Have you heard about all the joys of owning your own home? Just ask Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks, who had to deal with some of the not-so-fun benefits of home ownership on the just second night there. (December 6, 2013, Page 4A)
WATER VALLEY — In the wake of tragedy, it’s the little things that help ease the hearts and minds of those affected. (November 11, 2013, Page 3B)
The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library was designated a Literary Landmark by United for Libraries for its connection to late local author Larry Brown during the summer. The library will hold a reception for the dedication of the landmark on Monday at 5:30 p.m. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A, 14A)
Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks laments the late start he got on all of the music and literature Oxford has to offer, but adds that he, like his favorite author, Larry Brown, is making the best of the situation regardless of when he got hooked. (November 8, 2013, Page 4A)
Music in the Hall will celebrate is fifth anniversary on Wednesday at The Lyric. Highlights from previous seasons will be shown on the big screen and local act The Red Thangs will kick off the musical entertainment at 7 p.m. (November 4, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)
OLIVE BRANCH — The alarm sounded at halftime on Oxford’s dream season Friday night. Instead of hitting snooze, though, the Chargers got right to work. (November 4, 2013, Page 2B)
TUNICA — The inability to limit big plays, and turnovers at crucial moments of the contest, led to Lafayette dropping its third consecutive game Friday with a 26-20 setback to Region 2-4A foe Tunica-Rosa Fort at Woodrow Wilson Park Field. (October 14, 2013, Page 3B)
Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes readers along as he and his wife begin the search for their first home. (October 4, 2013, Page 4A)
WINONA — Water Valley coach Brad Embry admitted he was concerned about his team playing two games in five days.
Behind a 274-yard rushing attack and a gritty defensive performance from the Blue Devils, those concerns were put to rest with a 42-10 win against Winona at Tiger Field on Friday night. (September 30, 2013, Page 3B)
BRUCE — The concession stands may want to stack up on Pepto-Bismol, or at least TUMS and Rolaids, to help calm the nervous stomachs when Water Valley and Bruce meet again.
Friday’s backyard rivalry with the Blue Devils and Trojans played out much the same as the previous two contests between the squads with the game undecided until the final minutes of the fourth quarter. The Blue Devils (4-0 overall) came out of Trojan Field with a 22-16 win, but not without a scare. (September 16, 2013, Page 3B)