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)
Joanne Wilkinson describes a place that is one her favorite places, the Oxford public library. Read why Wilkinson feels that Oxford’s library is both welcoming and innovative. (July 16, 2010, Page 1B)
The Oxford Fire Department is teaching kids emergency skills that will last a lifetime. In its second year, the Fire Academy taught campers how to stay safe during a fire and bicycle safety tips. The Fire Academy is offered to children of Oxford and Lafayette County free of charge. This year’s session had 36 children attend. (July 16, 2010, Page 1B)
This week columnist Jack Mayfield uncovered a letter issued by William Faulkner’s hunting group to King Gustav of Sweden. Read about one of the most interesting stories told about Faulkner and his personal life, found only in this weeks Oxford Living section. (July 16, 2010, Page 3B)