Will meet at noon Tuesday at the Oxford University Club. William Strickland and Perry Rogers, co-chairs of the Racial Reconciliation Committee here in Oxford, will speak on the committee’s history, objectives and future plans. Members may bring guests. (May 24, 2010)
Meets at Fat Cats at noon Wednesday. Peyton Warrington with Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi will update the club on the hospital’s activities. For more information, call John Arrechea at 234-9299. (May 24, 2010)
The Caring for Aging Relatives Effectively support and exchange group meets at noon Wednesday at Azalea Gardens Assisted Living Community. This is an informal luncheon that provides those in caring situations an opportunity to exchange ideas, resources and concerns with others. A light lunch is provided compliments of Azalea Gardens. All caregivers are welcome and can get more information by contacting Sandra Enfinger at 234-9600 or Jo Ann O’Quin at email@example.com. (May 24, 2010)
Meets at 5 this evening at the Oxford High School. (May 24, 2010)
Meets at 5:30 this evening at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (May 24, 2010)
The local Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Magnolia Room of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Dietitian Jeannine Canale will be the guest speaker. Family and friends of those affected by MS are invited to attend. For more information, call Robert Allen at 234-3515. (May 24, 2010)
Members of the club will not have their regular meeting at noon Tuesday. Instead, members and guests will enjoy the quarterly cookout Tuesday at 6 p.m. 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. (May 24, 2010)
Last week a decision was made by the Oxford Square Historic Preservation Committee to allow an 1895 building to be removed from 1006 Jefferson Ave. Hitsorian Jack Mayfield writes about another building in the district that was lost to the community — Oxford-Lafayette County Jail. (May 21, 2010, Page 3B)
- Wendell Rose — 71, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bruce Cemetery, with the Rev. Bobby Long officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce.
- J.D. Winters — 80, died Thursday, May 20, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the National Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Burial will follow at Barbee Cemetery in Lula. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Registration for the annual Chargers Baseball Camp has begun for area youth to participate in. The camp is open for ages 6-14 and cost for early registration is $100. Registration packets can be picked up at the front office of Oxford High School. The camp will be held at the Oxford Park Commission’s Hank Aaron Triplex June 14-18 from 8 a.m. to noon. OHS baseball players and staff will conduct the camp. Items needed for the camp each day are glove, bat, tennis shoes or cleats, shorts or baseball pants. Campers will receive a t-shirt, camp certificates and trophies for contest winners. (May 21, 2010, Page 8a)