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Clarion-Ledger Indexes
 YEAR 1986 - 1994  O  

  • O'Bannon Attendance Center
    • Thieves steal Greenville school's air conditioners, 7/7/93, 3B
  • O'Barry, Richard
    • Dolphin-rights activist criticizes Marine Life Oceanarium, 8/24/90, 1B
  • O'Brien, Edna
    • London-based novelist has reading at USM, 12/8/94, 1D
  • O'Connell, Maura
    • Benefit concert for PRM at Hal & Mal's, 8/23/90, 13E
  • O'Donnell, George
    • Never fulfilled poetical potential, 10/23/88, 3F
  • O'Hara, Shawn
    • Gubernatorial candidate sues Clarion-Ledger; he was 'ignored', 9/26/91, 2B
    • Independent candidate for governor, 10/31/91, 1B
  • O'Hora, Ronan SEE Mississippi Symphony
  • O'Leary, Brokaw and Associates SEE Jackson Fire Department
  • O'Leary, Brokaw and Associates SEE Jackson Police Department
  • O'Leary, Hazel
    • Speaks at Millsaps; defends Clinton's energy tax, 4/28/93, 3B
  • O'Neal, Kimsey
    • First black to be named Miss Ole Miss, 11/30/89, 1A
  • O'Neill, Duane SEE Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce
  • O'Quinn, Melinda
    • Goes home from hospital, 9/8/94, 3B
    • Husband Bill's kidney transplanted into wife Melinda, 8/20/94, 1B; 8/27/94, 3B
    • Recipient of spouse's kidney getting along fine, 11/24/94, 1A
  • O'Riley, Christopher
    • Pianist guests with Mississippi Symphony, 4/28/89, 1D
  • O'Sullivan, Efraim SEE Beckwith, Byron De La---Ex N.O....
  • O.B. Curtis Road
    • Erosion problems
      • RBG Contractors investigation, 9/27/94, 1A
  • O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Facility
    • SEE Water treatment plant, Jackson
  • O.B.Curtis Water Treatment Plant SEE Water treatment plant
  • O.J. Ekemode and the Nigerian All-Stars
    • At Hal & Mal's, 12/14/89, 10E
  • Oak Land Furniture
    • Okolona manufacturer to add 50 jobs, 6/4/93, 5B
  • Oak Ridge Boys
    • Concert in Jackson, 12/8/86, 1C
    • Concert in Jackson for Mississippi Literacy Foundation, 11/15/90, 6F; 11/18/90, 1B
  • Oak tree
    • Byram
      • County can claim oak tree at $4000 less than earlier estimate, 9/6/90, 5B
      • In Siwell Road right-of-way widening dispute, 5/29/90, 1A
    • Byrum
      • Jury determines tree's value at $750, 11/9/90, 5B
    • Long Beach, 7/13/87, 3B
  • Oakbrook Stables
    • Phyllis Jacobs' horse killed by arrow, 6/26/95, 1A; 6/27/95, 1A; 10/5/94, 4B
  • Oakes Home
    • Yazoo City
      • To be African-American Cultural Center, 4/14/92, 1D
  • Oakes, Donald SEE Warren Central High School
  • Oakley Training School
    • 11 escapees caught, 10/29/87, 1A
    • 2 juvenile escapees sought, 10/13/92, 5B
    • 3 teens escape; recaptured in 24 hours, 9/18/94, 5B
    • Administrators Craig and Davis suspended, 6/25/92, 3B
    • Aides heard rumors, 10/31/87, 1B
    • Area residents are irate and fearful about escapees, 4/10/90, 1A; 4/11/90, 5B
    • Area residents want alternate route if school road closed, 11/10/90, 5B
    • Bloodhounds used to nab 2 escapees, 6/13/90, 5B
    • Build fence, guard facility, report recommends, 7/13/90, 1A; 7/17/90, 1A
    • Escapee is sought, 4/25/90, 5B: 4/26/90, 3B
    • Fordice pays visit, 10/17/92, 2B
    • Gifted teen offenders in new program, 2/24/94, 1B
    • Hinds officials seeking closure of access road, 9/28/90, 5B
    • Investigator:Complaints unfounded, 11/19/87, 3B
    • Its' "Winning' literacy program, 3/17/92, 4B
    • Military training introduced, 2/15/93, 1A; 10/21/92, 1D
    • Neighbors warned of escapes of 3 teenagers, 5/9/90, 2B
    • Now housing twice the limit allowed by federal mandate, 7/13/94, 1B
    • Officers unknowingly help 2 hitchhiking escapees, 4/27/90, 1A
    • Officials say they will make it safe, 4/18/90, 5B
    • Pat Fordice addresses students, 11/20/93, 5B
    • Proposed fence could fall prey to budget cuts, 2/18/91, 4B
    • Runaway problem improves; panel credited, 5/15/91, 1B
    • Some delinquents may be released under strict sanctions, 7/5/92, 1A
    • State, Oakley will try to deter closure, 3/6/89, 1B
    • Superintendent controversy, 11/14/87, 1B
