One of the most successful seasons on the gridiron the past few seasons for the Oxford Chargers ended with a disappointing 27-12 loss to the West Point Green Wave in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
A good, physical gameplan helped lifted the Green Wave (11-1 overall) into the 5A North Half title game. (November 22, 2010, Page 6B)
- Edwin Earl Chandler — 80, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at his home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gerald Shook officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from noon until 2.
(November 21, 2010)
The West Point Green Wave eliminated the Oxford Chargers in the state quarterfinals Friday night 27-12. The stingy Green Wave defense kept the Chargers (9-4) in check, holding the offense to only 162 total yards. (more…) (November 20, 2010)
Columnist and freelance writer LeahMcCormick writes about making lasting Christmas traditions and listening to her inner child in this week’s Oxford Living. (November 19, 2010, Page 1B)
Oxford Living columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about spending time with a local Girl Scout troop as they tour Oxford and the University of Mississippi on the Double Decker bus. (November 19, 2010, Page 3B)
- Marie Luts — 83, of New Port Richey, Fla., died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at Northside Hospital. She was cremated at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Florida.
- John Dillard Turnbow Sr. — 75, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at his home near Oxford. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Oxford. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
A balanced scoring ledger for both the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers basketball squads ended up leading to home wins over Coldwater Thursday night. Oxford’s boys defeated Coldwater 83-55 to improve to 5-1 on the year, while the Lady Chargers played another great team game in a 68-63 win. (November 19, 2010, Page 7A)
Steve Wooten writes an open letter to the mayor and board of aldermen in Oxford to express his concerns about plans to turn a short portion of East Jackson near the Square into a two-lane street. (November 19, 2010, Page 4A)
No obituaries were submitted for publication today. (November 18, 2010, Page 2)
Melanie Dahl writes to thank the sponsors, volunteers and participants who made the 3rd annual Brian Dahl Birthday Ride a success, while Anne Steel wrote to give her third report on littering in one area of Oxford. (November 18, 2010, Page 4)