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Must-Know Facts About Oxford

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TA B LE O F CON TE N T S 6

Newcomer's Guide: 7 MustKnow Facts About Oxford

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Oxford Treehouse Gallery Presents South Mississippi Art League

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Community Events

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The 22nd Annual Double Decker Arts Festival

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Yalobusha Brewing Company Brings Sleepy Town to Life with 'Tours & Tastings'

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Oxford's Student Housing Guide

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Ben Pinon: From the Heart to the Table

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100 Things to Eat in Oxford

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A Guide to Pizza in Oxford, MS Reflections Local Sites

1. Double Decker Bus Photo by: Jim Hendrix 2. Paris-Yates Chapel Photo by: Jim Hendrix

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er's Guide Newcom

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Must-Know Facts About

Oxford, MS By Madison Stewart

Some newcomers say these fun and interesting facts have given them all the more reason to call Oxford home.

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Oxford became the home to the first state university in Mississippi in 1848 when the University of Mississippi was founded.

Oxford was named after the university town in Oxford, England.

Oxford is home to the first McAlister’s Deli and Newk’s. McAlister’s Deli was founded in 1989. Newk’s was later started by the same family in 2004.

Oxford is also home to the oldest department store in the South. Neilson’s, located on The Square, was established in 1839.

Oxford is home to William Faulkner’s ‘Rowan Oak,’ which he named after Rowan trees. Rowan trees symbolize peace and security.

Bob Dylan wrote a song called “Oxford Town,” which is about James Meredith’s admission into Ole Miss.

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BARNES&NOBLE OFFICIAL BOOKSTORE Now Located at Jackson Ave Center While Student Union Is Being Renovated

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Oxford Treehouse Gallery Presents

South Mississippi Art League

By Alex Kitchens

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he Oxford Treehouse gallery

generally features around 20 regional artist's works; however, for a limited time, the Oxford Treehouse Gallery is featuring an all new collection in the main gallery room.

This new collection features work from The South Mississippi Arts League, which was established in 2015 with the goal of creating traveling exhibits and providing an outlet for Mississippi Gulf Coast professional artists to promote and display their work.

Quinn, Julia Reyes and Norma Seward.

Happy to Host

The South Mississippi Art League collection will be featured until March 18, and the gallery is open Thursday through Saturday, 12 p.m. noon to 6 p.m. However, gallery owner Vivian Neill, who lives and works on the property, said she is happy to open the gallery at any time for anybody.

League Members

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Vivian and Walter Neill


Walter and Vivian Neill’s vision for the acreage they acquired began with building a blacksmith shop in 2002, where Walter specialized in iron, creating works such as cheese knives and bottle openers. In 2005, the couple built a painting studio and gallery in the midst of the trees and named it Oxford Treehouse Gallery. The Oxford Treehouse Gallery is also home to many local artists’ work.

A Venue with a View

Oxford’s Unique Woodland Venue at Oxford Treehouse Gallery isn’t only the perfect place to feature artwork, but it’s the perfect place to host all types of events. “Nestled in the trees, down a private, secluded drive, Oxford Treehouse Gallery provides the perfect intimate setting for parties, receptions, workshops and meetings,” Neill said. “A kitchen is available for food preparation as well as an apartment for on-site stays. Oxford Treehouse Gallery is an ideal location for a small gathering or a party of 100.” For more information about Oxford’s Unique Woodland Venue at Oxford Treehouse Gallery, contact Vivian Neill at 662-2361667.

