t in the past.

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Haute (White) House

In terms of Barack Obama’s re-election, “four more years” means different things to different people.

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Jackson R&B Crooner Releases New EP

A couple years ago, I wrote about an up-and-coming R&B singer named Kerry Thomas, who also goes by the name KT.

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First Person

Today, I'm hearing rumors about riots at Ole Miss after the official presidential election results came in declaring President Obama the winner.

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The Southern Strategy's Last Stand?

This entire arc of ugly is good for us all, ultimately.

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Fresh Ink

I’ve always been fascinated by tattoos and the bold people who use their body as a canvas in order to showcase their life or passions in art.

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Pilots Crash While Enroute to Safety Conference

Three pilots flying together to a federal safety conference died when their single-engine plane faltered in midair and crashed into a house that went up in flames.

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Bloody Good Show

“Skyfall” is an exquisite film that teams suspense, remorse, and dysfunction in the MI6 family with snappy banter and inventive direction.


Lawmakers Probe Widening Generals Scandal

Lawmakers are digging into the tangled tale of emails that exposed an extramarital affair ending David Petraeus' CIA career and led investigators to a questionable relationship between a Florida socialite ...

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Adverse Effects

Each medication has a most common possible side effect, and a licensed provider knows what necessary tests to perform before prescribing it.


Obama Pressing Business and Labor on Fiscal Cliff

President Barack Obama is lobbying business and labor groups to support $1.6 trillion in new revenue to avoid an impending fiscal cliff, telling the two sides he remains committed to ...


Fuller Picture of Poverty: Calif. No. 1

Taking into account medical costs and work-related expenses finds a higher total than the government's official count.

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The Young and the Restless

At first blush, Ghali Haddad sounds like a voter whom Republicans wouldn’t have to invest energy courting.

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Stinker Quote of the Week: "Suppressing"

Once again, it seems that a conservative is attempting to appropriate words and change history.


A Cast of Characters in the Petraeus Sex Scandal

One day CIA Director David Petraeus was sending out signals he'd like to stay on for President Barack Obama's second term. The next he was hurrying to the White House ...

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Two-Way Capitol Street Coming

The city canceled a ground-breaking ceremony Monday to begin the project to turn Capitol Street back into a two-way street. It's still happening, though.