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Oxford certainly has talent

Amateur singers and dancers got the chance to display their skills Tuesday as the Powerhouse Community Arts Center hosts Oxford’s Got Talent, an avent staged as the community’s inaugural talent show. (March 25, 2010, Page 2A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Bobby Jefcoat questions the Mississippi Legislature about having its priorities in order based on a recent move in Jackson, while Carolyn Ross asks if our country’s Founding Fathers might not be a bit shocked with what’s going on today. (March 25, 2010, Page 4)

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      Rate hike on horizon

      Flipping on your lights will cost you a few more cents next month.

      Electric bills are set to rise in April by about $3.80 a month for typical residential customers now that the Tennessee Valley Authority has approved a fuel-cost adjustment to cover fluctuating fuel and purchased-power costs.

      Despite the rise, customers will still pay less this April compared to April 2009, thanks to a continuous credit that’s been in place since October. (March 25, 2010, Page 1)

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        Learning that knitting, becoming a grandmother can be cool

        Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg has three children and is headed toward becoming a grandmother. She talks about getting into the “grandmothering mode” by learning to knit and by talking with her mother about her experiences. (March 25, 2010, Page 4)

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          Honoring the greenest among us

          Perhaps one of your neighbors has been capturing his or her rainwater to help their garden for years. Maybe your boss is devoted to recycling and encourages others to do the same. Whoever they are, they could be eligible for a new Sustainability Leadership award.

          The Green Week Committee is accepting nominations to provide awards during the April 19-23 Green Week celebrations.

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           (March 25, 2010, Page 1)

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            Brushstrokes for Bramlett sparks creativity in students

            The halls of Bramlett Elementary School were fill with art aficionados Tuesday looking at paintings and pottery painted and created by BES students. Jamie Windham covers the annual event that is a fundraiser for the BES art program. (March 24, 2010, Page 3A)

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              Counting college students complicated

              Oxford and other college towns have a vested interest in making sure students fill out their census forms by April 1.
              The number of students living in a county helps determine the number of seats in Congress a state might have, how many federal dollars can be funneled to a state and its communities, and how much student loan money is doled out.
              But, as Oxford and University of Mississippi officials are well aware, obtaining an accurate student head count is no easy task.

               (March 24, 2010, Page 1A)

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                New DUI testing vehicles to help catch impaired drivers

                Impaired drivers on state highways could soon come face-to-face with a BAT mobile, but instead of a black cape and bat ears, it will be troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol who will be fighting crime and bringing drunk drivers to justice. (March 24, 2010, Page 1A)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Terri Wright and Gail Stratton of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Oxford write about keeping our school children safe from discrimination and bigotry. (March 24, 2010, Page 4A)

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                    Festivals, carnivals, conferences everywhere

                    Members of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community know all about hosting weekend and week-long events that attract visitors. Those types of events are not just limited to the immediate area, and Editor Don Whitten gives a list of examples – including the German Sausage Festival, the Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo and the World Grits Festival – of others going on in surrounding states. (March 24, 2010, Page 4A)

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