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This week in Oxford history – Yesterday’s Papers

This week marks the anniversary of one of the worst ice storms in Oxford’s history as well as the week back in 1945 when the movie “To Have and Have Not” premiered in Oxford. The movie was notable because it featured a screenplay written by one of its own — William Faulkner. (February 11, 2015, Page 1A)

Ball to crown royalty

Community invited to guess this year’s King and Queen of the Fall Ball, planned for Sept. 19 by the Junior Auxiliary. (August 28, 2014, Page 1)

Bike safety film takes top prize

Greg Earnest took home the top prize of $500 for his 2-minute film on sharing the road during the first OxFilm Challenge Tuesday night. The People’s Choice award went to Oxford’s youngest filmmakers, 10-year-olds Josephine Gladden and Adele Johnson. (July 31, 2013, Page 1, 10)

Getting ready for the big birthday party?

It’s time once again, Editor Don Whitten writes, for the annual birthday party for the United States of America. Whitten takes a look at the upcoming holiday break, the activities and the people we should be thanking for the freedom we enjoy today. (July 3, 2013, Page 4)

Few bus spaces on Square

The Downtown Oxford Parking Commission agreed to research the best answer on where to put band tour buses and catering trucks on the crowded Square. (December 10, 2012, Page 1A, 3A)

Oxford celebrates life of Faulkner

Hundreds of local residents and out-of-town visitors attended the full-day of events associated with the special day of remembrance for William Faulkner on Friday, the 50th anniversary of the Nobel Prize-winning writer’s death. (July 9, 2012, Page 1)

Film and music festival organizers happy with merge

The decision to merge the Oxford Film Festival and the Oxford Music Festival this year was a good idea, according to organizers of both festivals. (February 24, 2012, Page 3A)

Oxford, local actors ready for their close-up this weekend

This year’s community film project, “The Show Must Go On,” will feature about 130 Oxonians. The 25-minute dark comedy will be shown at various times this weekend during the Oxford Film Festival. For more about film, turn to today’s Oxford Living section on 1B. (February 10, 2012, Page 1B)

Oxford Film Festival highlights local work

“Local” seems to be the key word for a lot of the entries in this year’s Oxford Film Festival. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the ninth-annual event set for this weekend in conjunction with the Oxford Music Festival. (February 8, 2012, Page 4)

Mardi Gras Bash benefits young readers

The Lafayette County Literacy Council will be holding its annual Mardi Gras Bash this weekend at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Lyric Theatre in Oxford. New Orleans’ band Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters will be returning for this popular fund raiser that helps fund literary projects for area children. Tickets are $50 per person or $90 for a couple. For more information, visit www.oxfordreads.org. (January 24, 2012, Page 3)

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