Online Edition
Friday, October 24, 2014

Don Whitten

Getting along despite our differences

A move by many in Scotland to declare independence from the United Kingdom fell short in a vote, but it’s indicative of how regional differences within smaller areas can overflow into politics. Editor Don Whitten looks at divisions mentioned in the United States and even wonders how some of the distinct regions in Mississippi have learned to get along so well. (September 22, 2014, Page 4)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Local runners, teams fare well in Saltillo Meet

    SALTILLO— The Oxford High School boys and girls claimed top three finishes in individual and team competition in the Saltillo Cross Country Invitational held Saturday at the SHS course. (September 21, 2014, Page 4B)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Taxi drivers have to pass what kind of test?

      Editor Don Whitten learned that taxi drivers at the San Diego airport can be cited for violating an ordinance that requires them to “smell” pleasant, and wonders how the conversation would go with taxi drivers, police officers and government officials if that were discussed in Oxford. (September 17, 2014, Page 4)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Ketchup, cheese key additions for many

        How did your parents get you to eat things you weren’t sure you liked? Did they, or perhaps you, use ketchup or melted cheese to make things taste better. Editor Don Whitten takes a humorous look at the practice that continues today. (September 15, 2014, Page 4)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Oxford High boys top field in Pontotoc cross-country meet

          The Oxford High boys picked up right where they left off at the end of last year’s cross-country season as they had the second- and third-place finishers and then three more runners in the top 16 en route to the Class 5A championship in the Pontotoc Cross Country Invitational held Saturday morning at the at the Cherry Creek Orchard. (September 14, 2014, Page 5B)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Sharing stories about our friend, Stan

            The news was shocking and hard to accept — Stan Sandroni had passed away. Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at his time working and playing with Sandroni, and recalls one of the stories that shows exactly who and what Stan Sandroni was. (September 11, 2014, Page 4)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              9/11 — a time to remember and to serve

              Editor Don Whitten writes about 9/11 and things that went on 13 years ago in relation to what’s happening in the world today and how Americans have turned the tragedy into a positive with the National Day of  Service and Remembrance. (September 10, 2014, Page 4)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Wilkie book offers so much to so many

                Need a book about local history, politics, sociology or journalism? Editor Don Whitten writes that longtime journalist and now journalism professor Curtis Wilkie’s new book, “Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest: Fifty Pieces from the Road,” fits the bill perfectly. (September 8, 2014, Page 4)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  All educational programs eventually replaced

                  Common Core, whether good, bad or in between, will eventually be replaced by another educational program. It’s just the nature of education and the education business, Editor Don Whitten writes. (September 1, 2014, Page 4)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Lady ‘Dores win region opener

                    Lafayette high school volleyball coach Clint Jordan wanted to see more pressure put on the opposition with a faster pace of play. His Lady ‘Dores did just that, particularly in game one, in a 3-0 victory over Water Valley in the Class I-Region 2 opener for both teams Thursday evening at the LHS gym. (August 29, 2014, Page 3B)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 2 of 66 « 1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last » 
                      Oxford Eagle