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Youth of the Year helps children succeed academically »

Oxford High School senior Zach Wadley was recently recognized for the time he spends mentoring other children at the Boys & Girls Club of Oxford by being named the regional Youth of the Year. (February 27, 2015)

OSD requests proposals for cafeteria services »

The Oxford School Board voted to request proposals from food management companies to provide services in the city schools. (February 27, 2015)

Snow brings closings, risky roads

Snow brings closings, risky roads »

Garbage collection, school and events have been canceled for today due to snow.  (February 26, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)

UM to host first folio exhibit »

The Ford Center at the University of Mississippi will host an exhibit of a rare collection of William Shakespeare’s plays. The exhibit, “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” will be in Oxford for one month in 2016. (February 26, 2015, Page 1A)

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Arts & Entertainment

Richman to display wide range of experience at Larry’s show

Richman to display wide range of experience at Larry’s show »

Jonathan Richman and Tommy Larkins will perform at Proud Larry’s on Saturday night (Feb. 28). The show will kick off around 9 and tickets ($12 in advance, $15 the day of the show) may be purchased at www.proudlarrys.com or at the door. (more…) (February 26, 2015, Page 1B, 2B, 4B)

UM to host first folio exhibit »

The Ford Center at the University of Mississippi will host an exhibit of a rare collection of William Shakespeare’s plays. The exhibit, “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” will be in Oxford for one month in 2016. (February 26, 2015, Page 1A)

Stellar music lineup set for Double Decker »

The good folks at Visit Oxford have done it again, putting together a stellar lineup of musicians and bands for the annual Double Decker Arts Festival. Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a look at the lineup, which features a lot of performers he’s sure will please those on hand. (February 20, 2015, Page 4A)

Keen pays tribute to bluegrass influence with latest album, tour

Keen pays tribute to bluegrass influence with latest album, tour »

Robert Earl Keen returns to The Lyric for a show tonight (Feb. 19). Bonnie Bishop will open the show around 8. Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased at The Lyric’s Box Office or online at www.thelyricoxford.com. Keen is touring in support of his latest album, “Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions,” an album of bluegrass covers, giving fans a listen to what shaped Keen as a singer, songwriter and musician. (more…) (February 19, 2015, Page 1-2B, 4B)

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Features

Youth of the Year helps children succeed academically »

Oxford High School senior Zach Wadley was recently recognized for the time he spends mentoring other children at the Boys & Girls Club of Oxford by being named the regional Youth of the Year. (February 27, 2015)

Week in Review – Yesterday’s Papers »

Yesterday’s Papers   Feb. 23, 2000 As many as 20 new people were expected to become part of Oxford’s government as a result of the biggest overhaul of the city administration since Pat Lamar was elected mayor in 1997. (more…) (February 25, 2015, Page 1A)

Young Life helps youth become leaders Young Life helps youth become leaders »

Young Life has been around for 70 years nationally and seven years in Oxford, attending to youths across the country by showing them love, acceptance and plain ol’ fun. (February 22, 2015, Page 5C)

Local student cycles to benefit those with disabilities »

Former Lafayette High and current University of Mississippi student Jeremy Roy will be part of Pi Kappa Phi’s philanthropy project, The Ability Experience, when he bikes across the country raising funds and helping those with disabilities. (February 20, 2015, Page 1A)

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