Oxford and Ole Miss historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes a closer look at the 50-plus year history of the Oxford Garden Club as it prepares for an upcoming flower show. (April 9, 2010, Page 3B)
- Derald “Pete” Gaines Connell — 69, died Thursday, April 1, 2010. Services will be held at 1 this afternoon at Acree Hill Church in Batesville. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
- Charles E. Reichel — 66, died Monday, April 5, 2010. Services will be held at 1 this afternoon at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Rome, Ga. Daniel’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Columnist T.J. Ray has seen all types of discrimination challenged over the years, but is now starting to see another type – in facilities for athletics and other endeavors on college campuses. What group might find a way to make use of an indoor facility? (April 9, 2010, Page 4A)
As Dr. Dan Jones officially takes office as the 16th chancellor in the 162-year history of the University of Mississippi, The Oxford EAGLE is marking the occasion with a special section devoted to Chancellor Jones’ inauguration.
The Lafayette County TRIAD will sponsor two sessions of the AARP Driver Safety Classes. The first session will be Monday from 12:30- 4:30 p.m. and the second session will be Thursday from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Both classes will be held at the Oxford Activity Center on Price Street. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. The fee covers the class training material with a Certification of Completion for each participant. Registration is required by calling the RSVP office at 232-2377. (April 9, 2010)
The Oxford High School Theatre Department will stage “Rumors,” a comedy written by Neil Simon, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 15 – 17, in the Kayla Mize Auditorium at OHS. General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. (April 9, 2010)
The members of the Woman’s Forum will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday for their guest day luncehon at the Chow Time Grill and Buffet. Hostesses for the event are Tammie Lawshe, Nell Land, Bettye Butler, Alice Callicutt and Frances Sparks. (April 9, 2010)
The members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Lady’s Auxiliary will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday at the Veterans Building at 125 Veterans Drive. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The meeting follows at 7. (April 9, 2010)
The Eastside MHV Club of the Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers of Lafayette County will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the home of Bonnie Phillips at 715 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Guests and new members are welcome. For more information or directions, call Bonnie at 234-8517. (April 9, 2010)
The Lafayette County TRIAD will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Oxford Activity Center, located at 400 Price St. All interested persons are welcome to attend. For more information, call the RSVP office at 232-2377. (April 8, 2010)