Remembering Quentin Compson

By JAY WIENER,

More Mississippians know of a one-hit wonder, offering that, on “the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day[,] Billy Joe MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge,” than that Mississippi’s 1949 Nobel Laureate in Literature devoted one of the four chapters in “The Sound and the Fury” to June 2, 1910, on which day the fictional Quent




General Patterson

By JAY WIENER,

The death of an elected official occasions pain:  Flags are lowered, praise is delivered, and reflections occur over a towering figure dying in one’s prime.  Life quickly returns to normal, and one's example is forgotten.








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Jackson, Miss, - October 23, 2019 - First Presbyterian Day School will host its annual fundraiser... READ MORE

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Ann Kelly Allin, 93, wife of The Rt. Rev. John (Jack) Maury Allin, Sr.; daughter of Thaddeus... READ MORE

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The Millsaps College football team opened up the 2019 season with the Riverside Rumble against cross-town rival Belhaven University.