Does your guest room need a reservation book? Are you asked for restaurant recommendations more often than you actually eat out?
You know why: Your friends and family love this charming small town and everything about it. Why not make them merry this holiday season with a gift that could only come from Oxford? (November 24, 2010, Page 2B)
Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for Oxford EAGLE employees because they get off Thursday afternoon and all day Friday after satisfying both readers and advertisers with a special Thanksgiving Day edition. Editor Don Whitten takes time to thanks those who help with the paper and to remind everyone to be thankful at this time of the year. (November 24, 2010, Page 4A)
Margaret Chesnut writes to urge residents to consider absentee voting as a solution to lines on election day, while Desmond Kincaid would like to see more information on a plan to turn a short stretch of one-way traffic on Jackson Avenue to two-way traffic.
More than 1,800 street lights in the City of Oxford are gradually being replaced with more energy efficient bulbs due to the upcoming Jan. 1 deadline when mercury vapor bulbs will no longer be available. (November 23, 2010, Page 1)
An ad valorem tax exemption for the Downtown Historic District was approved recently by the Oxford Board of Aldermen along with approval of its first abatement for the Thompson House. (November 23, 2010, Page 1)
Some teachers go into the workforce before entering the classroom and their experiences can help bring real world knowledge to the educational experience. (November 23, 2010, Page 6)
- DDES Honor Roll
- Barksdale named MSBA President
- Woolworth wins poster contest
- November Shining Stars
- Sherman wins scholarship
- Vorce earns scholarship
Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls the horror of Dachau prison and the Holocaust, and warns that the danger to humans is not hate – but actually indifference. (November 23, 2010, Page 4)
Responding to rumors that its doors may be closing in Oxford, officials from Roseburg Forest Products have stated they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. (November 22, 2010, Page 3A)
Scammers are always looking for ways to attack victims throughout the U.S. Either by mail, e-mail or phone, they prey on the uninformed and love to play deceptive games with people. Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin and Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department investigator are warning people to be on the lookout for scammers during this holiday season. (November 22, 2010, Page 2A)