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Film fans flock to festival

The 10-minute community film, “The Hanging of Big Todd Wade,” helped the Oxford Film Festival almost double its number of attendees this year, according to organizers.

Film Festival co-director Michelle Emanuel said two screenings were planned for the short film, however, they had to show the film an additional four times to accommodate the crowd that showed up to see the film. (February 14, 2011, Page 1A)

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    Mapping out the future

    Charged with redrawing district maps to reflect the population changes revealed by the 2010 Census, the Joint Legislative Reapportionment and Congressional Redistricting Committee told local residents Friday the committee is committed to creating districts that are fair, legal and representative during a public hearing aimed at gaining community input into the redistricting process. (February 14, 2011, Page 1A)

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      No free parking on Square?

      During a work session Friday, Mayor Pat Patterson and the Oxford Board of Aldermen heard a presentation by Ron Hipp, chairman of the Parking Garage Committee, during which he suggested the city consider charging motorists 50 cents an hour for “premium parking” around the Square.

      Other topics talked about Friday included forming an investment committee on how to invest the $30 million the city will receive from Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi buying out of its lease with the city of Oxford and Lafayette County. (February 14, 2011, Page 1A)

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        Oher’s story gets even more inspirational

        The third book covering the story of former Ole Miss football standout Michael Oher may well be the most inspirational, Editor Don Whitten writes. Oher, who has combined with best-selling author Don Yaeger to give his side of the story in “I Beat The Odds – From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond,” will be at Off-Square Books on Tuesday to sign copies of the just-released book. (February 14, 2011, Page 4A)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Angel Ranch Executive Director Sue Turner and members of the board write to thank all those individuals, groups and businesses who invested in Angel Ranch in 2010, and to let the public know how important that community financial support is for Angel Ranch and its mission. (February 14, 2011, Page 4A)

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            OHS teacher shares life’s teachable moments with others

            Oxford High School teacher Thomas Herrington has compiled “life’s teachable moments” and put them in “The Journey: Applying Spiritual Truths to Life,” a collection of stories and life lessons. (February 11, 2011, Page 3A)

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              Oxford, Ole Miss in 1893: The year ‘Big Todd’ Wade was hung

              Historian and local columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells is what was going on around Oxford in 1893, the year the community film, “The Hanging of Big Todd Wade,” is set in. The movie premiers Saturday at the Oxford Film Festival. Mayfield has a part in the film. (February 11, 2011, Page 3B)

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                Bonds OK’d for school updates

                With no one filing a petition against the Oxford School District’s plans to sell $3 million in bonds to renovate Della Davidson Elementary School and the Oxford Middle School, the city school board voted unanimously on Thursday to sell the bonds for the projects. (February 11, 2011, Page 1A)

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                  Illegal dumpers caught on camera

                  Lafayette County Solid Waste Manager Bobby Jones said his department has caught six people illegally dumping on developed land in the county using hunting, motion-detection cameras in “hot spots” around the county where they’ve seen repeated dumping violations. (February 11, 2011, Page 1A)

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                    Forget Valentine’s Day? You’d better not!

                    You can miss some holidays and get away with it. But not Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries – and Valentine’s Day. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the sweetheart-oriented holiday that’s coming up Monday and reminds all to not forget their favorite people. (February 11, 2011, Page 4A)

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