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Community april 2017

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Sonia & Vanya & Masha & Spike by Christopher Durang the powerhouse

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Baseball Series: OM vs Alabama Swayze Field First Game: 6:30 pm

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Baseball Series: OM vs Missouri Swayze Field First Game: 6:30 pm

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Oxford Art Crawl The Powerhouse 6:00 - 8:00 pm

april 8th

Sleeping Beauty Ford Center 7:30 pm - 9 pm

Albert HerringUM Opera Theatre Ford Center 7:30 pm & 3 pm

april 28-29 Double Decker Arts Festival The Square 8:00 am 10:00 pm

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Events

may 2017 may 2-3

Baseball Series: OM vs ULM Swayze Field First Game: 6:30 pm olemisssports.com

may 13th

Ole Miss Graduation Various Locations 8 am - 5 pm commencement. olemiss.edu

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The Old-Time Piano Playing Contest UM Music Building oldtimepiano contest.com

may 12th

Double Decker Bus Tour Various Locations 2 pm- 3 pm visitoxfordms.com

may 12-14 Baseball Series: OM vs A&M Swayze Field First Game: 6:30 pm olemisssports.com

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facebook.com/ TunesandTails

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Tunes & Tails The Pavilion 3 pm - 7 pm

Oxford Art Crawl The Powerhouse 6:00 - 8:00 pm

may 26 - 28th may 29thLandscaping june 2nd Camp

the inn at ole miss theinnatolemiss. com

Art Safari Camp The powerhouse 8 am - 5 pm oxfordarts.com

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DOUBLE DECKER

MUSIC LINEUP FEBRUARY 15TH - 19TH

By Steven Gagliano

ARTS FESTIVAL

Photo Credits: Joey Brent

FRIDAY, APRIL 28 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Muddy Magnolias 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Thacker Mountain Radio Hour 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

SATURDAY, APRIL 29 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm | Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm | Dr. John & The Nite Trippers 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Luther Dickinson 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | James McMurtry 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Seratones 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Robert Finley 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Amelia Eisenhaur & The Paruvian Farm Girls 10:15 am - 11:15 am | The Mississippi Jazz Ensemble

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HOW DOUBLE DECKER BECAME AS BIG AS GAME DAY From Stapled Burlap to VIP Tents, Double Decker Maintains Original Vision in Spite of Growth BY RANDALL HALEY

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here were three things that Oxford did best. In 1995, a young woman, full of ambition and determined to celebrate the food, music and art of Oxford, Mississippi, couldn’t be deterred from the idea of a festival on the Square. “I knew it would work. Now, I don’t know if that’s just because I was young and naïve… didn’t know enough to know it might not [work], or I’m bad about thinking I can make whatever happen. Once I decide, I’m like, ‘Yeah, we’re going to make this happen.’”

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project has become one of Oxford’s most celebrated weekends, bringing over 60,000 tourists to the Square.

Some Were Skeptical But in 1995, that project was harder to get off the ground than Tannehill anticipated. After being turned down by John Leslie, the mayor at the time, Tannehill decided she would find another way to raise $10,000 for the very first Double Decker Arts Festival. “I was met with skepticism from some of the city leaders. I see why they were worried about it,” Tannehill said. “They’re thinking, ‘Saturday is a very big retail day on the Square and she wants us to close the streets?’” But Tannehill decided to take the next step and rallied up some friends to convince city leaders to close the Square for the day.


Friends in High Places “I understood their skepticism; it just made me more determined to prove them wrong. So, I got several influential business owners I knew to go with me to talk to him (Leslie) again,” Tannehill said. “[The city] would not give me any money, but they would close the streets.” Tannehill raised the $10,000 by having Coca-Cola and Budweiser sponsor the festival. But there were two things Tannehill feared would cause Budweiser to back out of the sponsorship. “I didn’t want beer to be sold at the festival. I wanted it to be more family-oriented, and I wanted it to be free,” Tannehill said. “Those were two things that were important then and still are. But, I talked Budweiser into sponsoring just knowing that they would be selling beer in bars all around the Square.”

Overcoming the Obstacles After realizing that the $10,000 raised didn’t go very far, the tourism council couldn’t afford staging for the bands to perform. Fortunately for Tannehill, she had an idea, and a local Oxford musician and friend to Tannehill, Bill Russell, knew where to begin. “He had friends who ate breakfast at The Beacon that drove 18-wheelers,” Tannehill said. “So, he and I went to The Beacon one morning and asked them if they

would drop their rigs on the Square Friday.” The 18-wheeler drivers agreed to provide the stage, and Tannehill then busied herself by stapling burlap around the rigs. “I had several bands that I didn’t pay the first year with promise of paying them double the second,” she said. While laughing, she added, “And, they trusted me that there would be a second festival.” For the music lineup, Tannehill gathered bands that were passing through headed to New Orleans for Jazz Fest. In fact, having bands pass through was the biggest reason Tannehill set the date of the festival in late April, one of many things that hasn’t changed in all of Double Decker’s history.

