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Wonder if these letters to Santa were written?

Editor Don Whitten, who’s been typing letters to Santa Claus from children around the community, wondered what letters from some well-known folks might have said. He’s speculates on letters from football coaches, school personnel, et cetera. (December 19, 2012, Page 4)

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    That Night At The Two-Stick

    Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story from his college days when one of his school’s football players ran into a little problem at a local theater. (October 9, 2012, Page 4)

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      Oxford ready to welcome Texas fans

      Between returning Ole Miss alumnus and UT fans, Oxford could see 100,000 additional people in town this weekend. Area emergency responders and city and university officials are gearing up for what could be record-breaking crowds Saturday. (September 14, 2012, Page 1A, 2A)

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        Mississippi State, Texas coached conspire against Ole Miss

        Historian Jack Mayfield writes about the 1958 Sugar Bowl when the Ole Miss Rebels beat Texas 39-7. (September 14, 2012, Page 2B)

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          My first Grove experience

          Generations columnist Steve Stricker writes about his first experience at The Grove during a football game. (September 7, 2012, Page 1B)

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            Are we ready to follow Game Day rules?

            With close to 50,000 football fans expected in Oxford this weekend, city and University of Mississippi officials are asking everyone to adhere to local laws in regards to parking, smoking and drinking. (August 31, 2012, Page 1A, 8A)

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              ‘Mississippi’s 100 Greatest Football Players’ a big hit

              Do you like lists? You know, Top 10 lists, Top 20 lists, even Top 100 lists? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at local author/editor/publisher Neil White’s latest work, “Mississippi’s 100 Greatest Football Players of All Time.” The list, the extras and the photos make the book a must-see. (November 9, 2011, Page 4)

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                LHS rolls over Shannon

                SPORTS BLOG: SHANNON — The Lafayette Commodores showed why they are the top team in Mississippi once again Friday night with a 56-14 win over Shannon.

                LHS QB Jeremy Liggins showed why he is one of the top college recruits in the state as well, this time though, it was with one of the nation’s top college coaches in LSU’s Les Miles roaming the sidelines. (more…) (September 16, 2011)

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                  Ole Miss ‘is a coming power’

                  Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about the Rebels early years under the direction of Coach Harry Mehre and the team’s “hero” Junie Hovious. (September 9, 2011, Page 2B)

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                    Football brings more than fans to community

                    Columnist and Rebel fan Joanne Wilkinson was no football expert before moving to Oxford, however she almost has the words to the Hotty Toddy chant memorized and enjoys the way the community celebrates its athletes. (September 9, 2011, Page 1B)

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