The Oxford Park Commission will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at the OPC’s main office located at 310 S. 15th St. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. (March 9, 2011, Page 8)
Tuesday night’s baseball game between Ole Miss (10-3) and Western Kentucky (6-5) was canceled due to inclement weather in the Oxford area. (more…) (March 9, 2011, Page 8)
The Oxford Strikers, an Under 12 DII Challenge Soccer Team, won the March Madness DII Classic Soccer Tournament in Tupelo this past weekend. It was the first tournament victory for the Strikers since the formation of the team in 2007. Oxford won its pool by defeating New Albany 3-1, Amory 4-0 and Columbus 3-0. The Strikers then beat the Tupelo Fury 5-2 to capture the overall title. (more…) (March 9, 2011, Page 8)
Members of American Legion Post 55 will meet Thursday. Supper and fellowship will be at 6 p.m., followed by the business meeting at 7. All Veterans are invited. (March 9, 2011)
The members of the Oxford Park Commission Board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at the OPC main office, 310 S. 15th St. (March 9, 2011)
North Mississippi Hospice will sponsor a grief support group meeting at noon Thursday at Azalea Gardens. A light lunch will be provided. For more information, call 234-0140. (March 9, 2011)
The Oxford University Transit Commission will meet at 2 this afternoon in the Oxford City Hall conference room. The agenda includes the election of new officers, a discussion of the Orange Line and monthly reports. (March 9, 2011)
Dr. J. Keith Mansel writes to express his concern about the location of the new Baptist hospital on Highway 6 West and the premature signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. (March 8, 2011, Page 4)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed found a way to jumpstart his literature class when teaching them about onomatopoeia — words that create a clearer meaning by suggesting certain sounds, or that can be used for rhetorical effect. (March 8, 2011, Page 4)
- Joan Wray Campbell — 80, of Pope died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at her home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery in Courtland. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
- David L. McCluskey — 54, of Banner died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.