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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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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)

Being thankful for the problems we have

With today Thanksgiving and the year winding down, News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look back at some of the big local issues – bike lanes, Ole Miss football and downtown parking – and writes that we, indeed, have lots to be thankful for even if we’re not all that pleased with everything going on. (November 22, 2012, Page 4A)

Greasy Chicken Bones

With the Ole Miss-LSU game coming up this weekend, local columnist Jimmy Reed was reminded of a trip to Baton Rouge to watch the Rebels and Tigers play. Reed writes about that trip and an exchange with LSU’s cheerleaders and then the response the following year. (November 13, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Debbie Paine writes to thank the cleanup crew that makes the Grove experience so special on Ole Miss game days, while Jessica Perkins writes on behalf of More Than A Meal to note that giving is a rewarding part of the program. (October 12, 2012, Page 4A)

JFK tapes book offers close-up view of history

Those who study U.S. presidents, history and movements often cite presidential museums and libraries as excellent sources of information. Don Whitten writes about a “portable” look at John F. Kennedy’s term through a book that includes tapes and transcripts of notable events of the early 1960s. (October 8, 2012, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Albert Sperath writes to remind voters that they will not have to show an ID to vote in November, while Sue Russell writes to relate her story of roadside assistance that shows that Southern hospitality and helpfulness is alive and well. (October 8, 2012, Page 4A)

Must-see TV series begins tonight

The L-O-U community was really in touch with the presidential debates and election four years ago with the first of the three debates held here. Editor Don Whitten wonders if local citizens will  be as involved and engaged this election, starting with watching tonight’s debate with a knowing eye. (October 3, 2012, Page 4)

Recalling Oxford’s other integration story

Senior Staff Writer Lucy Schultze takes a look at Oxford’s other integration story from the past – when community and school leaders came together to work out differences in the integration of the local public schools system. (September 27, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

David Heckel of the Oxford Community Tennis Association writes to thank all in the community who helped make the USTA Adult Mixed state championships held here a big success. (September 26, 2012, Page 4)

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