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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

William Faulkner

William Faulkner and the Civil War in his novels, Part 2

Historical columnist Jack Mayfield continues this week with discussing William Faulkner’s use of the Civil War and the influence it had on his writing. (January 24, 2014, Page 2B)

Faulkner, Shelby Foote visit Shiloh

Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes this week about William Faulkner and his fascination with the Civil War. (January 17, 2014, Page 3B)

The Carter-Tate mansion – demolition by neglect

The Carter-Tate mansion was one of several homes in Oxford that were lost through years of neglect. Historian Jack Mayfield will be focusing on those houses in future columns. (January 3, 2014, Page 2B)

Hunting with a Nobel Prize winner

Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about William Faulkner and his love of hunting. (September 13, 2013, Page 2B)

Best meeting time in the eye of beholder

Oxford Board of Aldermen meetings usually begin at 6 p.m. Starting in September, make that 5 p.m. Editor Don Whitten disagrees with that move and takes a look at why and why not to make the change. (July 26, 2013, Page 4A)

Faulkner legal fight resolved

Judge rules in favor of Sony in copyright suit. (July 19, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

Little store with a big history

The College Hill Store has served the College Hill community for more than 175 years. The small historic structure provided goods for some of the earliest settlers in Lafayette County, and today it continues to be a gathering place for locals and visitors. (July 19, 2013, Page 1B)

Remembering Judge Lamb, Mr. Wilbur Lee

Two longtime local citizens – Judge Bill Lamb and Wilbur Lee Todd – passed away last week with days of one another. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the two local landmarks and suggests that we get to know our local treasures before they are gone. (July 1, 2013, Page 4)

Court: In some places, the past is past

Editor Don Whitten writes about the Supreme Court’s Tuesday decision concerning parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, agreeing with the majority of the justices who say that “current conditions” should determine who is still required to get preclearance from the Justice Department for district line changes and voting guidelines. (June 26, 2013, Page 4)

Freedom to pursue creative life

In this week’s Conversation With … senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sits down with Vera Parishikova who developed a love of William Faulkner while living in Russia during the Cold War. (June 6, 2013, Page 3)

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