Local restaurant owner Van Tran escaped Communist Vietnam aboard a wooden fishing boat packed with refugees. More than 30 years after her perilous journey across the South China Sea, she shares her story with senior staff writer Lucy Schultze in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (June 30, 2011, Page 3)
Oxford was incorporated on May 11, 1837. Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us how Oxford came to be the place we all call home.
Columnist Susan Boehm tells is about a once-in-a-lifetime trip she took with her daughter when they backpacked throughout Europe
Children attending the vacation Bible camps at Bill and Crystal MacKenzie’s home learn about God and all of his creation by being a part of the wondrous nature he had created for them. (June 24, 2011, Page 1B, 3B)
ONLINE ONLY TIPS — Mother, nurse and coupon-clipper Kim Morris is saving her family hundreds of dollars with a new hobby that’s become a practical passion. Read how in this week’s “A Conversation With…”
Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us how Lafayette County was formed. (June 17, 2011, Page 2B)
Columnist and knitting enthusiast Buffy Choinski would like to see more men involved in knitting. (June 17, 2011, Page 3B)
Columnist Joanne Wilkinson is no fan of the heat during summer, however, she does enjoy many of Oxford’s events during the summer months. (June 17, 2011, Page 1B)
Children involved with the Youth Music Theatre Workshop will perform “The Sword and the Stone,” prelude production to this year’s “Camelot” during the Oxford Shakespeare Festival.
Local musician Andrew Gordon once worked on the set of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with Gordon on how the program’s focus on community has played out in his own life, in this week’s “A Conversation With…”. (June 16, 2011, Page 3A)