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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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The bright light of darkness

Religion writer Randy Weeks writes this week about spiritual darkness and how God can see us through it.

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Letters to the Editor

Julie Schoerke writes to say how much she and others who attended last week’s Oxford Creative Nonfiction Conference enjoyed Oxford and its hospitality. (May 10, 2013, Page 4A)

Gifts that have a long shelf life

For News Editor Jonathan Scott, Christmas and books are practically synonymous. With the big shopping weekend coming up, Scott takes the opportunity to point out the large number of local authors and locally-oriented books that are available for those looking for gift ideas. (November 23, 2011, Page 4A)

‘Mississippi’s 100 Greatest Football Players’ a big hit

Do you like lists? You know, Top 10 lists, Top 20 lists, even Top 100 lists? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at local author/editor/publisher Neil White’s latest work, “Mississippi’s 100 Greatest Football Players of All Time.” The list, the extras and the photos make the book a must-see. (November 9, 2011, Page 4)

Amendment 26 getting groups to act political

One of the more interesting movements against Proposition 26, the “Personhood Amendment,” is that by local groups that are normally not very political. Staff writer Melanie Addington takes a look at some of those involved in passing along information and influencing people about the issue that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. (October 11, 2011, Page 4)

Local celebrities to serve diners Thursday night at The Ravine

Local celebrities will take orders, serve customers and entertain for tips Thursday during the American Cancer Society’s Celebrity Waiter fundraiser at The Ravine. (August 9, 2011, Page 1)

‘Mississippians’ coming to coffee table near you

OXFORD TOWN – “Mississippians,” a coffee-table book featuring more than 250 famous, notable, extraordinary and colorful Mississippians makes its official debut Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Off Square Books. The launch event begins at 5 p.m. Page 5 of this week’s issue of Oxford Town has full details. (October 28, 2010, Page 5)

‘Fun in the Country’ set for Labor Day

A day-long event called “Fun in the Country” festival will be held on Monday, Sept. 6, sponsored by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and organized by Lynn Wells (pictured). Money raised from the event will benefit great local charities. Check out Page 20 of this week’s Oxford Town for full details over the first fun-filled family event of the Fall set for Labor Day. (September 2, 2010, Page 20)

Thacker backers to stage radio play Thursday

To help raise funds for Thacker Mountain Radio and to kick off his eighth novel, “Infamous,” local author Ace Atkins is presenting a vintage radio-style serial with a host of local actors who will bring the book’s characters to life on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Lyric Theater. Also featured in Oxford Town(April 21, 2010, Page 1)

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