One year after raising a record $26 million in cash donations, the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation is excited to announce it has raised $27.4 million in the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2014. (July 28, 2014, Page 6)
Rodrick S. “Rite Quick” Armstrong, 42 — formerly of Oxford, died July 27, 2014, at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, Calif. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
Louise Booker, 92 — died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the T.O.M.B. Association Building with burial in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation is this evening from 6-8 at Mt. Hope M.B. Church in Taylor. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lee Anderson Frison Sr., 73 — died July 11, 2014, at his home in Jackson. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge F. & A.M., P.H.A. with burial in Autumn Woods Memorial Gardens in Jackson. Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (July 28, 2014, Page 2)
Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about more old Oxford homes including the home of William S. Neilson, who opened the still-open Neilson’s Department Store. (July 25, 2014, Page 3B)
Tree man John Arrechea recently fulfilled a “Bucket List” item when he and his family went to California to see the giant redwoods. (July 25, 2014, Page 3B)
Master Gardener Collen B. McChesney writes about the upcoming Master Gardener training course that will be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon, beginning Sept. 9 until Oct. 14. (July 25, 2014, Page 2B)
Columnist Jim McCauley likes to hear everything is OK during his doctor appointments, but he’s not fond of what he has to go through first before hearing those words. (July 25, 2014, Page 1B)
The National Center for Sports Safety (NCSS) and the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) has finalized a partnership to educate Mississippi’s interscholastic coaches in the area of sports safety. (July 25, 2014, Page 6A)
Shannon Adams writes, in “Your Turn,” about the importance of the Oxford City Market to local farmers, local developing businesses and the community as a whole, and calls for a move to keep the market held on the west side of town alive even though the federal grant that helped start it expires later this year. (July 25, 2014, Page 4A)
Ole Miss men’s golf head coach Chris Malloy announced the addition of former Rebel Kyle Ellis as assistant coach Wednesday (July 24, 2014, Page 6)
Cowan Hunter writes a column for “Your Turn,” informing citizens about an exciting program set for Saturday that will help with information about trees and severe weather, the “edible” forest and tips for tree care and protection. (July 24, 2014, Page 4)