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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Rust College

Letters to the Editor

Shannon Q. Harwell writes to point out the problems working poor in the community have with finding affordable and decent housing, LaVera Hodges writes to say that African Americans are making progress but are still being pushed back or out, and Ron Bartlett writes to say that if presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Mormonism bothers you, it shouldn’t. (October 4, 2012, Page 4)

Education briefs

Items in this week’s Education Briefs include:
- Lafayette County High School was named as a Value Added School in Mississippi
- Oxford High School senior Cathy Chen won the Siemens Award for Advanced Placement, a $2,000 award.
- Three students from Oxford were recognized for outstanding academic achievement at Rust College in Holly Springs for the fall semester. Aminah Farrakhan-Muhammad was named to the president’s list. Johnathan M. Parker was named to the dean’s list. Rickey F. Lawson was named to the honor roll.

 (March 9, 2010, Page 6 and 7)

Tough love in the classroom

A CONVERSATION WITH… — Mary Johnson cares so much, she’ll do whatever it takes to make sure the children in her stead care, too. At 70, she’s been retired from the classroom for four years but still substitutes at Oxford and Della Davidson elementary schools. (February 18, 2010, Page 3)

Times change, values endure

“A CONVERSATION WITH…” — Frankie Logan has lived her entire life in the Abbeville area and says the values she grew up with — about taking care of each other and investing in education — are the same ones she and her neighbors live by today. (January 21, 2010, Page 3)

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