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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Thanks to all who made Double Decker special

We’ve put another Double Decker Arts Festival in the books, the 20th one, in fact. We pass along thank you’s to all involved with the annual festival from the people at Visit Oxford to the volunteers to the vendor and on to the patrons. We look forward to even bigger and better things in 2016. (April 27, 2015, Page 4)

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    Monday’s obituaries

    Jennifer Christine “Chris” Beall Cobb — 43, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at her home in Batesville. A private family committal service was held Sunday at Wells Funeral Home. The family received friends at 10 this morning at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford with the Rev. John Semmes officiating a memorial service that followed at 11. Wells Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.

    Kimberly LaShay Jones — 39, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Hodges Funeral Home of Oxford has charge of arrangements.

    Sara Keith Pryor Mauldin —  75, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Bobby Sockwell —  78, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at New El Bethel Baptist Church with Bro. Charles Keel officiating. Burial will follow in New El Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon until 2 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    William H. Stubblefield — 65, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

    Roy Watson — 67, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services were held today at 1 p.m. at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church with Bro. Jerry East officiating. Interment followed in Yellow Leaf Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

      (April 27, 2015, Page 2)

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      Ole Miss softball splits pair with USC

      The Rebels got a two-run home run from Allison Brown but couldn’t find the offense that carried the team to a win earlier in the day as Ole Miss (29-20, 6-14 SEC) fell to South Carolina (33-18, 7-13 SEC) 10-2 Saturday in a resumed game from Friday night. (April 26, 2015, Page 1B)

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        Ole Miss women’s golf coach Drinkard won’t return

        Ole Miss will begin a search for a new women’s golf head coach as Michele Drinkard will not return as the Rebels’ head coach as announced by Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork on Friday. (April 26, 2015, Page 1B)

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          Baddorf, Brown win Double Decker races

          A pair of visitors won the Double Decker Spring Run in Oxford on Saturday for their respective distances. (April 26, 2015, Page 2B)

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            Your voice, input crucial to Vision 2037

            Two more meetings are scheduled for this week to gather input for, and discuss, Vision 2037. We encourage all citizens to go to the meeting or go online and enter any thoughts you have about the future of our community. (April 26, 2015, Page 4A)

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              Sunday’s obituaries

              Dorothy Beatrice Coker Clark — 93, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Fairhope Health and Rehab in Fairhope, Ala. A private graveside service will be held at Oxford Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Bill Barksdale officiating. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

              Sara Pryor Mauldin — 75, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

              Bobbye Jean Rush — 77, of Oxford and Burdette, Ark., died Friday, April 24, 2015, in Burdette. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Roller-Swift Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola, Ark., with burial in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from noon-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

              Theodore Steele (Ted) Todd —  63, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Oxford. No funeral is scheduled, but a memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. May 10 at the Eagles Lodge, 16801 E Sprague, in Spokane, Wash. The service will include musical performances and remembrances of Todd. The Inland Empire Blues Society will also be on hand for memberships, renewals and donations in honor of Todd.

              Virginia “Sis” Tucker — 78, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with the Rev. Shane Crawford officiating. Interment will follow in Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. The family will receive friends today from 5-8 p.m.

                (April 26, 2015, Page 3A)

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                State officials still can’t settle Common Core

                Republicans passed a bill to, supposedly, end Common Core once and for all. But the bill didn’t satisfy Gov. Phil Bryant because of some details added and some left out, and he vetoed the bill Thursday. We urge our lawmakers to settle this issue — keep Common Core and move on or drop it and get a replacement and move on. (April 24, 2015, Page 4A)

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                  Who to vote for … who to vote for

                  Local columnist T.J. Ray is looking over his options as far as voting in upcoming elections, and he’s wondering about candidates from both major parties. (April 24, 2015, Page 4A)

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                    Thursday’s obituaries

                    Jessie E. Draper — 71, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges Funeral Homes in Oxford.

                    Edgar Dewitt Graham Jr. — 86, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Sumner. A funeral service will be held Friday at the Church of Advent at 11 a.m. in Sumner with the Rev. Lynn Ronaldi officiating. A private burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale. The family will receive guests at their home in Sumner from 5-7 p.m. today. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements.

                      (April 23, 2015, Page 3)

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