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Tim Phillips, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Columns

Saying farewell to the EAGLE

Today is my last day as publisher at The Oxford EAGLE.  I will still be around to help when necessary, but I realize after 35 ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Friday, May 13, 2016 12:00 pm

Columns

Reflecting on time at EAGLE

For over 35 years, I have spent the majority of my life within the confines of The Oxford EAGLE buildings. We all seem to get ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, May 8, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

916 Jackson Ave. is still home

I’m sure 916 Jackson Ave. doesn’t mean much to many people but, for 35 years now, it has been my workplace address. The Oxford EAGLE ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, April 10, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

A project starts for ‘Old Oxford’

Over the past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to visit with several members of our community that I consider “Old Oxford” residents. Unfortunately, ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, March 27, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Newspaper ads are valuable

If you are looking for a certain product to purchase, where in Oxford do you turn? According to a Pulse Research survey, 52 percent of ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, March 20, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Blessed to live in community

Mississippians have always been known to be generous with their donations and kindness. In a recent study released by Wallet Hub, Mississippians ranked second behind ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, March 13, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Loss of dad leaves void in heart

Most of us have a mentor, a hero, or someone that we look up to in life. For me, that person has been my father, ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Monday, February 29, 2016 12:00 pm

Columns

Road projects a big area need

With the continued enrollment growth on the University of Mississippi campus, the infrastructure of Oxford is presently strained to the limit. From roads to sewer ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, February 21, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Education still key state topic

During state elections last November, political talk centered around ways to fully fund education in public schools in Mississippi. Much of the talk centered on ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, February 14, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Gearing up for Super Bowl

Super Bowl 50 will be played this evening in Santa Clara, California, in front of 70,000 fans. Approximately 160 million viewers will watch worldwide with ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, February 7, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Remembering the Moretons

When I was walking into the office Tuesday morning, EAGLE photographer Bruce Newman stopped me and asked if I knew that Al and Becky Moreton ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:00 pm

Columns

Consider a lottery in our state

For the last couple of weeks, it has seemed that everyone was talking about the Powerball and how they would spend the money if they ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, January 17, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Congratulations to the ’15 Rebels

In early November, I wrote a column about the Ole Miss football program under the direction of head coach Hugh Freeze and the course this ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:00 pm

Columns

Be a better person daily in 2016

It is that time again when so many Americans are making their annual New Year’s resolutions. So many of us make these resolutions, only to ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, January 3, 2016 6:00 am

Columns

Movie reminds us of meaning

Sometimes in our lives, a movie really touches our hearts and tells a story that brings out so many emotions. The movie “Coat of Many ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Thursday, December 24, 2015 12:00 pm

Columns

Santa letters a joy to parents

Included in today’s edition of The Oxford EAGLE is the ever-popular section that includes letters to Santa from area school children. Every year at The ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Friday, December 18, 2015 12:00 pm

Columns

Barriers could save more lives

Over the last three years, three people have died in vehicle accidents on the Highway 6/278 bypass. People driving under the influence of drugs or ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, December 13, 2015 6:00 am

Columns

Remembering Dan Phillips

Dec. 12, 2005, is a date that never leaves my mind. My older brother, Dan, went to a better place that day after battling kidney ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, December 6, 2015 6:00 am

Columns

Protect our American dream

Over the last two weeks, the Paris massacre has been on the minds of so many Americans. It reminds all of us of the terrorist ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, November 29, 2015 6:00 am

Columns

Share and gain this holiday

When most of us think about Thanksgiving, we think of spending time with family, eating until we make ourselves sick, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, November 22, 2015 6:00 am

Columns

Ole Miss team controls its path

“We are Ole Miss.” For many reading those infamous four words, you understand my sentiments regarding Ole Miss sports. What happened Saturday against the Arkansas ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:00 pm

Columns

Duck season is just wonderful

Thanksgiving — which, yes, is fast approaching — is a time to give thanks for all that we are blessed with and for spending time ... Read more

by Tim Phillips, Sunday, November 8, 2015 6:00 am

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