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Learning to find peace in the silence

Basically ignored growing up, three older sisters kept me distanced, attended small Catholic school (all grades), related to ...

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How could we ever forget?

Growing up, I often heard people speak about where they were when President Kennedy was shot.  It was ...

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Life forever changed for us 20 years ago

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 – I wasn’t that shocked initially when I heard a plane had flown into ...

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A snollygoster? No, just an independent thinker

The voice in my phone said, “We’re not selling anything.”  Doubting that, I waited for the revelation, which ...

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9-11 Story Survey

We want to share stories from people in the Oxford, Lafayette area as we remember the 20th Anniversary ...

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TANNEHILL: Senate bill benefits LOU transportation efforts

In a state with almost 6,000 miles of highway rated in poor condition, and more than 1,000 bridges ...

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Tannehill: Increased services and lower taxes: The 2022 budget is done

The past two years have been unpredictable at best. From floods to snowstorms and protests to pandemics, Covid-19 ...

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OPINION: Roberson shows leadership; the community should follow his lead

Good leadership requires humility, wisdom, and courage, traits Oxford School District Superintendent Bradley Roberson demonstrated Aug. 2 with ...

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SALTER: Social Security clock is still ticking

Understanding the impact of Social Security on Mississippi’s economy and on our people is a heavy lift. Let’s ...

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McCoy’s commitment to improving highways remembered

BOONEVILLE — In the pristine sanctuary of the lovely Gaston Baptist Church – a rural church in northwest ...

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How much do you know about George Washington?

Some things you might not know about our first President and Commander in Chief: Washington did not have ...

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The Trickle Down impact of student loan debt

Today, Americans hold more than $1.7 trillion in student loan debt, and it’s having a tremendous impact on ...

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It’s 2021 and activities are slowly returning to Oxford

Let us all agree that last year now officially means 2019, as 2020 was the same day repeated ...

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History helps us understand the body politic

Editor’s note. This is the first in a two-part series. The second can be found here.. In the ...

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Reflecting on the Body Politic, part 2

Editor’s note: This is the conclusion of a two-part column on this topic. The first installment can be ...

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Rosary beads lead to deeper faith, lessons learned

By Steve Stricker My hero mom, “Gert,” taught me many things, the most important perhaps was faith: to ...

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Join LOU-HOME to support housing stability

#WeGetToLiveHere captures aspects of living in Oxford that are rightful points of pride – excellent public schools, a ...

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How much do you know about the Hindenburg?

On May 6, 1937, the German passenger airship Hindenburg was making its final approach to Manchester Township, New ...

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Oxford emerging from pandemic stronger than ever

As communities remain focused on managing what we hope to be the final chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

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OUR VIEW: Confederate Heritage Month a relic of the past

Another April has come and gone, and with it the usual outcry over Confederate Heritage Month. Again, as ...

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OPINION: Heaven has no capacity limit

As conditions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic improve, particularly in Lafayette County, conversations must take place regarding the relaxation ...

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OUR VIEW: Free Diapers, Period Products a remarkable Service to Community 

CASA of Lafayette County and Mid-South Food Bank are partnering to give away some of the most essential ...

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