Master Gardener Ashley Frye shows us how easy it is to overcome excuses and start gardening! (April 5, 2015, Page 2C)
Jack Mayfield continues his series about the end of the Civil War. (April 5, 2015, Page 3C)
Peggy Tussy Whorton — 85, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Emeritus of Oxford. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Oxford Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Marjorie Buckley officiating. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (April 5, 2015, Page 3A)
Saturday was “Tax Freedom Day” in Mississippi — the day when the taxpayers in our state have collectively earned enough money to pay their federal, state and local tax bill for the year. We’re glad to see that our states is one of the first to reach that mark, but it does come early because of some problems we’d probably rather overcome such as low incomes and low property value in many areas. (April 5, 2015, Page 4A)
Emma L. Holman — 66, died Monday, March 30, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Clear Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will immediately follow at Harrisonville Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (April 3, 2015, Page 3A)
The weather nor four other middle school teams could defeat the Oxford Middle School track team Thursday afternoon at Bobby Holcomb Field as the Chargers won the OMS Invitational. (April 3, 2015, Page 6A)
All have different thoughts about the meaning and origin of Easter, and we wish all well and a Happy Easter in celebrating or recognizing what it means to you. (April 3, 2015, Page 4A)
Angela R. Williams writes about her disappointment with the portrayal of Jesus in the TV miniseries “Killing Jesus.” (April 3, 2015, Page 4A)
Dorothy Ray Cruthirds — 77, of Bruce died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Friday at New Hope COGIC in Bruce with interment in the Bruce Community Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 5-7 at Belle Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce, which has charge of arrangements.
Luther Richard Gordon — 77, of Abbeville died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Springfield M.B. Church, with burial in the church cemetery. The viewing will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hodges Funeral Homes chapel. Hodges Funeral Homes of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
Rosie Lee Hickinbottom — 68, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Hospice Ministry in Ridgeland. Funeral services will be Saturday at noon at the Vera Mae Hodges Chapel of Remembrance, with burial in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Viewing will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hodges Funeral Homes of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
Ole Miss women’s basketball senior forward Tia Faleru added to her list of postseason accolades by earning honorable mention AP All-American honors it was announcedon Tuesday. It is the second recognition from the AP for Faleru this season as she was a unanimous selection to the AP All-SEC first team. (April 2, 2015, Page 6)