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How to get ahead

Guest columnist Ben Walls urges readers to make wise choices, dream and lay a foundation for success and then to never give up as guidelines for how to get ahead in today’s world. (October 18, 2010, Page 4A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Julie H. Walton writes to tell citizens that they could be hearing from United Way representatives in the future asking for assistance with a community-wide drive to help in areas of critical need. (October 18, 2010, Page 4A)

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      Early momentum carries WVHS to victory

      The Water Valley Blue Devils (7-2, 2-1) captured a huge divisional win over the Cougars of South Pontotoc (4-5, 2-1) Friday night 38-14. The win ties the Blue Devils for second place in Region 2-3A with the Tigers of Winona. (more…) (October 16, 2010)

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        Pumpkin Patch Telling

        This year the North Mississippi Storytellers Guild will give the community two chances to enjoy one of Oxford’s most popular events, Pumpkin Patch Telling in the pumpkin patch at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. On Friday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m., a telling will be told for the very young and young at heart showcasing the Telling Teens from the Boys and Girls Club. On Sunday, Oct. 24, St. Peter’s Telling and the Telling Teens will engage listeners of all ages with tales and songs to capture the October spirit. The telling is free, but the pumpkins will cost you. (October 15, 2010)

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          Pumpkin Patch Telling

          This year the North Mississippi Storytellers Guild will give the community two chances to enjoy one of Oxford’s most popular events, Pumpkin Patch Telling in the pumpkin patch at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. On Friday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m., a telling will be told for the very young and young at heart showcasing the Telling Teens from the Boys and Girls Club. On Sunday, Oct. 24, St. Peter’s Telling and the Telling Teens will engage listeners of all ages with tales and songs to capture the October spirit. The telling is free, but the pumpkins will cost you. (October 15, 2010)

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            ‘More Than a Meal’

            The “More Than a Meal” program will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday at the Stone Center on Washington Avenue. A free meal will be provided, tutoring will be available for students and more. For more information, call 801-4712. (October 15, 2010)

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              Solitude: Lamar and agriculture

              L.Q.C. Lamar is known nationally as a congressman, senator, Secretary of the Interior and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, but he is not known for his interest in, and ownership of, farming operations. In 1854, Lamar was living in his home state of Georgia. He had established a law firm in Macon but he did not have any use for his extensive slave holdings. (October 15, 2010, Page 3B)

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                A state Lotto can make people rich in education

                How many times have you heard, “If I win the lottery I would …”?

                Chances are, if you are from Mississippi, not very often. I grew up in Florida and turning 18 meant one thing — being able to play the lottery. It was one of the first things I did on my way to work on my birthday. I bought both a scratch off and a Florida Lotto ticket and, although I did not win that week’s lotto (or any week’s), the excitement was just as fun.

                As a student, the lottery would be a great benefit for myself and my classmates. The game’s main purpose — besides allowing those lucky few to win large amounts of money — is to fund programs for education. With the current budget cuts and the rise in price of education, a lottery could help many students and schools with extra funding that is so desperately needed by many. (October 15, 2010, Page 1B)

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                  Friday’s obituaries

                  • Malinda Brooks-Brister — 77, formerly of Oxford, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, in Memphis. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
                  • Eugene Eggerson — 58, died Thursday at his residence in Taylor. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.

                   (October 15, 2010, Page 2A)

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                    Tie breaker gives Volleys the win

                    The Oxford Park Commission’s Volleys defeated the Spinners on Thursday thanks to a tie-breaker (fewest games lost).

                    The Volleys claimed both singles points thanks to wins by Ryan Mounce and Barrett Childress. The Spinners bounced back in the two doubles matches. Will Carter and Cole Grafton claimed the No. 1 doubles match, while Austin Haynes and Eli Abel combined to claim the second doubles match. (October 15, 2010, Page 7A)

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