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  • Olivia Cooke at the premiere of "The Quiet Ones"
    ‘The Quiet Ones’ should be disquieting, but it’s only irritating
    All the elements are there in “The Quiet Ones” to make it a strong horror film. The movie that opened on Friday, April 25, has some terrific actors, a good feel for the 70’s period it takes place in, and a story chock full of...
  • People playing video games
    Playing action games helps patients better cope with dyslexia, Oxford study says
    A study coming out of Oxford University says those dealing with the learning disability dyslexia can better cope through the playing of action video games, according to a report today from GameSpot.The study, which was published under the name ...
  • Sweet Cheeks Organics
    Hand-made in the South: Sweet Cheeks Organics
    I recently toured the Mississippi Delta and unexpectedly discovered a natural product store in the middle of nowhere – Oxford, Mississippi. The brand is Sweet Cheeks Organics and they sell body products and remedies that are extremely...
  • Selfie Oxford Dictionary's 2013 word of the year.
    Oxford's word of the year: Oxford names 'selfie' as the 2013 top word
    And the Oxford 2013 word of the year is: Selfie. The prestigious dictionary has once again chosen a word reflective of the times, with selfie – a type of self-portrait photo typically taken with a camera phone – taking this year&rsquo...
  • Oxford, England
    Oxford, England - Nerds Unite!
    Oxford is best known for its outstanding university, but there is a range of other activities to do when visiting this historic city.Nerds of all kinds will enjoy walking around the famous city and knowing that they are walking in the footsteps of...
  • A really thoughtful museum show
    A really thoughtful museum show
    The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford links two moderns with dissimilar work - sculptor Henry Moore and painter Francis Bacon.Displaying their work together under the banner “Flesh and Bone” right away suggests their mutuality - a focus on the...
  • Ole Miss logo
    Hugh Freeze & Ole Miss players talk about the 2013 season
    SEC Football Media Days is complete. On this page, I’ll be sharing an incredible amount of audio I accumulated for you and the listeners of my weekday radio sports talk show, the News Sentinel Sports Page.Here is audio from the Ole Miss...
  •  Megan Marie Abbott "M&M" age 15 of Oxford AL ended her life on May 31 2013
    Is teen suicide on the rise? Bullying may play a key role
    Is teen suicide on the rise, or is there more to this, than it meets the eye? A 15-year-old Oxford High School freshman ended her own life on Friday May 31, 2013. Her body was found on Sunday, June 2 2013, in a wooded area just south of her high...
  • Dealer Expo 2013: Day three
    Dealer Expo 2013: Day three (Photos)
    The final day of the 2013 Dealer Expo had a lot of action, but sadly, it was the action of a lot of people getting out of town. The already sparsely attended show reportedly picked up a little steam at opening on Sunday, but then a long period of...
  • Downton Abbey
    Visit the real life home of Downton Abbey: Highclere Castle
    Fans of the PBS Masterpiece show 'Downton Abbey' will be excited to learn that they can now visit the actual castle used in the show's production, as part of an add on package to several European river cruises.Viking River Cruises, a...
  • heroin
    Oxford heroin user is the latest anthrax case in the U.K.
    An injectable heroin user from Oxford is the fifth and latest anthrax case to be reported from the United Kingdom this year, according to a Health Protection Agency (HPA) press release Nov. 2.Health officials say the patient is recovering.The HPA...
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
    Oxford Conn. to be next Hollywood film set
    Hollywood is coming to Oxford, Conn. on Tuesday Oct. 23 to film portions of the film ‘Something Whispered’ starring Cuba Gooding Jr., according to Patch. Something Whispered is scheduled to be filmed at 49 Great Hill Road, the site of...
  • Charles Sawyer
    Ole Miss preseason scrimmage #1 story and quotes
    My fall pre-season practice SEC team spotlight is now on the Ole Miss. Below is a recap of the Rebels’ first camp scrimmage. The story is courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations.I will have news, notes, opinions and more scrimmage...
  • Charles Sawyer
    Ole Miss S Charles Sawyer at SEC Media Days
    I attended the 2012 SEC Football Media Days at The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama this past week. This was my 8th straight year covering SEC Media Days. I've watched it grow every year since 2005. In this post, and many others on the...
  • Donte Moncrief
    Ole Miss WR Donte Moncrief at SEC Media Days
    I attended the 2012 SEC Football Media Days at The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama this past week. This was my 8th straight year covering SEC Media Days. I've watched it grow every year since 2005. In this post, and many others on the...