    • Superintendent should resign, 10/22/87, 3B
    • Superintendent voluntarily resign, 4/2/89, 3B
    • Two teenagers flee school--39 so far in 1990, 8/6/90, 1B; 8/7/90, 5B
    • Upgrading of sites, programs, 7/13/94, 2B
    • Work-release participant Sharone Brown, 2/28/94, 1B; 6/29/93, 1B
  • Oaks, The
    • House may be moved to Ag Museum site, 4/17/93, 1B; 10/11/93, 3B (house won't be moved)
    • Sherman saved historic Jackson house from flames, 12/17/92, 1F
  • Obermiller, Mary Alice
    • APAC deputy for instruction resigns, 6/5/93, 1B
  • Obesity
    • Problem among children must be handled with extreme care, experts say, 3/28/94, 1D
  • Obion-Denton Co
    • Closes its Fulton plant; 140 lose jobs, 2/15/91, 6B
  • Obscene telephone calls SEE Harassing telephone calls
  • Obscenity cases
    • Delays granted, 3/31/87, 3B
  • Obscenity law
    • Jackson
      • Declare unconstitutional?, 3/28/87, 1B
      • Sides taken, 9/8/86, 1A
    • Mississippi Citizens for Decency, 6/19/87, 1B
    • Senator: Dirty words on cars should be tiny, 1/6/89; 3B
  • Obscenity trial
    • Charge dismissed, 3/24/87, 1B
    • Judge views 'Have Blower, Will Travel' in coast trial, 5/22/91, 2B
    • Jury to view "Deep Throat," `1/28/88, 1A; 1/29/88, 1A
    • Mistrial, 3/11/87, 1A
    • Mistrial declared, 1/30/88, 1A
    • Videophile Company charged with violating, 1/27/88, 1A
  • Observatories, French Camp
    • Mid-South Regional Star Gaze, 4/17/93, 1A
  • Observatories, Mississippi
    • Star light, star bright, 11/1/92, 1F, 6F
  • Obstetrics SEE Hospitals---Obstetrics services...
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
    • Alabama-born Dr.John Smith slams sexism in book, 8/2/92, 5E
  • Occhi, Leigh
    • Remains of missing teenager found, 11/9/93, 3B
    • Remains wrongly identified as hers, 11/13/93, 3B
    • Tupelo 13-year old is missing, 9/2/92, 3B; 12/18/92, 3B
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration
    • Program to protect workers, 5/24/86, 8B
  • Ocean Springs Hospital
    • Wellness Center, 6/30/87, 1C
  • Ocean Springs, Mississippi, 2/22/87, 3B
    • 1st capitol of Louisiana colony?, 4/24/87, 1C
    • Cat traps ruffle residents, 12/26/89, 3B
    • Chemical spill on highway leads to evacuation, 11/21/90, 1B; 11/24/90, 1B
    • French settlement marble slab marker, 3/18/87, 1C
    • Keeps scenic charm amidst military and casino boom, 10/11/93, 1B
    • Residents 'terrified' by crime wave, 8/27/91, 3B
    • Tanker spill waste should be cleaned soon, 11/25/90, 1B; 11/26/90, 1B
    • Teenage boredom blamed in park vandalism, 7/12/90, 2B
    • The village of creativity, 8/10/88, 1C
    • Weekend getaway, 8/2/90, 3E
  • Ocean Springs, Mississippi SEE ALSO d'Iberville Landing Festival
  • Octoberfest
    • In Cleveland, 10/7/93, 3E
  • Odessa America Cruise Line
    • Gulfport home to cruise ship, 6/14/94, 5B
  • Odie, Kenneth
    • Bound over to grand jury in murder of infant son, 8/28/92, 4B
  • Odom's Dispensing Opticians
    • State Street building to become a McDonald's, 12/13/94, 1D
  • Odom, Henry C
    • Jackson businessman charged with usury, 9/22/93, 3B
  • Odom, Joe
    • Former Meridian attorney disbarred second time, 2/9/92, 3B
  • Odom, Melissa
    • Brandon writer teaches with kids books, 5/7/88, 1C
  • Odom, Patt
    • Artist channels emotions through her spiritual paintings, 8/12/90, 1F
  • Odometers
    • Attorney: Indictments sought for odometer tampering, 12/17/88, 1A
    • Crackdown on rollbacks, 6/26/86, 8B
    • Federal jury indicts 2 Hinds men in scam, 12/16/88, 1A
  • Odyssey at Northpark
    • Kentucky firm buys, 3/22/90, 6B
  • Odyssey of the Mind- SEE: OM competition
  • Of Mice and Men SEE Book-banning
  • Off the Rack
    • Clothes reflecting black heritage
      • Clara Thomas, owner, 2/13/92, 1D
  • Office buildings SEE Offices
  • Office Depot Inc
    • Recent personnel shakeup should not harm
      • Stockwatch, 3/19/90, 8E
  • Office equipment
    • New Orleans men arrested trying to sell stolen equipment, 4/18/90, 5B
  • Office for Children and Youth SEE Department of Human Services---Child...
