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Monday, December 22, 2014

Lafayette County

FYI, it’s time for FYI

Oxford Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks, the designer for the annual FYI magazine that’s included in today’s EAGLE, writes about the publication and all that’s in it and goes into putting it together. (July 12, 2013, Page 4A)

From the trenches

Oxford attorney Tom Suszek takes a closer, in a guest column, at local judges Bill Lamb and Ed Roberts, who passed away recently. Suszek, who worked with both men, point to their commitment to their craft and to their community. (July 10, 2013, Page 4)

Leaving the world better than you found it

Dr. Will Dabbs writes a guest column about the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic and all that if offers the community’s working uninsured. (May 15, 2013, Page 4)

To be cold or not to be cold?

Lots of things have changed in Oxford during the last 40 years. One that hasn’t, however, is allowing retail stores to sell cold beer, and that’s something the alderman and mayoral candidates seemed to be in agreement about Tuesday night. Staff writer Melanie Addington takes a look at the issue of selling cold beer and wonders how long it will take city leaders to back up their words and change the law. (May 2, 2013, Page 4)

Cruelty to dogs is beyond comprehension

Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg admits she’s a dog person and has more than her share of dogs she takes care of. That still doesn’t change her shock, she writes, about the treatment some people give to their pets. (April 25, 2013, Page 4A)

Is ‘budgeting’ not a word in Washington?

You have to live within a budget. Schools have to go by a budget. Cities and counties have budgets. But what about Congress? So wonder Editor Don Whitten as he writes about the lack of budgeting talks and progress in Washington, D.C. (February 21, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Retired Lafayette County educator James E. Herod passes along information about teacher certification and his take on charter schools. (January 29, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Jennifer Coleman of the local Red Cross chapter writes to thank Scott Caradine and Proud Larry’s for hosting the annual Tacky townie Christmas benefit as well as all of those who took part in the event as participants or attendees. (December 17, 2012, Page 4A)

Preparations under way for Run for Hope

Run for Hope, which helps fund scholarships to send youngsters with Type 1 diabetes to a special camp at Camp Hopewell, is coming up in a few months, and Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the event and what race organizers are doing as they move closer to the popular event. (December 5, 2012, Page 4)

Your vote matters – so cast it tomorrow

There are those who suggest Mississippi’s votes don’t matter a whole lot. To that, Editor Don Whitten has a one-word answer: Hogwash! Reasons abound, Whitten writes, why you should exercise your right to vote Tuesday. (November 5, 2012, Page 4A)

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