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)
One of the most successful seasons on the gridiron the past few seasons for the Oxford Chargers ended with a disappointing 27-12 loss to the West Point Green Wave in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
A good, physical gameplan helped lifted the Green Wave (11-1 overall) into the 5A North Half title game. (November 22, 2010, Page 6B)
- Edwin Earl Chandler — 80, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at his home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held Monday 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.
(November 21, 2010)
The West Point Green Wave eliminated the Oxford Chargers in the state quarterfinals Friday night 27-12. The stingy Green Wave defense kept the Chargers (9-4) in check, holding the offense to only 162 total yards. (more…) (November 20, 2010)
Columnist and freelance writer LeahMcCormick writes about making lasting Christmas traditions and listening to her inner child in this week’s Oxford Living. (November 19, 2010, Page 1B)