A hunter education class has been set for the 2012 season. The class will be held from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Oxford National Guard Armory. For more information, call 662-840-5172. All persons born on or after Jan. 1, 1972, that have reached the age of 12, must complete the hunter education course before they can hunt or obtain a license. (September 6, 2011)
Veterans and those who support them spent Monday morning honoring those who gave all for the freedoms everyone enjoys each day during the annual Memorial Day Ceremony held at the National Guard Armory. (May 31, 2011, Page 1)
Area residents will have three programs this Memorial Day to give everyone a chance to honor those who gave all.
— Community service at 10 a.m. at the National Guard Armory in Oxford; guest speaker will be Don Hutson
— Mississippi State Veteran’s Home at 10 a.m.; guest speaker will be SP5 Jimmy C. Reed Jr.
— Water Valley VFW at 11 a.m. on Main Street; free lunch provided following service. (May 27, 2011, Page 1A,3A)
University Police Department’s Jane Tutor took home the award for Officer of the Year last night during the annual awards banquet of the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officer’s Association. Tutor, captain of investigations, has been with UPD since 2003. Winning the award for Support Personnel of the Year was Angie Hughes, a 911 dispatcher with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department for 13 years.
The annual Veterans Day ceremony, held at the National Guard Armory Thursday, started off with patriotic music supplied by the Oxford Middle School Band, under the direction of Marsha Morgan, Len Killough and Jared Brownlee.
Jeff Bruce, chaplain of the American Legion Post 55, gave the invocation, and Lloyd Oliphant, president of the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors, welcomed the crowd. (November 12, 2010, Page 1A)
Several Veterans Day events are planned in the community to honor those who served their country. Read about these events in today’s Oxford EAGLE.
The Family Readiness Group of the Oxford National Guard is having its annual yard sale Oct. 22 and 23 starting at 4 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. on Saturday at the National Guard Armory, located next to the Oxford Conference Center just off Sisk Avenue. Any and all donations will be welcomed. Contact the Oxford National Guard for drop-off or pick-up of items. For more information, call 236-7794 or 816-8176. (October 15, 2010)
The Family Readiness Group of the Oxford National Guard is having its annual yard sale Oct. 22 and 23 starting at 4 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. on Saturday. Any and all donations will be welcomed. Contact the Oxford National Guard for drop-off or pick-up of items. For more information, call 236-7794 or 816-8176. (October 15, 2010)
While current and past veterans were recognized Monday, the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the National Guard Armory was a time to remember the veterans who didn’t make it back home. (June 1, 2010, Page 1A)
The community is invited to join area veterans and local leaders as Oxford pays tribute to the deceased veterans at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the National Guard Armory on Sisk Avenue, next to the Oxford Conference Center. (May 25, 2010)