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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A Sense of Place

Oxford debates placing names on statue

Columnist Jack Mayfield spends the first week of Black History Month talking about how the town argued over where the names of black fallen soldiers should go on a new monument. Today, all names are listed together on the monument outside of the Lafayette County Courthouse. (February 1, 2015, Page 3C)

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    Black Power or Freedom Now – Meredith’s ‘March Against Fear’

    Historical columnist Jack Mayfield writes this week about the civil rights efforts of first black UM student James Meredith when he started the “March Against Fear,’ in 1966. (January 18, 2015, Page 2C)

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      John McCrady and Oxford on canvas

      Columnist Jack Mayfield introduces us to artist John McCrady who made it part of his life’s work to capture Oxford on canvas. On his noted painting, “Oxford on the Hill,” is hanging inside City Hall. (January 11, 2015, Page 2C)

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        1962 University High School wins conference championships

        Historical columnist Jack Mayfield says good bye to his old friend, Eddie Bonds who was part of the University High  baseball team that went 9-2 in the  spring of 1962. (January 4, 2015, Page 2C)

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          Trenches of Petersburg -Christmas 1864

          Historical columnist Jack Mayfield writes this week about the Mississippi 11th and how they spent Christmas in 1864. (December 21, 2014, Page 2C)

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            Desolate purgatory of broken dreams

            Historical columnist Jack Mayfield shares a few other’s thoughts on what Oxford looked like after it was burned during the Civil War and how desperate times had local citizens petitioning to trade with the enemy. (December 14, 2014, Page 2C)

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              Dec. 7, 1941 — A date which will live in infamy

              Historical columnist Jack Mayfield writes about the attack of Pearl Harbor and the effects it had on people in Oxford. (December 7, 2014, Page 3C)

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                Former Gov. John Marshall Tone topic at Books ‘n Lunch

                John Marshall Stone, Mississippi’s longest-serving governor and later president of Mississippi A&M, is the subject of a new book by Dr. Ben Earl Kitchens and also the topic at the upcoming Books ‘n Lunch program at the Oxford-Lafayette County Public Library. (November 30, 2014, Page 2C)

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                  ‘Northern peace movement was all talk…’

                  History columnist Jack Mayfield takes us to New York City this week in 1864 when the “Confederate Army of Manhattan,” set fire to several locations, which didn’t do the damage the fire starters had hoped for. (November 23, 2014)

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                    Great anticipation over elections in 1864

                    President Abraham Lincoln’s second bid for re-election in 1864 caused a lot of concerns among Confederate soldiers who felt the Civil War would continue if Lincoln remained president. (November 9, 2014, Page 3C)

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