SAMPLE TRACK — After Hurricane Katrina forced him to leave the Gulf Coast, Mike Shaw launched a successful business selling shrimp in the Oxford area and is now building a music career in Nashville, Tenn. Senior Staff Writer Lucy Schultze visits with Shaw in today’s “A Conversation With…”
Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about two men, Phil Stone and Stark Young, and their influence on Faulkner. (July 8, 2011, Page 3B)
Generations columnist Steve Stricker tell us about his journey from being a college graduate to a soldier in the U.S. Army. (July 8, 2011, Page 1B)
WinShape Camps C3 (Camps Connecting Communities) made Oxford one of three stops in Mississippi as it opened up its day camp for more than 200 area children this week at the Oxford Community Center. (July 8, 2011, Page 1B)
Lenora Jackson makes her own clothes — and mends clothes for others — in her room at Graceland Care Center. She uses neither a machine nor any patterns. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down with Jackson, as she shared her story in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (July 7, 2011, Page 3)
Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us our Lafayette County Courthouse became the center of Oxford. (July 1, 2011, Page 2B)
Master Gardener Barry Whitehouse gives us tips on getting the healthiest — and yummiest — tomatoes off our vines.
Since the birth of his daughter a year ago, columnist Ryan Miller has had a year’s worth of diapers, tears and grateful moments.
More than 100 people celebrated International Go Skate Day last weekend at the Oxford Skate Park which shows a growing trend in the skate culture of the town. This week’s Oxford Living explores the skate community. (July 1, 2011, Page 1B)
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)