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)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores softball team made quick work of Bruce on Thursday, cruising to a 16-6. Kelsey Kesler picked up the complete-game win for Lafayette and also tallied a triple. (more…) (March 11, 2011, Page 8A)
- Kenneth R. Flemons — 75, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery. Visitation will precede the service from noon until 1 at the funeral home.
- Faye “Mama Faye” Russell — 109, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Toccopola Cemetery in Toccopola. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
- Catherine Hunt Ward — 71, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.