Local columnist Jimmy Reed pays tribute to his father, who weathered the toughness of the Depression to make a living for his family, and relates a recent visit to his father’s grave. (June 15, 2010, Page 4)
- Rosalie Bryant Neilson — 91, died Friday, June 11, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. A graveside service will follow at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
To mark Flag Day today, guest columnist Clarence Hill of the American Legion writes about protecting our flag and making it the important symbol it has been for years. (June 14, 2010, Page 4)
- Lindy “Boss Hog” Delbridge — 55, died Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at East St. Peters M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 this evening at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
- Vivian “Bib” English — 87, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., died Friday, June 4, 2010. Private services will be held in both the Gulf Breeze/Pensacola Beach and Bonita Springs, Fla., areas. Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bo Nash’s three RBIs and two hits helped pace an offensive attack that led to a 14-3 win for the 10-year-old First National Bank Braves over the Freeland Shull Attorney’s at Law Red Sox Thursday night at FNC Park.
In other Oxford Park Commission youth baseball action Thursday, the Hunters Hollow Brewers beat the Chandler Nissan Cardinals 11-4 in the 11-12 league, while the Gilliland Orthodontics Yankees edged the Bank of Oxford Dodgers 7-5. In the 13-14 league, the Twins beat the Royals by forfeit, while Davis Logistics of Oxford Braves doubled up the Sharp Insurance Royals 8-4.
In the lone girls softball game, the Dolphins defeated Shiloh Creek Land & Timber 18-7. (June 11, 2010, Page 7A)
- Lindy Delbridge — 55, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home.
Local physician Dr. Keith Mansel takes a closer look at asthma, giving readers information about its main characteristics, an experiment to show how asthma feels and methods of treatment. (June 10, 2010, Page 12)
Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about the fairness in a legal system that gives concurrent sentences for multiple crimes committed by an individual. Is one of the crimes unpunished? (June 10, 2010, Page 4)
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. (June 10, 2010)
The members of the Kountry Krafters Homemakers Volunteer Club will meet at noon Monday, June 21, at the Lafayette County Extension Office on Highway 7 South. It’s very important that all members attend because the club plans to decide several issues and projects and everyone’s input is valuable. Guests are welcome. (June 10, 2010)