The Ole Miss softball team got timely hitting and a solid pitching performance from Madi Osias on the afternoon as Ole Miss (25-19) swept both games of a doubleheader against Southern Miss (16-26) on Wednesday afternoon. Ole Miss claimed game one by a score of 7-0 before taking game two with a 3-1 victory. (April 16, 2015, Page 7)
A proposed addition/expansion of the Oxford Activity Center may well be one of the most important projects the city has undertaken in a long time, and we call on city leaders and the community to make sure there is a diligent study made to find the funding for the most inclusive project possible. (April 16, 2015, Page 4)
Zachary Kagan Guthrie and MIkaela Adams both write about Jimmy Reed’s recent column, with Guthrie calling it unacceptable and Adams saying that Oxonians deserve better. (April 16, 2015, Page 4)
A benefit to help raise needed funds for cancer patient Mary Margaret Jenkins be held Saturday from 5-8 p.m. at the O.D. Smith Masonic Lodge on McLarty Road. (April 15, 2015, Page 9A)
As the rain continues to fall around the area, we’re reminded of the old saying that “April showers bring May flowers.” If so, we’re going to have lots of pretty flowers this spring. The wet weather does cause problems for some, however, and hopefully they will be able to work and play around a forecast that says we’ll have more rain. (April 15, 2015, Page 4A)
William C. Sanderson — 90, died Monday, April 13, 2015 at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
Judith Shute — died Monday, April 13, 2015 at Tallahatchie Extended Care Facility in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
Joann Hawkins Wilson — 81, died Monday, April 13, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
The countdown is almost complete. Tomorrow is the last day to file your tax returns — or ask for an extension. We hope all of you have taken care of the paperwork and are ready for Thursday and its sense of relief. (April 14, 2015, Page 4)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed, thinking back to the words of his childhood mentor Jaybird, relates a reverie with words that included Jaybird’s take on many things going on today. (April 14, 2015, Page 4)
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — The Oxford High School boys finished third and the OHS girls came sixth in the Houston Track Classic held Friday and Saturday at Houston High School. (April 13, 2015, Page 7)