Tomorrow is Black Friday and many of you may not have decided where and when to start the biggest shopping day of the year. Oxford EAGLE Publisher Tim Phillips suggests you start in the morning, at your leisure, and you spend your day shopping in Oxford. (November 27, 2014, Page 4)
Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks does his Jimmy Fallon, of The Tonight Show, impression by writing “special” thank you notes to those he’s interacted with recently. (November 27, 2014, Page 4)
Think, on this day of giving thanks for what we have, about people in other areas of our country, in other countries. Think of our service men and women serving around the world. Now, where would you rather be and how much more thankful are you now? (November 27, 2014, Page 4)
The FBI office in Jackson is investigating a threat made against the Grove in a hand written letter the Ole Miss campus received late Tuesday night. (more…) (November 26, 2014)
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Surveys show that most three-quarters of us think Christmas shopping begins too early, but most of us will be out there doing our part to finish our shopping early and to spend more money. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a couple of recent Rasmussen polls and what they say about our Christmas shopping habits. (November 26, 2014, Page 4A)
Lots of vehicles will be on the road, beginning today and running through Sunday evening. We encourage everyone to follow common-sense guidelines and drive defensively so that we all can enjoy the long Thanksgiving weekend. (November 26, 2014, Page 4A)
With all 18 precincts reporting in Lafayette County, Scott Shipman won the seat on the Oxford School Board, beating his opponent, Marni Reeves Kendricks with 56 percent of the votes. Kendricks earned 44 percent.
With all 116 precincts reporting in the Third District Circuit Court counties, Kelly Luther received 76 percent of the votes, securing his seat on the circuit bench. His opponent, Shirley Byers garnered 24 percent of the votes.
Read the full story in Wednesday’s Oxford EAGLE. (November 25, 2014)
Educational Excellence Lafayette High School senior Addison Roush aims his sites on a college degree. Roush has been honored with several awards for his outstanding academic achievement. (November 25, 2014, Page 1)