Milly West gives her take on the Israel and Palestinian conflict and the destruction of olive trees.
Historian Jack Mayfield writes this week about Union Gen. Edward Hatch moving troops from north of Oxford into town in the summer of 1864. (August 8, 2014, Page 3B)
Our community battled polio, prepared to be spotlighted on Memphis TV and started getting ready for new school year during the week of Aug. 8, 1957. (August 6, 2014, Page 1)
Abbeville native Darrell Williams was recently named National Principal of the Year and is this week’s featured Educational Excellence nominee. Williams is now located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (August 5, 2014, Page 1)
It sounds like the name of a 1975 Jack Nicholson film, but it’s not the Cuckoo’s Nest – it’s The Cluck Cluck Farm.
Drive down County Road 403 in Lafayette County where The Dart landed, and you’ll see the sign David Rhines erected. He raises and sells a variety of chickens and ducks.
You may encounter a couple of dancing baby goats on the property. Walk a little farther, and you’ll find 300 or more birds. (August 4, 2014, Page 1)
George Moak, a 16-year-old Oxford High School student, hopes to rise to the rank of Eagle Scout, the Boy Scout organization’s most prestigious honor.
But first, he must complete a service project that has led him to dive feet first into a charity whose mission is to collect shoes for Guatemalan school children. (August 1, 2014, Page 1)
The gospel group Men of Integrity is based out of Batesville, Ms. The group is made up of four young men who want to spread the word of their Lord with music. (August 1, 2014, Page 5B)
Lafayette County Master Gardener Anna Haller gives tips on how to care for to captivating mid- to late-summer pants, naked ladies and spider lilies. (August 1, 2014, Page 2B)
One hundred and fifty years ago this past Wednesday, an event happened in the trench earthworks the Confederates had to fortify Petersburg, Virginia, just a few miles down the road from Richmond. If Gen. Ulysses Grant’s men had taken advantage of the event, they may have hastened the end of the Civil War by nine months. (August 1, 2014, Page 2B)
Columnist Lisa Coleman discusses overprotecting parents, and wonders if a parent can care too much? (August 1, 2014, Page 1B)