Tuesday lunch at Marie’s here in Oxford is maklubi. It is (this is far too prosaic a description) shredded cooked chicken and toasted pine nuts and almonds on rice cooked with ground meat in it, and, along with kebbeh and Marie’s casserole, among my favorite things on Marie’s menu.
The restaurant’s last day is [...]
William Grimes obit for Barry Hannah in the New York Times is well worth reading. Check it out.
At 5:00 (in about 10 minutes), Sid Salter is going to have Curtis Wilkie and some other guy from Oxford on the phone talking about Barry Hannah on Mississippi Supertalk Radio.
Greg Ed Ward, state representative from Tippah County (Ripley), is the chairman of the House agriculture committee. There’s an animal cruelty bill that makes cruelty a felony; it’s passed the Senate but, according to WAPT TV will die if Ward doesn’t call his committee to act on it:
Tuesday is the last day [...]
The Eagle has reported this. The Oxford Conference of the Book this weekend centers around his work.
In court in Aberdeen.
Let’s call this an open thread and hope that the craziness is kept to a reasonable minimum.