Online Edition
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Opinions

Clearing up some election misinformation

With the August primaries less than two weeks away, it’s time for people to start deciding who they will cast ballots for. Editor Don Whitten reminds readers about the importance of voting while also taking on a few bits of misinformation or misunderstandings that some voters might have about their votes. (July 20, 2011, Page 4A)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Abe The Dealmaker

    Remember the story from Genesis about Abraham trying to deal with God to save Sodom? Local columnist Jimmy Reed uses the story to illustrate the point that the country’s leadership needs to learn a bit more about compromise if there’s to be any solution to the ongoing debt crisis and economic woes. (July 19, 2011, Page 4)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Used car market changes through the years

      Looking for a good used car or truck. Join, for a variety of reasons, an ever-increasing number of consumers. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at some of the changes in the market as he ponders a possible future purchase. (July 18, 2011, Page 4)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Presbyterians get quick start with local church

        Churches, like people and families, have their beginnings, and several churches have, or will be, celebrating notable birthdays. One local church that will be turning 175 next year is First Presbyterian Church, and Editor Don Whitten gives a personal perspective on the church complex and family located just west of the Square as it begins a year-long celebration. (July 15, 2011, Page 4A)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Letters to the Editor

          Lena Ward writes to note that the recent government mandate about caring for the mentally ill only served to pass the problem down the line, while Diane Marting writes to say that a spending bill passed recently is an all-out attack on our environment and natural resources. (July 15, 2011, Page 4A)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Was ‘Trial of the Century’ news or entertainment?

            Local columnist T.J. Ray, like many others, wondered why cable news networks spent so much time on the recent trial of Casey Anthony. He decided to write to the head of CNN seeking answers for his questions – and his concerns about how the story will continue to play out and be covered. (July 15, 2011, Page 4A)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              The magical land of fun and heat

              Not all that long ago, when temperatures were low and snow and ice covered the ground, EAGLE Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks longed for warmer temps and time to fish, golf, et cetera. He’s gotten his wish – and now wonders about the wisdom of questioning Mother Nature. (July 14, 2011, Page 4)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Candidates, if you’re not sincere, voters will say ‘no’

                When strange men start knocking on her door, local columnist Deidra Jackson knows it must be election time. Jackson takes a look at the door-to-door campaigning and offers a few tips to those who are out to sway those who’ll be voting in upcoming elections. (July 14, 2011, Page 4)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Raising kids – neither easy nor inexpensive

                  Did you realize it will take about a quarter of a million dollars to raise  a child born into a middle income family in 2010 to the age of 17? Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at raising children after seeing those figures from the USDA. (July 13, 2011, Page 4)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Letters to the Editor

                    Jean M. Shaw writes to thank those involved with the Ole Miss Ambassadors for helping with local charities, while Barbara J. Smith thanks local churches and Bost Farms for their assistance to The Pantry. (July 13, 2011, Page 4)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 127 of 188  « First  ... « 125  126  127  128  129 » ...  Last » 
                      Oxford Eagle REMAX Legacy Realty