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Lafayette County Literacy Council

Six finalists named in post card contest

The Lafayette County Literacy Council announced the six winners of its BookArt Contest recently. (September 17, 2013, Page 1, 2)

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    Trivia being transformed into cash for nonprofits

    Lafayette Literacy Council and Yoknapatawpha Arts Council will hold Genius Trivia as a fundraiser this Thursday. You can sign up online at www.oxfordarts.com (September 9, 2013, Page 2A)

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      Agencies aim to improve reading

      Lafayette County Literacy Council and United Way have teamed up for an effort to get all students on track for reading proficiently by third-grade. (December 13, 2012, Page 1, 10)

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        Reading between the lines

        Columnist and Volunteer Oxford head Kelly Graeber writes about literacy and educational issues in our own backyards. (November 9, 2012, Page 2B)

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          Battling the high prices of books for children

          We all want our children to have books and learn to read as soon as possible, but sometimes it’s a bit more costly than we can handle. So what’s a person to do? Staff writer Alyssa Schnugg takes on the issue and writes about a program that can help local children and families. (January 26, 2012, Page 4)

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            Mardi Gras Bash benefits young readers

            The Lafayette County Literacy Council will be holding its annual Mardi Gras Bash this weekend at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Lyric Theatre in Oxford. New Orleans’ band Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters will be returning for this popular fund raiser that helps fund literary projects for area children. Tickets are $50 per person or $90 for a couple. For more information, visit www.oxfordreads.org. (January 24, 2012, Page 3)

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              Mardi Gras Bash

              PHOTOS — The Lafayette County Literacy Council hosted its Mardi Gras fundraiser Saturday night at The Lyric. View slideshow(January 1, 2010, Page 1)

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