Category Archives: Tales of the Town

In their footsteps

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By Jim Dees Rock and roll is known to eat its young but the recent rash of losses has focused on the old guard.

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Does Facebook make us dumb?

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By Jim Dees Oxford began 2016 in the eye of the storm with natural calamities unleashed all around us. Our northern and eastern neighbors, in Marshall, Tate, Benton and Tippah Counties, suffered heartbreaking tornado damage at Christmas while a raging Ole Man River rose up above flood levels to our west.

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You say you want a resolution

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By Jim Dees Area gyms and workout spots around Oxford expect overflow crowds for the month of January as people embark on their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, get back in shape and while they’re at it, bring about world peace and date a supermodel.

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The most interesting man in the world

By Jim Dees Donny “Bruce” Browning, passed away on August 11 at age 66 and like many of his friends, I found myself mourning him with laughter.

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A Knack for Nap

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By Jim Dees Our town of Oxford doesn’t exactly go to sleep during the long hazy days of summer but it does seem to take a nap and we should too.

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