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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gail Wilson

Letters to the Editor

Maralyn Howell Bullion writes about the annual Memorial Day ceremony, praising the participants and those who attended, suggesting a location move back to the Oxford Square and urging everyone to thank a veteran every day instead of just on holidays. (June 4, 2014, Page 4)

Community remembers fallen heroes

Community members joined together Monday at the National Guard Armory to honor and say good bye to those veterans who have died. (May 27, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Memorial Day ceremony honors veterans

Editor Don Whitten takes a look at Monday’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Guard Armory and how inspirational and moving it is to see veterans and their families in attendance. (May 27, 2014, Page 4)

Fallen heroes recalled Monday

Memorial Day events set for Monday. (May 23, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

Vet still serves troops

Bill Arnold, a Vietnam veteran, likes to keep the Veterans Building on Veterans Boulevard looking neat and tidy, hoping the building can be a place more Oxonions know is there and appreciate. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)

Highway 6 dedicated to wounded heroes

A dedication ceremony to rename Highway 6 in Lafayette County to the Military Order of the Purple Heart was held Saturday in the Walmart Parking lot.Local and state officials attended the program including Ret. Brig. Gen. Ed Miller and Sen. Gray Tollison. (July 9, 2012, Page 1, 5)

Supervisors rename Hwy. 6 to honor veterans

Following Pontotoc and Lee counties, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors agreed to support renaming the portion of Highway 6 that runs through Lafayette County to The Military Order of the Purple Heart Highway. (August 2, 2011, Page 1)

Vets show appreciation for Nutt’s Middle East trip

On Wednesday, the Oxford Military Order of the Purple Heart presented University of Mississippi head football coach Houston Nutt with a plaque of appreciation for Nutt visiting troops in the Middle East two years as part of the Under Armour Coaches Tour. (April 21, 2011, Page 8)

Health effort proves popular

More than 600 people signed up earlier this month for the new health initiative, “Healthy You, Healthy L.O.U.” Many of those same people took advantage of the free hour-long ballroom dancing session offered for those participating in the program Thursday evening at the Oxford Conference Center. The five-month long program will feature special exercise programs and speakers like Patrick House, the winner of season 10 Biggest Loser who be in Oxford Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. at North Oxford Baptist Church. Priority seating goes to those in the program, however the doors will open at 5:45 p.m. for the general public. (January 21, 2011, Page 1A)

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