Guest columnist John Morgan started remembering nights at the grandparents when he took his youngsters to his mother’s house recently. What happened when John was young? Big Star’s “Saturday Night at the Races,” “Lawrence Welk,” catching fireflies and chasing the “fog machine.” (April 23, 2010, Page 4A)
Oxford’s baseball season may not have gone as hoped, but the Chargers made the most of their divisional finale, routing West Point 14-2 in five innings on Thursday. (April 23, 2010, Page 6A)
- Marvin “Bubba” Miller Jr. — 70, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
- Maurice Rutz Van Norman — 57, died Tuesday at his home in Kenner, La. Arrangements are incomplete with Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg,
Meets at noon Wednesday at Bofield’s Restaurant on West Jackson Avenue. Bob Collier with the North East Mississippi Electric Power Association will update the company’s activities. For more information, call John Arrechea at 234-9299. (April 22, 2010)
The Oxford Middle School choirs, Sixth-Grade Singers, Cantabilé and Mixed Chorus, will present “A Spring Night of Choral Singing” at 7 p.m. May 4 at the First Baptist Church. Damein Wash is the director and Joseph Garrison is the accompanist.
The program will featuring choral works by George Frideric Handel, Johannes Brahms and Benjamin Britten; and show tunes by George Gershwin, Rogers and Hammerstein, and Harold Arlen. Guest instrumentalists and accompanists include Carol Trott’s World Drumming Ensemble, Dr. Andy Paney, pianist, Jack B.Wilson Jr., cellist, and Liz Taylor, violinist. (April 22, 2010)
Gracie Mae McIntosh Morrow — 47, of Abbeville, died Friday, April 16, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jeffries Chapel Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 this evening at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Tony Allen Smith — 52, died Saturday, April 17, 2010. Graveside services were held this morning at Springhill Cemetery in Lafayette County. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of the arrangements. (April 21, 2010, Page 2)
Meets for breakfast at 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ole Miss Catering banquet suite located at 123 Heritage Drive. Featured speaker this week is Lucy Schultze, senior staff writer at The Oxford EAGLE. Schultze will demonstrate the newspaper’s recently updated online features. Guests are invited to attend. To RSVP for this event, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Scott Thompson at 816-9898. For more information, visit www.oxford-olemissrotary.com. (April 21, 2010)
The Oxford tennis team took its dominance to the Division 1-5A Tournament held at Itawamba Community College on Tuesday, sweeping the competition by going 16-0 in two rounds of matches. In fact, the Chargers combined to only drop nine points combined. (April 21, 2010, Page 8)