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Why I love retirement

Columnist Joanne Wilkinson is enjoying retirement and the days of TGIF being behind her. (January 4, 2015, Page 2C)

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    City planner recognized at retirement party

    City Planner Tim Akers was honored for his hard word, dedication and passion for Oxford during his retirement party Wednesday at City Hall. (April 17, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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      NEMEPA head to retire this month

      Bob Collier has had his fair share of challenges while serving as general manager of North East Mississippi Electric Power Association, but none as great as the 1994 ice storm. Collier is set to retire after 23 years with NEMEPA at the end of the month. (January 20, 2014, Page 1)

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        Hipp honored for service

        On Thursday, local leaders, business owners and state legislators gathered at the Powerhouse for Max D. Hipp’s retirement party to honor him for his  years of service and pay tribute to work he has done for the last quarter of a century. (January 10, 2014, Page 1A)

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          Making retirement picture clear – and pretty

          Editor Don Whitten writes about a common thread he heard concerning New Year’s resolutions – getting prepared and staying prepared financially for retirement. (January 6, 2014, Page 4)

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            Preparation crucial for long-term security

            Editor Don Whitten takes a look at long-term security – money for those retirement years – and options that most must consider if they are to be prepared. (October 17, 2012, Page 4)

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              22 retire from local school districts

              Oxford School District and Lafayette School District employees retire at the end of this school year leaving 22 open positions to be filled by teachers and administrators. (May 16, 2012, Page 2)

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                Lacy to retire after 30 years with Oxford Schools

                Sarah Lacy will retire this month as a biology teacher at Oxford High School after 39 years with the district. (May 12, 2011, Page 1)

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                  Tough love in the classroom

                  A CONVERSATION WITH… — Mary Johnson cares so much, she’ll do whatever it takes to make sure the children in her stead care, too. At 70, she’s been retired from the classroom for four years but still substitutes at Oxford and Della Davidson elementary schools. (February 18, 2010, Page 3)

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                    A veteran of courtroom service

                    “A CONVERSATION WITH…” — Robert “Pat” Patterson has served as circuit court bailiff at the Lafayette County Courthouse since 1985. Today, at 89 years old, his “retirement” career has lasted longer than his actual career: 20 years of service as a federal probation officer. He also worked at Parchman prison during the 1950s and early 1960s — and loved it. (January 14, 2010, Page 3)

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