The New Albany Home and Garden Show will be Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Union County Fairgrounds. The event will feature horticulture speakers, demonstrations and garden vendors. For more information, call (662) 316-0088 or visit www.newalbanygardening.com. (March 25, 2010)
Amateur singers and dancers got the chance to display their skills Tuesday as the Powerhouse Community Arts Center hosts Oxford’s Got Talent, an avent staged as the community’s inaugural talent show. (March 25, 2010, Page 2A)
The Oxford Community Garden Association will host its next vegetable gardening workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Stone Center. Local organic gardener, Jennie Lee, will present information and offer tips on dealing with insects in the garden. She will show images of most common plant agitators and offer tips for dealing with them. The workshop is free and open to all. The Stone Center is at 423 Washington Ave., across the street from the public pool. (March 25, 2010)
Holli’s Sweet Tooth, located on South Lamar Boulevard just off the Square, will host an Easter Bunny photo session from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For $10, participants can get a 5-by-7 professionally taken photograph with the Easter Bunny. Proceeds from the event will benefit 9 Lives Cat Rescue. (March 25, 2010)
Bobby Jefcoat questions the Mississippi Legislature about having its priorities in order based on a recent move in Jackson, while Carolyn Ross asks if our country’s Founding Fathers might not be a bit shocked with what’s going on today. (March 25, 2010, Page 4)
- John W. Mitchell — 72, died Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
- John Baker Ratliff — 88, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at New Prospect Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In the second week of the Oxford Park Commission’s Spring Tennis, the Volleys were able to sneak by the Spinners 4-1 on Wednesday. (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Lafayette’s first tennis match after the spring break layoff resulted in a lopsided 7-0 win over Ripley (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Lafayette’s middle school baseball team rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the fourth inning to post a 5-3 win over Oxford Wednesday night at W.V. Brewer Field. The Commodores and Chargers tied in the second game 3-3. (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Meets at noon Tuesday at the Oxford University Club. The Rotary International Group Study Exchange encourages clubs from one country to exchange visits with a club from another country. This year the Rotary Club of Oxford will visit a club in South Korea who they are now hosting in Missisippi. The program will be provided by the South Korean team led by Young Kwi Ryu. Members may bring guests. (March 25, 2010)