NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Connection, a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness, will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Magnolia Room of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. People learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer encouragement and understanding. For more Information, call NAMI Mississippi at 1-800-357-0388. (January 28, 2011)
Members of the Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library, 401 Bramlett Blvd. Gloria D. Kellum, vice chancellor emerita for University Relations, will speak about the life and contributions of James Z. George and work at his historic home, Cotesworth. The public is invited to this free lecture. (January 28, 2011)
How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks relates that he’s been able to keep one — reading more — for a while now although he is looking for a new author to read since he’s gone through all of the books of his favorite writer, Larry Brown. (January 27, 2011, Page 4)
Owning a commercial recording studio seemed to happen by coincidence for local musician David Kincaid.
Kincaid, who has been in the music scene for about 20 years, began collecting studio equipment a few years ago in an attempt to record some of his own tracks, but now he, along with producer/engineer Bryan Ward, is helping others reach their dreams in music at The Tone Room recording studio located at 1420 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite 102. (December 27, 2010, Page 8)
There are decisions we make every day and there are decisions we make that affect us forever. Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks had one to make recently and, from the story he tells and the results he got, he made the right one. (December 17, 2010, Page 4A)
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)