Tag Archives: Ole Miss

Is the SEC Network nearing a deal with Comcast?

July 3, 2014

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According to the Birmingham Business Journal, the new SEC Network appears to be nearing a deal with Comcast, the nation’s largest cable company. According to Fox Sports, a spokesman for Comcast said the two sides are working out the final details of the deal and expect to reach an agreement in the near future. The network […]

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‘Colonel Reb’ title now ‘Mr. Ole Miss’

August 28, 2013

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OXFORD — When students at the University of Mississippi vote this fall on their favorite campus personalities, “Colonel Reb” won’t be on the ballot. Instead, students will pick from candidates for “Mr. Ole Miss,” a popularly elected male honor roughly equivalent to the female honor “Miss Ole Miss.” Fall personality elections are Sept. 24 Student […]

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Ole Miss law school sets up free legal clinic

August 27, 2013

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OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi program that provides free legal assistance to low-income people is teaming with the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyer Project for a clinic to help qualifying Lafayette county residents with family law matters. The clinic, set for 1-4 p.m. Sept. 5 at the UM School of Law, will help participants prepare […]

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(VIDEO) Fox News’ Shepard Smith comments on cold beer in Oxford …

August 21, 2013

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Shepard Smith closed the Fox Report on Tuesday with the breaking story out of Oxford about the Board of Aldermen voting to approve the sale of cold beer. » See entire video

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Ole Miss co-hosting minority business fair June 18

June 5, 2013

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OXFORD, Mississippi – Supporting statewide efforts to increase diversity among higher education vendors, the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University are co-hosting a June 18 vendors’ fair for minority businesses to provide more access to the bidding process. “Minority Business Expo: Making The University Connection” begins at 1 p.m. in the multipurpose room of […]

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Ole Miss’s Morgan, Quinn receive accolades for tracking Hurricane Isaac

May 28, 2013

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» Student Journalists Win Award for Hurricane Coverage   From The University of Mississippi OXFORD, Mississippi – A trip to the Gulf Coast to cover Hurricane Isaac has paid off for two University of Mississippi student journalists who won a national award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Margaret Ann Morgan and Stephen Quinn, journalism […]

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What Do William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize and Farmland Have in Common? Auctions

April 22, 2013

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  By Debra Ferguson Last week, I blogged about a farmland auction in the Mississippi Delta. This week, I find myself writing about an auction of a different kind. There is still a connection to the land, just not in the way you might expect. In 1950, when Mississippi author William Faulkner received a call […]

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Rural Physicians Scholarship program gets new director

April 4, 2013

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The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program has a new executive director. Lena native Jennifer Wahnee Sherman has taken the reigns of the program, which was founded to relieve the state’s shortage of primary care physicians in rural areas by awarding state-funded scholarships to medical students committed to practicing back in their under-served hometowns. From the University […]

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Ajax Diner gets nod from Men’s Journal

April 3, 2013

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Ajax Diner in Oxford is one of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning’s favorite places to eat. So says a short post, at MensJournal.com. According to the magazine site, the two-time Super Bowl MVP ate there regularly while quarterbacking for the Ole Miss Rebels and still finds time in his professional career for “the down-home […]

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Ole Miss law professor killed in auto accident

January 23, 2013

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MENIFEE, Ark. — Officials say a University of Mississippi law professor was killed in a car crash on Interstate 40 in central Arkansas. Arkansas State Police say the crash happened Tuesday morning on I-40 between Conway and Little Rock. A preliminary report says that 58-year-old Richard Barnes of Oxford crossed the median into oncoming traffic […]

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