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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sam Haskell

Old phone book shows changes in Oxford

Where were you in 1974, almost 40 years ago? Editor Don Whitten, after glancing through a 1974 phone book, writes about some of the people and places around Oxford that have changed and others that have not over the course of four decades. (September 25, 2013, Page 4)

Network passes on Oxford reality TV pilot

TNT has declined to add a show about Oxford to its fall lineup after a pilot produced by Sam Haskell was provided to them last week. (May 13, 2013, Page 2A)

Is Oxford ready for its close-up?

Sam Haskell, an Oxford resident, is currently working on a pilot for consideration with TNT for next fall. Oxford may soon see itself in the spotlight. (May 3, 2013, Page 1A, 14A)

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)

Height lands local business owner part in community film

The community film, “The Hanging of Big Todd Wade,” debuts Saturday during the Oxford Film Festival. Get a sneak preview of director Micah Ginn’s newest project in today’s Oxford Living. (February 11, 2011, Page 1B)

‘The Hanging of Big Todd Wade’

OXFORD TOWN – Oxford Film Freak Melanie Addington is a sucker for film … any film … especially when it’s produced in Oxford and Lafayette County. Filmmaker Micah Ginn wrapped up the filming of his latest short comedy “The Hanging of Todd Wade” last week featuring approximately 70 Oxonians dressed in period costumes from the late 1800s and Addington was there with camera in tow. Check out her preview of the interesting day in the snow on the back cover of Oxford Town this week as she gives you a sneak peek of a feature scheduled for publication in The Oxford EAGLE on Feb. 10. (January 20, 2011, Page 16)

Crowder named top ‘citizen’

Hollis Crowder was named Citizen of the Year at Thursday’s Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce dinner. Crowder, in only three years in Oxford, has become renowned for his generosity and volunteerism. Sam Haskell served as the guest speaker. (June 11, 2010, Page 1a, 3a)

Lenten Luncheon Series

The Lenten Luncheon Series continues this week at the Oxford-University United Methodist Church. The theme for this year’s series is, “Who has influenced your spiritual life?” The speaker this week will be Sam Haskell, author and former executive vice president and worldwide head of television for the William Morris Agency. Lunch begins at noon on Wednesdays in the church’s activities center. A light lunch and a nursery will be provided. Located at 424 S. 10th St. (February 28, 2010)

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