Although they are rivals on the athletic fields, Ole Miss and Mississippi State University are teaming together for a good cause by hosting the Mississippi Kids Count Tailgate event over the next two weekends in Oxford and Starkville. (November 19, 2010, Page 3A)
It’s funny how life works out sometimes. Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks traces his recent steps that brought him full circle to working with The Oxford EAGLE again. (November 18, 2010, Page 4)
Holiday shoppers looking to take a break from the Square and department stores, and donate to a good cause, can take part in the 2010 Holiday House at the National Guard Armory from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. (November 17, 2010, Page 3)
After the success of the 2010 Holiday Market last Saturday, many local businesses are gearing up for the holiday season. Black Friday is just around the corner, and several Oxford businesses have plans made for the busy retail day. (November 17, 2010, Page 1)
The Lafayette Commodores showed just why they are one of the top teams in the state by responding to adversity and claiming a dominating 44-12 win over the Louisville Wildcats Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium in the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs.
Thanks to a couple of quick strikes, two scores within 30 seconds, the Wildcats put themselves back into the game late in the second quarter, pulling within two, 14-12, with 2:57 left in the first half. (November 15, 2010, Page 3B)
The Lafayette Commodores (13-0 overall) continued their winning ways with a 44-12 victory over the Louisville Wildcats Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium in the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. The backfield duo of Jeremy Liggins and Demarkus Dennis led the LHS offense on the night, both rushing for over 100 yards each. Lafayette now must turn their attention to New Albany and their high-powered offense. The Bulldogs (13-0) defeated Koscuisko 28-0 Friday night to earn the right to host LHS for third-round action in the battle of the unbeatens. (November 12, 2010)
Dr. R. Walker Byars and his staff at the Oxford Surgical and Bariatric Clinic are doing more this holiday season than taking care of the health care needs of their patients; they’re also taking care of the needs of The Pantry. (November 12, 2010, Page 3A)
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)