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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Family prefers country life to living in the big city

Lisa Derrick moved her family to Lafayette County 20 years ago from Memphis to get away from crime and overcrowding. Her home is where The Dart fell this week. 

 (March 16, 2015, Page 1)

Only in Oxford – Fulton Chapel

Fulton Chapel, completed in 1927, has been the site of countless concerts and plays on the Ole Miss campus. (March 8, 2015, Page 1A)

Only in Oxford – Website being developed by local historians

Oxford attorney Richie Burnette and members of the Oxford-Lafayette County Heritage Foundation plan to embark on a historical project that they will never finish. History never ends, and this group of Oxford history buffs plans to create a website dedicated to the history of Oxford and Lafayette County. (March 1, 2015, Page 1A)

Only in Oxford – Ventress Hall

Ventress Hall on the campus of the University of Mississippi is one of UM’s most uniquely designed buildings. While it serves as the home of the College of Liberal Arts, it also contains some historic graffiti. (February 15, 2015, Page 1A)

Only in Oxford – The Lyric

The Lyric  was once a horse stable for William Faulkner’s family. Today, it’s a space for concerts, political debates, swimming parties, weddings and private benefits. (February 8, 2015, Page 1A)

The Dart – Liz Stagg works to keep fresh produce on shelves

Liz Stagg has been working at the Farmers’ Market for more than a decade. During this time, she has been working year-round to keep fresh produce on the shelves of her little grocery store (January 26, 2015, Page 1)

Only in Oxford – College Hill Presbyterian Church

College Hill Presbyterian Church has a historic place in Lafayette County as one of the oldest churches in the county, and it’s the location of a piece of literary history because it’s where William Faulkner wed. (January 25, 2015, Page 1A)

Theater festival concludes today

Oxford High School students and members of Theatre Oxford performed during this weekend’s Mississippi Theatre Association festival that was held in Oxford this year. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)

Only in Oxford – Restaurant Week returns

If you love to eat and also enjoy helping the community, Oxford Restaurant Week may be the event for you. Set for Jan. 25-31, Oxford Restaurant Week is a weeklong celebration of local food and charities. Every time you dine at a participating restaurant that week, you’ll have the opportunity to vote for one of Oxford Restaurant Week’s local charities. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)

Hillmer returns to OES as principal

When Tamara Hillmer left Oxford Elementary School in 2008 after working there as the school’s first reading interventionist, she told the staff she’d be back. (January 14, 2015)

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