Historian debunks a popular opinion that Gen. “Whiskey” Smith must have been drunk on Aug. 22, 1864 when he decided to burn Oxford. (June 20, 2014, Page 3B)
Take time to thank those who work hard to make others safe, healthy and happy. (June 20, 2014, Page 2B)
From ropes swings and horseback riding to cross-country camping expeditions, Bill MacKenzie has spent more than 30 years connecting his love of outdoor adventures with his ministry to international students. Hear how it all fits together in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (June 19, 2014, Page 3)
Dr. Martha McLarty is honored as our Educational Excellence feature. McLarty recently retired from the Oxford School District. (June 17, 2014, Page 1A)
This weeks Everyday Hero is Dyanne McCord who volunteers with the American Cancer Society, Girl and Boy Scouts and countless other community opportunities. (June 13, 2014, Page 1A)
Oxford’s diverse culture is seen in its farmers markets and art festivals.
While doubt is something everyone encounters, learning to control and “harness” it can make for a great ride.
Children participated in a Robot Making Workshop and Contest Tuesday at the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library. Each child designed his or her own robot built with old computer parts and household items.
Columnist Scout Julany would rather watch life happening around her than stare at a big, black box.
There’s always something to do when you grow up on a farm — and if you can’t find something, your folks certainly will. This week’s “A conversation with” talks about the farm life, the family business (Brown Family Dairy) and raising children with Paula Klepzig Brown. (June 12, 2014, Page 3A)