Putting Oxford on the Map The next step to get this show on the road was advertising. But having a small budget to work with, Tannehill had to be a little more creative to promote the festival. “I used our whole advertising budget to fly in travel writers instead of placing ads,” Tannehill said. Next, she encouraged all of the bed and breakfast owners to donate rooms, and all of the “best” restaurants at the time to donate meals to the writers. For three or four days, Tannehill showed the writers all that Oxford had to offer. “For that, they all felt obligated, Visit hottytoddy.com for news, arts, sports, and fun! | 19


in return, to write a story about Oxford,” Tannehill said. “That’s when all the articles started happening that started listing us as sophisticated little Oxford in USA Today and all of our things we hold onto now… the little blurbs from different publications? That’s really when it started was when those travel writers came and discovered us.” Everything seemed to be coming together for Tannehill and her big dreams of celebrating Oxford. But there were a few things that didn’t cross Tannehill’s mind in the planning process of the big day. “There are just so many funny stories that come to mind from that first [festival], “ Tannehill said, “things that we didn’t think about, like getting environmental services to come do trash all day. My husband and I stayed up here all night picking up trash because I thought if the mayor sees the next day that it’s all a mess, he’ll never let me do it again. I can promise you that was a mistake we only made once.”

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“We had a group called the Steele Magnolias from New Orleans, and they wore these huge feather headdresses… I mean, huge,” Tannehill said. But by the end of the night, and countless trash bags later, exhaustion had finally hit. Tannehill locked up the courthouse without walking back in to check on things. “Monday morning, they were like, ‘oh my gosh, it looks like Big Bird exploded in here, what happened?’,” Tannehill said. “They were trying to have court, and there were feathers all over the courtroom.” Tannehill spent countless hours lining up every detail of festival, and she never had a doubt it would be a success in Oxford; that was until the night before the festival. “I did not hardly sleep the night before,” Tannehill said. “I’m thinking back to the things that went into this with no money. There were just all of these things that were so enormously time consuming, and then it gets to be the morning of and you’re like, ‘Oh my gosh, I hope people come.’”

Success! With 9,000 people on the Square that day, the inaugural Double Decker Festival of 1996 was a huge success. Now, not much has


Robyn Tannehill (Left), Lee Ann Stubbs (Middle), and Mary Allyn Hedges (Right).

changed. The festival is still free to the public, remains family-oriented and still celebrates Oxford’s food, music and art. If there has been anything that has changed over the years, it’s the sheer scale and size.

Give The People What They Want Mary Allyn Hedges, director of Visit Oxford, agrees with Tannehill in that “what makes it a great festival has stayed the same,” but each year, she works to improve the festival where she can, whether it’s to ensure safety or expand the music lineup. “We work hard to make sure our festival attendees have an experience that makes them want to come back from year to year,” Hedges said. “Robyn saw a vision and created something that has probably exceeded many people’s expectations.” While planning the festival was the job of the tourism council director 20 years ago, two decades of growth later, Visit Oxford has its very own Double Decker coordinator, Lee Ann Stubbs, whose only job is to plan Oxford’s biggest event of the year.

