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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Haiti

Annan to talk about faith, dealing with adversity

Disaster comes in all shapes and sizes. Bad things happen. And we have to deal with adversity. Haiti Partners co-director Kent Annan, who’s speaking this weekend in Oxford, has seen more than his share of adversity as he helps the people of Haiti. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at Annan’s work, including how he helps those in need ask and answer the tough questions about faith. (April 6, 2011, Page 4)

Taking advantage of one of those breaks

Empty parking spaces are the best sign around here that school’s out, and there have been plenty available around Oxford this week. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at spring break and how many folks are spending their time this week or how they might wrap up things this weekend. (March 17, 2011, Page 4)

Hope in Haiti

Trained at Oxford’s Camp Hopewell, a team of volunteers including retired professor Mark Tew recently installed a solar-powered water-purification system to serve a school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, through the mission Living Waters for the World.

 (March 19, 2010, Page 1B)

Spring Break in Haiti — Back at the voodoo shed…

LIES AND OTHER TRUTHS — Going to Haiti on spring break sporting a Speedo may not be the best of ideas these days – but it happens. Oxford Town columnist Jim Dees tackles the problem head-on this week as a friend of his, Burke Murkee, is determined to visit the ravaged country …  with Speedo in tow. The Devil wears Speedo and voodoo runs amok in this wild chapter of Dees’ very active imagination. (March 11, 2010, Page 8)

Parrish and friends reach deep for Haiti

OXFORD TOWN – Parrish Baker is hosting a Haiti benefit concert on Saturday at his bar, Parrish’s, just off the Oxford Square. (February 18, 2010, Page 7)

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