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Chamber After Hours

Chamber After Hours, a monthly networking social for members of the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce, will be held Thursday, Aug. 12,  from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Holcomb Dunbar Law Firm, located at 400 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite A, in Oxford. (August 3, 2010)

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    Tuesday’s obituaries

    Barry O. Freeman — 87, of Laurel died Saturday, July 31, 2010. Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Laurel. Burial will follow in Indian Springs Cemetery in Jones County. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 this evening at the Memory Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel. (August 3, 2010, Page 2)

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      Oxford Board of Aldermen

      Meets at 6 this evening in the second floor courtroom of Oxford City Hall. Items on the agenda include a presentation on the new Oxford Square Enhancement project, adoption of the Deer Management Plan and a presentation on the Oxford School District budget by Superintendent Kim Stasny. (August 3, 2010)

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        Fish fry Fundraiser

        A fish fry will be held Saturday in support for the restoration of the Gordon Cultural Center in Abbeville. Plates containing fried fish, spaghetti, baked beans, cole slaw and a drink will be available for $5 each beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Jeffrie Chapel M.B. Church on Highway 7 North. Plates of five or more will be delivered, if requested. All proceeds will go toward the effort to convert the old Gordon High School into a community center for Abbeville. For more information, call one of the following: Janice Carr at 662-380-0662; Timothy Gordon at 662-607-1888; or Bernice Herod at 662-801-0394. (August 3, 2010)

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          Double Decker Bus Tour

          A Double Decker Bus Tour of Oxford will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. Those interested should meet at Skipwith Cottage. Tours cost $5 for adults and $2 for children. The tours will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. For more information, call the Oxford Convention & Visitors Bureau at 232-2477. (August 3, 2010)

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            Disability Partners Community Forum

            One in a series of state-wide Disability Partner’s Community Forums will be held at the Oxford Conference Center at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12. This is a free event for the public, which is being hosted by three disability agencies from across the state — the Disability Rights Mississippi, the Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Institute for Disability Studies. The local forum offers a unique opportunity to have your voice heard by three different agencies at once. This session is designed not only  to provide information, but to spark some new ideas as well. Transportation assistance will be provided if given 24 hour notice. Light refreshments and a sign language interpreter will provided. For more information and/or transportation assistance, or  an accommodation request, call 1-800-772-4057. (August 3, 2010)

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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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