Planning Festivals to Come “I’ve been attending the Double Decker Arts Festival since I was a child,” Stubbs said. “It’s a wonderful feeling to say now, I have a part in planning it. It’s hard to even say that my work is a job because its so fun to see the festival go from start to finish.” Stubbs begins planning for the festival in August by seeking out major sponsors, getting vendor applications ready and putting the music lineup together. As the new year rolls around and the festival draws near, Stubbs garners help from every facet she can: the office, interns, volunteers and “pretty much every department in the city.” “I couldn’t do it without them,” Stubbs said. “And, they all do it with smiles on their faces.” For a weekend that all started with the idea of a “young, naïve” woman, it’s safe to agree with Tannehill and say the weekend of Oxford’s annual Double Decker Arts Festival “has become just as big as a home football game weekend.” Visit hottytoddy.com for news, arts, sports, and fun! | 21


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Yalobusha Brewing Company Brings Sleepy Town to Life with "Tours and Tastings" By Amy Goodin

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Friday night in the

small town of Water Valley, Mississippi, is mostly uneventful. The storefronts are closed, the playground areas are dark, but about halfway down Main Street, there is something a bit different. Food vendors are set up in a parking lot next to an old building, where people of all ages fill the doorway of the building as music spills out into the street. This is the Yalobusha Brewery Co., and the event: Tours and Tastings. Tour and Taste Tradition For over a year now, Yalobusha Brewery Co. has been hosting Tours and Tastings every Friday 24 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com

afternoon and night. Beginning at 2 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m. on Fridays, visitors are invited to purchase a tour of the brewery and tasting card for only $10. After paying for the tour and tasting card, guests are invited into the brewing room, which is the first and only stop on the tour. This space combines a bit of old and new. One side of the room is filled with wooden barrels full of brewed beer, and the other side of the room shines with stainless steel vats of beers that are still in the fermentation stage. The tour guides explain the process of making the different types of beers and why each one requires a different amount of yeast and time. The guides also suggest brews


that are available for tasting that night that appeal to each person’s interests.

Once the tour is over, guests are free to visit the bar and choose to sample any six of the brews that are available. The ‘menu’ is a board of the beer logos that Yalobusha has on tap for the night. The beers on the top row of the board are available each week, but the beers on the bottom row change with each event. Waking up Water Valley At 7 p.m., the real show starts with live music and local food vendors parked nearby. Parents bring children, college students from nearby Oxford arrive, local Water Valley residents pour in the doors, and even University staff and faculty make their way to the brewery. Outside food from any local restaurant is allowed inside

the building, the band or musician starts playing, and the brewery tours and tastings kick into high gear. The smiles, sounds and smells of the large room blend together to make for a unique and special evening. While sitting at the long tables chatting with old friends or new ones, surrounded by children playing games and dancing, listening to talented musicians, and sipping a locally brewed beer, it’s easy to imagine that you are anywhere besides the sleepy little town of Water Valley. For more information on the Yalobusha Brewery Co. or the Tours and Tasting event, visit their website at yalobrew.com

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• Swimming Pool • Jacuzzi • Volleyball Court • Free Tanning • State of the Art Fitness Center

• Two Study labs with Free Printing • Game Room • Cyber Cafe • Pets Allowed • Free Cable and Internet

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Campus Creek

101 Creekmore Blvd. Oxford, MS campuscreek.com

• Swimming Pool • Cardio Room • Beach Volleyball Court • Tennis Court • Gift Wrapping Station • Weight Room • Pets Allowed • Tanning Beds • Free Wi-Fi for • Computer Labs Residents • Lounge Area • Poolside Grilling Station

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Faulkner Flats

2998 Old Taylor Rd. Oxford, MS liveatfaulknerflats.com

• Pool & Spa • Gas Fire Pit • Fitness Room • Golf Simulator • Walking Trail • Car Wash / Vacuum • Shuffleboard

• Study Room • Cyber Lounge • Two Verandas with BBQ Grills • Tanning • Pet Park • Garden Tubs

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The Hub

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• 20 ft Jumbo Pool • Volleyball Court • Billiards & Shuffleboard Side TV • Oversized Hot Tub • Basketball Court • Steam Room & Sauna • Yoga Room • Computer & Study • Pets Allowed Lounge • Late Night Shuttle • Tanning Beds • Gaming Center with • Fire Pit & BBQ Stations Arcade Games

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Lafayette Place 1711 Anderson Rd. Oxford, MS livelafayetteplace.com

• Close to Campus • Keyed Bedroom Entry • Pets Allowed • Rentable Carports • Students First Program • Tanning Beds • Game Room • Updated Models • Updated Clubhouse

