How many of you all but lived on ramen noodles at some point in your like — most likely college or your early days in the work force? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a recent report that says all those tasty noodles might not be good for you. (August 18, 2014, Page 4)
Last week’s Drug Court Ceremony was good for the graduates, their families and their friends. It was also good for the community, and is something we all should support. (August 18, 2014, Page 4)
Suzanne Wilkin, a volunteer for Interfaith Compassion Ministry, said the number of people who have lost their homes in Oxford seems to be rising considering the number of clients who have sought help at ICM.
Wilkin, who moved to Oxford from Maryland with her husband in 1996, has spent more than 10 years volunteering with ICM, an association of 36 area churches who work together to help community members in need.
ICM officials say a growing population of Hispanic residents and the under-employed, coupled with a decline in donations, has left the charitable group in need of help. To help ICM continue to meet the needs of our community, Oxford Floral will be holding a tent sale Saturday at its location on Jefferson Avenue. (August 15, 2014, Page 3A)
Due to air quality issues, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program moved from where it’s been operating out of for 37 years, under the Skipwith Cottage, to its new home, on South 16th Street. (August 15, 2014, Page 1A)
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi has a very close knit group of supporters. (August 15, 2014, Page 1A)
Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg, who’s getting close to her return to the stage after nearly two decades away, writes about next week’s performance of “Harvey” and all that’s going into getting ready. (August 15, 2014, Page 4A)
Bobby Clanton writes to urge Ole Miss alumni to pay attention to what’s going on with changes at the University and suggests that the time and effort would better be spent addressing other issues. (August 15, 2014, Page 4A)
Three Lafayette County same-sex couples recorded their marriage licenses at the Chancery building on Wednesday. Having the license on file does not mean that the couples marriages are recognized in Mississippi but that they are on file for copy records. This was a part of the ‘We do’ campaign in which 17 couples across the state requested their marriage license be documented. (August 14, 2014, Page 1)
The Third District Adult Drug Court graduated 30 participants Tuesday during its seventh graduation ceremony since established in 2008. (August 14, 2014, Page 3)