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UM to host 6th annual Green Week »

The University of Mississippi will kick off a week-long celebration for Green Week next Tuesday. Several events will be held throughout the week relating to green ways and sustainability. (April 18, 2014, Page 1A)

Oxford’s credit rating improves »

The city of Oxford’s credit rating rose from an AA- to an AA recently after the city issued two bonds. (April 18, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

LES learns about life cycles at dairy farm »

Lafayette County Elementary School first graders took a trip to the Brown Family Dairy Farm Wednesday. The children learned about life and water cycles as well as had an Easter egg hunt while they were there. (April 17, 2014, Page 1)

City planner recognized at retirement party

City planner recognized at retirement party »

City Planner Tim Akers was honored for his hard word, dedication and passion for Oxford during his retirement party Wednesday at City Hall. (April 17, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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End of All Music celebrates Record Store Day Saturday

End of All Music celebrates Record Store Day Saturday »

The End of All Music will take part in its third Record Store Day on Saturday (April 19) and has quite the celebration planned for the LOU community. (more…) (April 17, 2014, Page 6, 7)

DIY approach leads to ‘Progress’ for Texas artist

DIY approach leads to ‘Progress’ for Texas artist »

Texas artist Tim Kerr’s exhibit, “Tim Kerr: In Progress,” will be on display starting Friday (Arpil 11) at Yalo Studio in Water Valley. An opening reception is planned for Friday night from 6-9 at the gallery. (more…) (April 10, 2014, Page 6, 7, 8)

2014 Double Decker music lineup

2014 Double Decker music lineup »

Here’s a list of the artists, including biographical information and video, who are scheduled to play at the 2014 Double Decker Arts Festival in Oxford on April 25-26. A special broadcast of Thacker Mountain Radio featuring Rosco Bandana and The Bo-Keys is set for 7 p.m. on the Square. (more…) (April 3, 2014)

Nelly set to perform in the Grove

Nelly set to perform in the Grove »

Grammy Award-winning artist Nelly will perform in the Grove on the University of Mississippi campus on Friday night (April 4). Joining Nelly are special guests Travis Porter and Fly Panda. (more…) (April 3, 2014, Page 6, 7)

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Locals win statewide awards Locals win statewide awards »

Mississippi Institute of Arts & Letters honors local artists including Bill Beckwith with a Lifetime Achievement Award. (April 18, 2014, Page 1B)

Good stewardship is relative »

Religion columnist Randy Weeks writes about the cost of spreading the word. (April 18, 2014, Page 5B)

Unlocking the secrets of the Mississippi Delta »

Photojournalist Alysia Steele may be new to Mississippi, but she’s earned some its hardest-sought stories — along with four dozen adopted grandmothers. Hear about her work with Missionary Baptist church mothers in the Delta in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (April 17, 2014, Page 3)

Genealogical Society helps others connect to family Genealogical Society helps others connect to family »

The Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society offers a helping hand to those researching their family tree. (April 11, 2014, Page 1B)

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