This week’s Everyday Hero Felicia Pollard will be participating in the Dance Like the Stars event sponsoring the Boys and Girls Club of North Mississippi. (July 11, 2014, Page 1)
Milly West covers politics, birth control options and environmental policies in this week’s Teaming Up column. (July 11, 2014, Page 3B)
Actor Juano Hernandez, who played Lucius Beachamp in the movie version of “Intruder in the Dust,” was not allowed to stay in a hotel with the other white actors while he was here filming so he stayed in the home of G.W. Bankhead. This is just one historical fact write Jack Lamar Mayfield shares this week in his column and while giving historical tours for the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference. (July 11, 2014, Page 3B)
This week’s Yesterday’s Papers takes a look at the main stories featured in the July 8, 1954 edition of The Oxford EAGLE (July 9, 2014, Page 1)
Education Excellence star for the week Chanel Norphlet recieved the Oxford Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship. She will be attending Jackson State University in the fall. (July 8, 2014, Page 1)
Ashley Freeman began playing tennis when she was 2 on the courts across from her home.
“My dad was a high school coach,” she said. “It’s something that he and I would spend quality time doing.”
She later ranked first in the state as a junior competitor and continued to play tennis at Mississippi State University.
Today, Freeman is the assistant coach for the Oxford High School tennis team, and she leads the children’s tennis camps for the Oxford Park Commission at Avent Park off Park Drive in Oxford, where our Dart landed. (July 7, 2014, Page 1)
Frances Smith is featured as our Everyday Hero this week. Smith focuses on making those she volunteers for smile. (July 4, 2014, Page 1)
Religion writer Randy Weeks writes this week about spiritual darkness and how God can see us through it.
Master Gardener Anna Haller writes this week about the banana tree. (July 4, 2014, Page 3B)
Historian Jack Mayfield writes about the Fourth of Julys during the Civil War. (July 4, 2014, Page 3B)