When I was 12, my father purchased 200 acres in Madison County. He also purchased a tractor to maintain the property and immediately designated the roll of managing the land to me.
University of Mississippi senior Margaret Munie grew up on a small farm. “We grew pumpkins, tomatoes, squash and other similar veggies,” she said. “I would sell them when I was younger to my neighbors, so it is really cool to be able to support the local farmers here while I am in school.”
Alden Caroline Easter, popularly known as “Ace,” took a trip down under to fulfill a childhood dream of studying abroad. After spending six months across the globe in Sydney, Australia, she considers the place a third home. It was her nature to gravitate to the sand, sun and ocean, but these new beaches were nothing like those back in America.
Patience can be a difficult skill, but it’s important in the sales industry. Working an 8-5 job of cold call sales, Jamie Holcombe must stay positive in her job at the Oxford-based company, Greenserv.
Laurie Stirratt grew up in New Orleans. Her home was an older fishing village near Lake Pontchartrain, and there was a lot to do outside, such as crabbing, fishing, hunting and sailing. She also remembers the wildlife – alligators, snakes and bobcats.
A New York native who has worked with the United States Forestry Service for 35 years with the philosophy of caring for the land and servicing the people is a park ranger in charge of the Holly Springs and Tombigbee National Forests.
Kirsten Faulkner Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org The Oxford Community Market, now open for the year since April 18 at the Old Armory Pavilion, has positively impacted the Oxford community by bringing people from […]
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Will Morrison Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org The Mississippi River area has been known as one of the best places in the world to hunt waterfowl. But in the past three years, nature has […]
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By Elijah Coombs, Amanda Hill, Owen Howland, Charles Miller and Katie Wasierski University of Mississippi student James Cameron was glued to the TV Nov. 8 awaiting the outcome of the 2016 presidential […]