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Judicial candidates answer questions »

In today’s Sunday Focus, candidates for the Chancery and Circuit Court races say why they feel they are the best choice to sit on the bench. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

Community comes together to renew nature »

A group of concerned citizens has paired with the developers of the Faulkner Flats project and Strawberry Plains Audubon Center to restore the natural habitat on a section of Whirlpool trails that had been damaged by the development on Old Taylor Road. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

Only in Oxford – Rowan Oak »

The world-famous home of William Faulkner is some 170 years old, and it continues to attack thousands of visitors each year who want to see where the Nobel Prize-winning writer worked and lived. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

Local schools retain rankings »

The Mississippi Department of Education released accountability ratings for local school districts today. As the state granted a waiver for rankings, all rankings stayed the same, however kindergarten readiness appears to be suffering throughout the state. (October 17, 2014, Page 1A)

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Arts & Entertainment

Only in Oxford – Rowan Oak »

The world-famous home of William Faulkner is some 170 years old, and it continues to attack thousands of visitors each year who want to see where the Nobel Prize-winning writer worked and lived. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

Ten Minute Play Festival takes the stage tonight

Ten Minute Play Festival takes the stage tonight »

Theatre Oxford will present the 15th anniversary of its Ten Minute Play Festival starting at 7:30 this evening (Oct. 16) at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center.  (more…) (October 16, 2014, Page 1B, 2B, 3B)

Tim Duffy set to sign ‘We Are The Music Makers!’

Tim Duffy set to sign ‘We Are The Music Makers!’ »

Tim Duffy will be at Off Square Books on Monday at 5 p.m. to read from, sign and discuss “We Are The Music Makers!” “We Are the Music Makers!” is Duffy’s second book, featuring photos, stories and songs from the musicians he has partnered with over the past 20 years. (more…) (October 9, 2014, Page 1B, 2B, 3B)

‘Songwriter’s Showcase’ set for Ford Center on Thursday »

The LOU community will be treated to a night of songs, and the stories behind them, when “The Heart Behind the Music Songwriter’s Showcase” tour rolls into town Thursday. (more…) (October 7, 2014, Page 2)

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Features

Jimmy Carter in hell »

Religion columnist Randy Weeks writes about his support for former President Jimmy Carter who received backlash from the Christian community lately for saying Jesus didn’t discriminate against anyone, including those in the LGBT community. (October 19, 2014, Page 5C)

Only in Oxford – Rowan Oak »

The world-famous home of William Faulkner is some 170 years old, and it continues to attack thousands of visitors each year who want to see where the Nobel Prize-winning writer worked and lived. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

Cancer survivor uses fashion show to lift others »

LaVera Hodges founded a fashion show for cancer patients, survivors and their supporters. A cancer survivor herself, Hodges uses the event as a fundraiser to help those battling the disease. (October 17, 2014, Page 1A)

This week in Oxford history »

Back in 2004, the new Indoor Practice Facility at Ole Miss was just about finished, while in 1934, the original City Grocery on the Square was adding a meat market. These are some of the highlights that took place in Lafayette County during this week in local history. (October 15, 2014, Page 1A)

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