The Lafayette County Soil & Water Conservation District will hold its annual meeting tonight at the Oxford Conference Center. Registration for the event starts at 6.
Tickets to attend the event are $10 per person, with dinner being served by Taylor Grocery at 6:30 and keynote speaker U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran taking the podium at 7. (October 28, 2010, Page 5)
People of all ages, from business owners to preschoolers, are getting involved in the Pink Dress Run benefit to promote breast cancer awareness.
The Pink Dress Run will be held tonight from 6 to 8:30 on the Square. Registration is $15 and the run will begin at the Mid-Town Shopping Center on North Lamar Boulevard and end at the Square. And, of course, participants are asked to wear pink. (October 28, 2010, Page 1)
Phillies and Yankees, no doubt. That was the consensus for most of the season, but now we have a surprising matchup in the World Series: San Francisco and Texas. Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a look at the 2010 season and how the Giants and Rangers made it to the Fall Classic. (October 27, 2010, Page 4)
The North Central Mississippi Board of Realtors will be hosting the second annual House Party to benefit the Oxford-Lafayette Chapter of Habitat for Humanity at the Lyric on Saturday night from 6:30 to 11. All proceeds from the event go towards benefiting the Habitat for Humanity. (October 20, 2010, Page 2)
WVHS BASEBALL — The Charleston Tigers were no match for Water Valley on Tuesday. The Blue Devils battled a chilly night to sweep Charleston in a home doubleheader 16-1, 17-0. (March 3, 2010, Page 9)
The Lafayette Commodores basketball season made the most of Senior Night at the LHS gym Tuesday, as both the girls’ and boys’ teams came away with victories over the Lewisburg Patriots. The girls won 75-24, while the boys won a narrow 47-46. (February 3, 2010, Page 8)
OHS SOCCER — The Oxford Lady Chargers soccer team advanced in the Class 5A playoffs Monday with a historic 3-1 win over Saltillo. Tonight will be the first time the Lady Chargers have hosted a North Half title match and the opponent, Ridgeland, is a familiar foe that defeated OHS in the 2006 North Half title match. The Chargers unfortunately weren’t as lucky as the Lady Chargers as they fell 2-0 to Callaway in the second round of the 5A playoffs Monday. (February 2, 2010, Page 8)
OLE MISS WOMEN’S HOOPS — Senior guard Bianca Thomas scored a career-high 42 points and grabbed eight rebounds in an 80-71 upset over the No. 12 LSU Tigers Sunday afternoon at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (January 18, 2010, Page 6)
OHS HOOPS — Both squads of the Oxford Chargers basketball program were able to come away with double-digit victories over Saltillo in District 2-5A play Friday night at the OHS gym. The Lady Chargers won 73-42, and the boys won 73-47. (January 18, 2010, Page 7)