Luna is a young adult Catahoula mix girl. She is a low key, laid back girl who loves people and wants most to be a lap dog and snuggle bunny. Her $125 fee covers spay, shots, and microchip. The Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is currently open by appointment only to pre-approved applica…

Levi Gosdin, son of Lesa Gosdin and Keith Gosdin of Wedowee, graduated May 2020 from Auburn University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Levi is a graduate of Ranburne High School and will be relocating to Huntsville to launch his career with Jacobs Space Exploration Group as a Systems…

There will be a food giveaway of fresh fruits and vegetables beginning at 2 p.m. today, May 29, at Greater Thankful Baptist Church, 3025 W. 14th St. There are no requirements. Visit www.greaterthankful.org for more information.

Lee Bentley is an assistant manager at Dorsey’s Market in Oxford. He has worked in retail for over 40 years — locally for nearly 30 years. Bentley is in his fifth year working at Dorsey’s and is grateful for the support of the community during the pandemic. He was able to take a brief break …

Kong is a 1 year old Staffordshire terrier mix and weighs about 45 pounds. He is up to date on all vaccines and is neutered. He has a super sweet personality and he has lots of energy. He loves toys and treats but has a talent for fence jumping so he will need to be supervised while outside.…

Parker is a young adult hound mix. This handsome boy is great at playing fetch. He is smart, sensitive, and always eager to learn. His $125 fee covers neuter, all shots, and microchip. The Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is currently open by appointment only to pre-approved applicants. …

Thomas Bradley is celebrating 40 years of service in law enforcement. He is currently an officer with the Oxford Police Department assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. He has completed approximately 250 different classes, seminars and training courses during his career, includin…

Thor is a full blooded German Shepherd. He is around 1 year old and he is neutered and up to date on all vaccines. He has been training at Encore Enrichment Center for Shelter dogs. He is super smart and already knows some basic commands. However Thor does not play well with others so he wil…

Odyssey is an adorable adult mixed breed dog. She is a calm natured girl who enjoys playing tug, sunbathing, and cuddling. Her $125 fee covers spay, shots, and microchip. The Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is currently open by appointment only to pre-approved applicants. Visit AL75.pet…

University of Mississippi Senior Donald Lanier Hopper of Oxford was among more than 70 Ole Miss students to receive a 2020 Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial Medal, the university's highest academic award.

Maci Barnwell is this year’s valedictorian at Jacksonville Christian Academy. She has earned multiple academic awards, as well as the award for Best Offensive Volleyball Player. Barnwell received a four-year, merit-based scholarship to Jacksonville State University, where she plans to study …

Senior Spotlight. Susie-Q is 12 years old. She has been at the shelter almost her whole life and is ready to spend her remaining years in her own home. She is spayed, up to date on all vaccines. She is people and dog friendly but won't be able to make friends with cats or other animals. Plea…

Jack Jack is a handsome adult mix breed dog. This friendly, playful boy enjoys catching treats and splashing in the pool. His $125 fee covers neuter, all shots, and microchip. The Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is currently open by appointment only to pre-approved applicants. Visit AL7…

  Gadsden State Community College has been honoring students for their academic achievements for over five decades during a traditional Honors Day program. That all changed with campus closures in mid-March resulting from the spread of COVID-19.

Jeromy and Sheay Hodge are the parents of White Plains High School senior Jacob Hodge. As schools shut down in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, the Hodges tried to find a way to celebrate their son’s upcoming graduation. They found a Facebook group that allowed users to “adopt” a…