Oxford School District worked on its contract with the City of Oxford regarding school resource officers at Monday’s meeting. (August 27, 2013, Page 1)
University of Mississippi dropped in the top party schools ranking to number 14 this year but was also was listed as one of the most literary schools and other positive rankings. (August 27, 2013, Page 5)
- STEM Club meeting set Wednesday
- LHS 83 class reunion set this weekend
- Charger Challenge set for September
- Lafayette to hold Title 1 meetings
- College Writing Symposium set next month
- Robison named division director of natural sciences
- Web safety workshop set Sept. 4
- Middle school teachers conference set Sept. 13
- Ole Miss student selected for national committee
Oxford High School students, parents, administrators, teachers and counselors as well as pastors from the community gathered on the lawn of the school on Sunday to mourn the loss of Sarah Bial, 17 and talk about their friends still healing from the car accident that claimed Bial’s life Saturday night. (more…) (August 26, 2013, Page 1A, 10A)
A disability forum open to the public will be held Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center. (August 26, 2013, Page 3A)
A wreck on Highway 310 in Panola County claimed the life of a local high school girl and injured four others, according to Panola County Coroner Gracie Grant-Gulledge.
Sarah Bial, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck that occurred around 11 p.m. Saturday.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol was on the scene Sunday reconstructing the wreck.
One girl was flown by medical helicopter to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Three other girls were transported via ambulance to a local hospital.
Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of the arrangements for Bial.
Four of the girls are from Oxford High School and a fifth girl was from Magnolia Heights.
A prayer vigil was held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Oxford High School.
Superintendent Brian Harvey issued the following statement Sunday evening on behalf of the Oxford School District:
(August 25, 2013)
To honor the 40 years of North Mississippi Regional Center, two parties will be held next week. On Monday, long-time employees will be honored and on Wednesday NMRC’s 40th anniversariy will be celebrated. (August 23, 2013, Page 1A)
Oxford Sessions will hold a free party to celebrate it’s one-year anniversary on Wednesday at the Oxford University Club from 7 to 10 p.m. Several bands will perform that have been highlighted by the group. (August 23, 2013, Page 3a)
Ole Miss staff writer Melanie Addington has lived in the same place for 11 years and now faces the challenge – emotionally and physically – of moving. While it’s just across town, there’s still lots to do and think about in packing and unpacking. (August 23, 2013, Page 4A)
For Montana Byrd, moving an hour away from home was exciting but also stressful on Wednesday during the first day of official move in to the University of Mississippi. (August 22, 2013, Page 1)