Oxford historian Jack Mayfield takes us back to the beginnings of the Egg Bowl in 1901 when the two teams finally came together for the in-state rivalry that continues today. (November 25, 2010, Page 2B)
Oxford Generations columnist Joanne Wilkinson recounts her first experiences in the Grove where she found pleasant surprises. (November 25, 2010, Page 1B)
- Clay Allen McCammon — 47, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley.
- Allie Orange — 70, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home.
- May Jean Zehnder — 82, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Chapel of the Cross Episcopal Church in Madison. Visitation will follow in the Parish Hall. A private committal service will take place next week at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford.
Luisa Arico serves up another of her Italian hits in this Thanksgiving recipe for Paglia e Fieno for four. (November 24, 2010, Page 8A)
Margaret Chesnut writes to urge residents to consider absentee voting as a solution to lines on election day, while Desmond Kincaid would like to see more information on a plan to turn a short stretch of one-way traffic on Jackson Avenue to two-way traffic.
- Rosie P. Ford — 70, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
- Don William Moore — 80, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at his home in Water Valley. A graveside service was held Monday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
- Nancy Carolyn “Carol” Park Russell — 56, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall of Clear Creek Baptist Church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
- Mary Louise McClung Sprinkle — 91, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at the Arbor. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at Wright and Ferguson on Highland Colony Parkway, with visitation for two hours prior to the service.
The most decorated long distance runner in Ole Miss history ran the final race of his career Monday at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.
It was not a fitting end to Barnabas Kirui’s brilliant college tenure as the senior had been dealing with a back injury ever since he won his third Southeastern Conference Cross Country Championship. After a strong start in Monday’s race, he was forced to drop out because of his back pain. (November 23, 2010, Page 9)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls the horror of Dachau prison and the Holocaust, and warns that the danger to humans is not hate – but actually indifference. (November 23, 2010, Page 4)
EDWIN EARL CHANDLER – 80, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at his home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gerald Shook officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from noon until 2.
JOE LOVETT – 60, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at the Slidell Memorial Hospital in Slidell, La. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Ill officiating. Burial will be at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.
NANCY CAROLINE ‘CAROL’ RUSSELL – 56, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
ANNA M. SPRADLIN – 81, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, Ohio. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gilboa Pentecostal Church of God with Rev. George Jarrell officiating. Burial will follow in Harman Cemetery in Gilboa. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home in Leipsic and one hour prior to service Wednesday at the church. (November 22, 2010, Page 2A)
A federal jury acquitted veteran Oxford FBI agent Hal Neilson on two of five counts, and the judge declared a mistrial on the other three Saturday in Aberdeen. (November 22, 2010, Page 1A)