- John W. Mitchell — 72, died Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
- John Baker Ratliff — 88, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at New Prospect Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In the second week of the Oxford Park Commission’s Spring Tennis, the Volleys were able to sneak by the Spinners 4-1 on Wednesday. (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Lafayette’s first tennis match after the spring break layoff resulted in a lopsided 7-0 win over Ripley (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Lafayette’s middle school baseball team rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the fourth inning to post a 5-3 win over Oxford Wednesday night at W.V. Brewer Field. The Commodores and Chargers tied in the second game 3-3. (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Meets at noon Tuesday at the Oxford University Club. The Rotary International Group Study Exchange encourages clubs from one country to exchange visits with a club from another country. This year the Rotary Club of Oxford will visit a club in South Korea who they are now hosting in Missisippi. The program will be provided by the South Korean team led by Young Kwi Ryu. Members may bring guests. (March 25, 2010)
Meets at noon Tuesday at noon at the Oxford University Club. Rotarian Dr. Sylvester Moorhead, retired dean of the School of Education at Ole Miss, will speak on “Getting to know more about Rotary.” Members may bring guests. (March 25, 2010)
Meets at noon Wednesday at Bofield’s Restaurant on West Jackson. Capt. Kevin Stark with the Oxford Police Department will update the club on the OPD’s Facebook activities. For more information, call John Arrechea at 234-9299. (March 25, 2010)
The Lafayette Future Farmers of America and FFA alumni are auctioning off a processed steer to help raise funds for their FFA and agriculture education students to participate in activities to help them learn more about agriculture as well as develop valuable leadership skills. The steer will be given away April 22 at the annual FFA Banquet. You do not have to be present to win.
Ticket prices are $1 for 1 ticket; $10 for 12 tickets and $20 for a book of 25. Those who would like to purchase a raffle ticket should come by the Lafayette High School office and ask for Miss McCurdy, e-mail email@example.com or contact any Lafayette FFA member. (March 25, 2010)
The halls of Bramlett Elementary School were fill with art aficionados Tuesday looking at paintings and pottery painted and created by BES students. Jamie Windham covers the annual event that is a fundraiser for the BES art program. (March 24, 2010, Page 3A)
EATING WELL — Contributing writer Lisa Howorth takes us behind the scenes of cooking for the stars as she writes about Charles Owen, chef for the stars. Owens describes his “normal” day, talks about clients like Lynyrd Skynrd and Lady Gaga, and even shares a recipe for chicken and sausage gumbo in the Eating Well section cover story. (March 24, 2010, Page 1B)