Published on January 24th, 2013 | by Newt Rayburn


The Local Voice #172 is out now! Download the FULL COLOR PDF for ALL THINGS OXFORD!!!



The Local Voice #172 is out now! 

January 24-February 7, 2013


featuring Food & Drink Specials,

+ Entertainment

in & around Oxford, Mississippi,

Local Literature,

Culture, Writers, Sports

Trivia, Comix, Puzzles, Humor,

and much, much more…


This is The Local Voice

and there’s no other publication like it!


Download The Local Voice #172

FULL-COLOR PDF here for only 99¢


The Local Voice #172:
Back to School Issue
January 24 – February 7, 2013


Red Cup Rebellion:

The Madness of

Marshall Henderson

Ole Miss Basketball is doing better than anyone expected and Marshall Henderson is a big reason why.



“Pocahontas Garlic”

by Jesse Yancy

Mississippi Native makes a shocking discovery about garlic in the South.


Turning a Resolution

into a Healthy Lifestyle

by Lori Hoskins

Local CrossFit trainer gives tips on how to follow through with New Years’ Resolutions


Book Signings on the Square
Book reviews and dates for author signings at Square Books this month.



A new section dedicated to local creative writing and opinions.


“My First Massage”

by Vera P.

Vera recalls the amusing and unexpected experience of getting her first massage.


“Local Girl Will Buy All

the Groceries Before You Can’”

by Sarah Reddick

Every time the temperature drops below 10 degrees, one Oxonian makes sure to stock up. Read why.


“FEMA Trailer” by R. J. Looney


“Crevices” by Katie Hatcher



The E-Meters Release New 7” EP

Release Party at The Blind Pig Friday, Feb. 1st

Becky Long gets the skinny from band members Beau Bourgeois and Max Hipp.


Scott Holt Live at Rooster’s Friday, Feb. 1st

Tennessee Blues guitarist toured with Buddy Guy for ten years,
proclaims LOUD IS GOOD.


St. Louis Natives Kentucky Knife Fight Play Larrys’

Monday, January 28th with The Red Thangs

Twice voted St. Louis’ “Best Rock Band” by Riverfront Times.



  Local Artist Lowdown:
“Oxford’s Favorite Photographer”
Pablo Corona


  Local Musician:
“Oxford’s Favorite Bluesman”
Eric Deaton


  Barista Buzz: Jessica Cimon
Oxford’s cutest barista gives a local interview
and a review of O’Henry’s, a coffee shop in Birmingham.


 Local Q&A:

“If you could time travel, when/where would you go?” by Sarah Reddick


 Music Trivia by Newt Cooter Rayburn

 Cinema Stumpers by Barton Segal

Ole Miss Basketball Trivia by Sarah Reddick


Food & Drink Specials, Local Entertainment Calendar, Comix, Puzzles & Brain Teasers, Even More Trivia, plus cool stuff to keep you entertained and well fed!


EXTRA! Bonus content

available exclusively

in the The Local Voice #172 PDF

(13 additional pages of content!) 🙂


Pablo Corona Photography Spread

Oxford’s “Favorite Photographer” has chosen a set of photos for Local Voice readers and we are proud to present them.




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Find out what’s going on locally this week in Oxford, Mississippi in one complete package.

We have expanded our online, full color PDF issues to include more content, like exclusive photo spreads, additional articles, even more event listings, extra puzzles, and solutions to all the puzzles and brain-teasers found in both the print edition and PDF. There’s links to everything, too.

Did we mention that this is Oxford, Mississippi in full color high resolution?! Well, it is!

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About the Author

Newt Rayburn founded THE LOCAL VOICE in March of 2006. Previously, Newt was Editor of PROFANE EXISTENCE in Minneapolis, and Art Director for Ole Miss' LIVING BLUES magazine. Newt won a National Magazine Award in 1999 for his SOUTHERN MUSIC ISSUE with THE OXFORD AMERICAN. A seventh-generation Lafayette County, Mississippian, Newt Rayburn's alter ego—Neuter Cooter—lead the Mississippi band THE COOTERS to Rocknoll Glory across the USA from 1993-2018. Newt is a family man who also is a publisher, photographer, writer, musician, landlord, and Civil War enthusiast.

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