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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

holidays

Look at all the reasons to celebrate today

Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the importance of the July 4 holiday in the Lafayette Oxford University community and all of the activities for the Fourth weekend in addition to noting that The Oxford EAGLE is now publishing an edition for its readers and advertisers on the holiday. (July 4, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Omar Eaton writes to urge trying meat-free grilling and other alternatives when making plans for the long holiday weekend. (May 22, 2014, Page 4)

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      Family memories to last a lifetime

      Scout Julany’s family history is peppered with memorable holiday tales: The year all the kids played an in-the-dark variation of tag in the basement and laundry room and her cousin got a hangar stuck in her nose and the Thanksgiving when her family used the ping-pong table for dinner and her uncle accidentally collapsed the corner leg, nearly landing the turkey in his lap. (January 24, 2014, Page 1B)

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        Eat, Boy, And Get To Work

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls working during the holidays and the lesson about the true meaning of Christmas he got from his childhood mentor. (December 17, 2013, Page 4)

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          It’s time for letters to – and from – Santa

          While school children around the area are working on letters to Santa Claus that are printed in the annual Season’s Greetings section of The Oxford EAGLE, Editor Don Whitten came across a letter recently from good ol’ Saint Nick himself asking about the correspondence from the LOU community. (December 9, 2013, Page 4A)

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            Letters to the Editor

            The LOU Giving Tuesday Team writes to thank all of the individuals, groups and organizations that helped make the inaugural Giving Tuesday project a success, while Jessica Perkins writes to thank those who helped More Than A Meal during the Thanksgiving season. (December 6, 2013, Page 4A)

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              Thanksgiving At The Gin

              Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a Thanksgiving work day at the cotton gin when he learned the importance and value of giving thanks. (November 26, 2013, Page 4)

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                Happy Halloween – rain or shine

                With today’s weather ultimately determining how much trick-or-treating will take place this evening, Editor Don Whitten takes a look at plans for the annual holiday that’s becoming bigger and bigger every year. (October 31, 2013, Page 4)

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                  Thoughts on holidays, baseball and yellow dust

                  Editor Don Whitten takes on a variety of subjects and questions, including a possible holiday, high school baseball, pollen and mechanical issues at The Oxford EAGLE. (April 15, 2013, Page 4)

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                    Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

                    They had the big St. Patrick’s Day parade in Jackson and the Chicago River flowed green for a while Sunday, but there were no big public celebrations in Oxford. Editor Don Whitten, tongue in cheek, expresses surprise that city leaders did not ask for a special exemption for alcohol sales as the city has for several other “special” Sundays during the year. (March 18, 2013, Page 4A)

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