Author: Jenna Mason

The Sweetness of Small Town Traditions

The Sweetness of Small Town Traditions The Oxford Christmas Parade brings the community together, year after year. BY JULIE CANTRELL PHOTOS BY BRUCE NEWMAN A community is only as good as its people. That’s what my grandfather used to say when he would serve on his local school board or volunteer to help those in need. My family stressed the “unity” of “community” and taught me not only to play my part, but to value the contributions of every member of our society. Through the ages people have celebrated that “unity” by honoring certain traditions. From pow-wows to baptisms,...

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