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Monday, April 21, 2014

Memories

We all need to celebrate with our Aunt Helens

Do you get invitations to family and friends’ 90th-birthday parties or 60th anniversary celebrations? Editor Don Whitten suggests that you attend after seeing first-hand the value of paying tribute to family and friends while they are still with us. (July 11, 2012, Page 4)

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    Thanks, social media; we’re plugged in but tuned out

    Local columnist Deidra Jackson sees it every morning on her commute to town – people conversing on their cellphones. Who are they talking to and what are they talking about – and is it really something that’s meaningful? Real moments and memories, she writes, are what’s really important. (April 26, 2012, Page 4)

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      Are memories in cyberspace really the same?

      Remember the photo albums and home movies your parents or grandparents pulled out regularly? Staff writer Alyssa Schnugg got a look at some of her family’s VHS movies from the past, and now is ready to take a proactive approach to keeping up with precious memories. (January 5, 2012, Page 4)

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        Savoring the faces that matter

        Local columnist T.J. Ray offers a friendly suggestion: spend less time worrying about your face and more time appreciating and savoring the faces that you meet. (October 7, 2011, Page 4A)

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          Making new memories of 9/11

          Sept. 11, 2011, will go down as one of those iconic days that no one forgets. Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks remembers where he was and his thoughts of that day, and then encourages us to get involved with this Sunday’s Day of Service and Remembrance to create new, positive memories of 9/11. (September 9, 2011, Page 4A)

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            ‘United we stand,’ even when the aliens come?

            With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this weekend, local columnist Deidra Jackson takes a look back at those events and what’s happened since and wonders what it will take to bring everyone together as they were 10 years ago. (September 8, 2011, Page 4)

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              Are you up for a ride on the Tilt-A-Whirl?

              The Oxford Shrine Club has brought the carnival to town as a fundraising project, and the sights and sounds at the Sisk-Highway 7 intersection bring back vivid memories to Editor Don Whitten of his graduation from kiddie rides at the fair to the “big people” rides. Could a reunion be in the works for this weekend? (May 27, 2011, Page 4A)

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                Carr dealing with tragedy of house fire

                Yes, bad things do happen to good people. Just ask Janice Carr, whose home and all her belongings were destroyed last week in a fire. Carr, who’s involved in a large number of community-oriented projects and programs, is dealing with the loss, however, as Editor Don Whitten writes in explaining her positive approach to life’s challenges. (April 27, 2011, Page 4)

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                  DeDe Fitts serves as an inspiration to many

                  OPINION – Longtime friend and Oxonian DeDe Fitts died early this week after an extended battle with cancer. Fitts’ death sparks pleasant memories of times spent with Fitts as well as bringing into focus the grieving process we all go through when losing a loved one. (January 13, 2010, Page 4)

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