Online Edition
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Opinions

Letters to the Editor

Angie and Alex Dorris write to thank the teachers and administration/staff members who help with the carpool line at Lafayette Elementary Schools each day. (January 16, 2015, Page 4)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Volunteering at Pantry can be very moving

    Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at what goes on at the Pantry during the week, and notes that volunteers will experience all kinds of emotions if they spend a week or two helping out. (January 15, 2015, Page 4A)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Education funding talk, vote should not be so party-oriented

      Mississippi representatives and senators passed a resolution that will place an alternative to Initiative 42 — that requires the Legislature to fully fund MAEP annually — on the ballot this fall. We have two concerns about the votes: that is was along party lines and that men representing Lafayette County and its education-oriented electorate would vote to muddy the water on an education funding issue. (January 15, 2015, Page 4A)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Beware of two scams that are popping up

        Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a couple of scams — one involving jury duty and the other involving wage garnishments — that have popped up lately. (January 14, 2015, Page 4)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Dealing with flu, colds, sinus issues, et cetera

          Whether it’s the recent cold spell, the restart for schools or some other reason, the LOU community is being hit hard by illness. We encourage all to take care of themselves and avoid spreading the problems to others. (January 14, 2015, Page 4)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Letters to the Editor

            Sue Cook writes to give support for Lafayette County Supervisor Chad McLarty’s idea to use county funds to help clean up county roads. (January 14, 2015, Page 4)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              ‘Eggs and Issues’ event popular, informative; how about more?

              Monday’s “Eggs and Issue” breakfast with local legislators drew a capacity crowd at the Oxford Conference Center, and we thank our lawmakers for coming to update their constituents about what’s going on in Jackson early in the 2015 session. We’d encourage more events and visits like Monday’s to bring even more information to the voters and to provide valuable feedback. (January 13, 2015, Page 4)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                If you could move, would you — and where?

                While the Lafayette-Oxford-University community is known more as a destination than an exit point, there are those in other parts of Mississippi who would leave the state if they could. Editor Don Whitten looks at some survey results about which states have residents wondering about leaving and which states are the most popular destinations. (January 12, 2015, Page 4)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Republican rep’s words could backfire

                  We hope all our state lawmakers do what’s best for the state when it comes to dealing with new laws, changes to laws and funding. We also suggest they watch carefully what they say, especially if it’s something they would really rather be left alone. (January 12, 2015, Page 4)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Making resolutions — and sticking with them

                    Have you broken any of your New Year’s resolutions already. Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at some of his resolutions and suggests that we might focus less on making resolutions we can’t keep and trying to just be a better person. (January 11, 2015, Page 4A)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 8 of 222  « First  ... « 6  7  8  9  10 » ...  Last » 
                      Oxford Commons REMAX Legacy Realty