• Saltwater Pool • Outdoor Grilling Station • Sand Volleyball Court • 24-Hour Fitness Center • Desk with 2-Position Study Chair

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Lexington Pointe

2000 Lexington Pointe Dr. Oxford, MS liveatlexingtonpointeapts.com

• Tennis Court • Tanning Salon • Outdoor Cabana • Swimming Pool • Outdoor Shuffleboard, Bocce Ball, & Horseshoe • Outdoor Fireplace

• Covered Parking • Fitness Center • Game Room with Billiards • Pet Friendly • Private Balcony or Patio

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Springtime is calling and so is Hermitage Gardens of Oxford. Discover new opportunities waiting for you and get a taste of our Five Star Warmth & Hospitality. CALL TO ENJOY LUNCH AND A TOUR. www.HermitageGardensOfOxford.com

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The Retreat

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FROM THE HEART

TO THE BEN PINON: By Amy Goodin

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enjamin “Ben” Pinon, a New York native and 2016 Ole Miss MBA graduate, is helping to bring nutrition education and positive food culture to the dinner table of Oxford families. GROWING UP TO DO GOOD Pinon, the son of a nurse and a social worker, was almost destined to choose a path that would advocate for others. He was able to see the passion his parents put into caring for others as his mother specialized in helping those who were diagnosed with HIV, and his dad worked with troubled youth, many of whom were receiving psychiatric care. “Even though I’m a middle child, I have this big brother mentality,” Pinon said. “Maybe it’s from watching my parents, but I want to help people and look after people.” 36 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com

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Even though his parents were both hard workers, Pinon’s father made meal time a priority in the house while he and his siblings were growing up. This experience helped shape how Pinon would grow to view food and the role of food in human interaction. “My dad was the cook in the family, and he kind of insisted that we were going to eat as a family,” Pinon said. “We ate as a family together almost every night when I was growing up. That was my experience, and I didn’t realize how unique and rare it was until other people told me that it wasn’t everyone’s normal.” HELPING WITH HEALTHCORPS After he graduated from Cornell University with a degree in International Agriculture and Rural Development, Pinon


knew he wanted to continue helping others, and he found the perfect way to do just that with an organization called HealthCorps. HealthCorps, a nonprofit organization that works to give teens the skills to improve their physical and mental health, placed Pinon in Clarksdale, Mississippi. While in this position, Pinon worked as a traveling teacher of sorts. He would plan with teachers to guest speak in their classrooms and would give lessons on nutrition, fitness and emotional health. HIS INFLUENCE IN OXFORD Once his time in HealthCorps was completed, Pinon moved to Oxford where, while working full time on campus and earning his MBA, he helped to create a weekly cooking class, Food Club, at the local Boys and Girls Club. Pinon also pitched the Food Club to the MBA entrepreneur student groups, which resulted in over $3,000 being raised to help sustain Food Club for the kids of the Oxford Boys and Girls Club. Currently, Pinon is the director of Food and Sustainability Programs

at Magnolia Montessori School in Oxford. He cooks healthy meals for 40 to 50 children daily. In his free time, he is still involved with the Food Club at the Boys and Girls Club, he helps with the local city market, and he is participating in Leadership Lafayette. He helped create an after-school cooking club at Oxford High School, and he recently formed a new working relationship with YoknapaTaco and will use the YoknapaTaco truck to host nutritious dinner pop-ups once each month. The truck will be set up in one of the normal locations, but Pinon will prepare unique and fresh items for customers. Pinon is thankful for the experiences he had with food while he was growing up, and he is working diligently to ensure that others also have positive experiences with food. “I cannot explain how much food has meant to me,” Pinon said. “My experience growing up, eating together at the table, it’s what made us a family. All of this is just me trying to give back what has been given to me.”

