Online Edition
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Oxford EAGLE

New outreach offers meals, counseling

Members of Rivers Hill Church of Christ prepared and served meals Wednesday for the homeless and needy in Oxford.

Of the estimated 200 homeless and/or needy individuals in town, 65 came to get a hot meal at this first-time outreach mission of the church. (April 1, 2010, Page 1)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Thursday’s obituaries

    • Richard David Casady — 64, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010. A gathering of friends and family will be held Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Avent Park in Oxford to celebrate his life. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    • Marilyn Grist — 60, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010. Visitation is from 5 to 8 this evening at Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce. Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Bruce Cemetery.
    • Johnny B. Rockette — 54, died Sunday, March 28, 2010, in Marshfield, Wis. Services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. in Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Pastor Jamuel Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Lafayette County.

     (April 1, 2010, Page 2)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Letters to the Editor

      Harley Garrett writes to remind citizens if they don’t like the change that’s going on in the country today, then they should take advantage of their personal weapon – their vote – to do something about it. (April 1, 2010, Page 4)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Being reminded that the simpler, the better

        FISHIN’ WITH CHICK COLUMN — The biggest fishing news I have to share with you is that my youngest daughter Alivia caught her first fish last Saturday with her grandfather at Grenada spillway.  She called and excitedly said,” Daddy, Daddy, now you have something to write about in your article!”  I can promise you she was no more excited than I was that day.  After I got off the phone, I started thinking about how simple the whole concept of catching a fish was to her, and I was reminded how we as adults complicate everything. (April 1, 2010, Page 6)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          OHS JV tennis tops Tupelo

          The Oxford junior varsity tennis team picked up a 6-2 victory over Tupelo on Wednesday. (more…) (April 1, 2010, Page 7)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Spinners top the Volleys in Oxford Park Commission tennis

            The Spinners were able to hold onto a narrow 3-2 victory over the Volleys Wednesday in the Oxford Park Commission Jr. tennis league.

            (more…) (April 1, 2010, Page 7)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Alzheimer’s Caregiver Group

              The Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Caregiver Groupwill meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Azalea Gardens Senior Care Community, 100 Azalea Drive, in Oxford. Catherine “Ginny” Kilgore from the North Mississippi Rural Legal Services will provide an update on Medicaid, health care reform and elder law resources. For more information, contact the Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging at (877) 948-3090 or Jo Ann O’Quin at 915-7199 or joquin@olemiss.edu. The meeting is open to all caregivers interested in those with Alzheimer’s and related memory loss disorders. (April 1, 2010)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Civil Rights Cold Cases Explored

                The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi presents a panel discussion on “Civil Rights Cold Cases” at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the Overby Center. Mississippi pioneered investigations that led to convictions — decades later — of Klansmen guilty of murders in the civil rights era. Still, there is work to be done.

                These “cold cases” will be the subject of a special program featuring Susan Glisson, executive director of UM’s William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation; Rita Schwerner Bender and Bill Bender, visiting Winter scholars at Ole Miss who have made a study of “Restorative Justice;” Jerry Mitchell, prize-winning reporter for The Clarion-Ledger whose stories succeeded in reopening many of the most notorious cases; and Leroy Clemons, chair of the Philadelphia Coalition, a group instrumentalin bringing about the prosecution of Edgar Killen in connection with the Neshoba County murders in 1964.

                The event is free and the public is invited. A reception will be held following the program. (April 1, 2010)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Letters to the Editor

                  Jason T. Plunk writes to commend the Oxford Police Department horseback unit for its recent work around the Square, Lena L. Ward and Ellawee Ivy suggest that Gov. Haley Barbour pay for a lawsuit against the Health Care bill, and Randy Yates writes that we should consider naming some of our local streets after local authors. (March 31, 2010, Page 2)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    On the shoulders of giants

                    Local physician and Army veteran Will Dabbs pens a guest column telling about a recent and valuable friendship with World War II veteran John Ratliff, who recently passed away. Dabbs points out how much Ratliff and other veterans of his time gave for us to have our freedoms today. (March 31, 2010, Page 4)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 492 of 519  « First  ... « 490  491  492  493  494 » ...  Last » 
                      The Highlands, A Private Lake Community E-subscribe-baseball