Oxford EAGLE writer recounts the legend and possible treasure of Chickasaw Chief Toby Tubby. (July 30, 2010, Page 3B)
With the skill and a passion for working with wood, Tom Lutken has been building a gazebo on the late William Faulkner’s property. (July 30, 2010, Page 1B)
In this week’s Oxford Generations column, Marie Barnard, writes about the aggravation of joining a social networking. (July 30, 2010, Page 1B)
Oxford EAGLE guest writer, Father Joe Tonos, recently visited with Mary Wamble Leary, which gave her the opportunity to tell a bit about her life, her choices and her “bunch of kids.” (July 29, 2010, Page 3)
Six months ago Yokna(patawpha) Bottoms Farm embarked on a venture to establish the first Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm in the Oxford area. To date, the farm has harvested 1,000 pounds of food which has been distributed to shareholders and sold at the Taylor Farmer’s Market and to small local markets. (July 28, 2010, Page 6)
In this week’s Generations column, Oxford EAGLE writer Ryan Miller describes the anticipation he feels as he waits on the arrival of his first child. (July 23, 2010, Page 1B)
Announcement of the awarding of the Nobel Prize for Literature to William Faulkner came on Nov. 10, 1950.
Under the title “I Know William Faulkner,” his friend, mentor and fellow Oxonian, Phil Stone, wrote in the Nov. 16 issue of the Oxford EAGLE about his lifelong friendship with the now world famous author. Noted New York critic, scholar and translator, Stark Young, also of Oxford, took exception to this statement. (July 23, 2010, Page 3B)
After the Fourth of July, I usually say to Mother Nature: “Just let ‘er rip.”
This year, however, she started a wee bit too early for me. Granted, we have had nearly enough rain so far, but the next week bodes a really dry one.
So between sipping iced tea in the shade and dragging the snarled hose around, I leave a little time for pondering some of these truisms of nature. (July 23, 2010, Page 2B)
As each artist puts his or her signature on their art work, sushi chef Kobchai “Joe” Timrattsmna marks his original sushi creations with a specially carved, fan-shaped apple slice.
“It is my style,” he said while working on a sunshine roll at Two Stick recently. (July 23, 2010, Page 1B)
The Oxford EAGLE’s Guest Writer Pat Ward visits with Dr. Craig Williams to talk about what makes a house a home. (July 23, 2010, Page 3A)