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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Andrew Robinson

OMS Chargers sweep Clarksdale in pair of games

The Oxford Middle School football teams continued their winning ways with victories over Clarksdale on Thursday at Bobby Holcomb Field. (September 5, 2014, Page 7)

OMS wins 3 of 4 against Lafayette

Oxford’s second meeting with Lafayette in middle-school basketball action produced three wins in four games Monday night in the Oxford High gym. (December 10, 2013, Page 7)

Chargers top Grenada, take conference title

The goal of finishing the 2013 season with a perfect record and a Tri-Lakes Conference title came to pass for the Oxford Middle School seventh-grade Chargers Thursday night. Oxford defeated Grenada 34-26 to cap a perfect 8-0 season. (October 18, 2013, Page 7A)

Oxford tops Batesville, moves closer to title

Oxford’s seventh-grade football team took another step to winning the Tri-Lakes Conference title Tuesday night with a 34-0 win over Batesville at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers (6-0 overall) scored early and often on the Tigers. (October 2, 2013, Page 7)

Providing a path for others

The congregations of First Baptist Church and Second Baptist Church in Oxford are providing a path toward racial reconciliation for others in the region, state and nation to follow. (September 4, 2013, Page 14)

Church seeks, finds forgiveness

In the second and final installment of  a two-part series about how two Oxford churches — one historically white, the other historically black — are reconciling the past through public apology and forgiveness, Second Baptist Church extends grace to First Baptist Church. (September 4, 2013, Page 1)

Church confronts past sin

In the first of a two-part series about how two Oxford churches — one historically white, the other historically black — are reconciling the past through public apology and forgiveness, today’s installment focuses on how the congregation of First Baptist Church confronted its past. To read the church’s recently adopted “Resolution on Reconciliation and Revival,” click on the “news” button above. (September 3, 2013, Page 1)

Relations revisited

On Monday, African-American community members shared their stories of integration of the Oxford K-12 school system at Second Baptist Church with a group of Colorado State University students. The students were visiting Oxford as part of an optional spring break trip through the South to learn about Civil Rights. (March 16, 2010, Page 1A)

Community remembers King

PHOTO SLIDESHOW — More than 300 people gathered Monday night for the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day vigil, hosted by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity at Second M.B. Church. Pastor Andrew Robinson called upon people of different ethnicities to treat each other as brothers and sisters. Those honored with the annual “Keeping the Dream Alive” awards were Camille Garrett-King, David Garrett and Marlon Bell. (January 19, 2010, Page 1)

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