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Sunday, May 24, 2015

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Chargers put it all together to claim title

For 10 years, the OHS baseball program has been trying to win its second state championship. This past Thursday, they accomplished that feat and capped an impressive 35-1 campaign by sweeping George County in the Class 5A finals in Pearl. Publisher Tim Phillips looks at the two state title teams and their similarities, and thanks all who played a part of the team effort that gave the 2015 Chargers their title. (May 24, 2015, Page 4A)

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    High school graduation — there’s nothing like it for everyone involved

    We congratulate the seniors from Regents School of Oxford, Water Valley High School and Lafayette High School who have already graduated and send the same wishes to Oxford youngsters who will be getting their diplomas this week. We also thank all of those who have worked to help these young ladies and gentleman attain this goal. (May 24, 2015, Page 4A)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Suzanne Talbert writes to urge citizens to let their city aldermen know how they want to be represented when it comes to the housing issues that are at the front of discussions these days. (May 24, 2015, Page 4A)

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        Jackson Avenue crosswalk idea needs another look

        We’re not convinced at all that a crosswalk across East Jackson Avenue near the ongoing Jackson Row project is a good idea for drivers or pedestrians traveling the busy Oxford street, and we urge city officials and leaders to revisit their approval of the plan. (May 22, 2015, Page 4A)

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          Is it the government — or the lack of it?

          Local columnist T.J. Ray sees a change in the way our country is governed, noting that it is no longer a “government of the people” but rather a “government of two parties” that often times keeps a lot of things from getting done. (May 22, 2015, Page 4A)

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            We should wait for Vision 2037 report

            With the news that the Oxford Board of Alderman voted down a proposal from city planners to put a moratorium on some rezoning requests, we wonder about that decision’s ultimate effect on Vision 2037 planning and its relevance to planning the future of Oxford. We think we should listen to the people who do planning for a living, to the people we hired to help with that planning for the future. (May 21, 2015, Page 4A)

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              Learning more about our noisy visitors

              So what do we know about the cicadas that are buzzing in the trees these days? Editor Don Whitten wondered what purpose they serve, and shares the answers he found. (May 20, 2015, Page 4A)

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                Hearings offer chance to hear more on Measure 42

                We applaud the decision by Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann to schedule not five, but eight, public hearings across the state for citizens to learn more about Initiative Measure 42 and Alternative Measure 42A dealing with funding for public education in Mississippi, and we encourage everyone to try to make one of the meetings so you are aware of all the issues before you vote in November. (May 20, 2015, Page 4A)

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                  Teamwork the key to controlling litter

                  The LOU community has so much to be proud of. Its litter problem, however, is something to be ashamed of. We call on all to to their part individually and collectively to clean up the trash and keep from dumping it on the roadways. (May 19, 2015, Page 4)

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                    Arsenic in wine? What about apple, pear juices?

                    Wine expert Dr. John Juergens weighs in on the recent scare about arsenic in wine and the dangers it could cause, noting in a “Your Turn” column that the amount in wine is so little that there are many other issues more dangerous. (May 19, 2015, Page 4)

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