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The failed U.S. Postal Service

Guest columnist Paul L. Westerfield takes on the U.S. Postal service, noting that it seems more self-serving than providing a reasonably-priced and productive service. He cites junk mail, unions and overpaid leaders as problems that need to be solved. (March 1, 2011, Page 4)

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    Monday’s obituaries

    • Opal Geraldine James Bowles — 80, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Yellow Leaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
    • Kimberly Carmen Buford — 28, died Friday at her residence in Upper Malboro, Md. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
    • Dolores Owen Busby — 84, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel of Waller Funeral home. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery.
    • Lilia Arcenas Hughes — 67, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Services were held this morning in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home,.
    • Anthony Lee — 80, died Sunday at his residence in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
    • Dorothy Richardson — 80, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.

     (February 28, 2011, Page 2)

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      Chadwick wins 500th match

      In their first outdoor match of the season, the No. 18 ranked Ole Miss Rebels defeated Tulane 6-1 at Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 6)

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        Ole Miss gets offensive to take series from Houston

        The Ole Miss offense pounded out 17 hits to give great run support to the pitching staff and help grab a series win on the road with an 8-3 win over Houston Sunday on Cougar Field. The Rebels (7-1 overall) beat Houston 4-2 on Friday and rebounded from an 8-2 loss on Saturday.

        Tanner Mathis led the Rebels with a 4-for-4 day, while Matt Snyder went 3-for-5 and Zach Kirksey went 3-for-4, including a two-run home run from Kirksey that helped propel Ole Miss to the win. (February 28, 2011, Page 7)

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          Hinkle takes first in Run For Hope

          Arkansas native John Hinkle placed first in the overall male age group in Saturday’s Run for Hope Half Marathon that set its course across Oxford. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 8)

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            Chargers down Pontotoc in tennis

            Oxford’s preseason match with Pontotoc went according to plan as the Chargers won  all 12 doubles matches.

            In girls matches, Mary Bryan Barksdale and Sterling Davis defeated Haylee Waller and Lauren Clayton; Erin Dyer and Ann Marie Edlin topped Ivy Robbins and Shannon Montgomery; Kara Rose and Embrey Inman defeated Kristen Pennington and Ali Warren; Sarah Nash and McClellan Davis teammed up to beat Meridith Adams and Sarah Hill, and Ellie Devoe and Emily Morgan beat Molly Chamblee and Bailey Mooran.

            On the boys side, Zach Wilder and Andrew Mullen topped Cameron Timmons and Jacob Ferguson; Robert Nance and Baxter Elliot topped Deaton McAuley and Ryan Henry; Will Swindoll and Quinn Elliot beat Jacob Hatcher and Brayden Timmons; John Arlis Williams and Judston Watson topped Piercen Burchfield and Austin Anderson; Callan Shinall and Collier Phillips easily dispatched Rhett Stegall and Blake Anderson; Sam Peeler and Liam Cooper had no trouble beating Jessi Tutop and Dyllon Maddox and the duo of Cole Atkins and Gus Morgan beat Blake Gregory and Caleb Ginn.
            Oxford will be back in action Tuesday at West Point. (February 28, 2011, Page 8)

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              Chargers go 1-1 to start season

              Oxford’s baseball team rebounded from a 13-1 loss to Northwest Rankin Saturday to post a come-from-behind win over Ridgeland. The Chargers’ 5-4 win was aided by several players, including Hunt Halford, who earned the win on the mound in relief of starter Zac Barber. Henry Webb had two hits and an RBI, while William Elliott also had two hits, including a double in the victory. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 8)

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                ‘Dores open season with two wins

                Lafayette got its 2011 season off to a great start by posting two wins in two classic games held at Tupelo. The Commodores beat Saltillo 9-2 on Friday and Nettleton 11-1 on Saturday. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 8)

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                  Former Charger shines in SEC meet

                  Former Oxford High track standout Horatio Williams helped lead the LSU Tigers to a third-place finish at the Southeastern Conference’s Indoor Track Championships held over the weekend at Arkansas. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 8)

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                    Ole Miss wins tourney finale

                    Lindsey Perry gave up two runs and struck out six over 4.1 innings as the Ole Miss softball team earned a 4-2 win over Southeast Missouri State to close out the 2011 Red and Blue Classic on Sunday at the Ole Miss Softball Complex. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 8)

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