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)
Seniors Shaquilla Isom and Nikki McChristian were both named to the first team District 2-4A team voted on recently by league coaches. Isom received 53 points, four less than District 2-4A MVP Jasmine Golden of Center Hill. (more…) (February 8, 2011, Page 2B)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed urges readers, particularly the gentlemen, to remember their sweeties on Valentine’s Day and to also remember the importance of love and telling those we love that we do. (February 8, 2011, Page 4A)
Marti Stark, president of the Oxford Exchange Club, writes to challenge members of the community to help collect canned goods for the Pantry. She gives examples of “competition” that could help with donations and lists sites for dropping off collections. (February 8, 2011, Page 4A)
- Joe Parker Hollingsworth — 79, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at his home in Albuquerque. Services were held Jan. 29 at St. Mark’s on-the-mesa Episcopal Church. Daniels Family Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
- Walter Earl McClellan — 74, of Coffeeville died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at his residence. Services will be held Sunday at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial followed at Coffeeville Cemetery.
- Helen Vaughn Purser — 79, died on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at her home in Water Valley. Services were held this morning in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Owens Cemetery in Abbeville.
- Tommie L. Shelby — 69, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tallatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association building. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the East Providence M.B. Church. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
- Joseph Evans Woodward Jr. — died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Apostles Episcopal Church on Wolf River Boulevard. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at Memphis Funeral Home.
- Gabriel Norris Wright — newborn son of Victoria Renee Jones and Norris Ray Wright Jr., died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services were held Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park.
Andy Kennedy knows there’s nothing Ole Miss can do about its four-game losing streak to open Southeastern Conference play.
The Ole Miss coach knows it happened. It’s not going away.
While the Rebels can’t change the past, they continued to try and climb out of the early hole with a 69-60 win over Arkansas on Saturday night. Chris Warren, the hero of a last-second win over Kentucky earlier in the week, scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half as the Rebels (15-8, 3-5) pulled away for their third win in four games since the dismal conference start. (February 7, 2011, Page 1B)
The following is a listing of games in the district and region tournaments that involve Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley basketball teams:
Barbara J. Smith writes to thank members of O-U Methodist Church and anonymous food donors for their recent help with the Pantry and also to remind the public that Empty Bowls, a major fundraiser, is set for this Thursday at O-U Methodist. (February 7, 2011, Page 4A)