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Double Decker brings community together for fun, fellowship »

Saturday’s 20th annual Double Decker Arts Festival brought many visitors to Oxford as festival-goers ran in the annual Double Decker Spring Run, entered their pets in the Best Dressed Pet Contest, browsed the numerous art vendors’ booths and enjoyed time with friends and family while listening to live music. (April 26, 2015)

Popular festival finishes strong »

Organizers of this year’s Double Decker were happy with this year’s event, thankful for the weather and believe it’s the biggest one yet. Evening musical acts includes St. Paul and the Broken Bones, JJ Grey and the Mofros and headliner, Trampled by Turtles. (April 26, 2015, Page 1A, 10A)

Wellsgate resident protects neighborhood from slithering intruders

Wellsgate resident protects neighborhood from slithering intruders »

Harley Garrett has captured over a hundred snakes in Wellsgate in the past 14 years but only 3 were poisonous. He is always willing to come remove one from a neighbor’s yard. (April 24, 2015, Page 1A)

Vision 2037 meetings open to all »

All Oxford citizens are encouraged to attend two meetings next week, on Monday and Thursday, to give public input on how they want Oxford’s future to look like. (April 24, 2015, Page 1A)

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Double Decker brings community together for fun, fellowship »

Saturday’s 20th annual Double Decker Arts Festival brought many visitors to Oxford as festival-goers ran in the annual Double Decker Spring Run, entered their pets in the Best Dressed Pet Contest, browsed the numerous art vendors’ booths and enjoyed time with friends and family while listening to live music. (April 26, 2015)

Local writer’s book could become basis for TV show »

Jimmy Reed decided to publish some of his grown’-up-in-the-Delta stories in a book about 10 years ago. That led to a spot writing local columns for The Oxford Eagle. And now it may earn his main characters — Jaybird, Junior and Boss — a spot in a TV sitcom. (April 2, 2015, Page 2)

Oxford’s newest university teaching garage band 101

Oxford’s newest university teaching garage band 101 »

Roxford University, a school to introduce budding musicians to the concert scene, is gearing up for its first semester on April 6. (April 2, 2015, Page 5)

Weekend events include artists, authors and SEC baseball

Weekend events include artists, authors and SEC baseball »

Read about what’s going on in Oxford this weekend. Activities range from artists at Bozarts in Water Valley to a free Black History concert to local musicians and their whereabouts to a Paint the Town Glow Party.” Tickets are also still available for the Secret Show, held at 7 p.m. Friday. Only ticket holders will know location and what will be at the event. (March 19, 2015, Page 1)

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Features

Lamar Park sculptures part of three-location trail Lamar Park sculptures part of three-location trail »

Lamar Park is the newest home for nine large sculptures that are a part of the Yokna Sculpture Trail. (April 19, 2015, Page 1C)

My first car: a beautiful 1957 Chevy Belair My first car: a beautiful 1957 Chevy Belair »

Columnist remembers his first car, a 1957 Chevrolet Belair with fondness. (April 19, 2015, Page 3C)

BMH-NM says thanks to invaluable volunteers »

Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi is taking a moment, during National Hospital Volunteer Week, to say “thanks” to the numerous volunteers who spend time at the hospital each week, enhancing patients’ experiences and aiding the families and friends who have loved ones in the hospital. (April 17, 2015, Page 1A)

OMS students learn about CSI through UM outreach »

Oxford Middle School Launch students had real-life experiences with crime scene investigation Wednesday when they participated in the University of Mississippi’s Visit Day for Forensic Chemistry. (April 12, 2015)

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Sports

Alabama routs Rebels in finale to salvage series »

The Ole Miss baseball team got good outings from their first two weekend starters. The same could not be said for the third. Freshman Will Stokes lasted less than an inning in 13-4 loss to Alabama Sunday afternoon at Oxford-University Stadium. The win salvaged the series for the Crimson Tide (23-20, 8-13 Southeastern Conference) after getting swept by Ole Miss (23-22; 10-11) in Saturday’s twinbill. (April 27, 2015, Page 6)

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