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The Mystery of the Brown Bomber's Bust

Article originally published in New Albany Gazette by Lyn West OCT 24, 2018

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A mystery is back in the spotlight, and answers are being sought about the theft of a piece of artwork from the artist’s front porch years ago in Ecru, Mississippi. 622 more words

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Episode 5: Elwood Higginbotham - Lafayette County, Mississippi

September 17, 1935 – Oxford, Mississippi (Lafayette County)

Elwood Higginbotham, a black sharecropper and union leader, is on trial for the murder of his white neighbor. 178 more words


Long-running sheriff passes away at 76

Lafayette County’s sheriff of nearly 50 years died at the age of 76. East took office in 1972, and will most likely go down as the longest running sheriff in the state. 273 more words


Comparable Suffering?

Sovrin’s Star by John Reyer Afamasaga is a powerful, yet tender story of comparable suffering. Set in the South at the end of the American Civil War, life is hellish for everyone. 82 more words

An Interview with James Meredith & Anthony Bourdain on Oxford

John Reyer Afamasaga, Geno Lee, James Howard Meredith – 6/4/18

Early last Monday morning I set out for Jackson MS in the hope of interviewing James Howard Meredith, the first African American student to enroll at Ole Miss. 351 more words

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Lauren & Matt | A Spring Engagement Session in Oxford, Mississippi

Photographing a lovely couple in the rain has always been on my wedding photography wish list! I am so happy that Lauren suggested that we keep the engagement shoot on the scheduled day and just take photos in the rain if it were to actually rain. 211 more words


Whitney Drewery selected as Mississippi teacher of the year

    Whitney Drewrey was selected as Lafayette’s first ever Mississippi Teacher of the Year. Drewrey is the special education teacher for the upper elementary school, and she was honored on Apr. 577 more words