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Friday, October 31, 2014

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Harker hands out balloons

Jaime Harker collected a handful of colorful balloons as a friend filled them with helium in the parking lot of Big Bad Breakfast this past Friday. Then she walked down a line of people as long as one you’d see at an amusement park and handed the balloons out to the children and adults waiting for a sweet treat from the Big Gay Ice Cream pop-up truck, which was sitting in the Mid-Town Shopping Center parking lot on North Lamar Boulevard, which is where The Dart landed last week. (October 27, 2014, Page 1A)

Faulkner’s creations featured in ‘Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County’

Local residents will portray characters from several William Faulkner’s works this weekend during the Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County fundraise at The Powerhouse. (October 26, 2014, Page 1C, 3C)

Only in Oxford – Lafayette County Courthouse

The Lafayette County Courthouse is the centerpiece of the Oxford Square and has served as the center of county government for more than 150 years. (October 26, 2014, Page 1A)

Only in Oxford – Rowan Oak

Many people know the name of William Faulkner’s Oxford home Rowan Oak, but they may not know its relation to Scottish folklore. According to legend, the rowan tree is a symbol of protection that some believe wards off evil spirits. Keep that in mind if you decide to take a peaceful walk through the Bailey’s Woods Trail that leads to Faulkner’s former home this Halloween. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

The Grove Groove

After tens of thousands of Ole Miss fans spend a full day tailgating in the Grove on game day, crews with Ole Miss Landscape Services quickly move in to ensure the park-like setting is cleaned up by Sunday morning. They also focus on making sure the Grove remains healthy and beautiful all year long. Read more about the efforts that go into keeping the Grove green in today’s Sunday Focus. (October 5, 2014, Page 1A)

The Grove Groove

After tens of thousands of Ole Miss fans spend a full day tailgating in the Grove on game day, crews with Ole Miss Landscape Services quickly move in to ensure the park-like setting is cleaned up by Sunday morning. They also focus on making sure the Grove remains healthy and beautiful all year long. Read more about the efforts that go into keeping the Grove green in today’s Sunday Focus. (October 5, 2014, Page 1A)

Pen pals for almost 50 years meet for first time

 

Oxford resident Marianna Ochs and Pauline Dick, of New Zealand, have been pen pals for almost 50 years. This month, they met in person for the first time. (September 21, 2014, Page C1)

Pen pals of almost 50 years meet for first time

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Oxford resident Marianna Ochs and Pauline Dick, of New Zealand, have been pen pals for almost 50 years. This month, they met in person for the first time. (September 21, 2014, Page C1)

Technology makes staying in touch easier these days

Oxford resident Marianna Ochs met her long-time pen pal, Pauline Dick from New Zealand for the first time in more than 50 years of writing back and forth to each other. (September 21, 2014, Page 1C, 3C)

Historic home stands test of time

Thanks to a grant, Cedar Oaks is getting a much-welcomed facelift. (September 7, 2014, Page 1C, 2C)

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