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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Richard Howorth

TVA to meet in Oxford

The Tennessee Valley Authority will meet in Oxford at 9 a.m. at The Inn at Ole Miss. TVA has not held its quarterly board meeting in Oxford since 2002. Citizens may address the board during the listening session starting at 9 a.m. before the rest of the meeting. Those wishing to address the board must preregister at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting . (November 13, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Pat Conroy’s visit special for many reasons

Southern story-teller Pat Conroy will be visiting the Lafayette-Oxford-University community Friday on a promotional tour for his latest book, “The Death of Santini.” Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at a previous Conroy visit through the eyes of Square Books owner Richard Howorth. (October 28, 2013, Page 4A)

Khayat shares insights, motivation in memoir

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)

Square Books Jr. certainly not a secret now

The folks at Square Books pulled off a “stealth” opening for Square Books Jr. 10 years ago. Saturday, they’re opening the doors and welcoming all in for a special birthday celebration. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the popular local store on the Square. (June 7, 2013, Page 4A)

Square Books honored as Bookstore of the Year

Publisher’s Weekly has named Square Book the Bookstore of the Year. (April 2, 2013, Page 2)

Saving energy pays off for city schools

The Oxford School District received a $126,000 check for saving energy through TVA. (December 20, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Building begins on new tranist facility

City and MDOT officials gathered on McElroy Drive Thursday to break ground on the new Oxford University Transit operations facility. (November 30, 2012, Page 1A)

New parking rules outlined for business owners

Members of the Downtown Oxford Council met Wednesday with officials from Standard Parking, the company hired this summer by the city to manage the parking around the Square to discuss the upcoming stricter parking enforcement set to begin in November. (October 19, 2012, Page 2A)

Remembering longtime mayor John Leslie

So many of today’s Oxonians don’t remember, or may not even know, six-term mayor John Leslie. We all, however, make use of so many things he helped bring to the community – roads, buildings, recreational facilities, et cetera. Editor Don Whitten, subbing for longtime Leslie friend and former EAGLE Editor Nina Goolsby, takes a look back at Leslie accomplishments. (March 26, 2012, Page 4)

Cops, book store nab thief

A book thief, who was caught in the act last year at Off Square Books, was sentenced to five years of probation last month during the January court term of the Lafayette County Circuit Court. Read about the sting operation between the Oxford Police Department and the owner and employees of Off Square Books, and other cases settled during the court term in today’s EAGLE. (February 1, 2012, Page 1)

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