The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Mississippi will be presenting the inaugural Spring Fling Physics Demonstration Show on Thursday from 7–8:30 p.m. in Fulton Chapel. Admission is free.
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The event combines a food-and-wine tasting with a silent auction, drawing items from local artists and authors, hotel and casino packages, authographed memorabilia from athletics and local celebrities, various gift certificates, clothing attire and more.
Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. To contact the committee, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. (April 8, 2010)
Beginning April 1, we transitioned from the free-access period of our new e-edition into a paid online subscription pilot program. Readers will be able to sign up for $5 per month to get the entire day’s paper — just as it appeared in print. The online subscription also includes access to the past 30 days’ edition.
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A CONVERSATION WITH — Jacquline Vinson lost her husband to colon cancer seven years ago, but today she’s living out his legacy in her work, in raising their three children and in establishing a scholarship endowment in his memory. The T.P. Vinson Memorial Scholarship banquet is set for this Saturday at Johnson Commons. (April 8, 2010, Page 3)
Elite Realty of Oxford and Signs and Stuff are co-hosting Chamber After Hours on Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m. at 317 Heritage Drive, Suites 1 & 3-B. This month’s event also sponsored by Magnolia Rental and First Choice Catering. (April 7, 2010)
For a $5 donation to local charities, customers receive $5 off their first purchase and discounts ranging from 20 to 70 percent off items throughout the store. On Saturday, May 1, at 6 a.m., the first 100 customers in each store will receive free Belk gift cards ranging in value from $5 to $100, and a chance to win one of three $1,000 Belk gift cards being awarded company-wide.
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Chirst Presbyterian Church is hosting a Ladies’ Spring Brunch on Wednesday, April 21, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Bette Morgan will be the guest speaker. Her topic will be titled, “Reflecting and Renewing.” All local ladies are invited. (April 6, 2010)
A panel of experts will be on hand to answer questions regarding household budgeting, personal credit issues, home-buying and avoiding bankruptcy, Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. The seminar is presented by BancorpSouth and is free to the public. Light refreshments will be served. (April 6, 2010)
Gospel-country pickers are learning from each other as they gather on Mondays for informal jam sessions. Blackjack Connection, named after the host site, was created about 10 years ago by Bobby Phelps and now includes a wide variety of people from the community who gather for music, fun and fellowship. (April 2, 2010, Page 1B)
A CONVERSATION WITH – Willie Dennis has been taking care of Oxford Memorial Cemetery for 20 years. The job includes keeping the cemetery mowed, groomed and litter-free — and giving grieving families plenty of space and peace while the day’s work goes on. (April 1, 2010, Page 3)