NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marshall Henderson struggled with Vanderbilt’s sticky defense trying to keep the Ole Miss guard under control. As usual, he hit the biggest shots of the night helping the Rebels pull out another key win. (January 23, 2014, Page 8)
The No. 35-ranked Ole Miss women’s tennis team posted a 7-0 shutout against Jackson State in the 2014 season opener Wednesday at the Gillom Sports Center. (January 23, 2014, Page 9)
The final high school basketball games at the “old” Oxford High School gym will be Friday night, ending almost five decades of games in the facility. Editor Don Whitten, who’s seen quite a few games there, looks back at some of the top coaches, players and teams who competed there. (January 23, 2014, Page 4)
The LOU MLK Day of Service Planning Committee writes to thanks all who took part in the opening ceremony, service fair and other parts of the program held earlier this week. (January 23, 2014, Page 4)
Anna McGowan won a national fitness contest by dropping 25 pounds in 12 weeks — but from her perspective, numbers on a scale are overrated. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with McGowan on how she’s making changes for life in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (January 23, 2014, Page 3)
Drawing on influences of the likes of John Prine and Steve Earle, Americana singer-songwriter Chris Knight will take the stage at Proud Larry’s tonight (Thursday, Jan. 23). (more…) (January 23, 2014, Page 6, 7)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to accept the recommendations of the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission and move forward with paid parking in the premium spots around the Square on Tuesday. (January 22, 2014, Page 1, 3)
- Lillian Lee Baker — 80, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Oxford. Services were held this morning at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial followed in Gaston Cemetery in Booneville.
- Johnnie “Skin” Murry — 67, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Harrisonville M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
- Myra Ellen Jackson Vines — 81, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
- Jerry Wayne Wilson — 73, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Clear Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
An offensive mishap nearly cost Oxford its first district win of the season. Instead, the Chargers made the defensive plays they needed in the final seconds and hit some late free throws to pull out a 53-48 victory over West Point Tuesday night at the OHS gymnasium, evening their District 2-5A record at 1-1. (January 22, 2014, Page 6)
Marshall Henderson had shown flashes of the prolific long-range shooting he’s well known for today early in his first year at Ole Miss, but one game in particular showed how deadly the senior can be from deep. (January 22, 2014, Page 6)