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Saturday, July 26, 2014

John Arrechea

California, here we come!

Tree man John Arrechea recently fulfilled a “Bucket List” item when he and his family went to California to see the giant redwoods. (July 25, 2014, Page 3B)

Trees planted in memory of nine area SAF members

The Four Lakes Chapter of Mississippi’s Society of American Foresters has planted trees for nine distinguished members throughout the years. Local “tree man,” John Arrechea writes about the nine who were honored. (May 30, 2014, Page 2B)

Scobey man collects old bottles

John Arrechea writes this week about Marion Baker of Scobey who collected more than 2,000 old bottles. (March 7, 2014, Page 3B)

Letters to the Editor

John Arrechea writes to give support for changes in Oxford’s tree ordinance that would protect older, larger trees. (February 28, 2014, Page 4A)

Westward Ho!

John Arrechea writes about the time he and his wife, Lois, took a car trip to Nevada. (February 14, 2014, Page 3B)

Yesteryear’s scrapbooking

John Arrechea takes a look back through time by perusing through one of the scrapbooks he filled in the 1930s and ’40s. (December 27, 2013, Page 3B)

Happy memories among the trees

John Arrechea shares some happy memories from his life on a tree farm. (November 1, 2013, Page 3B)

A tree farmer’s trip educational, enjoyable

John Arrechea and his wife, Lois, were recently awarded Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. One gift was a trip to the 20th National Tree Farmer’s Convention in Minneapolis. Read about the experience in Mr. Arrechea’s column in Oxford Living. (October 4, 2013, Page 3B)

Oxford’s southern magnolias

Tree man John Arrechea gives some homage to Oxford’s historic southern magnolias. (May 17, 2013, Page 2B)

A mule ride I’ll never forget

Former forester John Arrechea tells us about a unusual ride offer he received in 1963 in the woods of Arkansas. (March 15, 2013, Page 2B)

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