Sylvia Quay Langham McCullar — 83, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Camp Ground Cemetery in Lafayette County with Bro. David Ross officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements. (March 18, 2015, Page 3)
Jeanni Atkins, executive director of the Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information, writes a guest column about Sunshine Week and the problems of secrecy in government. (March 18, 2015, Page 4)
Today’s “Yesterday’s Papers” feature includes three events spanning the past 40 years that are still impacting the LOU community today. That’s why we encourage all to get involved with local events and proposals — because you never know when something is going to be as important as it eventually is. (March 18, 2015, Page 4)
Lots of people choose to visit and choose to move to our community from nice places and big cities all over the country. The reasons they do so is because of the way they’re treated when they’re here by all of the members of the community. (March 17, 2015, Page 4)
Aubrey Patterson writes a “Your Turn” column discussing the state’s colleges and universities and the important they hold to the state’s future. (March 17, 2015, Page 4)
Ginger Alice Christman Daniel — 75, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Skyline Alive Hospice. Services were held March 10 at Alexander Funeral Home in Gallatin, Tenn.
Carol Champion House — 64, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at The Orchard with Bro. Derek Starnes and Bro. Ken White officiating. Interment will be in Laodicea Cemetery at the Lafayette Springs Primitive Baptist Church in Lafayette Springs. Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m. at The Orchard, 295 Highway 7 North. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jaxon Clay Hutchens — infant son of James and Alessandra Denise Carter Hutchens of Charleston, was born and died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service was held Monday at the Bethel Cemetery in the Teasdale community in Tallahatchie County with Bro. Ben Kennedy officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (March 17, 2015, Page 3)
After posting a 17-13, 7-9 SEC record, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team is back in the postseason, accepting a bid to the 2015 postseason WNIT on Monday. The Rebels will take on UT Martin on Wednesday at 7p.m. (March 17, 2015, Page 6)
This is Sunshine Week, a week set aside to inform the public about their right to access to public records and to the efforts of members of the media to represent them in gathering public information and records. We encourage all to read stories and columns this week about making everything open that’s supposed to be open. (March 16, 2015, Page 4)
Jessie Ray Cox — 64, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at his home in Lafayette Springs. Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc with Ken White officiating. Burial will follow in Turnpike Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m.
Bobby Johnson — 62, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital in Greenwood. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with interment to follow in Campground Cemetery near Water Valley. Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m.
BATON ROUGE, La. – In the rubber match of the opening series of Southeastern Conference play, the Ole Miss baseball team suffered an 18-6 defeat to No. 1 LSU Sunday afternoon. After the Rebels (10-9, 1-2 SEC) struck in the first inning, the Tigers (18-2, 2-1 SEC) countered with 10 unanswered runs en route to claiming the series. (March 16, 2015, Page 6)