PEARL — Oxford High’s baseball team left no doubt as to which team was the state’s best this season. (more…) (May 22, 2015)
The Oxford High baseball team made sure somebody other than New Hope will win the MHSAA Class 5A state championship this year. (more…) (May 17, 2015)
Amanda Bohl, a junior at the University of Mississippi, is raising awareness about the importance of psychiatric service dogs and the role they play in their owners’ lives. (May 8, 2015)
FROM OLE MISS MEDIA RELATIONS
Ole Miss’ presence in the National Football League is being further bolstered this weekend. After Senquez Golson was drafted in the second round on Friday, three more Rebels are signing with NFL clubs. (more…) (May 2, 2015)
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is inviting the community to come out for fun, fellowship and the chance to win $10,000 at the 5th annual Drawdown benefitting the Clayton Stevens Trust Fund on Friday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at The Oxford Conference Center. (April 30, 2015, Page 8)
Even though it was difficult to miss Bridget Sealy Moore in her pink leggings and green tutu walking the Double Decker 5K Spring Run Saturday morning, no one would have guessed the up-beat and seemingly physically fit race participant had had a liver transplant just four months ago. (April 26, 2015)
Jessie E. Draper — 71, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges Funeral Homes in Oxford.
Edgar Dewitt Graham Jr. — 86, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Sumner. A funeral service will be held Friday at the Church of Advent at 11 a.m. in Sumner with the Rev. Lynn Ronaldi officiating. A private burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale. The family will receive guests at their home in Sumner from 5-7 p.m. today. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements.
Have you notices how traffic flow and traffic lights always seem to go against you. How people ignore the “15 items or less” signs in stores, how the dog always seems to chew up valuable items instead of junk? Editor Don Whitten agrees, to a point, but then notes that you just don’t notice as much when things go your way. (April 13, 2015, Page 4)
Stephanie Beaver Lawson — 38, died Thursday, April 2, 2015, at University Methodist Hospital in Memphis. A memorial service was held Saturday in Batesville. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Esther Candy Earl Fudge Slay — 86, died Friday, April 10, 2015, at her home in Oxford. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. in Oxford Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Allen officiating. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, with the family receiving visitors upon completion of the service. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Edward Spence — 74, died Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Howell officiating. Burial will follow in Tishomingo Cemetery in Tishomingo County at 1 p.m. Visitation will be held Monday from 4-7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home.
The local Junior Auxiliary chapter, celebrating National Junior Auxiliary Week, continues to seek ways to serve the needs of the general public and children in the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (April 9, 2015, Page 12)