Oxford Eagle Publisher Emeritus Jesse P. Phillips shares his story of how a seventh-grade paperboy in Grenada eventually became a co-owner of The EAGLE. Phillips’ column is the first in a two-part series about his work and relationships with the community’s longtime newspaper. (April 29, 2014, Page 4)
Budget cuts have led to a reduction in operations and maintenance services at recreational facilities at several lakes operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including those at Sardis Lake. (June 13, 2011, Page 1)
Lisa Ludwig, a recent visitor to Oxford during the latest snowstorm, writes to talk about Southern charm and hospitality the community offered her group. (February 17, 2011, Page 4)
OXFORD TOWN – That’s W.S. “Fluke Holland to the left. Holland was Johnny Cash’s longtime drummer and one of the original Tennessee Three. He, along with several Oxford Musicians, recently recorded a new album with Country Boy Rolling Stone entitled “Honky Tonking Too Long.” The project, inspired by the late Jim Dickinson and formed by Grenada resident Bill Crowder, has ties and sounds reminiscent of Cash. Page 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has Jeff McVay’s coverage of the very cool new CD that’s loaded and top-heavy with Oxford musicians and legends. (September 2, 2010, Page 5)
With President Barack Obama’s declaring Mississippi a disaster area after storms wrecked havoc on several counties in April, farmers in Lafayette County are now eligible for emergency loans. (May 13, 2010, Page 2A)
- Pat Gilbert “Gil” McMahen Jr. — Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Water Valley. Visitation is two hours prior to the service at the church. National Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge of arrangements.
- Mary Susan Prude — Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation begins two hour prior to the service.
- Ruby Vaughn — Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home.
(January 11, 2010, Page 2)