Liz served three years on the Board of Directors for the International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC), an association for writers, editors, and public relations professionals working in and around the foodservice industry.
Local protesters plan to march as a part of the worldwide demonstrations against Monsanto Co., the leading producer of genetically engineered seed, on Saturday in Jackson, Miss. and Memphis, Tenn. In what organizers say is a cause to “end the dictatorship over seed, over life, over our food, and over our freedom,”..
Westboro Baptist Church came to Oxford Saturday, to protest the movie The Blind Side, and Ole Miss’ love of football. Much debate arose as to whether or not the group would actually show this time, as they had made threats to protest at Ole Miss before but never actually arrived. The group has gained international [...]
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church are set to appear in Oxford on Saturday to protest the University of Mississippi. The Kansas-based denomination, known for their public protests against homosexuality, military funerals and “all form of sin,” has been approved for an assembly permit at the intersection of Jackson Ave West and..
A few weeks ago, I promised to tell the story of the “Father of California Wine,” the incredible Agoston Haraszthy, who brought the Zinfandel grape to California and founded Buena Vista, the winery that makes some of the best wines now available. Some readers have repeatedly reminded me of that promise, and I herewith make [...]
Jhia Chalique Horn says she is just walking and doing what God tells her to do. On May 4th, Horn and her cousin had a car accident that left Horn’s right arm cut from top to bottom. After recovering from the wreck, Horn embraced music in a way that she never thought she would do. [...]
Oxford and Lafayette County boast a first-rate parks and recreation sports venue in FNC Park, but when the new Mississippi Flood Futbol Club opens south of Oxford this summer, local youths from throughout north Mississippi also will have an all competitive sports complex worthy of those found in much larger municipalities. The soccer and..
With a strong background in the arts, it’s no surprise that Oxford takes time to play host to a wide variety of artists during an event known as the Oxford Art Crawl. “The Art Crawl is an opportunity for students and community members to come out and enjoy a free night of art, wine and [...]
Student journalists, videographers and photographers from the Meek School of Journalism and New Media set up a field office at High Point Coffee in downtown Oxford, Mississippi on Saturday to cover the 18th Annual Double Decker Festival Presented By C Spire. In all, some two dozen journalism students representing broadcast, print,..
Each time someone downloads the new HottyToddy.com app on their iPhone or Android, they are availing themselves of cutting-edge digital technology developed for HottyToddy.com parent company New Media Lab by Ole Miss marketing whiz Jeff Hamm III. The Tupelo native and Ole Miss senior is part of a new generation of tech-savvy thinkers and..