Join the Hoop Revolution for Fun & Health

Published on June 25th, 2014 | by TLV News

by Suanne Strider – No one knows for sure when the first hula-hoop was made, but most historians agree that the first recorded use of the hula-hoop was in ancient Egypt, around 3,000 years ago. Ancient ... Read More

Creative Writing

“A tale with no names” (by Vera P.)

Published on June 25th, 2014 | by TLV News

This story originally appeared in The Local Voice #205. To download the PDF of this issue, click here. – Carpenter – wood artist, probably of Native American origin, big hippie man with a Neanderthal forehead, sweet ... Read More


And Down the Mississippi Blues Trail We Went…

Published on June 24th, 2014 | by TLV News

Article & Photos by Rebecca Long As a teenager, I swore I’d leave Mississippi one day, move to a “cooler” place—I had almost no pride in my home state because we’ve been so close to last ... Read More

Creative Writing

A Visit to the Juke Joint

Published on June 23rd, 2014 | by Jesse Yancy

“Jack,” I said, “I’ve been reading this article about juke joints . . . “ “You shouldn’t read things like that,” he said, turning his head from a football game to growl at me. “It always ... Read More

Local Art

Inaugural Oxford Fringe Festival: August 1-2, 2014

Published on June 23rd, 2014 | by TLV News

New Festival Provides Performance Space: The Art-er Limits On August 1 – 2, 2014 Oxford, Mississippi will open its doors, theaters, and less traditional spaces to its first ever Fringe Festival. The Art-er Limit: Oxford’s Fringe ... Read More

Local Opinion

“You Might Be a LOCAL If…”

Published on June 13th, 2014 | by TLV News

Some folks are born into being a “local” ‘round these parts. Others have to work for years to be referred to by townsfolk as fellow locals. There are no set criteria, but if you find yourself ... Read More

Creative Writing

“Nipping the Bud”

Published on June 10th, 2014 | by Jesse Yancy

The afternoon had been long, impeded by discoveries of even more cracks to caulk, more questions to quell, more smoke, more smiling. Now the sun was slatted on the wall, and he heard Mazie closing her ... Read More

Music & Shows

Cadillac Funk Has New Album: Available Now

Published on June 10th, 2014 | by TLV News

Cadillac Funk’s debut record is out now! Andrew Yurkow and friends have been making music in this band for over five years now, and this ten-track collection takes me right back to every Cadillac Funk show ... Read More

Music & Shows

Young Buffalo is Growing Stronger

Published on May 29th, 2014 | by TLV News

Live at Proud Larry’s Friday, May 30, 2014 by Suanne Strider – In 2011, Hear Ya magazine began their article on the then three-piece band Young Buffalo with these words:  “Meet Young Buffalo and have an ... Read More


Delta Blues Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Published on May 27th, 2014 | by TLV News

The nation’s first museum dedicated to the Blues is among more than 2,000 U.S. museums to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, ... Read More

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