Longtime educator Linda L. Norwood writes an open letter to the Oxford School Board wondering if they’re up to date on current events in light of their move to have voters decide on a $30 bond issue for the local school system. (July 20, 2010, Page 4A)
Meets at noon Thursday at Ole Miss Catering at 123 Heritage Drive. Guest speaker will be Jeremy A. Martin, the service coordinator for the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. (July 19, 2010)
- Virgle Edward “Bill” Appleton — 85, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
- William Paul Byars — 65, of Water Valley died Friday, July 16, 2010. Services were held at noon today in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial followed in the Pisgah Cemetery in Yalobusha County.
- Charles Allen Gurley — 61, died Saturday, July 17, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Potts Camp Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
- Pansy Viola Lynch Saxton — 72, of Water Valley died Saturday, July 17, 2010. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.
The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library will feature a free screening of “Saga of Gosta Berling” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The film is part of its World Film Night series. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (July 19, 2010)
The Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers of Lafayette County will meet at noon Thursday at the Lafayette County Extension Office at 101 Veterans Drive. The Eastside MHV Club is the host. Guests and new members are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the office at 234-4451. (July 19, 2010)
Will meet at noon Tuesday at Fat Cat’s Catfish & Steaks on Old College Hill Road. Postponed from last week: District Gov. Ron Kitchens will cover more of what he learned at the Lions Clubs International Convention in Australia. For more information or to apply for membership, call Kitchens at 915-5038, e-mail email@example.com or see http://lionwap.org/oxfordms. (July 19, 2010)
The Oxford Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Wednesday at Fat Cat’s Catfish & Steaks on Old College Hill Road. Kathy Sukanek will update the United Way activities. For more information, call John Arrechea at 234-9299. (July 18, 2010)
Meets for breakfast from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ole Miss Catering banquet suite located at 123 Heritage Drive. Featured speaker will be Chyna Ward-Poley, founder of the Ole Miss Ladies’ Football Forum. Guests are invited to attend. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Scott Thompson at 816-9898 or visit www.oxford-olemissrotary.com. (July 18, 2010)
Meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the second floor courtroom of Oxford City Hall. (July 18, 2010)
Meets at 5 this evening at Oxford High School. Public invited to comment on proposed $30 million bond issue for capital improvements. (July 18, 2010)