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EAGLE sale agreement reached »

  An agreement for the sale of The Oxford EAGLE by members of the Phillips and Vasilyev families of Oxford has been reached in principle. Work to complete the transaction is under way. The buyer will be a newly formed Mississippi entity, Oxford Newsmedia, LLC.   Oxford Newsmedia, a subsidiary of Boone Newspapers, Inc. (BNI) and Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL), will publish The Eagle, its website and all affiliate publications.   For more information, see the story in Friday’s Oxford EAGLE.  (April 24, 2014)

Trashy can be fashionable »

The University of Mississippi held the Eco Fashion Show and Gala Wednesday night. Several designs included recycled materials. (April 24, 2014, Page 1)

OHS presents ‘Boeing, Boeing’ »

The Oxford High School Drama Department will perform the classic French comedy, “Boeing, Boeing” at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Seats are limited. (April 24, 2014, Page 1)

Dist. 1 voting precinct moved »

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to relocate the voting precinct from the former National Guard Armory to the Oxford Park Commission building. Voters should receive a new voter’s card in the mail the first week of May. (April 23, 2014, Page 1)

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Greg Iles returns with another Penn Cage thriller

Greg Iles returns with another Penn Cage thriller »

New York Times best-selling author and Mississippian Greg Iles will return to Oxford on Wednesday (April 30) to read from, sign and discuss “Natchez Burning,” the Penn Cage series and other subjects at Off Square Book (more…) (April 24, 2014, Page 5)

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)

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Features

Stitching together a creative strategy »

Andi Bedsworth went from working behind-the-scenes in the theater department to leading an art business that’s made hers one of the best-known faces in town. Hear how she’s pulled it off in this week’s (April 24) “A Conversation With…” (April 24, 2014, Page 3)

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)

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Sports

‘Dores rout Ripley for region title »

‘Dores rout Ripley for region title

Tuesday night went about about as well as it could have for D.K. Buford and the rest of Lafayette’s seniors. Buford, along with six teammates, were recognized on Senior Night at W.V. Brewer Field before the Commodores played their regular-season finale against Ripley, and the good vibes continued once the game started as Lafayette rolled to an 11-1 win in five innings that clinched the Region 2-4A title and the region’s top playoff seed. (April 23, 2014, Page 8)

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