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Runoff election results »

Scott Shipman won a seat on the Oxford School Board and attorney Kelly Luther will be the new Third District Circuit Court judge after Tuesday’s runoff election.  (November 26, 2014, Page 1A, 5A)

Some chain stores open on Thankgiving »

While most chain stores will be open on Thanksgiving, locally owned businesses take the day off.  (November 26, 2014, Page 1A)

*Breaking news* Shipman wins school board; Luther nabs circuit judge seat »

With all 18 precincts reporting in Lafayette County, Scott Shipman won the seat on the Oxford School Board, beating his opponent, Marni Reeves Kendricks with 56 percent of the votes. Kendricks earned 44 percent. With all 116 precincts reporting in the Third District Circuit Court counties, Kelly Luther received 76 percent of the votes, securing his seat on the circuit bench. His opponent, Shirley Byers garnered 24 percent of the votes. Read the full story in Wednesday’s Oxford EAGLE. (November 25, 2014)

LHS senior stays focused on higher education opportunities »

Educational Excellence Lafayette High School senior Addison Roush aims his sites on a college degree. Roush has been honored with several awards for his outstanding academic achievement. (November 25, 2014, Page 1)

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Arts & Entertainment

Valley Vinyl set to open Monday

Valley Vinyl set to open Monday »

Andy O’Bryan and Dell Clark have partnered together to open Valley Vinyl in the showroom floor of Yalobusha Brewing Co. in Water Valley. The used record shop will open its doors to the public Monday (Nov. 24).  (more…) (November 20, 2014, Page 1-2B)

Garden & Gun editor promoting book by, about and for dog lovers

Garden & Gun editor promoting book by, about and for dog lovers »

David DiBenedetto, Garden & Gun editor in chief, will be at Off Square Books on Friday (Nov. 14) at 5 p.m. to read from, sign and discuss the magazine’s newest book, “Good Dog: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Loyalty.” Others taking part include contributors Curtis Wilkie, Ace Atkins, Lisa Howorth, Jim Dees, Donna Levine and Vanessa Gregory. (more…) (November 13, 2014, Page 1B-3B)

Simpson brings “Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” to town

Simpson brings “Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” to town »

Sturgill Simpson, the 2014 Americana Music Awards Emerging Artist of the Year, will perform at Proud Larry’s on Tuesday night (Nov. 11). Doors open at 8 and Cris Jacobs will kick off the night around 9. Tickets, which are $13 ($15 day of show), may be purchased at www.proudlarrys.com or at the door (if available). Simpson is touring in support of his second album, “Metamodern Sounds in Country Music,” of which Rolling Stone said, “Sounds like: Merle Haggard with a stack of books on cosmology and metaphysics.” (more…) (November 6, 2014, Page 1-3B)

Kudzu Kings play Proud Larry’s on Halloween night

Kudzu Kings play Proud Larry’s on Halloween night »

The Kudzu Kings return to Proud Larry’s on Friday night (Oct. 31). Moon Pie Curtis & The Fixins will open the show around 9. Tickets are $12 ($15 day of show) and are available online at www.proudlarrys.com or at the door.  (more…) (October 30, 2014, Page 1-3B)

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Features

LHS senior stays focused on higher education opportunities »

Educational Excellence Lafayette High School senior Addison Roush aims his sites on a college degree. Roush has been honored with several awards for his outstanding academic achievement. (November 25, 2014, Page 1)

OHS puts on annual Medieval Faire OHS puts on annual Medieval Faire »

Students at Oxford High School put on the annual Medieval Faire recently that brings their school work to life. (November 23, 2014, Page 1C)

Only in Oxford – Chicken on a Stick »

The Chevron gas station at Four Corners has been serving Chicken on a Stick for years, but the tasty menu item continues to find more fans. Earlier this month Chevron set a new record when it sold some 800 of the deep-friend skewered chicken tenders. (November 23, 2014, Page 1A)

This week in Oxford history »

Rushing the Christmas holiday is nothing new. Back in 1940, The Oxford EAGLE published an editorial welcoming the trend of extending the Christmas shopping season into November. This is also the week back in 1958 when the city announced it would start adding floats to the community’s annual Christmas parade. (November 19, 2014, Page 1A)

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