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No dees, please »

Residents object to proposed gas station near Cross Creek subdivision. (September 23, 2014, Page 3)

Young emphasizes nutritious meals for growing minds »

Educational Excellence feature Sunny Young works to expand students mind involving nutritious food and farm to food initiatives. Young hopes to continue the impact she has made in the Oxford School District with food choices. (September 23, 2014, Page 1)

OSD puts new focus on reading »

The Oxford School Board was made aware of 116 third-graders who either scored deficit on reading or are on the borderline and at risk for not moving onto the fourth grade. Parents of these children will be sent home a letter on Thursday detailing the reading intervention that their child needs. (September 23, 2014, Page 1)

Ensure they are ABLE »

New effort by Lafayette County Literacy Council helps adults improve reading skills, whether for gaining a high school diploma or being able to read to their children. (September 22, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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Arts & Entertainment

‘Image Journaling’  class set for Powerhouse

‘Image Journaling’ class set for Powerhouse »

The old adage of every picture tells a story holds true with Constance Pierce’s “Image Journaling: Creative Renewal” class, which is set to begin at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center on Monday (Sept. 29). (more…) (September 18, 2014, Page 6, 7)

Isbell returns to The Lyric

Isbell returns to The Lyric »

Jason Isbell returns to Oxford on Friday night (Sept. 12) for a performance at The Lyric. Cory Branan will open the show and doors open at 8. (more…) (September 11, 2014, Page 5, 6, 7)

Corey Smith set to perform at The Lyric

Corey Smith set to perform at The Lyric »

Country-rock artist Corey Smith will return to The Lyric tonight (Sept. 4) for a performance at 8.  The Adam Ezra Group, who were described as, “If Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, and Jack Johnson had a baby, this would be it,” will open the show. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at The Lyric Box Office or online at www.thelyricoxford.com. (more…) (September 4, 2014, Page 6, 7)

Thacker Mountain starts fall season at Nutt Auditorium

Thacker Mountain starts fall season at Nutt Auditorium »

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour begins its fall season next Thursday (Sept. 4) at 6 p.m. at a different location than usual. The show will be held at Nutt Auditorium (500 University Ave., across from the Ford Center) and admission is free. Guests for the season premiere will be classical pianist Bruce Levingston, author Karen Abbott and local soul/funk band Silas Reed N’ Da Books. (more…) (August 28, 2014, Page 8, 9)

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Features

Young emphasizes nutritious meals for growing minds »

Educational Excellence feature Sunny Young works to expand students mind involving nutritious food and farm to food initiatives. Young hopes to continue the impact she has made in the Oxford School District with food choices. (September 23, 2014, Page 1)

Pen pals for almost 50 years meet for first time »

  Oxford resident Marianna Ochs and Pauline Dick, of New Zealand, have been pen pals for almost 50 years. This month, they met in person for the first time. (September 21, 2014, Page C1)

Pen pals of almost 50 years meet for first time »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzpE6o5Q_PY Oxford resident Marianna Ochs and Pauline Dick, of New Zealand, have been pen pals for almost 50 years. This month, they met in person for the first time. (September 21, 2014, Page C1)

Technology makes staying in touch easier these days Technology makes staying in touch easier these days »

Oxford resident Marianna Ochs met her long-time pen pal, Pauline Dick from New Zealand for the first time in more than 50 years of writing back and forth to each other. (September 21, 2014, Page 1C, 3C)

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Sports

NOTEBOOK: Mathers returns to Rebels’ backfield »

NOTEBOOK: Mathers returns to Rebels’ backfield

Ole Miss’ ground game is back at full strength. Junior running back I’Tavius Mathers suffered a sprained big toe that knocked him out of the Rebels’ last game against Louisiana-Lafayette shortly after ripping off his 56-yard touchdown run, an injury Hugh Freeze feared was serious enough to possibly keep him out of this week’s game against Memphis at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (September 23, 2014, Page 6)

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