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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Scott Caradine

We hope you enjoy today’s Profile 2015

Today’s Oxford EAGLE includes a special treat for readers and advertisers — a closer look at our Lafayette-Oxford-University community, its character and some of the “characters” that make this such a special place. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at Profile 2015, today’s special section that includes feature stories and pictures for figures around the city, county and campus. (February 22, 2015, Page 4A)

Community joins together to help others

Community members gathered at Oxford-University United Methodist Church on Thursday for a popular local fundraiser: Empty Bowls. The benefit for the local food pantry featured nearly two dozen soups for patrons to choose from as well as 700 handmade bowls. (February 15, 2015, Page 1C)

Empty Bowls ready for annual event

Empty Bowls will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at OUUMC. For $20, one can dine on soups, stew or gumbo from various restaurants and receive a hand-crafted bowl with bread and water. Proceeds go to The Pantry. (February 9, 2015, Page 1)

Cold beer reaction remains quiet

While some people expressed concern that selling cold beer in Oxford takes away from the city’s charm, most are happy to see it finally arrive. (August 23, 2013, Page 1A)

Letters to the Editor

Jennifer Coleman of the local Red Cross chapter writes to thank Scott Caradine and Proud Larry’s for hosting the annual Tacky townie Christmas benefit as well as all of those who took part in the event as participants or attendees. (December 17, 2012, Page 4A)

City to review arts festival

The Oxford Tourism Council plans to sit down in the near future and evaluate Oxford’s popular Double Decker Arts Festival and brainstorm ways to make it better and see if there any changes to be made, like going back to a one-day event or keep it a two-day event. During a meeting Wednesday, the council reported this year’s festival ended with a $22,000 profit. Also during the meeting, it was reported tax numbers continue to rise. (June 21, 2012, Page 1)

Tourism dollars climb

The number of visitors to Oxford have been increasing rapidly since October, according to figures presented by the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau at Wednesday’s Oxford Tourism Council meeting. (April 19, 2012, Page 1)

Tuning into the bed-and-breakfast crowd

George McConnell, one of Oxford’s best-known musicians, is into a different rhythm these days as he’s involved in music, family and working at The 512 bed-and-breakfast. Lucy Schultze visits with McConnell to discuss his involvement with the local bed-and-breakfast and how if affects the rest of his interests. (September 30, 2010, Page 3)

Letters to the Editor

Linda Abbott writes to thank the community for its participation in, and support for, the Take Back the Night event to stress violence prevention, while Jim McCauley thanked members of the Oxford Tourism Council and others for their help in promoting Oxford. (April 7, 2010, Page 4)

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