- Marie Smith Pringle — 63, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
- Teresa Ellis Shade — 62, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at her residence in Stem, N.C. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Athlon Sports Communications, Inc. (“Athlon”), the Nashville-based integrated sports media company, announced today that The Oxford EAGLE will begin carrying “Athlon Sports” this month. (more…) (February 10, 2011, Page 6)
If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one to hear it, does it make a noise? Local columnist T.J. Ray takes that line of questioning and debtate in the world of traffic and laws and wonders about things like school warning lights flashing on the weekend and the lengths of parking spaces. (February 10, 2011, Page 4)
No obituaries were submitted for publication today. (February 9, 2011, Page 2)
The threat of snow and bad weather in the Oxford and Lafayette County area tonight will not cancel tonight’s game between the Ole Miss Rebels and LSU Tigers at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 8 and the game can be seen locally on CSS. (more…) (February 9, 2011, Page 8)
The Jazz defeated the Lakers 16-14 to finish the 7-8 year-old Oxford Park Commission season with an 8-0 record.
In the other 7-8 game, the Thunder edged the Suns 10-8.
In the 9-10 game, the Mavericks topped the Lakers 17-15, while the Thunder beat the Celtics 27-21. (February 9, 2011, Page 10)
Malar Gandhi, Eating Well columnist, shares the secrets of why women love chocolate along with her favorite chocolate mousse recipe. (February 9, 2011, Page 7)
Shanna Flaschka, Eating Well columnist, shares the secrets of the new Waltz kitchen and Chef Erika Lipe’s lime cilantro soup with quinoa. (February 9, 2011, Page 7)
- Mildred “Bill” Roberson Meurrier — 88, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow at Longtown Cemetery in Crenshaw. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Led by 17 points from Keke Burt and 14 points from Stone Threlkeld, the 13-15 year-old Celtics claimed their league’s championship with a 62-27 victory over the Grizzlies on Friday. In the other 13-15 games, the Grizzlies topped the Lakers 41-35 and the Celtics nipped the Heat 57-55 to set up the championship game. In the the lone 7-8 game on Monday, the Bulls topped the Celtics 14-8. In the 9-10 league the Celtics defeated the Bulls 18-2, and the Grizzlies knocked off the heat 16-12.
In the lone 11-12 game on Monday, the Grizzlies cruised past the heat 37-18. (February 8, 2011, Page 2B)