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Lady Chargers advance to Jackson

BLOG — The top-ranked and undefeated Oxford Lady Chargers overcame an upset bid by Canton to post a 63-49 victory in Friday night’s Class 5A North Half semifinals and earn the program’s first trip to the state tournament since 2005. (more…)

 (February 17, 2012)

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    Multi-purpose building deserves close look

    What do counties surrounding Lafayette have that we don’t? How about a multi-purpose building or center? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a proposal that Earl Babb is taking to the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors next week that makes the possibility of such a facility look like a win-win situation for the L-O-U community. (February 17, 2012, Page 4A)

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      How about some holiday adjustments?

      After making it through another one of our increasingly popular holidays – Valentine’s Day – Editor Don Whitten takes a look at holidays with suggestions about some changes and additions. (February 15, 2012, Page 4)

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        ‘Healthier’ lunches not the only answer

        The USDA has issued new guidelines for school meals, but even those healthier lunches and snacks aren’t pleasing everyone. Editor Don Whitten recalls the food in the lunchroom from years ago and wonders if the answer to battling obesity in our youngsters lies more with activity than food guidelines. (February 13, 2012, Page 4A)

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          Secret shopping can be fun – unless it’s a scam

          Scams involving repair work, inheritance, lotteries and work-at-home schemes are very common. Editor Don Whitten has come across another one – scams involving secret shoppers – to warn readers about. (February 10, 2012, Page 4A)

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            Oxford Film Festival highlights local work

            “Local” seems to be the key word for a lot of the entries in this year’s Oxford Film Festival. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the ninth-annual event set for this weekend in conjunction with the Oxford Music Festival. (February 8, 2012, Page 4)

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              We all have to deal with higher prices

              Who’s one of the friendliest, most helpful, most philanthropic people you know? Your neighborhood grocer. But even they can’t hold the line forever as prices for everyday grocery and food items continue to climb. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at how prices are climbing and are expected to keep rising in 2012. (February 6, 2012, Page 4A)

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                Are times a-changin’ in LOU community?

                Editor Don Whitten wonders if there’s a new era of cooperation between local entities in the city, county and university coming on with talk of expansion of tennis courts in Oxford. (February 3, 2012, Page 4A)

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                  Mr. Pat – one of our community’s icons

                  How did you first come to know Robert L. “Mr. Pat” Patterson? In his work with FCA? With the Kiwanis Club? As the bailiff at the courthouse? As a softball umpire? At church? At an Ole Miss ballgame? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the relationships we’ve had with the man who’s been a local icon for longer than most of us have been around. (February 1, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Numbers – telling a story, provoking thought

                    Numbers and statistics are almost always part of sports stories. Editor Don Whitten saw some interesting figures that have nothing to do with sports, and he writes about them in relation to what Mississippi is spending to house, feed and take care of prisoners, parolees and offenders on probation. (January 27, 2012, Page 4A)

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