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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sardis Lake

Corps project funding good for area, state

Area sportsmen, fishermen and outsdoorsmen all got good news Tuesday when Sen. Thad Cochran released a statement noting that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineeers would be spending nearly $27 million on projects throughout the state, including work at the four area reservoirs at Sardis, Endi, Grenada and Arkabutla lakes. (February 4, 2015, Page 4A)

This week in Oxford history

From the expansion of power lines into rural Lafayette County in 1941 to budget problems at Ole Miss in 1991, this week in Oxford’s history saw a lot of activity. (October 22, 2014, Page 1A)

Into ‘America’s Last Frontier’ and back

Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a look back at a recent trip to Alaska, comparing the differences between here and there in music, weather, accents, et cetera. (September 7, 2012, Page 4A)

Testing the water – not the great white

Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks has the itch to get a boat and get out on the water, but he’s not quite ready to make a big investment. He’s discovered an option that might fit the bill – an inflatable kayak. (July 12, 2012, Page 4)

Rosa Parks, Thoreau and civil disobedience

As random thoughts led to other random thoughts, local columnist T.J. Ray recalled one of his attempts at teaching Henry David Thoreau and civil disobedience to college students years ago. Ray writes about the lesson and how it relates to today. (May 18, 2012, Page 4A)

Homeless man defies stereotype

The family of the late Melvon Taylor are grateful for the kindness and generosity showed to their loved one during his 20-plus years living as a homeless man. (July 18, 2011, Page 1)

Golf tournament to help raise money for local scouts

Second annual Morris “Preacher” Lovelady Golf Tournament will be held July 23 and will benefit the local Boy Scouts of America. A portion of the funds will go toward a new pavilion at Camp Toby Tubby at Sardis Lake. (July 8, 2011, Page 3A)

Storm kills 2 at Sardis Lake

An elderly woman and a baby were killed after a massive tree fell on their camper as a storm with high winds battered Panola County Monday. (June 14, 2011, Page 1)

Budget woes cut services at Sardis

Budget cuts have led to a reduction in operations and maintenance services at recreational facilities at several lakes operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including those at Sardis Lake. (June 13, 2011, Page 1)

Seeing Oxford for the first time

Columnist Steve Stricker takes us with him down memory lane to the first day he came to Oxford in today’s Generations column. (March 11, 2011, Page 1B)

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