I am Tom Freeland, a lawyer in Oxford, Mississippi. The picture in the header is my law office. I'm on Twitter as NMissC

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Correction: That unethical Southaven alderman did not come out ahead.

Last week, I wrote about Paul Ollar, a Southhaven alderman who got tagged with a $500 fine for taking a $1350 consulting fee from a company doing business with Southaven.   He’d voted to approve paying on the company’s contract, thus clearly violating the state’s pretty straightforward ethical rules.

I concluded from the newspaper […]

T-P story about preservation of historic Mandeville jazz club

Folks who do blues tourism know how rare rural buildings associated with the blues have become– they tend to have been pretty ephemeral buildings to start with, and no effort was made toward preservation for the better part of a century.   There’s a rural jazz club in Mandeville that’s been preserved, and local government […]