Mary Elizabeth Groner Donnell — 85, died at her home in Water Valley on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley with Bro. Raymond Aven officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held today from 1 p.m. until the start of the service.
Tony Mitchell — 57, died in Grenada on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Crowder Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. at the chapel.
In the first meeting this year between the No. 13 Ole miss men’s tennis team and No. 15 Florida, it came down to the wire, but Sunday it was all Rebels from the beginning as they won the doubles point and the top three singles positions to shut out the Gators 4-0 in front of a large crowd at the Gillom Sports Center. (March 23, 2015, Page 6)
Annie Lee Burnett Buford — 82, died March 11, 2015, at her daughter’s residence in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building with the Rev. Bobby Dailey officiating. Burial will be Buford Chapel U.M. Church Cemetery in Oxford. Viewing will be Friday from 11a.m.-5 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Homes Chapel. Hodges Funeral Homes of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
John V. Grigg — 58, died March 16, 2015, at his residence in Harmontown. No services were held. Cooley’s Mortuary was in charge of arrangements (March 19, 2015, Page 2)
The Ole Miss Baseball team scored three runs in the ninth to rally from a two-run deficit and defeat the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in walk-off fashion, 7-6, Wednesday afternoon, at Swayze Field (March 19, 2015, Page 7)
For the first time in a long time, people are sitting on balconies around the Oxford Square, tending to flower beds and wearing shorts. Let’s hope the spring weather we’ve started to experience this week continues because, before we know it, we’ll be dealing with the dog days of summer. (March 19, 2015, Page 4)
Sylvia Quay Langham McCullar — 83, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Camp Ground Cemetery in Lafayette County with Bro. David Ross officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements. (March 18, 2015, Page 3)
Jeanni Atkins, executive director of the Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information, writes a guest column about Sunshine Week and the problems of secrecy in government. (March 18, 2015, Page 4)
Today’s “Yesterday’s Papers” feature includes three events spanning the past 40 years that are still impacting the LOU community today. That’s why we encourage all to get involved with local events and proposals — because you never know when something is going to be as important as it eventually is. (March 18, 2015, Page 4)
Lots of people choose to visit and choose to move to our community from nice places and big cities all over the country. The reasons they do so is because of the way they’re treated when they’re here by all of the members of the community. (March 17, 2015, Page 4)
Aubrey Patterson writes a “Your Turn” column discussing the state’s colleges and universities and the important they hold to the state’s future. (March 17, 2015, Page 4)