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What do a retired physician, a grant writer, a retired business executive, a human resources assistant, a university chemistry professor, a prior radio disc jockey and English teacher, a preschool director – who also raises miniature donkeys – and a landscape painter have in common?

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John Brasher didn’t really know what he was getting himself into when he purchased a mare from a mud patch in Toccopola three years ago. He never thought he would be ending up with a horse sprung from the bloodline of American equine royalty.

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The course was organized by Valerie Boothe. She joined OPD back in June to serve as a records clerk. Before joining the department, Boothe spent 19 years as the Ole Miss Rifle coach. She’s a certified firearms instructor and loves the sport. She said that she missed being out at the range, l…

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Matthew Singletary and Morgan Hickey stood before their fellow pupils Tuesday night as Master Ra of Team Ra Taekwondo presented the two students with their black belts.

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The Genealogy Room sits on the second floor of the Oxford Lafayette County Public Library. It’s a large room filled with a few tables, old scanning and microfilm equipment and rows and rows of metal shelves. Thousands of people come from all over each year to pour over the documents and phot…

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The massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas early this month shook the faith communities across the nation. With mass shootings becoming more and more prevalent, it’s something churches in Oxford and around country thinking about how the steps they’re taking to protect their congregations.

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Betty Bloom’s struggle with breast cancer brought her a better understanding of what so many women around the world are faced with every day.

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Anne Wanjohi-Cavaglia came from Kenya to Oxford by way of Memphis. Though she’s been in the states for nearly 20 years, she’s still looking for ways to do what she can to help those in her home country.

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In most ways, Aubrey Armstrong is an average seventh grader. She loves shopping with her friends, spending time with her sisters and playing her Golden Retriever Delilah. But when she’s not in school or hanging out with her family, she’s breaking barriers, claiming pageant titles and changin…

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Waldo, Wenda and a couple of Square Books employees gave out prizes Monday afternoon in Off Square Books to mark the end of the month of Where's Waldo. The event is put on in collaboration with local businesses and serves to incentivize community members to shop local, while also encouraging…

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Caring for a person as they battle with dementia is a difficult thing for anyone to have to go through. Members Oxford High School’s Students for Alzheimer’s have spent the last several months going out in the community to make sure those facing the disease get the chance to have a little fun.

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Oxford was the site of the State’s Bicentennial North Celebration this past weekend where people from all over the state turned out to celebrate 200 years of Mississippi history.

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For the last 23 years, Billy Lamb has worked to beautify the City of Oxford. As the Superintendent of the Building and Grounds Department, it has been his job to make sure City property well maintained and pleasant to look at. Lamb was born and raised in Oxford, and, in addition to his work …

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Every year, thousands gather in Memphis for the St. Jude Memphis Marathon to fight childhood cancer. Team Ole Miss will be running and raising money in the names of Lily Baker and James Rayner.

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Meme Lee is a rising senior at the University of Mississippi. Lee is a member of the university’s prestigious Chinese Flagship Program and is also majoring in business marketing. The Olive Branch native is currently in her first summer as an Ole Miss Orientation Leader. Lee took time Wednesd…

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