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United Way: Donate from home »

The end the 2014-2015 campaign, the United Way is hosting a fundraiser where participants never have to leave the comfort of their own homes. (May 25, 2015, Page 1, 5)

Man charged with Coop, Sky Mart robberies to serve 15 years »

A teen charged with two armed robberies in late 2013 was sentenced to 15 years in prison during the April court term. Read about his sentence and all cases disposed during the spring court term in today’s EAGLE. (May 25, 2015, Page 1, 5)

OPD’s James Owens recieves award »

Deputy Chief James Owens, with the Oxford Police Department, recieved the Virginia H. Chrestman Memorial Outstanding Employee of the Year Award Friday at City Hall.  (May 24, 2015, Page 1A)

Tips for summer safety »

As the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, kids who have recently gotten out of school look forward to lazy days at the lake and enjoying the warm sun. Take a look through these tips to make sure you and your family stay safe this season. (May 24, 2015, Page 1A)

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Arts & Entertainment

Sci-fi film featuring local actors screens Tuesday

Sci-fi film featuring local actors screens Tuesday »

Tupelo filmmaker Glenn Payne will be screening his full-length sci-fi psychological thrilled, “Earthrise.” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Malco Oxford Commons threater off Sisk Avenue. A Q&A with the actors and screw will follow.   (May 7, 2015, Page 5)

Double Decker brings community together for fun, fellowship »

Saturday’s 20th annual Double Decker Arts Festival brought many visitors to Oxford as festival-goers ran in the annual Double Decker Spring Run, entered their pets in the Best Dressed Pet Contest, browsed the numerous art vendors’ booths and enjoyed time with friends and family while listening to live music. (April 26, 2015)

Local writer’s book could become basis for TV show »

Jimmy Reed decided to publish some of his grown’-up-in-the-Delta stories in a book about 10 years ago. That led to a spot writing local columns for The Oxford Eagle. And now it may earn his main characters — Jaybird, Junior and Boss — a spot in a TV sitcom. (April 2, 2015, Page 2)

Oxford’s newest university teaching garage band 101

Oxford’s newest university teaching garage band 101 »

Roxford University, a school to introduce budding musicians to the concert scene, is gearing up for its first semester on April 6. (April 2, 2015, Page 5)

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Features

Col. Henry W. Steadman — a model Marine »

Jim Brasher writes a biographical story about childhood friend Henry Steadman, who rose through the ranks of the U.S. Marines to eventually become a lieutenant colonel and a multiple award/medal winner. (May 25, 2015, Page 8)

McClure mixes working with freshman with working on doctorate McClure mixes working with freshman with working on doctorate »

This week’s Dart landed at the intramural fields recently where it found Jennifer McClure, assistant director of marketing for the Department of Student Housing at Ole Miss. (May 25, 2015, Page 1)

Ole Miss students take easels out of studio Ole Miss students take easels out of studio »

A painter’s studio is often a small, somewhat messy, albeit comfortable place filled with paint pallets and canvases, unfinished projects and floors covered with sheets splattered with vibrant colors. However, this week, artists took their pallets and easels around Oxford to capture the city’s beauty in a natural studio. (May 24, 2015, Page 1C)

Bratton believes in taking care of fellow veterans Bratton believes in taking care of fellow veterans »

Jerry Bratton, a Vietnam veteran, believes it’s his duty and honor to help aging veterans. That’s why he is our Everyday Hero this week.  (May 22, 2015, Page 1A)

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