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Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Origins of Ole Miss Rebels and Colonel Rebel

Oxford and Ole Miss historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes a look back to the 1930s when the University of Mississippi nicknamed its athletic teams the Rebels and created a mascot named Colonel Rebel. (April 16, 2010, Page 2B)

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    Creativity in bloom

    The Oxford Garden Club took a cue from technology in its flower show that saw members spanning generation gaps work with their flowers to create entries for the contest that featured a theme of taking ideas from modern technology and “apps.” Winners were chosen, but all of the displays were winners to club members and those who viewed them. (April 16, 2010, Page 1B)

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      A window on the past

      For Tim Frieson, the sweeping wall of the west-facing windows in the Oxford Middle School Cafeteria reveals more than just a treeline and surrounding buildings. In a most literal way, it’s a window to his childhood. In “A Conversation With …” Lucy Schultze talks with Frieson about his memories of growing up in Freedmen Town and what he’s trying to do today to help youngsters much like him. (April 15, 2010, Page 3)

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        Rock ‘n’ roll chef Charles Owens

        EATING WELL — Contributing writer Lisa Howorth takes us behind the scenes of cooking for the stars as she writes about Charles Owen, chef for the stars. Owens describes his “normal” day, talks about clients like Lynyrd Skynrd and Lady Gaga, and even shares a recipe for chicken and sausage gumbo in the Eating Well section cover story. (March 24, 2010, Page 1B)

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