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Friday, April 18, 2014

Chickasaw Cession

North Mississippi: The land of the Chickasaw

Historian Jack Mayfield begins a series of articles about the true first natives of North Mississippi. (March 8, 2013, Page 2B)

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    The formation and naming of Oxford

    Oxford  was incorporated on May 11, 1837. Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us how Oxford came to be the place we all call home.

     (June 24, 2011, Page 2B)

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      The story of North Mississippi College

      This week Oxford EAGLE columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield gives readers another lesson Lafayette County Education. Last weeks column he wrote about the formation of a new state university in which the Mississippi Legislature voted for Oxford to be the home site. This week, is about another another institution of higher learning that preceded the University of Mississippi in Lafayette County. (August 27, 2010, Page 2B)

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