The Oxford Emmaus and Cursillo Community will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday to celebrate Valentines Day at Oxford-University United Methodist Church. Members are reminded to bring plenty of food. The meeting will feature special guests, music and communion and the new leaders for 2011. (February 11, 2011)
The Eastside Homemakers Club of the Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers of Lafayette County will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the home of Queenie Dixon at 40 County Road 215. Guests and new members are welcome. For more information, call 234-9934. (February 11, 2011)
SistahSpeak, a new organization on the campus of the University of Mississippi for women of color, meets Mondays from 3 to 5 p.m. in Union room 404. (February 11, 2011)
The Taylor Cursillo and Emmanus Community will meet at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at the Taylor Methodist Church. Anyone who has attended a Cursillo weekend or an Emmanus Walk is invited. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish. (February 11, 2011)
Will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church. Members will show their completed UFOs, and a program on quilting aids will be presented. Visitors and new members are welcome. (February 11, 2011)
Knitter enthusiast and columnist Buffy Choinski explains how knitters use math every time they work on a project in this month’s Hooked on Knitting column in Oxford Living. She also tells us how mathematicians use knitting for new ways to visualize complex surfaces and shapes. (February 11, 2011, Page 2B)
- Pauline Cormier — 88, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at the Tunica County Nursing Home. A private service will be held at a later date. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
- Michael Edward O’Halloran — 45, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Gautier. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
- Edwin C. Newman Jr. — 71, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Waller Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in College Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Historian and local columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells is what was going on around Oxford in 1893, the year the community film, “The Hanging of Big Todd Wade,” is set in. The movie premiers Saturday at the Oxford Film Festival. Mayfield has a part in the film. (February 11, 2011, Page 3B)
The Ole Miss women’s softball team dropped both games on opening day of the 2011 season at the Kajikawa Classic. Ole Miss lost to Utah in the opener and then fell to San Jose State on Thursday. (more…) (February 11, 2011, Page 7A)
Jean M. Shaw writes, on behalf of the L-O-U Homeless Task Force, to thank members of the community for helping make “Chili Bowl for the Soul” a success. (February 11, 2011, Page 4A)