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Friday, November 28, 2014

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Summers stay busy on family farm

There’s always something to do when you grow up on a farm — and if you can’t find something, your folks certainly will. This week’s “A conversation with” talks about the farm life, the family business (Brown Family Dairy) and  raising children with Paula Klepzig Brown. (June 12, 2014, Page 3A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Adrian Shipman writes to encourage readers to look into “Better Schools = Better Jobs,” a push to get full funding for Mississippi’s public schools. (April 18, 2014, Page 4A)

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      Young children can make you proud, scared to death in same day

      Columnist Mavis Hovious reminds us an ever-watchful eye is necessary with small children. (January 31, 2014, Page 1B)

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        Hotwheels vs. iPads

        New Oxford EAGLE Staff Writer Jerra Scott was a bit surprised at some of the goodies wrapped up for youngsters for Christmas this year, and wonders if we aren’t taking some of the fun out of growing up for the little ones by giving them cellphones and iPads instead of Legos and Hotwheels. (January 2, 2014, Page 4)

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          Children, Congress aren’t so very different

          Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg has noticed a similarity between children and members of Congress, and the wonders if we ought to start treating Congress the same as we treat our kids when they don’t get along. (October 11, 2013, Page 4A)

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            Where have all the flowers gone?

            Columnist Ryan Miller is trying to slow time down and take more time to smell the flowers before they are gone. (August 16, 2013, Page 1B)

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              Restaurant policy can be touchy subject

              What do you think, or do, if you’re in a restaurant and their are some extremely loud and unruly youngsters disturbing you? One restaurant in Houston – and more and more around the country – are taking care of that issue for you by not allowing kids under a certain age in for evening dining. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the policy and its affect on families and non-families who eat out. (August 14, 2013, Page 4)

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                Letters to the Editor

                Eric Randle writes to commend Jack Dunbar for his contributions to youth vision assistance and his selection as the Oxford School District’s Citizen of the Year. (August 7, 2013, Page 4)

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                  Because I said so!

                  Father and columnist Ryan T. Miller shares with us his experiences with his small charge, sometimes known as Shirley Cate, and other times, known as “Why?” (May 31, 2013, Page 1B)

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                    We come in all shapes, sizes and colors

                    Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg has two grandchildren and another on the way, and she’s learning this grandmothering thing slowly but surely. One factor that’s been interesting, Schnugg writes, is helping raise a mixed-race grandchild, and she tells about lessons she’s learning. (March 29, 2012, Page 4)

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