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A look at the history of The EAGLE

The Oxford EAGLE is one of the longest operating businesses in Oxford. It’s history, from its start just after the Civil War to this week’s acquisition by Boone Newspapers and a trio of its team members, is detailed. (May 2, 2014, Page 9A)

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    EAGLE a family affair for eight decades

    Co-Publisher Rita Vasilyev takes a look back at her family’s involvement with The Oxford EAGLE from the day her mother, Nina Goolsby, walked into the paper office in 1942 through these final days before the Goolsby/Vasilyev and Phillips family transfers ownership of the paper to Boone Newspapers. She talks about her days helping in all phases of putting out the paper, about her family’s involvement with The EAGLE and about the relationship the paper has, and she hopes will continue, with the LOU community for many decades to come. (April 30, 2014, Page 4)

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      Linotype experience helps pay for college

      Oxford Eagle Publisher Emeritus Jesse P. Phillips shares his story of how a seventh-grade paperboy in Grenada eventually became a co-owner of The EAGLE. Phillips’ column is the first in a two-part series about his work and relationships with the community’s longtime newspaper. (April 29, 2014, Page 4)

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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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          EAGLE’s new Web site full of features

          It’s been discussed for several years and it’s been in the serious planning and development stages for six months. And now it – The Oxford EAGLE’s new and improved Web site – is making its debut today. The site, which will offer something for all of our readers, will hopefully be a working model that will allow for e-subscriptions and other features for those who’d like to get their LOU community news via the Internet. (March 1, 2010, Page 4)

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