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Monday, December 22, 2014

Education

Do The Hard Part First

Local columnist – and college teacher – Jimmy Reed talks about his father’s advice and how he makes that his annual New Year’s Resolution: to do, and to teach others to do, the hard part first. (December 27, 2011, Page 4)

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    In the midst of a remarkable revival

    News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look back at some highlights of the past 14 months, noting the decisions made in the Lafayette-Oxford-University community in late 2010 and 2011 will reverberate for years. Scott ties it all together to show what outsiders are learning about the community – it’s a pretty good place to live and work. (December 22, 2011, Page 4)

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      ‘A dollar a day, three hots and a flop’

      The Civilian Conservation Corps was a helpful program in its day, and local columnist T.J. Ray wonders if we might not need – in light of how people are dealing with needs and have feelings of entitlement – to try something like that again. (December 15, 2011, Page 4)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Outgoing Lafayette County Schools Superintendent W. Michael Foster writes to thank all of the employees, teachers, students, parents and members of the community for all of their help with the county school system. (December 12, 2011, Page 4)

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          Snow provides great example of ‘irony’

          Irony. It’s one of those terms we all learn in English. Editor Don Whitten writes about irony and some prime examples he’s encountered recently. (December 8, 2011, Page 4)

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            Keeping that want of wonder

            Local columnist T.J. Ray writes to say that we all should work to overcome the fact that the speed of life today seems to leave us little time to wonder. (November 17, 2011, Page 4)

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              Letters to the Editor

              Linda Coleman writes about Red Ribbon Week at Oxford High School and how students competed for honors with anti-drug slogans and campaigns. (November 10, 2011, Page 4)

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                Letters to the Editor

                Lateea Williams, Keyshawn Ivy and Ashanti Smith write to thank all of those in the community that were involved with getting the Oxford-Lafayette School of Applied Technology a new flag to fly on its campus and for coming to be a part of the flag raising ceremony Tuesday. (October 26, 2011, Page 4A)

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                  Regents to host parent forum

                  A forum for parents to learn more about a classical christian education is set for this Thursday at 6 p.m. at Regents School of Oxford. (October 18, 2011, Page 6)

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                    Letters to the Editor

                    Hans Sinha writes to clarify and correct some of syndicated columnist Michael Reagan’s comments about international law and the Amanda Knox case. (October 13, 2011, Page 4)

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