Jeff Justis writes to say that a recent letter by Jack Dunbar should be required reading for all concerning Obamacare and the cost of health care. (October 16, 2013, Page 4)
Why did Robert Khayat make the choices and decisions he did when he served as chancellor of the University of Mississippi from 1995 to 2009? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at Khayat’s memoir, “The Education of a Lifetime,” that’s out this week and shows how Khayat’s upbringing helped shape him into the person who led his alma mater to unprecedented heights and accomplishments. (September 9, 2013, Page 4A)
Eric Randle writes to commend Jack Dunbar for his contributions to youth vision assistance and his selection as the Oxford School District’s Citizen of the Year. (August 7, 2013, Page 4)
Jack Dunbar was honored on Monday as the citizen of the year for the Oxford School District. (July 25, 2013, Page 1)
Vance Justice writes to encourage readers to take a further look at Justice Scalia’s opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller in regard to the Second Amendment and gun control, while T. Kim Funderburk writes to note the tremendous response and support of the lady whose house burned just before Christmas. (January 25, 2013, Page 4A)
The Alcohol Task Force, put in place by the city, recommended to the Board of Aldermen to move forward with Sunday sales for on-premise (restaurants) of alcohol, beer and wine and off-premise (convenience stores) for the sale of room-temperature beer and light wine. The aldermen said they will discuss the recommendations on Oct. 29 at a special meeting. (October 20, 2010, Page 1)
A public hearing on Sunday alcohol sales is set for Thursday but with a location change.
The hearing has moved from City hall to the Oxford Conference Center at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The Alcohol Task Force will meet at 4:30 for a commitee meeting before the public hearing. (August 31, 2010, Page 2)
Even though Patsy Englehard has only taken up the hobby for a little more than a year, her goal is to build a business that not only sells yarn, but also an oasis for knitters – a serene place where they can work with others in the knitting community. (August 23, 2010, Page 5A)
The new Oxford Alcohol Commission, created after several months of debate over whether Oxford should expand alcohol sles to Sunday, will host its first meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday. (July 28, 2010, Page 2)