Local physician Dr. Keith Mansel takes a closer look at asthma, giving readers information about its main characteristics, an experiment to show how asthma feels and methods of treatment. (June 10, 2010, Page 12)
Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about the fairness in a legal system that gives concurrent sentences for multiple crimes committed by an individual. Is one of the crimes unpunished? (June 10, 2010, Page 4)
The Lafayette County TRIAD will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Oxford Activity Center located at 400 Price St. All interested persons are welcome to attend. For more information, call the RSVP office at 232-2377. (June 10, 2010)
The members of the Kountry Krafters Homemakers Volunteer Club will meet at noon Monday, June 21, at the Lafayette County Extension Office on Highway 7 South. It’s very important that all members attend because the club plans to decide several issues and projects and everyone’s input is valuable. Guests are welcome. (June 10, 2010)
Lafayette County Democratic Party will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lafayette County Chancery Building on North Lamar Boulevard, just off The Square in Oxford. Feel free to attend and bring your friends and family. For more information, visit www.lafayettedems.org. (June 9, 2010)
- Chalmers “Charlie” Larry Poe Sr. — 71, died Saturday, June 5, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Central Academy Church of Christ in Batesville. Burial will follow in the Portland Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Portland, Ore. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
- Marie Theresa Lacy Hendershot — 89, died Monday, June 7, 2010. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge, with the Rev. Paul Counce officiating. Burial will follow at 9 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery in Reston, La. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Rabenhorst Funeral Home in Baton Rouge, and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.
Great nights at the plate by Shelby Washington and Jess Edge proved to be the difference for the 9-year-old Rayner Eye Clinic Phillies in an 11-8 win over the Larson’s Big Star Red Sox Tuesday night at FNC Park.
In the other 9-year-old game, the Bert’s Plumbing Reds nipped the Smith Building Supply Twins 12-11 thanks to a game-winning single from Easton Robbins. In two 10-year-old games, the Rock Star Taxi Yankees defeated the Freeland Shull Attorney’s at Law Red Sox 7-5, while the First National Bank Braves downed the Morgan White Insurance Rays 10-3.
In the 11-12 league, the Orioles beat the McKeeson Royals 2-1, while the Chandler Nissan Cardinals beat the Bank of Oxford 12-7. (June 9, 2010, Page 6)
A late rally propelled the Carol Dorsey Studio Cardinals to a 16-14 win over the Dolphins in a 9-10 year-old Oxford Park Commission softball action Tuesday night. In action from Monday, Shiloh Creek Land & Timber beat Carol Dorsey 19-10.
In the later game, Emmie McCaffrey supplied plenty of offense, hitting two doubles and collecting four RBIs, whole Maci Kirkland also hit two doubles and tallied three RBIs and three runs scored. (June 9, 2010, Page 7)
The DAV Mobile Service Office will be in Oxford to assist veterans with claims and benefits from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Veteran’s building, 125 Veterans Drive. No reservations are necessary. Representatives of the National Service Office for the state will be available to assist veterans with their requests. (June 9, 2010)
The 10th season of the Lafayette-Oxford-University Summer Sunset Series continues at 7 p.m. Sunday with the “Oxford Songwriters Showcase” in the Grove at the University of Mississippi. The free concert will feature several local musicians performing original songs they’ve perfected in a monthly workshop at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. (June 9, 2010)