The art world will be on full display in the LOU community and surrounding area with several events planned for this weekend. (July 31, 2014, Page 1)
Rick Cleveland takes a look at the contributions small towns in Mississippi have made when it comes to athletics in his weekly column. (July 30, 2014, Page 6)
Local columnist T.J. Ray writes a letter to members of the Mississippi Congressional delegation urging them to read a couple of books by Saul Alinsky to see if they’re following any of the guidelines Alinsky wrote about. (July 30, 2014, Page 4)
CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. (July 29, 2014, Page 6)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a confrontation with a kitten sparked by his daughters’ requests to save the animal. (July 29, 2014, Page 4A)
One year after raising a record $26 million in cash donations, the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation is excited to announce it has raised $27.4 million in the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2014. (July 28, 2014, Page 6)
- Rodrick S. “Rite Quick” Armstrong, 42 — formerly of Oxford, died July 27, 2014, at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, Calif. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
- Louise Booker, 92 — died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the T.O.M.B. Association Building with burial in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation is this evening from 6-8 at Mt. Hope M.B. Church in Taylor. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
- Lee Anderson Frison Sr., 73 — died July 11, 2014, at his home in Jackson. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge F. & A.M., P.H.A. with burial in Autumn Woods Memorial Gardens in Jackson. Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about more old Oxford homes including the home of William S. Neilson, who opened the still-open Neilson’s Department Store. (July 25, 2014, Page 3B)
Tree man John Arrechea recently fulfilled a “Bucket List” item when he and his family went to California to see the giant redwoods. (July 25, 2014, Page 3B)
Master Gardener Collen B. McChesney writes about the upcoming Master Gardener training course that will be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon, beginning Sept. 9 until Oct. 14. (July 25, 2014, Page 2B)