The Ole Miss baseball team suffered in 18-1 setback to No. 14 Missouri Saturday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers (28-19, 14-9 SEC) hit five home runs to help hand the Rebels (24-24, 10-13) their second loss in as many days. (May 3, 2015, Page 2B)
Roy Lee Jones — 59, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford in charge.
Clark Anthony Parham — 2 weeks, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Private graveside services will be today at the New Hope Cemetery.
(May 3, 2015, Page 3A)
There are housing issues in Oxford and Lafayette County, both with purchasing and renting, and it’s something that will take a concerted effort of our leaders, our citizens and ourselves to solve. (May 3, 2015, Page 4A)
Paul Dakin writes to urge the mayor and Board of Alderman to remember the less fortunate when they vote on an ordinance that would limit parking and charge fees for when it is allowed, while Darlene Easson writes in support of keeping Aeleen Dowd as an English teacher at Oxford Middle School. (May 3, 2015, Page 4A)
FROM OLE MISS MEDIA RELATIONS
Ole Miss’ presence in the National Football League is being further bolstered this weekend. After Senquez Golson was drafted in the second round on Friday, three more Rebels are signing with NFL clubs. (more…) (May 2, 2015)
Stephany Gray Cox — 64, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at her home in Water Valley. The funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Shook officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Jerrel Lee Jones — 76, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, near Oxford. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at North Oxford Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Peterman officiating. Burial will follow at the Abbeville Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 1-3 p.m. today. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kimberly Lashay Jones — 39, died April 23, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Funeral services will be Saturday at noon at Hodges Funeral Home chapel in Oxford with burial to follow at Philadelphia M.B. Church. Hodges Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Roy Lee Jones — 59, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in Taylor. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford in charge.
John “Rook” Willis McCauley — 79, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at his home is Oxford. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford with the Rev. Eddie Rester and the Rev. Warren Black officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 4-6 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and Saturday from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Who doesn’t know someone who’s battled cancer? We all can help in the drive to find cures for cancer by helping with fundraising. An opportunity comes up Saturday when the local Relay for Life event is held at Oxford Intermediate School. (May 1, 2015, Page 4A)
Is bigger always better? Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at that question and others in connection with local efforts to look and plan ahead for the growth of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (May 1, 2015, Page 4A)
We encourage all residents to attend tonight’s final Vision 2037 meeting — 5 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center — and give your input on things you would like to see, and not see, in the community in the future. (April 30, 2015, Page 4)
Stephanie Cox — 64, died Thursday, April 30, 2015 at her home in Water Valley. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
Jerrel L. Jones — 79, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Funeral arrangements with Coleman Funeral Home are incomplete at this time.
John “Rook” Willis McCauley — 81, died Thursday, April 30, 2015 at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
Jeffie Lucille Tidwell Mooneyham — 79, of Oxford, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Pine Flat Methodist Church with Bro. Eugene Bramlett officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Flat Methodist Church Cemetery near Oxford. Visitation is Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Pine Flat Methodist Church. National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dennis Clark Turman — 57, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at Delta Hospice House in Southaven. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Sardis Church of Christ with Bro. Hal Johnson officiating. Ray-Nowell Funeral Home of Sardis is in charge of arrangements.