Online Edition
Thursday, April 17, 2014

University of Mississippi

Officer memorial Friday to honor fallen heroes

To honor all law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Association will hold a memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday in front of Oxford City Hall on the Square. (May 12, 2010, Page 2)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Are they ready?

    More than 2,200 graduates received degrees Saturday during the University of Mississippi’s 2010 commencement ceremony held in the Grove. Former Mississippi governor and U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus gave the commencement address where he challenged students to do something bigger than themselves. (May 10, 2010, Page 1A)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Oxford, UM honored for green efforts

      The City of Oxford and the University of Mississippi were honored at the Keep Mississippi Beautiful Awards ceremony by winning the Circle of Excellence Award. The city also won first place for its recycling program. (May 6, 2010, Page 2)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        University seeks feedback on mascot from alums

        University of Mississippi alumni have an opportunity on May 19 to voice their opinion on a new mascot during a focus session on May 19 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The sessions are limited to 30 people per session, so reservations are necessary by contacting Lynda Walker in the Alumni Office at 915-7375. More information can be found at mascot.olemiss.edu(May 5, 2010, Page 2)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Census takers take to the streets

          To ensure a complete and accurate 2010 Census, census takers have taken to the street in the community this week to visit with households who haven’t returned their census forms.
          Unfortunately, as finals at the University of Mississippi wrap up this week, many doorbells may go unanswered. (May 5, 2010, Page 1)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            A mountain-bike rescue

            Wesley Phillips, a long snapper for the Ole Miss football team, was injured while riding his mountain bike down a hill and he remained stranded for five hours before help arrived. Members of the Oxford and University Police Departments were involved in the search and rescue. (May 4, 2010, Page 1)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Grief over Gulf

              The April 20 explosion of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has brought back feelings of despair to many affected by Hurricane Katrina. It’s also brought together people to try to help with the cleanup and other parts of dealing with the oil spill, including a group of University of Mississippi students called Ole Miss Students for a Green Campus.

              For details on the drive to collect supplies to protect and clean up the coastline, contact sgc.olemiss@gmail.com or call 1-866-448-5816. (May 4, 2010, Page 1)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                United Way reaches goal

                Despite a down-turn in the economy, the United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County met and exceeded its $425,000 goal for its 2009 campaign, raising a total of $425,732 to be distributed to 16 of its partner agencies. (April 29, 2010, Page 1)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Rain won’t delay Relay

                  The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. Friday with a dinner honoring cancer survivors in the Oxford High School cafeteria. Original plans are to then move the Relay events to the OHS football field. However, a 70-percent chance of rain Friday night could force organizers to move the event to the Oxford-University United Methodist Church. (April 28, 2010, Page 1)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Education briefs

                    • Oxford High School theater department will stage “Almost, Maine” as the annual Kayla Sue Mize fundraiser this Friday-Sunday.
                    • Walking Wednesdays continue
                    • Green innovation forum set for Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Overby Center
                    • Lafayette High School class of 1970 will host its 40th class reunion on Memorial Day Weekend
                    • Robyn Thweatt of Oxford was named to the Northwest Mississippi Community College cheer squad
                    • The Summer Coin program is taking applications for students aged 14-21 for their summer work program.
                    • Oxford High School band recently returned from a four-day trip to Washington, D.C.

                     (April 27, 2010, Page 6)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 29 of 35  « First  ... « 27  28  29  30  31 » ...  Last » 
                      REMAX Legacy Realty The Highlands, A Private Lake Community