- James Oscar Hutchinson Sr. — 72, died Friday, March 11, 2011, at his home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Southlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at George Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Aiken, S.C.
- Ervin Edward Nelson Jr. — 95, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, in his daughter’s home in Scottsdale, Ariz. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
- James Paul Weems — 92, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Lexington. Burial will follow at 4 at Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
(March 12, 2011)
Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield spends time this week taking us back 150 years ago when a grand parade was held to welcome the Jeff Davis Rifles. (March 11, 2011, Page 3B)
Knitting enthusiast Buffy Choinski shares how she was inspired by Elizabeth Zimmermann, know for the “baby surprise jacket,” and her opinions. (March 11, 2011, Page 2B)
Columnist Steve Stricker takes us with him down memory lane to the first day he came to Oxford in today’s Generations column. (March 11, 2011, Page 1B)
Oxford’s netters made quick work of Saltillo on Thursday, sweeping the Tigers 7-0 without dropping a single point. (March 11, 2011, Page 7A)
Four goals from Luke Freeman and another two from Kurre Luber lifted the Under-10 boys Galaxy squad to a 6-0 victory over the Wizards during Oxford Park Commission action on Thursday. (more…) (March 11, 2011, Page 8A)
It wasn’t easy, but the Lafayette tennis program pulled out a hard-fought 4-3 victory over Senatobia on the road on Thursday. (March 11, 2011, Page 8A)
The Oxford Middle School track and field squad had a successful practice meet against Byhalia at Bobby Holcomb Field on Thursday.
The Oxford boy’s claimed victory in each race except the 3200-meter, where Pruett Griffin and Ivan Lopez finished second and third with the same time.
Tristan Orman earned wins in the mile with a time of 5 minutes, 31 seconds, and the 800-meter. (March 11, 2011, Page 8A)