Memory, and a thing about Oral History

2nd Update:  I am now completely convinced this is the building that now houses Funky’s and will post more about this later. Update:  Information in the comments here makes me think I’m the one that is wrong, quite likely.  I’m trying to access the information that made me think this wasn’t Oxford, Mississippi. One odd detail– […]

More on the Bryant Economy

A story reported this morning shows more evidence of Phil Bryant’s economic failures.Chromcraft Revington, of Senatobia, is ending its operations, citing a demand of loan repayments. This means about 230 Mississippians will be out of work.Add that up with the over 1,300 jobs being lost in Tunica, and you can see it’s been a tough […]

Gulfport likely won’t get major seaport status, expert says

SLOW PACE: Despite receiving $560 million in federal funds from Housing and Urban Development, the port of Gulfport’s expansion won’t be complete until 2016. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Efforts to turn the Port of Gulfport into a major seaport are doomed to failure, according to maritime expert Tim Colton. Colton, a maritime consultant, naval […]

When is an Alligator Wild?

Always. Alligators are always wild. Now for the rest of the story. On May 15, 2014 a divided Mississippi Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and reinstated the trial court’s summary judgment in the famous alligator case. Here is the Court’s opinion. Exxon alligators celebrating their big win at the Supreme Court The plaintiffs […]

Takeaway Regarding new Arrests in Cochran Photography Case

Cottonmouth isn’t the first to break this news, and you’ve probably seen this from other sources.  Mark Mayfield, a Madison County Republican has been arrested in connection to the Cochran photography case. Per Geoff Pender and Sam Hall:The vice chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party and one other suspect have been arrested in connection with the photographing […]

Well, interesting: Mark Mayfield, vice-chairman of Mississippi Tea Party arrested in connection with Cochran photographing

That’s Mayfield with candidate McDaniel in the photo from the Clarion-Ledger. The Clarion Ledger reports the arrest, and that there has been one other arrest, as yet unnamed: The vice chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party and one other suspect have been arrested in connection with the photographing of the bedridden wife of U.S. Sen. […]