  • Office of Federal/State Programs
    • Bea Branch named head, 1/25/89; 4B
    • Hohrn named director, 1/9/88, 1B
  • Office of Literacy
    • Fordice shuts it down; staff let go, 1/30/92, 1B; 1/31/92, 1A
    • State agency helps businesses improve employee skills, 9/5/91, 5B
  • Office of Policy Development
    • Program transferred to governor's office, 3/20/92, 2B
  • Office of Public Information and Film
    • John Horhn, 2/12/87, 1C
  • Office of State Auditor
    • Al Gary to run for state post, 4/11/87, 3B
    • Asks for 10 more investigators, 1/15/88, 1B
    • Audit dept. wraps up seminars, 6/3/88, 3B
    • Auditor Pete Johnson claims previous administration took files, 1/15/88, 1A
    • Calls indicate purchase law often violated, 4/18/88, 1A
    • Campaign 87, 7/23/87, 1A
    • Candidate Al Gary: Dissolve investigative unit, 8/23/87, 4B
    • Cost estimates for unit switch, 10/23/88, 3H
    • County officials get training on purchasing law at seminars, 5/13/88, 1B
    • Democratic state auditor is considering switch to GOP, 12/23/88, 1A
    • Has collected over $500,000 misspent in state, 3/29/89, 5B
    • Hospital, schools get misspent cash back, 11/29/88, 3B
    • Johnson:Unit system not needed, 9/29/88, 1A
    • Patterson creates Division of Performance Audit, 3/3/92, 3B
    • PEER says Patterson's office improvements were improper, 2/11/93, 1A
    • Pete Johnson investigating coast officials for fund misuse, 2/4/88, 1A
    • Ripley officials owe nearly $416,000, 11/23/88, 1B
    • Strong Auditor's office is here to stay (analysis), 3/17/91, 1H
    • Trying to cut confiscated cash red tape, 12/8/88, 1A
    • U.S. Attorney: Auditors not cleared to see files, 1/16/88, 1A
  • Office of State Auditor SEE ALSO Johnson, Pete
  • Office of Youth Services
    • PEER report says Mabus reorganization has hurt it, 3/2/91, 1A
  • Office space SEE Offices
  • Officer Friendly SEE Carter, William
  • Officers of the year
    • Undersheriff Stevens and Chief of Detectives Bartlett, 5/30/89, 3B
  • Offices
    • Complexes
      • Northeast Jackson, 3/7/87, 8B
    • Converting old home to office has pros and cons, 8/2/89, 6B
    • Jackson
      • 19% vacant, 10/18/88, 8B
    • Jackson overbuilt on medical office space, 9//6/89, 6B
    • Office space in Jackson going cheap, 4/3/90, 6B
    • PEER report critical of state office-leasing procedures, 10/26/89, 3B
    • Plenty of vacancies in soft market on Lakeland Drive, 7/8/90, 1G
    • Prime Jackson office space is filled, 12/22/91, 1C
    • State pays $5.4 Million annual rent
    • Trammell Crow erects new building in Ridgeland, 9/7/90, 6B
  • Official Images: New Deal Photography
    • Exhibit at Museum of Art, 7/11/93, 1F
  • Offisource
    • Office supply firms merge, 6/25/86, 8B
  • Ogden, Jennifer
    • Natchez native, a film executive, to produce movie with her mother, 8/4/92, 1D
  • Oh! Calcutta
    • Saturday at Jackson Municipal Auditorium, 2/27/92, 3E
  • Ohr, George
    • Extravaganza on Gulf Coast, 10/20/94, 3E; 10/29/92, 3E; 11/18/93, 3E
    • New Jersey dealer brings 25 pottery pieces to Jackson show, 3/14/91, 1D
  • Oil
    • Exploration
      • Biloxi
        • First rig up in 30 yrs, 8/24/86, 1B
    • Production
      • Producers hope for a turnaround, 6/28/86, 8B
    • The trek from the oil well to the gas pump, 9/9/90, 1G
  • Oil fields
