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Catherine Boone, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Education

Camp counselors learn just as much as they teach

When Grace Childers and Mia Langendoen agreed to volunteer as camp counselors, they didn’t realize what they could learn from Camp Lake Stephen’s seven- to ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 12:00 pm

News

Repairing the library’s stuffed animals collection

Ellie Williams sat in the children’s section of the library repairing a teddy bear Tuesday. “I’ve already worked on this bear once,” Williams said. “But ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

OHS cadets attend camp on Parris Island

A group of Oxford High School students gleaned life and leadership skills by attending a camp last month. “It’s the opportunity to go with others ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

Library class allows students to be creative

Seventeen students crowded around a long table covered in paint chips, talking and laughing as they decorated boxes. “I’m going to put coins in my ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

OSD chooses Adams as Citizen of the Year

The self-proclaimed “mother of Leap Frog” was named Citizen of the Year for her decade-long efforts to enhance the reading skills of local elementary students. ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

OUS campers building interactive Lego robots

Seven students interested in science and technology are getting more than a fun five days at camp this month. Oxford University School hosted seven 8- ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:00 pm

Columns

Thanks for a memorable year

Over the last year, I’ve had the pleasure of working at The Oxford EAGLE, learning about the unique Oxford community and the people who are ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:00 pm

News

VITA, UM providing tax assistance

Thanks to a group of University of Mississippi law students, residents without the means to hire someone to do their taxes have a second option. ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

LES students learn writing skills by interviewing Ole Miss athletes

Lafayette Elementary School second-graders have found a creative way to practice their writing skills by teaming up with Ole Miss tennis players. Simms Haguewood’s second ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Monday, October 26, 2015 12:00 pm

Top Home

Fire danger increasing throughout the state

As leaves begin to fall this autumn, the Lafayette County Fire Department is encouraging residents to refrain from burning foliage. Mississippi grass fires have caused ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Wednesday, October 14, 2015 5:27 pm

Business

Local doctor offering alternative depression treatment for patients

For those suffering from their own or a family member’s depression, an area physician is offering an alternative treatment that can help cure the illness’ ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Sunday, September 20, 2015 6:00 am

Lafayette County

Cause of Steeplechase fire still under investigation

For drivers traveling down Highway 6 West on Wednesday morning, smoke blooms bellowing into the sky were hard to miss. A house fire at 502 ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:00 pm

News

OPC hires Gaines as new director

The Oxford Park Commission announced Monday that Seth Gaines has been appointed by the board to be the next executive director. Gaines will assume duties ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, September 15, 2015 12:00 pm

Lifestyle

McCormick’s work adds to Oxford’s artist scene

The L-O-U community’s support and appreciation of the arts has planted one painter’s roots right here in Oxford. Hannah McCormick, a native of Starkville, attended ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Sunday, September 13, 2015 6:00 am

Education

Lafayette needs new school due to growth

As Lafayette County schools started classes again a few weeks ago, teachers and administration welcomed 58 new students to the district. Lafayette County School District ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Monday, September 7, 2015 12:00 pm

Business

Stores gearing up for rush, Bid Day

While Ole Miss freshman girls await recruitment this October, local boutiques are working behind the scenes to ensure rushees receive good luck and bid day ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Thursday, September 3, 2015 8:38 am

Lifestyle

Veteran has ties to Japanese surrender 70 years ago today

Seventy years ago today, the Japanese signed surrender documents aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay and brought World War II hostilities to a close. ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:50 am

Business

Woodson Ridge Farms to be featured on the Today show

When Elizabeth Heiskell ran into NBC President Andy Lack, she didn’t miss the opportunity to tell him about her dream of being on the “Today” ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:13 am

Education

Students more prepared after summer program

When Jackie Certion saw the need for a free summer reading and math program, she jumped at the opportunity to help L-O-U kids learn while ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Sunday, August 23, 2015 3:25 pm

Education

Linzy learns about medicine at NYLF

After attending a summer program at UNC-Chapel Hill, Hogan Linzy has solidified his desire to become a doctor. “Watching the open heart surgery, not getting ... Read more

by Catherine Boone, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 7:36 pm