Eddie Thompson

Sep 19, 2014 | No Comments

By Anita Miller When Eddie Thompson was fourteen, his dad showed him some basic chords on the guitar, along with his eleven-year-old brother Danny. “Dad played on the radio in Chicago with a group known as The Stump Jumpers, and they entertained troops at the end of WWII,” Eddie said. His mother, Jewell, was also […]

Introducing Validity News!

Introducing Validity News!

Sep 18, 2014 | No Comments

Hello everyone! We are proud to introduce a brand new website, Validity News.  On Validity News, you will find news from all over our region, from event announcements to road closings. Validity News is also on Twitter @ValidityNews.  Make sure to follow @ValidityMag for articles from Validity Magazine, and follow @ValidityNews for daily information from […]

Unplug

Sep 16, 2014 | No Comments

By Cody Crawford A bizarre new fad in the world of technology is, ironically, to stop using technology. The stigma exists that anyone with a smartphone is over-connected and inundated with endless, useless information. And that might not be far from truthful. No one can deny there is a cornucopia of information on the web, […]

Salmon Burger Sliders

Salmon Burger Sliders

Sep 15, 2014 | No Comments

Yields 8 small sliders Ingredients: 1 lb wild caught salmon, skin removed and roughly chopped 1/3 cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons thai red curry paste (found in the international section of most grocery stores) ½ tablespoon fish sauce (found in the international section of most grocery stores) 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, […]

Americana Music Assocation Celebrates Mississippi

Americana Music Assocation Celebrates Mississippi

Sep 12, 2014 | No Comments

September 12, Nashville TN: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan, September 17-21, is spotlighting “The Music of Mississippi” this year with multiple programming events exploring the history and traditions of American Roots Music in Mississippi. Among the anticipated highlights that will take place includes the Americana Honors & Awards show, where Cassandra Wilson will pay […]

The Great Toyzini

May 21, 2014 | One Comment
The Great Toyzini

By Antonia Meadors The hills of Tennessee can be bathed in stunning sunshine or covered by huge thunderheads in a matter of minutes. Things seem to run to extremes at times. The Deep South has an air of lingering funk that leads to the gothic. Tennessee can be a sun shower punctuated with a bolt […]

Salmon Burger Sliders

Sep 15, 2014 | No Comments
Salmon Burger Sliders

Yields 8 small sliders Ingredients: 1 lb wild caught salmon, skin removed and roughly chopped 1/3 cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons thai red curry paste (found in the international section of most grocery stores) ½ tablespoon fish sauce (found in the international section of most grocery stores) 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, […]

Introducing Validity News!

Sep 18, 2014 | No Comments
Introducing Validity News!

Hello everyone! We are proud to introduce a brand new website, Validity News.  On Validity News, you will find news from all over our region, from event announcements to road closings. Validity News is also on Twitter @ValidityNews.  Make sure to follow @ValidityMag for articles from Validity Magazine, and follow @ValidityNews for daily information from […]

Eddie Thompson

Sep 19, 2014 | No Comments

By Anita Miller When Eddie Thompson was fourteen, his dad showed him some basic chords on the guitar, along with his eleven-year-old brother Danny. “Dad played on the radio in Chicago with a group known as The Stump Jumpers, and they entertained troops at the end of WWII,” Eddie said. His mother, Jewell, was also […]

Ciera’s Comeback

Aug 15, 2014 | No Comments
Ciera’s Comeback

By Cody Crawford Meet Ciera at age 20. Pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, living with roommates, paying her bills by working as a waitress, Ciera was every bit the traditional college student. Her semester was a bit hectic, though. She had signed up for demanding courses, and in the process of juggling school […]

Eddie Thompson

Sep 19, 2014 | No Comments

By Anita Miller When Eddie Thompson was fourteen, his dad showed him some basic chords on the guitar, along with his eleven-year-old brother Danny. “Dad played on the radio in Chicago with a group known as The Stump Jumpers, and they entertained troops at the end of WWII,” Eddie said. His mother, Jewell, was also […]

Summer Slips Away, Autumn Arrives

Sep 9, 2014 | No Comments
Summer Slips Away, Autumn Arrives

By Cassandra Warner Hope your summer garden has been all you hoped for and more. The summer garden, filled with its sweet delights, will soon transition to an awesome autumn affair in the fall garden. It can provide many savory vegetables and herbs, along with beautiful flowers and autumn colors that will surely inspire us […]

Unplug

Sep 16, 2014 | No Comments

By Cody Crawford A bizarre new fad in the world of technology is, ironically, to stop using technology. The stigma exists that anyone with a smartphone is over-connected and inundated with endless, useless information. And that might not be far from truthful. No one can deny there is a cornucopia of information on the web, […]