Published on May 17th, 2012 | by Newt Rayburn


The Local Voice #156 is out now in North Mississippi!

The Local Voice #156 is out now! May 17 -31, 2012

Food & Drink Specials + Entertainment
from Oxford’s Favorite Restaurants!


Three Bands. Two Stick. One Night. Foul Play Cabaret Burlesque troupe might get naked (-ish). Tiger High calls Memphis, Tennessee home. Booyah! Dad is ready to make the world shake it.

Moon Hooch Brings “Cave Music” to Proud Larrys’ Friday 5/25

The Third Man Records Rolling Record Store is coming to The End of All Music on Monday, May 21 for the afternoon. Find out what kind of goodies you can score on a Monday in Oxford.

Record of the Issue: The Kinks, “Come Dancing With The Kinks.” by Toby Douglas.


 “A Broad Abroad: Local Girl Visits The U.K.” by Sarah Reddick. TLV adventurer and O.G. Sarah Reddick traveled to the UK in March of this year. Find out how she dealt with the jet-lag in “Part 1: Arriving.”



 “My First Everything,” by Vera P. Vodka, hot dogs, and guns… Vera experiences culture shock.

 “Summer Fashion Never Tasted So,” by White Collar Criminal. You know that moment when you gaze around you and from the corner of your third eye you realize the party is jumping, the tricks are bumping, and you might just be a little drunk?

 Notes From the Visiting Yankee: “John Mayer vs. Michael Jackson,” by JoLynn Wells. Also, Ghandi.

 Book Review: Slow Gardening, by Felder Rushing. “The Gestalt Gardener’s Cultivation Compendium.” by Benjamin Koltai.


 “#WINTHEDAY Proves A Season Changer, Ignites Rebel Nation.” by Carver Rayburn.

 “Diamond Rebs’ Regular Season Finale Set For Swayze Field: Bring It On Home One More Time For A Regional, Boys.” by Red Cup Rebellion.



 Taxi Driver Confessions: John Sullivan of Oxford Taxi. by Rebecca Long.

 Who’s Your Farmer? Billy Ray Brown of Brown Family Dairy. by Winter Harden.

 Know Your Bartender: Matthew Vic Hill of Volta Taverna. by Winter Harden.

 Local Q&A: “If you could introduce one thing to the world, what would it be?” by Winter Harden


PLUS Food & Drink Specials, Entertainment Calendar, Comix, Puzzles & Brain Teasers, Trivia, and MORE!!

Download the PDF here or pick up a hard copy at over 255 different locations in: Oxford, Ole Miss, Taylor, Water Valley, Panola, Abbeville, Waterford, Tupelo… we’ve got you covered!

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About the Author

was born and grew up in Oxford, Mississippi, starting in 1971. Newt's many publishing projects led to THE LOCAL VOICE, which started in 2006. Newt won a National Magazine Award in 1999 for his SOUTHERN MUSIC ISSUE with THE OXFORD AMERICAN. Previously, Newt was Editor of PROFANE EXISTENCE in Minneapolis, and later, Art Director for Ole Miss' LIVING BLUES magazine. Newt Rayburn founded THE LOCAL VOICE media company in March of 2006. A seventh-generation Lafayette County, Mississippian, Newt Rayburn has been involved in the Ole Miss area for many years. Newt's alter ego—Neuter Cooter—lead the Mississippi band THE COOTERS to Rocknoll Glory across the USA from 1993-2018. Newt is proud Father of eight-year old daughter Alex.

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