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Things to Eat in

OXFORD By Liz Barrett Foster

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6 N Tubbs • Bagels • Pizza Ajax Diner • Ajax salad • Red Bean Rolls • Black-Eyed Peas & Catfish Cakes • Greek Pimento & Cheese • Country Fried Steak • Grilled Andouille & Onion Po-boy • Sweet Potato Casserole B's Hickory Smoke BBQ• Brisket • Ribs Bacchus• Porkchop • Crab Claws Big Bad Breakfast - The Secret History Bim Bam Burger & Wings• Wings • Philly Cheesesteak Blind Pig- Reuben Sandwich Bottletree Bakery- Blueberry Brioche Boure• Black-eyed-pea Hummus • Reuben • Tomato Pie Canoodle- Breakfast Tacos Dickey's BBQ Pit- Jalapeno-Cheddar Kielbasa Marquis Chevron- Chicken on a Stick Chick-Fil-A- Waffle Fries City Grocery- Shrimp & Grits Dominos- Philly Cheesteak Sandwich

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A GUIDE TO

PIZZA IN OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI By John West

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for catfish and barbecue, but Oxford appears to be all about pizza. In a town in 22,314, according to the latest census, there are 16 restaurants that serve pizza, or about 7.17 pizza places per 10,000 residents. And that number doesn’t take into account grocery stores and service stations, several of which also serve cooked and uncooked pizzas, nor does it factor in pizza spots on the Ole Miss campus. Google Trends shows that searches for pizza in Mississippi have steadily increased in the state since 2004, when data was first collected. It is also interestingly a much more popular query than catfish or barbecue. According to real-estate blog Estately, Mississippi is 49th in the nation in pizza restaurants per capita, which makes Oxford an anomaly. That may be why Oxford is also the home of PMQ Pizza 48 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com

Magazine, which calls itself “the pizza industry’s #1 magazine and website.”

Delivering the dough Dalton Dennison of Landshark Delivery says that the service delivers for five pizza restaurants, which account for about 400 deliveries a week. “That’s essentially one whole day worth of deliveries of just pizza,” Dennison said, “and most people order at least two.” Drew Daigle, an employee of Square Pizza, has made “everything from your basic delivery frozendough-discs, to New York style, to our Ohio style dough” and says he considers himself a pizza expert. He came to work at Square Pizza nearly two years ago after stints at nearby Funky’s Pizza and Daiquri Bar, and at a Pizza Hut in Brentwood, Tennessee.

ain't easy being cheesy While Daigle won’t say that the pizza business is easy, he does


believe that the straightforwardness of the product compared to other types of cuisine makes it very appealing for someone who might want to start a restaurant. “It just a simple food,” Daigle said. “The most expensive thing that you’re buying is the cheese, other than that, you’re paying for tomato, flour and yeast.” Daigle, a recent Ole Miss grad with degrees in French and computer science, said that he would consider staying in the business in the future, hoping to start or franchise his own store after gaining so much experience at places in Oxford. “Have you ever heard anyone say ‘I hate pizza’? That doesn’t happen very often.”

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© 2015 Jim Hendrix

Enjoy our “Reflections” post — one of many vignettes and stories featuring memories of days gone by.

The Oxford Telephone Exchange and The Depot By Dr. T.J. Ray

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ood news doesn’t flash along every day, but some good news has come to our little town. Late last winter brought a change in one utility enjoyed by some citizens. W. H. Harvey announced in the paper that he had bought out the Oxford Telephone Exchange and that all additional phones then wanted would be put in by the first of April. He assured the town that service would be greatly improved, and long distance connections would be made in the near future. One was to reach all the way to Holly Springs, thirty miles to the north. Mr. Harvey said that his service was guaranteed and that prices would remain the same. He kindly solicited everyone’s business. Judging from the number of advertisements dotting the two local papers from businesses that had telephones, he and his predecessors were successful salesmen.

Booming Business

Businesses are sprouting up all over the place. Entrepreneurs peddle some salutary goods. You probably remember in April a paid announcement by Buffaloe & Buttler announced proudly, “We have now opened up our Ice Cream parlors and Soda Water for the season of nineteen hundred and will say that our long 52 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com

experience in the business warrants us in saying that we can serve you with as nice and delicious soda water, and ice cream as can possibly be made, and would respectfully ask you to give us a call.” What a sweet way to treat your sweetheart.

