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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Oxford

Temps to fall: Residents reminded to take precautions

Brrrrrr. It’s cold outside, and getting colder. That means there are a few important things to keep in mind as the temperature drops. (January 7, 2015)

It’s time for our lawmakers to get to work

Lawmakers are getting ready to head to Jackson for the start of the new session, and Our View is that they have lots of important issues to deal with and need to be prepared and stay focused on doing what’s best for all Mississippians. (January 4, 2015, Page 4A)

Young folks help others: Under-30 age group no slouches at volunteering

Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out apathetic younger generation? Well, here’s a comeback: Today’s young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were. (December 30, 2014)

Barbecue is a family tradition for local cook

David Dixon grew up in Memphis, a city that he and many others have described as “the barbecue capitol of the world.” (December 29, 2014)

Christmas Store distributed 1,200 gifts this season

The B.B. gun he received when he was 7, and the computer he got in the eighth-grade in the mid-1980s are the two most memorable Christmas gifts Jonathan Mattox received as a child. (December 26, 2014)

Police have hands full with sick wildlife

Local law enforcement officers have had several encounters recently with wild animals suffering from distemper. (December 21, 2014, Page 1A)

Moving closer to a new activity center

EAGLE Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at the value and importance of the Oxford Activity Center and also at plans for a new activity center that would include lots of options for local citizens to enjoy. (December 21, 2014, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Carol Mockbee and Rosie McDavid wrote to thank all of the businesses and individuals who helped make Thacker Mountain Radio Hour a success again in 2014. (December 21, 2014, Page 4A)

Body cams for cops a win-win situation

The Oxford and University police departments already have body cameras in use. State Rep. Chuck Espy plans on introducing legislation next year that would help fund body cams around Mississippi. And President Barack Obama has called for $263 million to help law enforcement agencies around the country get body cams. We applaud all three and see equipping officers and those on patrol with body cams as good for the agencies and the public they serve. (December 17, 2014, Page 4A)

Justices share the stage at Ford Center

Two of the world’s biggest decision-makers were seated together on stage at the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Monday as part of “A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Justice Elena Kagan.” (December 16, 2014)

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