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Only in Oxford – College Hill Presbyterian Church »

College Hill Presbyterian Church has a historic place in Lafayette County as one of the oldest churches in the county, and it’s the location of a piece of literary history because it’s where William Faulkner wed. (January 25, 2015, Page 1A)

Veteran spends precious time helping others

Veteran spends precious time helping others »

When Jim Stephens retired from the U.S. National Guard in 1998 after a 28-year career in which he earned the rank of sergeant major, he realized he has a lot of time on his hands. Stephens decided he would spend his spare time helping others and making his community a better place to live. (January 23, 2015, Page 1, 3)

Vet wins top cop award

Vet wins top cop award »

Charles Smith, a retired U.S. Army veteran and Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department deputy, was named Police Officer of the Year on Thursday by the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association. (January 23, 2015, Page 1, 3)

Youths recognized for work, character

Youths recognized for work, character »

Oxford High School student Randon Hill and Lafayette Middle School student Robert Burns were honored Thursday by local law enforcement officers for working through difficult periods in their life and rising through adversity. (January 23, 2015, Page 1)

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Arts & Entertainment

Bryant shows maturity, growth on new album

Bryant shows maturity, growth on new album »

Andrew Bryant will release his sixth solo album, “This Is The Life,” on Tuesday (Jan. 27). An in-store show is set for The End of All Music on Tuesday at 5 p.m., while a full-band performance is lined up for next Thursday (Jan. 29) at Proud Larry’s. (more…) (January 22, 2015)

Theater festival concludes today »

Oxford High School students and members of Theatre Oxford performed during this weekend’s Mississippi Theatre Association festival that was held in Oxford this year. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)

Author to discuss ‘The Secret Wisdom of the Earth’

Author to discuss ‘The Secret Wisdom of the Earth’ »

Author Christopher Scotton will be at Off Square Books today (Jan. 15) at 5 to read from, sign and discuss “The Secret Wisdom of the Earth.” (more…) (January 15, 2015, Page 1B)

Bascombe returns in Ford’s “Let Me Be Frank With You”

Bascombe returns in Ford’s “Let Me Be Frank With You” »

Richard Ford, a University of Mississippi visiting professor of creative writing and former senior fiction professor, returns his legendary character Frank Bascombe in “Let Me Be Frank With You.” Ford will read from, sign and discuss his latest work at Off Square Books today (Dec. 11) at 5.  (more…) (December 11, 2014)

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Only in Oxford – College Hill Presbyterian Church »

College Hill Presbyterian Church has a historic place in Lafayette County as one of the oldest churches in the county, and it’s the location of a piece of literary history because it’s where William Faulkner wed. (January 25, 2015, Page 1A)

Veteran spends precious time helping others Veteran spends precious time helping others »

When Jim Stephens retired from the U.S. National Guard in 1998 after a 28-year career in which he earned the rank of sergeant major, he realized he has a lot of time on his hands. Stephens decided he would spend his spare time helping others and making his community a better place to live. (January 23, 2015, Page 1, 3)

This week in Oxford history »

The community observed its first official Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday this week back in 1987. It was also a big week for economic development in 1960 and the start of a major building program at Ole Miss in 1958. (January 21, 2015, Page 1A)

After decades in education, OUS headmaster to retire »

Oxford University School Headmaster Tommy Naron recently announced he would be retiring at the end of the school year after four years at OUS.  (January 20, 2015, Page 1, 3)

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