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T. Roy, The Tater Tycoon

Local columnist Jimmy Reed tells the story of Terence Royal who, after being turned down for a janitorial position, began a local produce operation that eventually helped his entire family. (October 5, 2010, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Jack Howard writes to explain the position of many residents of the Avent Park Hills area in regard to proposals about Cedar Oaks, which is located there. He explains that safety for the people who live there is the major concern, and should be addressed when considering an exception to the municipal code. (October 5, 2010, Page 4)

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      *BREAKING NEWS* Panty pirate’s name released

      The Oxford Police Department has released the name of the man they claim has broken into about 14 homes in the LOU community since June, stealing the under garments of at least nine women.

      Joseph Paul Lillo, 32, has been charged with nine counts of burglary and is being held at the Lafayette County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing this afternoon.

      Lillo was arrested Sunday in Marshall County after investigators obtained a warrant when a witness reported seeing Lillo’s vehicle on Eagle Nest Lane on Saturday. A woman returning home at about 6 p.m. discovered her house had been broken into and that someone had stolen her panties. (October 4, 2010)

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        Community launches literacy campaign

        The Oxford community has adopted the a new literacy campaign, One Book, One Community, which is a collaborative effort to promote literacy across the community by encouraging people to read a specified book each academic year.

        “Listening is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life from the StoryCorps Project” has been chosen as the one book for the community to read this year. (October 4, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Police nab alleged panty pirate

          The panty thief who has been rummaging through Oxford women’s drawers and stealing their unmentionables has been taken into custody, according to the Oxford Police Department.

          The suspect, whose name has not been released as of this morning, has allegedly broken into 12 homes in the city and two in the county since June, each time taking lingerie and panties from his victims. (October 4, 2010, Page 1A)

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            Government could cash in with old rifles

            Would you or someone you know be interested in purchasing a vintage World War II and Korean War M1 Garand or Carbine rifle from the U.S. government? It appears there are crates and crates of them that were left in South Korea, but whether or not collectors and others will get a chance to buy them is up in the air. Editor Don Whitten sees this as a chance to raise a little money and please a lot of collectors and former soldiers. (October 4, 2010, Page 4A)

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              Sharing a meal, fellowship in the Grove

              St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and Second Baptist Missionary Church are bridging the racial gap in Oxford through communication, education — and football.

              The two churches broke bread — and finger foods — Saturday in the Grove before the Ole Miss-Fresno State game during their annual tailgating get-together. (October 1, 2010, Page 1B)

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                Vaught, Bryant meet for the first time as head coaches in 1947

                The Homecoming game on Sept. 20, 1947, would be the first time Ole Miss football coach John H. Vaught and Kentucky coach Paul “Bear” Bryant would meet as head coaches. Over the next 25 seasons, they would meet again and again as head coaches in the SEC. Oxford and Ole Miss historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes a closer look at that 1947 game. (October 1, 2010, Page 2B)

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                  Fun run to benefit breast cancer patients

                  The Pink Dress Run will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 on the Square. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the run which will begin at the Mid-Town Shopping Center on North Lamar Boulevard and end at the Square. And of course, participants are asked to wear pink.

                  Registration fees will give participants a pink VIP band that allows them to take advantage of several post-race discounts at participating Square businesses.

                  For more information on how to register for the run or participate as a sponsor, visit pinkdressrun.com or call Ott at 801-6922 or send an e-mail to valorie_ott@bellsouth.net or williamhwatts@gmail.com. (October 1, 2010, Page 1A)

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                    Cossar State Park gets reprieve

                    Cossar State Park will stay open — for now.

                    The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has decided to delay the closing the George Payne Cossar State Park, according to a letter sent Thursday to the Mississippi State Personnel Board.

                    Last week, park officials announced the park would close due to the mounting financial problems that has caused the park to operate at a $300,000 annual deficit. (October 1, 2010, Page 1 A)

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