Friday, June 9, 2023’s Best Stories of 2013: 31 – 35

Merry Christmas from all of us here at! Have a wonderful and safe holiday today (but don’t forget to read numbers 31 through 35 of our Top 50 Countdown)!


Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications 35. Top 10 Outsider Observations About Oxford Editor Andy Knef is a newcomer to the Oxford community. He shared is top 10 observations about Oxford and Ole Miss after living here for just two months. Do you agree with Andy’s thoughts?



hunterknight34. Lafayette High School Senior Starts Successful Business

Hunter Knight, Oxford native and senior at Lafayette High School, launched his own clothing line on June 7, 2013. He became an overnight sensation! By August, he started shipping to 30 states and five retailers across the country. Check out Properly Tied Clothing today!


freeze33. Coach Freeze Wins the Game of Twitter

Coach Hugh Freeze made a big impression on those attending 2013 SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., both at the event and on Twitter. He was genuinely proud of the program, the school, and his players. He seemed excited about the possibilities the season held. We love you too, Coach!


crystalball32. Looking into the Bowl Game Crystal Ball for the Rebels

We know that the Rebels will be playing Georgia Tech in the Music Bowl in a few days, but the speculation leading up to that decision was a blast! How’d we do in our predictions?



highlands31. Developers’ Dream Springs Forth in Highlands Development

John McCurdy and his wife Betsy began purchasing property on Highway 6 east of Oxford in the 1990s, in hopes of building their dream neighborhood there. Not only did they succeed, the managed to attract some of Oxford’s most influential residents to take up residence at the Highlands, including Coach Hugh Freeze.



To help you deal with the end of Christmas and prepare for New Years, we will have numbers 26 through 30 ready for you tomorrow! Or Click Here to read ahead.