Online Edition
Friday, May 29, 2015

Don Whitten

Will ‘undecided’ voters keep an open mind?

Democrats and Republicans alike know there’s a certain percentage of voters who’ve already made up their mind about who they’ll vote for for president this fall. It’s the “undecided” voters, which Editor Don Whitten takes a look at, who’ll likely decide the election. (September 3, 2012, Page 4A)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Driving guidelines, tips really pretty basic

    Driver’s education’s main message was, and is, pretty simple: Keep your eyes on the road. Editor Don Whitten notices that more and more folks seem to have forgotten that message and wonders how we can return to those basics in driving. (August 31, 2012, Page 4A)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Crosstown rivalry’s history keeps growing

      It’s time for yet another Crosstown Classic football matchup as Lafayette’s Commodores travel just a couple of miles to take on the Oxford Chargers in a Thursday night TV game from Bobby Holcomb Field. Editor Don Whitten, who’s seen three dozen or so of the OHS-LHS games, looks back at the series and what can be expected tomorrow night. (August 29, 2012, Page 4)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Getting close to not-so-favorite things

        Editor Don Whitten admits it – he’s not a big fan of most of our bugs and worms and such. However, in the interest of education, he writes, he’s helping with a school project that involves two well-known varieties – silkworms and pray mantises. (August 27, 2012, Page 4A)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Land purchase could help with parking

          A solution to some of Oxford’s downtown parking concerns — as well as a place for those who’d like to park their vehicles longer than two hours — could be available by next spring after city officials came to an agreement this week to purchase the undeveloped portion of the Vieux Carré development west of North Lamar Boulevard for $2.35 million. (August 23, 2012, Page 1)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Would student surveys really be that helpful?

            Editor Don Whitten, after reading that it’s been suggested that student surveys might be helpful in teacher evaluations, pondered how he and his friends would have answered questions about their teachers when they were growing up. (August 23, 2012, Page 4)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Two-party system not shining these days

              Statesmen, authors and others have warned, through the years, of the problems our country’s two-party political system could cause. Editor Don Whitten writes that’s exactly what seems to be happening these days as politicians seemed more concerned about their parties than the people they are supposed to serve. (August 22, 2012, Page 4)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                QB Adamson leads Oxford past Grenada

                Oxford High School quarterback Parker Adamson didn’t get off to an ideal start in Friday’s season opener against Grenada at Bobby Holcomb Field, throwing interceptions on two of his team’s first three possessions with one of them getting returned for a touchdown.

                Adamson and his teammates didn’t let the slow start and 12-0 first-period deficit shake them, however, as they rallied to post a 28-22 victory in the battle of Charger lineups. Adamson finished the night passing for 205 yards and a pair of touchdowns to help his team gain a measure of revenge for last year’s loss at Grenada. (August 20, 2012, Page 1B)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Oxford rallies to top Grenada

                  BLOG — The Oxford Chargers spotted Grenada 12 first-quarter points before battling back to post a 28-22 victory in the season opener Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. (more…)

                   (August 18, 2012)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Thank Your Local Firefighter Day – every day

                    Firefighters and fire trucks are not something that you really want to see around your home or place of business, but it’s still good to know they’re there. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at their professionalism during a recent unplanned visit to The Oxford EAGLE. (August 17, 2012, Page 4A)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 37 of 73  « First  ... « 35  36  37  38  39 » ...  Last » 
                      Oxford Eagle REMAX Legacy Realty