Senator Roger Wicker to address Teen Substance Abuse

at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center in Oxford, Mississippi [VIDEO] This is encouraging news! United States Senator Roger Wicker to address adolescent substance abuse at the official ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center on Tuesday, May 30th, at the facility in Oxford, Mississippi. 

Rickie Fowler Play 9 “girlfriend”

Corinne Vance in USGA #Play9 television commercial By CORINNE VANCE Recently, Leah Bruce-Krock, owner of Colors Agency, sent an email requesting I audition for an American Express®/USGA national television commercial featuring the always flamboyantly dressed professional golfer Rickie Fowler. Oh my goodness!

Will This Come With Age?

By Corinne Vance (Oxford, Mississippi) I am a true and true, down to the bone, no question about it, girly girl. Sports have simply never been my strong suit. I was a good cheerleader and I loved gymnastics but anything beyond the “sports” that call for skirts and pointed toes have never come naturally to […]

Look Good, Feel Good…. – by Corinne Vance

Young & Free columnist Corinne Vance Look Good, Feel Good… Confidence is a lot more than just a mind set. Right? Or is confidence just the attitude of being proud of who you are and not letting anyone tell you different? Is it that simple?  Or, is there more to this picture of a happy […]

Madge Marley Howell loves Red’s Blues Club

Young & Free Columnist Corinne Vance There is no place like Clarksdale’s Red’s Blues Club, Red’s Place, Red’s Lounge, Red’s Whatever-you-want-to-call-it, in the world. Not only is it full of talent and people who appreciate it, but it is also a place where you can be free to be you without one judgement coming your […]

That’s That Good Clean Livin’ – by Corinne Vance

Young & Free Columnist Corinne Vance Who do you hold responsible for the good and bad things in your life? When something great happens do you say, “Man, I got lucky!” or “It’s about time!” When everything seems to be crumbling around you do you place blame on others or wonder why God could let this […]

There’s Something to Say for Going Astray – by Corinne Vance

Young & Free Columnist By CORINNE VANCE (includes photo gallery) It’s more than easy to get caught in the routine of doing the same thing over and over again. As human beings we are naturally creatures of habit. I have begun to notice that this is especially true in the case of making plans to […]

Busy Has Become The New Lazy

By Corinne Vance Take a second to breath: Close your eyes, clear your mind and take one of those deep breaths that hisses through the nostrils and fills the belly. Now hold it! Enjoy, be thankful for, and recognize this moment when your mind doesn’t have to take notice about anything except for the oxygen […]

YOUNG & FREE: Role Play by Corinne Vance

  By Corinne Vance In high school I played the role of the flirty, carefree, act-like-I’m-dumber-than-I-am girl. Lee Academy in Clarksdale, Mississippi gave me a role, and by golly I played it well. I cherish those fond memories of when I was able to display my star-quality talent, but it’s safe to say my days […]

The Delta Bohemian: Year-end Review: What We Did & Where We Are Headed

The Delta Bohemian (DB) turned one-year old recently! The “brainless child” of Billy and Madge Marley Howell–Poor William and Magical Madge–the DB was established as an organic expression of how the two see and experience the Mississippi Delta and Clarksdale, Mississippi. What is The Delta Bohemian? We consider it a zany, quirky, off-the-wall, always spontaneous, […]

Words that Defined My Words for Life

By Corinne Vance Writing has played many roles in my life. Writing has been a fun way to pass the time growing up in a small country town, it was my method of communication in elementary school, passing notes about which boys are cute and which ones have cooties, it has filled the pages of […]

Writers Overload, Fairy-Tale Endings, and Mr. Right Now

Writer’s Overload, Fairy-Tale Endings, and Mr. Right Now By YOUNG & FREE writer CORINNE VANCE Follow Corinne on Twitter @corinne143. Time and time again I have sat patiently in front of my computer screen waiting for a thought to stimulate my mind and put my fingers to work on my keyboard. I have desperately attempted […]