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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Cedar Oaks

The invasion of Oxford

Jack Mayfield brings us back to December 1862 when Yankee soldiers made their way into Oxford. (November 30, 2012, Page 3B)

City takes steps to reduce deer

More homeowners are needed to join harvesting effort to help reduce the over-population of deer inside the city limits. (October 23, 2012, Page 1,2)

It’s time for an entertaining night at the cemetery

The annual Spirits of Oxford tour will be back at St. Peter’s Cemetery with almost a full moon shining down Friday evening. Editor Don Whitten looks back at previous spirits and gives a preview of what’s to be expected this year at the annual fundraiser for Cedar Oaks. (October 20, 2010, Page 4)

Centennial, Cosmopolitan Clubs

The Centennial Club and the Cosmopolitan Club will hold their annual joint fall meeting at Cedar Oaks Historic Mansion on Tuesday. The potluck luncheon meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. Members of the two clubs will discuss plans for the coming year. (September 13, 2010)

Tallahatchie Toastmasters

The members of the Tallahatchie Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Oaks Heritage House, 601 Murray Street. Anyone interested is invited to learn public speaking and leadership skills. Visit the website for more information at http://tallahatchie.freetoasthost.biz or call 234-9318. (August 30, 2010)

Tallahatchie Toastmasters

Tallahatchie Toastmasters will meet from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday in the Cedar Oaks Heritage House, 601 Murray St. Toastmasters, a public speaking and leadership training club, is open to the public. Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Carol-Scott Defore at 236-5230 or e-mail cddharma9@aol.com. (April 13, 2010)

Work can begin on Cedar Oaks

The city of Oxford can move forward in making necessary repairs and coming up with marketing plans for the Cedar Oaks Heritage House, after it officially became city property Tuesday afternoon. (April 7, 2010, Page 1)

Cedar Oaks help on hold

Oxford is set to make needed repairs to Cedar Oaks, but the historic home is not yet property of the city. The hold up is in obtaining the last seven covenant agreements needed from property owners near the house. Due to the delay, the Board of Aldermen postponed a vote on providing funds to the Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau on Tuesday. (March 18, 2010, Page 1)

Tough love in the classroom

A CONVERSATION WITH… — Mary Johnson cares so much, she’ll do whatever it takes to make sure the children in her stead care, too. At 70, she’s been retired from the classroom for four years but still substitutes at Oxford and Della Davidson elementary schools. (February 18, 2010, Page 3)

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