Woodson-Ridge Homemakers Club will hold its workday/meeting day on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Extension Service auditorium on 101 Veterans Drive. Members will be sewing silent layettes for the Children’s Hospital in Jackson, so those participating are reminded to bring their sewing machines and a brown bag lunch. Anyone interested in helping is invited. For more information, call 234-0214. (March 8, 2010)
Will meet at noon Tuesday at Fat Cat’s Catfish & Steaks on Old College Hill Road. For more information or to apply for membership, call Ron Kitchens at 915-5038, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or see http://lionwap.org/oxfordms. (March 8, 2010)
The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library continues World Film Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a free screening of “Pandora’s Box.” Vernon Chadwick, the host for the series, will introduce the 1929 silent melodrama from Germany. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (March 8, 2010)
- Fredye Joanna Baskin — 7, died Saturday at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
- David Wallace Cowart — 72, died Saturday, March 6, 2010. Services were held this morning at Como United Methodist Church in Como. Burial followed in the Como Friendship Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
- Leland Herod — 59, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
- Alma Jewett McDonald Taylor — 105, died Sunday at Azalea Gardens in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
Doubles proved to be the key to success for the Lafayette High tennis team in its 5-2 win over Senatobia Friday. (March 8, 2010, Page 8A)
Oxford’s winning ways continued over the weekend with two impressive wins over Hamilton and Amory in the Amory Tournament. The Chargers beat Hamilton 7-2 and then turned around and defeated Amory 3-0 to win their third straight game. (March 8, 2010, Page 8A)
The Oxford Chargers traveled to Brookhaven this past weekend and earned wins over Laurel and Brookhaven to run their match winning streak to 90 games. (March 8, 2010, Page 8A)
Pantry Publicist Barbara Smith thanks all of the individuals, businesses and community-minded groups who helped make the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser a big success. (March 8, 2010, Page 4A)
The Oxford Newcomers Club will host a special event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday — “An Evening with Ace Atkins.” The noted author will speak to the club at the Powerhouse Arts Community Arts Center, located on University Avenue. Cost is $5 per person and includes a wine & cheese reception. All are welcome. For more information, contact David Dyke at 513-4023. (March 6, 2010)
The Lafayette County Republican Women will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Downtown Grill. The speaker will be Henry Ross, candidate for U.S. Congress in Mississippi’s first district. (March 6, 2010)