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Yesterday’s Papers takes a look at 1969 »

Forty-five years ago, Oxford prepared for the opening of a new wing of its hospital, and two juveniles were arrested for making obscene phone calls in the county. The community also started providing disaster relief to the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Camille hit. (August 20, 2014, Page 1A)

New roads move forward »

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with discussions with the city about two expansion road projects. The roads discussed were West Oxford Loop and Sisk Avenue. (August 19, 2014, Page 1)

S. Lamar bike lanes to be striped — again »

The Oxford Pathways Commission learned that South Lamar will have to be re-striped after a miscommunication led to the new stripes creating lanes that were 1 foot too big. (August 19, 2014, Page 1)

Kids’ health fair returns »

Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi will host its annual children’s health fair August 23. Excel by 5 Coalition will be co-sponsoring the event and will have several booths dedicated to the wellbeing of children. (August 18, 2014, Page 1)

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Arts & Entertainment

Arico shares stories, recipes  in ‘Inside My Italian Kitchen’

Arico shares stories, recipes in ‘Inside My Italian Kitchen’ »

 Longtime Oxford EAGLE food columnist Luisa Arco shares stories about family and food along with recipes in her book, “Inside My Italian Kitchen.”  (more…) (August 14, 2014, Page 6)

Former Ole Miss professor wants to revive UM Elvis conference »

In 1995, Vernon Chadwick funded and directed the first international conference on Elvis Presley at the University of Mississippi. (more...) (August 13, 2014, Page 12)

Holly Springs pays tribute to the ‘universe, galaxy, planet, world’s’ most devoted Elvis fan

Holly Springs pays tribute to the ‘universe, galaxy, planet, world’s’ most devoted Elvis fan »

It has been said that, in the South, we don’t hide our eccentrics. We show them off. (more…) (August 13, 2014, Page 1A)

Fringe Festival celebrates LOU arts community

Fringe Festival celebrates LOU arts community »

There is rarely a corner turned in the LOU community without an expression of the bountiful art community that encompasses our “little postage stamp of native soil.” Musicians, writers, artisans and thespians are just a few who leave their mark on our community through various venues. (more…) (July 31, 2014, Page 5)

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Yesterday’s Papers takes a look at 1969 »

Forty-five years ago, Oxford prepared for the opening of a new wing of its hospital, and two juveniles were arrested for making obscene phone calls in the county. The community also started providing disaster relief to the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Camille hit. (August 20, 2014, Page 1A)

Susan McClelland dedicates her career to education in her home state »

Educational Excellence star Susan McClelland has served in several educational positions over her career. She is indebted to her state’s education system. (August 19, 2014, Page 1)

Volunteer says ministry serving more Oxford residents who have lost homes »

Suzanne Wilkin, a volunteer for Interfaith Compassion Ministry, said the number of people who have lost their homes in Oxford seems to be rising considering the number of clients who have sought help at ICM. Wilkin, who moved to Oxford from Maryland with her husband in 1996, has spent more than 10 years volunteering with ICM, an association of 36 area churches who work together to help community members in need.   (August 15, 2014, Page 1)

Renovated and Ready »

The new Oxford Middle School is ready for students on Monday. The $6.5 million project was started in December of last year. (August 15, 2014, Page 1B)

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