Online Edition
Friday, December 19, 2014

Local Columnists

A reminder

Local columnist T.J. Ray introduces an assignment about budgets, debt and the government’s role and looks at how well we’re doing. The interesting thing is when the assignment was actually first introduced. (May 9, 2012, Page 4)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Thanks, Mama

    To honor his mother on upcoming Mother’s Day, local columnist Jimmy Reed offers a few of the countless thanks he owes her. (May 8, 2012, Page 4)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Is it puzzles and numbers, or puzzling numbers?

      Ever since his geometry teachers introduced him to pi, local columnist T.J. Ray has had his share of troubles with numbers. Ray asks some hard questions related, of course, to numbers that puzzle him. (May 2, 2012, Page 4)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Ignunt

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed, after watching his grandson improperly deal with a sneeze, writes about how so many people – not only youngsters –  just follow the lead of others even if what they’re doing is wrong. (May 1, 2012, Page 4)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Thanks, social media; we’re plugged in but tuned out

          Local columnist Deidra Jackson sees it every morning on her commute to town – people conversing on their cellphones. Who are they talking to and what are they talking about – and is it really something that’s meaningful? Real moments and memories, she writes, are what’s really important. (April 26, 2012, Page 4)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Job’s Job

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed, while battling flu-like symptoms and other issues, was reminded of the real tribulations that Job went through and resolved to overcome any self-pity he might have had. (April 24, 2012, Page 4)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              A special day

              A phone call from a stranger about a photo that ran in The LafaShopper News produced an eventful trip and new friends for local columnist T.J. Ray, who relates details about his recent trip to Harmontown. (April 17, 2012, Page 4)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Teaching Chickens To Write

                Local columnist Jimmy Reed remembers a childhood vocation – raising chickens and selling their eggs – and recalls how some people thought he could have even taught his fowls to write. (April 17, 2012, Page 4)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Reality TV today: Cheap laughs, faux authenticity

                  Remember “Candid Camera”? Local columnist Deidra Jackson remembers several versions of the popular, and original, reality TV show, and compares it to today attempts at realism that appear to be there just for cheap laughs. (April 12, 2012, Page 4)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Lawd Glad Received

                    Local columnist Jimmy Reed asked his freshman composition students to write about either going back in time to change a bad mistake or to relive one of their best days, and ended up writing one for them about a meaningful fishing trip he made years ago. (April 10, 2012, Page 4)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 22 of 45  « First  ... « 20  21  22  23  24 » ...  Last » 
                      Oxford Eagle First National Bank