Monthly meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Lafayette County Chancery Building on North Lamar, just off the Square in Oxford. Everyone is invited to attend and to bring your friends and family. For additional information, visit http://www.lafayettedems.org. (March 3, 2010)
The Eastside MHV Club of the Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers of Lafayette County will hold its monthly meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. at Philadelphia M.B. Church Fellowship Hall on Mt. Zion Road. Guests and new members are welcome. For more information, call Lena Pegues at 236-1348.
(March 3, 2010)
VFW Post 4100 hosts the Road House Band, Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight, with cold beer and set-ups offered. Everyone is invited for listening or dancing. The Post is located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. (March 3, 2010)
Bingo will be played Friday night at VFW Post 4100, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. The building opens at 5:30 p.m., sales start at 6 and the first of 24 games starts at 7. Players must be at least 18 years old. (March 3, 2010)
A benefit to help pay medical bills for Dianne and Jerry Merritt is set for Saturday at Denmark Baptist Church. Food will be served at 5:30 p.m. and a gospel singing begins a 7 p.m. Featured groups include the Master’s Quartet, the Canaanlanders and Fishers of Men. For more information, contact Jerry Carwile at 236-5056. (March 3, 2010)
The University of Mississippi will officially install a new chancellor on April 9, 2010. Dr. Daniel W. Jones will be formally sworn in as chancellor during a 10 a.m. investiture ceremony in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The inauguration’s theme, selected by Chancellor Jones and reflecting an area of deep commitment for him as an educator and physician, is “Transformation Through Service.” (March 2, 2010)
Oxford EAGLE News Editor Jon Scott takes part in a “Meet the Press” style panel discussion with Gov. Haley Barbor, moderated by Curtis Wilkie. (March 2, 2010)
Ole Miss Outdoors’ Seventh Annual Swamp Stomper Adventure Race is set for April 10 at Sardis Lake.
Ten teams of four will bike 2.25 miles, trail run 6-8 miles, canoe 5 miles and then portage their canoe to the finish line. The bike leg is a new addition this year to the race route.
All teams must have four team members, and at least one team member must be of the opposite gender. Each team will receive specific information and a detailed map of the race course at the pre-race meeting, set for Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Turner Center Room 112. The registration fee is $30 per person ($120 per team); one person must register and pay to reserve a spot in the race.
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Meets Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Wesley Hall of Oxford-University United Methodist Church for the World Day of
Prayer, with the theme: “Let everything that has breath praise God.” Program chairwoman is Mari Kuhnle, and arrangements will be done by Peggy Schove and Jean Shaw. (March 2, 2010)
The 2010 season of the Oxford Shakespeare Festival will present “The Merry Wives of Windsor” and “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare, and the musical “The King & I” by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Festival performances run from June 11 through July 2 at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, visit the festival Web site at http://shakespeare.olemiss.edu. (March 2, 2010)