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Oxford Civic Chorus Auditions

The Oxford Civic Chorus will hold auditions for the 2010-11 season at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 at the Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Wesley Hall. The chorus will only accept new singers through the Aug. 23 audition. The Oxford Civic Chorus is a group of musicians from a variety of backgrounds and occupations, hailing from Oxford and the entire north Mississippi area. Membership is by audition only. The group performs a varied repertory, including patriotic, popular, spiritual, stage, screen and folk song genres. For more information, contact the director, Brooke Bagley-Worthy, at brookebagley2@gmail.com. (August 2, 2010)

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    Summer Reading Program

    Even though the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library’s Summer Reading Program officially ended on July 30, children and adults can continue to turn in their reading records until the end of August and receive their prize for reading five or more books over the summer months. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (August 2, 2010)

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      Summer Reading Program

      Even though the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library’s Summer Reading Program officially ended on July 30, children and adults can continue to turn in their reading records until the end of August and receive their prize for reading five or more books over the summer months. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (August 2, 2010)

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        Monday’s obituaries

        • Leslie Chapman — 38, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
        • Emma Curry — 76, died Thursday, July 29, 2010. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Hamilton Chapel C.M.E. Church in Waterford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
        • Paula Roberson Hall — 63, died Friday, July 30, 2010. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
        • Samuel William Long — of Teoc died Saturday, July 31, 2010. Services will be held at his home at Longshot Planting Company in Teoc at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation will begin at the family home one hour prior to the service.
        • Lillian Inman Neal — 89, died Saturday, July 31, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Bruce Cemetery in Bruce. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
        • Moses Phillips — 82, died at Graceland Care Center in Oxford on Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
        • Thomas Redmond — 61, died Sunday in Chicago. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
        • Clarence “Clay” Thomas Robertson III — 22, of Germantown Tenn., died Friday, July 30, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at the church, with the Rosary to follow at 7 p.m. Canale Funeral Directors of Memphis is in charge of arrangements.
        • Mattie Dawkins Shaw — 102, of Coffeeville, died Thursday. Services were held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Burial followed in the Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Coffeeville was in charge of the arrangements.
        • Jimmy Howard Weeks — 77, died Friday, July 30, 2010. Services will be held at 4 this afternoon at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc. Burial will follow in Loyd Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

         (August 2, 2010, Page 2)

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          Pilot Club of Oxford

          Will meet Thursday at Ole Miss Catering on Jackson Avenue. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. and the general meeting follows at 6. (August 2, 2010)

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            Oxford Lions Club

            Meets at noon Tuesday at Fat Cat’s Catfish & Steaks on Old College Hill Road. Naya Reitoku, director of Reitoku Kai, a traditional Japanese dance and culture school in Singapore, will speak about the bands performing at the Yocona International Folk Festival this week. For more information or to apply for membership, call Ron Kitchens at 915-5038, e-mail ccronk@olemiss.edu, or visit http://lionwap.org/oxfordms. (August 2, 2010)

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              Sunday’s obituaries

              • Jimmy Howard Weeks — 77, died Friday, July 30, 2010, in Calhoun City. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc. Burial will follow in Loyd. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
              • Clarence “Clay” Thomas Robertson III — 22, of Germantown, Tenn.,  died Friday, July 30, 2010, in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown, with the Rosary to follow at 7 p.m.
              • Mattie Dawkins Shaw — 102, of Coffeeville, died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at the Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services were held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Burial followed in the Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Coffeeville was in charge of the arrangements.

               (August 1, 2010)

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                The legend of Toby Tubby lives on

                Oxford EAGLE writer recounts the legend and possible treasure of Chickasaw Chief Toby Tubby. (July 30, 2010, Page 3B)

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                  Facebook for grownups

                  In this week’s Oxford Generations column, Marie Barnard, writes about the aggravation of  joining a social networking. (July 30, 2010, Page 1B)

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                    Friday’s obituaries

                    • Milford Lee Hill — 82, died Thursday, July 29, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the North Ridge Woodhaven Cemetery in Millington, Tenn. Burial will follow in the cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
                    • Robert Lee Smith — 85, died Thursday, July 29, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

                     (July 30, 2010, Page 2A)

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