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Agreement reached for sale of Oxford EAGLE

An agreement for the sale of The Oxford EAGLE by members of the

Phillips and Vasilyev families of Oxford has been reached in

principle. Work to complete the transaction is under way. The buyer

will be a newly formed Mississippi entity, Oxford Newsmedia, LLC.

(more…) (April 25, 2014, Page 1A)

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    Good habits

    Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at his routines, the advice he’s received from some well-meaning folks and some of the habits that we all make part of our routine. (February 20, 2014, Page 4)

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      Newspaper celebrations – thank you

      With The Oxford EAGLE celebrating the beginning of its 146th year of publication and newspapers around the country celebrating National Newspaper Week, Editor Don Whitten takes time to talk about what papers offer local residents and to thank The EAGLE’s readers and advertisers for their support through the years. (October 9, 2013, Page 4)

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        If most kids are like those in Pack 146, we’re OK

        Concerned about the future, both near and far? Editor Don Whitten writes that he has those feelings from time to time, but he feels much better after entertaining a group of Cub Scouts who appear to have a good handle on things. (April 10, 2013, Page 4A)

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          Who knew we could be a ‘happy’ pill?

          Prevention magazine ran an article recently listing six things that can make people happier, and Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at one of them – reading a newspaper. (April 3, 2013, Page 4)

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            The fourth estate

            Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at the media’s effect on what we do and think, noting how television and the Internet now seem to have a bigger influence than newspapers on public knowledge and opinion. (March 25, 2013, Page 4A)

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              Small computers, hand-held phones? No way!

              Technology, while wonderful, is often so much more than we ever expected. A few decades back, no one imagined laptop computers, smart cellphones, the Internet explosion, et cetera. Editor Don Whitten writes about some of the changes that have affected the newspaper world that he’d have never dreamed off during his early days as a reporter. (September 6, 2012, Page 4)

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                MPA honors EAGLE ad staff with 16 awards

                JACKSON — The advertising staff of The Oxford EAGLE received 16 awards, including six first-place finishes, at the annual Mississippi Press Association’s 2011 Better Newspaper Contest, advertising division. (January 30, 2012, Page 3A)

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                  Poem provides fitting tribute to subscribers

                  Writing and photography and selling advertising are important parts of the newspaper business, but the key to any success is the subscriber. Editor Don Whitten recently received a 100-plus year old copy of a poem that sums up feelings about regular subscribers and thanks them for their part in putting papers out daily. (August 22, 2011, Page 4A)

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                    Is the media world ready for two Schnuggs?

                    Perhaps you’ve noticed the name “Schnugg” a bit more often the last few issues of The Oxford EAGLE? It’s because Amanda Schnugg has joined her mother, Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg, as a member of the news team via a summer internship. Alyssa Schnugg is not surprised and is very proud to welcome her daughter to the profession. (June 23, 2011, Page 4)

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