Dr. Travis Yates writes about he Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic in a “Your Turn” column, noting its importance to the community and the importance of local assistance and contributions to keep its work going. (May 13, 2015, Page 4A)
Tommy Wilson Cook — 84, died Friday, May 8, 2015. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Harmontown Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Pinkerton and Dr. Garry Graves officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the church. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mable Faye Williams Dorris — 100, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at her home in Water Valley. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley with Bro. Phillip Cook and Bro. Bennie Turnage officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 5-7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home.
Betty Elizabeth Callahand Melton — 67, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. A memorial service will be held May 19 at 1 p.m. at Paris Methodist Church in Paris with Pastor Sammy Gossett officiating.
James Albert “Sarge” Moore Sr. — 88, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. A memorial service was held 11 a.m. Monday at the Burton Funeral Home chapel in Indianola.
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team added another standout transfer Monday as head coach Andy Kennedy announced the signing of Miami (Fla.) guard DeAndre Burnett. Burnett will join the Rebels this year and be eligible for the 2016-17 season. (May 12, 2015, Page 7)
From Ole Miss’ exciting sweep over SEC and instate rival Mississippi State to Oxford and Lafayette both advancing to the North Half finals in their classifications, last week was big for local baseball fans. Let’s hope the run continues for all three teams with more important victories this week. (May 12, 2015, Page 4)
Today’s “Your Turn” column, written by Ray Garrett, takes a look at all that our law enforcement officers do to protect us and encourages all to thank and honor members of law enforcement by attending Thursday’s Peace Officer Memorial Day activities Thursday on the Square. (May 12, 2015, Page 4)
Ottilie Schwarz Beatty — 71, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Select Specialty Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Fr. Joe Tonos officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Susie Lee Ivy — 89, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at her residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc. (May 11, 2015, Page 3)
Don’t look for reasons not to vote. Instead, look for reasons to go to the polls Tuesday to help select the next U.S. representative for this district. (May 11, 2015, Page 4)
Emma Tkachuck writes a “Your Turn” column today reminding us of the importance of summer reading activities for students and explaining the summer activities L.O.U. Reads has to help accomplish that. (May 11, 2015, Page 4)
Senior Nik Scholtz won his final home match in a Rebel uniform, but it was not enough as the No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis team fell to Columbia, 4-1, Saturday afternoon in the NCAA second round at the Palmer-Salloum Tennis Center. (May 10, 2015, Page 4B)
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The Ole Miss women’s tennis team dropped a heartbreaker, 4-3, to No. 12 Miami in the second round of the NCAA Championships at Neil Schiff Center on Saturday. (May 10, 2015, Page 4B)