Discontent with the Depot

The discontent of the people has focused on the depot, a half mile west of the Square. The Eagle reported that “The waiting rooms at the depot are too small and entirely inadequate to accommodate a large crowd like those that frequently wait for a train. There is plenty of room there, and surely the I.C. people do not want to act miserly in preparing accommodations for their customers. They can’t wait up town until the train blows; therefore make room at the station.” Ten weeks later, the paper announced that the Illinois Central had plans to build a large new depot. It was something, according to the Globe, that had been needed for some time and “we are glad the clever Illinois Central road has decided on putting in a new one.” Dr. T. J. Ray, retired professor of English at Ole Miss and acknowledged local character (respectfully stated), writes as Lester Pithfroggle. His humor and sense of history are remarkable. Dr. Ray recently published “Moonshine and Murder in Mississippi.” This piece is from around 1900.


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Apartments/Rentals Campus Creek 101 Creekmore Blvd (662) 513-4980 Cambridge Station 801 Frontage Rd (662) 638-0356 Faulkner FLats 2998 Old Taylor Rd (662) 638-0357 Hermitage Gardens Assisted Living 1488 Belk Blvd (662) 234-8244 The Hub Student Housing Center 109 Anchorage Rd (662) 234-2833 Lafayette Place Student Housing Center 1711 Anderson Rd. (662) 513-6222 Lexington Pointe 2000 Lexington Pointe Dr (662) 628-0175 The Retreat at Oxford Student Housing Center 2405 Anderson Rd (662) 550-2003 University Trails Student Housing Center 900 Whirlpool Dr. (662) 281-1335

Automotive Belk Ford/Oxford Toyota 447 Highway 6 West (662) 234-4661 (888) 340-3228

Cannon Motors 100 N Thacker Loop (662) 550-4208 Highway 30 Collision 84 Hwy 30 E (662) 380-5150 Sheldon’s Towing 433 Hwy 6 W (662) 638-3713

Banks/Investments Bank of Commerce 1610 Jackson Ave W (662) 234-2220 Mississippi Federal Credit Union Bank 1101 Jackson Ave W (662) 236-9099 Raymond James & Associates Investments 1013 E Jackson Ave (662) 234-3414 Renasant Bank 2527 Jackson Ave W (662) 232-3403 1111 Jackson Ave E (800) 680-1601 1901 University Ave (800) 680-1601

Food/Dining Bottletree Bakery 923 Van Buren Ave. (662) 236-5000

Gus’s Fried Chicken 306 S Lamar Blvd (662) 638-3420 Greenline Salads, Wraps, Soups 1002 Van Buren (662) 234.7829 Green Roof Lounge 305 W Jackson Ave (662) 638-6017 Jackson Beer Co. 1801 W Jackson Ave Suite D-103 (662) 638-3642 Kroger 2013 University Ave (662) 236-9956 McEwen's 1110 Van Buren Ave (662) 234-7003 Mugshots Galleria II 1400 Merchants Dr. (662) 380-5054 Newk’s Downtown 1309 University Ave (662) 513-5303 Newk’s W. Jackson 2305 W Jackson Ave Galleria Mall (662) 238-2727 Old Venice Pizza Co. 1112 Van Buren Ave (662) 236-6872

The Blind Pig 105 N Lamar Blvd (662) 234-5119

Papa John’s Pizza Delivery 1506 Jackson Ave W (662) 234-8648

Chick Fil A Student Union Dr. 2307 Jackson Ave W (662) 232-8787

South Depot Taco Shop 1004 Van Buren Ave (662) 234-7886

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Alfa Insurance-Freddie Pinion 1614 University Avenue (662) 268-4401 Home First Mortgage 101 Courthouse Square, Suite A (662) 259-3240 Tom Davis State Farm Insurance 1015 University Ave (662) 236-2281

Health & Fitness Dr. Brenda Fowler Dental Services 2408 S Lamar, Suite 3 (662) 513-4619 Dawkins Family Dental 440 N Lamar Blvd (662) 234-5725 GNC 2214 Jackson Ave W, Oxford, MS 38655 (662) 234-5687

