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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A Conversation With...

Whose story would you like to hear? Our weekly feature "A Conversation With..." offers a chance to hear from one local individual each week. Young, old, black, white — it's an ever-evolving picture of the remarkable community we call home. Look for "A Conversation With..." in The Oxford EAGLE Thursdays on Page 3, and while you're here, take a moment to suggest a potential interviewee.

Filmmaking a communal effort

For a writer, there’s a particular satisfaction in bringing your story to the screen. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with young filmmaker Jordan Henry as she makes her Oxford Film Festival debut, in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (February 6, 2014, Page 3)

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    Short-term results, long-term change

    Anna McGowan won a national fitness contest by dropping 25 pounds in 12 weeks — but from her perspective, numbers on a scale are overrated. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with McGowan on how she’s making changes for life in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (January 23, 2014, Page 3)

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      The joy of sharing classic films

      For Vernon Chadwick, the only thing better than enjoying classic films from around the world is having the chance to share them with others. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with the longtime director of the public library’s World Film Night, in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (January 16, 2014, Page 3)

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        For worn furniture, a fresh start

        If you’ve had a sofa re-covered around here in the last half-century, odds are it owes its new life to William McGregor. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with the local furniture craftsman in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (January 9, 2014, Page 3)

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          Bowl games and wedding bells

          Fifty years ago, Ole Miss football player Reed Davis wed his high-school sweetheart in a narrow window between the season’s end and the Sugar Bowl. It’s a personal story from the golden age of Rebel football, in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (January 2, 2014, Page 3)

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            Embracing the gift of daughters

            For Carol Dorsey, holiday gatherings include an extended family from across the world. Dorsey shared the experience of hosting exchange students with senior staff writer Lucy Schultze in today’s “A Conversation With…” (December 26, 2013, Page 3)

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              Seasons at Sardis

              From winter’s wet chill to sunny summer days, Cowan Hunter spends his workdays looking after Lafayette County’s favorite recreation spot. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with the longtime U.S. Park Ranger in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (December 19, 2013, Page 3A)

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                A network of opportunity

                For all the support being part of a church community can provide, James Young has benefited both during the workweek and on Sundays. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with the longtime local custodian in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (December 12, 2013, Page 3)

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                  The mind behind the music

                  Film, art and literature can each take you back in time, but capturing the music of the past involves a discipline all its own. Conductor and performer Ron Vernon shares what’s involved with senior staff writer Lucy Schultze in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (December 5, 2013, Page 3)

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                    Giving care, honoring family

                    Shawanie Young’s admiration for her grandmother grew into a passion for caring for the elderly. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with the local RN in today’s “A Conversation With…” (November 28, 2013, Page 3A)

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