Oxford and Ole Miss historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes a closer look at the 50-plus year history of the Oxford Garden Club as it prepares for an upcoming flower show. (April 9, 2010, Page 3B)
PHOTOS — The Oxford Artists Guild presented “Art and All That Jazz,” featuring displays by local artists, Saturday on the lawn of the Lafayette County Courthouse. (March 29, 2010, Page 1A)
The Oxford Artist’s Guild will have its Spring Show on March 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Lafayette County Courthouse Lawn. Thirty-five artists will display their work for sale, which will include painting, pottery, photography, printmaking, metalworks, fabric art, turned wood, sculptor and blown glass. With music by Donavan Mccain and Brantley Catlette. For more information, call Lois Arrechea at 234-9299. (March 15, 2010)
Thanks to a partnership with Delta Computer Systems, Lafayette County Circuit Court has joined the 21st century. Now anyone can access criminal and civil court records online from the Third Circuit Court District, which includes Lafayette County. (March 1, 2010, Page 1)
“A CONVERSATION WITH…” — Robert “Pat” Patterson has served as circuit court bailiff at the Lafayette County Courthouse since 1985. Today, at 89 years old, his “retirement” career has lasted longer than his actual career: 20 years of service as a federal probation officer. He also worked at Parchman prison during the 1950s and early 1960s — and loved it. (January 14, 2010, Page 3)
PHOTO — Anna Katherine Vega, a sixth-grader at Lamar Middle School in Meridian, recently created a three-dimensional map project about the Oxford Square.
(January 5, 2010, Page 5)