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Friday, May 29, 2015

Lafayette High School

Lafayette High students win awards in state Beta Club competition

Addison Roush and Zach Pugh of Lafayette High School earned awards at the Mississippi Beta Club competition last month. (March 15, 2015)

LHS places 3rd in robotics competition

A group of Lafayette High School students ranked third out of 22 teams at Mississippi’s First Tech Challenge Robotics Competition. (March 9, 2015, Page 1)

Jim Martin — er, Smith — will be missed

Those who’ve known him since his days in school at Lafayette know him as Jim Smith. Those who only know him through more than three decades as a local radio personality know him as Jim Martin. Either way, Jim, who passed away late last week, will be missed by all who enjoyed the way he practiced his craft on the radio. (March 5, 2015, Page 4A)

Veterans give us the freedom we enjoy every day

Our View thanks all veterans for their service to this country and urges everyone to thank a veteran today for all they’ve given to us. (November 11, 2014, Page 4)

Mississippi’s finest presented in new book

Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a look at all of the people featured in the just-released book, “Mississippi’s Greatest Athletes,” and why all — including one of the writers involved with the project — have done so much for sports in the state. (October 30, 2014, Page 4A)

Summers stay busy on family farm

There’s always something to do when you grow up on a farm — and if you can’t find something, your folks certainly will. This week’s “A conversation with” talks about the farm life, the family business (Brown Family Dairy) and  raising children with Paula Klepzig Brown. (June 12, 2014, Page 3A)

Events might vary for ‘local’ winter games

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy did a routine prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta that gave some alternative events if the games were “localized.” Editor Don Whitten takes a similar approach to the winter games that begin soon, wondering how we might localize some of the events with the weather we’ve had recently and usually have this time of the year. (February 3, 2014, Page 4)

Strong winds cause damage

A short but powerful storm ripped through Oxford Thursday, causing trees to fall on power lines and blocking some roads and causing some minor damage at Lafayette High School’s athletic fields. (May 31, 2013, Page 1A)

Carter brings inspirational message to high schools

Sean Carter, a traumatic brain injury survivor, is bringing his inspirational message on the dangers of drinking and driving to the local high schools. Carter will speak to the junior and senior classes of Oxford High School on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m., and to the junior and senior classes of Lafayette High School on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. (March 2, 2011, Page 3)

Letters to the Editor

Sherry Wall writes to commend students at Lafayette High School for their actions in electing Amber Lawrence as their 2010 Homecoming queen, and to tell parents of LHS students they should be proud of their children. (October 7, 2010, Page 4)

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