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Services Alice & Company Beauty and Salon 1729 University Ave (662) 234-3896 C-Spire Wireless Services 1608 Jackson Ave (855) 277-4735

Live Well Therapeutic Massage 2621 W Oxford Loop (662) 549-7010

Design Gallery Alterations & Furniture 1603 University Ave (662) 665-0500

Oxford Fitness Kickboxing 2146 Jackson Ave W. (662) 801-8400

Oxford Conference Center Meetings and Events 102 Ed Perry Blvd (662) 232-2367

Real Estate Oxford Commons 112 Mulberry Lane (662)236-0060 RE/MAX Blake Cannon 1923 University Ave (662) 234-5621 Fergie Crill

Truvy's Beauty Spot Beauty & Salon 2704 West Oxford Loop Suite 113 (662) 236-1884

Shopping Barnes and Noble/ Ole Miss Bookstore 1111 W. Jackson Ave. (662) 915-5894

Cat Daddy’s/Ink Spot Ole Miss Apparel 1301 N Lamar (662) 236-2639 Hollywood Feed Pet Supplies 2210 W Jackson Ave (662) 638-0435 Malco Movie Theatre/Bowling 206 Commonwealth Blvd (662) 638-0365 Miss Behavin’ Women’s Apparrel 107 N Lamar Blvd. (662) 513-4177 Neilson's 119 Courthouse Square (662) 234-1161 Old School Knife Works 107 N Lamar Blvd. (662) 513-4177 Oxford Home Furnishings 1925 University Ave (662) 638-3522 Snooze Mattress Company 2202 Jackson Ave W, Oxford (662) 701-5880 Steven Rose Jewelers Jewelry 2311 Jackson Ave W. Suite 306 B (662) 380-5023 Sugar Magnolia Antique Mall Antique Collectibles 1919 University Ave (662) 234-6330

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Lafayette County Detention Center 711 E Jackson Ave (662) 234-6421

Oxford City Hall Visitor Information Available inside City Hall 107 Courthouse Sq (662) 236-1310

Oxford Fire Department Fire Chief, Cary Sallis 658 N Lamar Blvd (662) 232-2418 (662) 232-2412 (662) 232-2413

Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce

Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society 413 McElroy Dr (662) 236-7631 (662) 236-7633

Yoknapatawpha Arts Council Lafayette County & Oxford’s Arts Agency 413 S 14th St (662) 236-6429 www.oxfordarts.com

U of M Museum

Kinard Hall Wing C, Floors 2 & 3 (662) 915-7234

Malco Theatre Oxford Studio Cinema 1111 W Jackson Ave (662) 236-4962

First Baptist Church of Oxford

Day & Night Walk-In Care 1487 Belk Blvd (662) 234-1090

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Urgent Care Clinic of Oxford

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Plastic, Cans, Newspaper and Mixed Paper 719 Molly Barr Rd (662) 232-2745

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Exhibits Art & Historical Artifacts University Ave & 5th St (662) 915-7073

Businesses & Visitor Info 299 W Jackson Ave P.O. Box 147 (662) 234-4651 info@oxfordms.com

Chief of Police, Joey East 715 Molly Barr Rd (662) 232-2400

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Mailing, Packaging & Delivery Services 1739 E University Ave (662) 236-3800

Stamps, Boxes, Mailing Services & Pick-Up 401 McElroy Dr (662) 234-5615 1 Student Union Dr (662) 234-1316 505 Jackson Ave (662) 281-8329

Baptist Memorial Hospital Emergency Services 24/7 2301 S Lamar Blvd (662) 232-8100

Oxford Commons 206 Commonwealth Blvd (662) 638-0365

800 Van Buren Ave (662) 234-3515

North Oxford Baptist Church 304 County Road 101 (662) 234-1101

Oxford-University United Methodist Church 424 South 10th St (662) 234-5278

First Presbyterian Church 924 Van Buren Ave (662) 234-1757

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 403 University Ave (662) 234-6073

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 113 S Ninth St (662) 234-1269

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