    • Radiation
      • Jones, Wayne counties, 7/1/87, 1A
  • Oil industry
    • Bust's effects extend beyond pump, 9/11/88, 1H
    • Independent oil operators hanging in during tough times, 1/10/89; 8B
    • Mississippi
      • Drilling hits 6 year low, 5/15/86, 8B
      • Geologist Fred Mellen and discovery of Tinsley field, 8/20/89, 4B
      • Iraqi invasion could benefit sagging industry, 8/10/90, 6B
      • The trek from the well to the gas pump, 9/9/90, 1G
    • Mississippi Independent Producers and Royality Owners is formed, 8/23/89, 6B
    • Offshore drilling on Gulf Coast, 12/30/84, 1H
    • Oilfield woes have affected Mississippi, 11/13/88, 1G
    • Price plunge drags Mississippi revenues down, 1/23/86, 8B
    • Small independent oilmen say they are squeezed out of market, 9/21/89, 6B
  • Oil Industry
    • Struggles under low prices, 11/3/85, 4B
  • Oil rigs
    • Bill on offshore drilling in Florida legislature could impact on state, 2/14/92, 5B
    • Conservationist: Rig no pearl for oyster bed, 6/27/88, 1B
    • Mississippians killed in helicopter crash on rig, 12/22/87, 1A
    • Pascagoula seeking $8.54M from Norwegian company, 2/1/94, 3B
  • Oil spills, Adams County
    • 200 barrels of crude oil spill into Coles Creek, 3/7/94, 1A; 3/8/94, 1B
  • Oil spills, Franklin County
    • Oil overflows into Cameron Creek, 3/9/94, 1B
  • Oil spills, Gulf Coast
    • Towboat sinks
      • 11/15/, 11/14/85, 1A
  • Oil spills, Marion County
    • State crews mop up Dry Creek spill, 1/9/91, 2B
  • Oil spills, Mississippi
    • Can be costly, hard to trace, clean up, 11/13/88, 1A
    • Officials review disaster strategy after 3 U.S. spills, 6/25/89, 1A
  • Oil spills, Mississippi River
    • Remains threat to wetlands, 5/27/90, 4B; 5/28/92, 6B
  • Oil spills, Ocean Springs
    • Harbor spill called 'minor', 4/21/92, 3B
  • Oil spills, Yazoo River
    • Officials will let Mississippi River take care of spill, 10/26/94, 1B
  • Oil wells
    • Blowout at Louisiana well kills Bill Crockett, Tupelo native, 7/11/94, 1B
    • Drilling
      • Canton, 10/18/87, 1C
    • Lawsuits filed in Heidelberg well blast, 8/18/90, 3B
    • Oil and gas well blast in Heidelberg kills two, 5/30/90, 1A, 5A; 5/31/90, 1A; 6/1/90, 2B
    • Pain, questions remain with Heidelberg blast survivor, 8/13/90, 1A
    • Pearl man pleads guilty to federal fraud charges, 11/1/89, 2B
    • Pipes
      • Radioactivity, 6/23/86, 1A
    • Sirens at Heidelberg blast site cause panic, 6/17/90, 5B
  • Oil wells SEE ALSO Coalbed methane
  • OJ's
    • Bar and grill
      • Restaurant review, 5/7/89, 1F
  • Okafor, Bartholomew
    • JSU counselor held on mail-fraud charges, 2/22/92, 4B; 4/28/92, 3B; 12/6/91, 4B
  • Okatoma River
    • Canoeing, 7//5/87, 1E
    • De-snag plans hinge on permit, 8/10/86, 1B
    • Project snags again, 10/4/88, 1B
  • Okolona, Mississippi
    • Lack of police a problem, 4/25/86, 1A
  • Okoroji, Samuel
    • Nigerian cleared of heroin charge, 11/19/92, 2B
  • Okoye, Samuel
    • African-born doctor opens Bolton Family Clinic, 10/6/92, 1A
  • Oktibbeha County
    • Facing problems in house-numbering system, 7/29/93, 3B
  • Oktibbeha County Public Schools
    • Efforts to help financially strapped system futile, 12/1/93, 3B
    • MSU will aid schools, 11/12/94, 3B
    • Proposes consolidation with Starkville schools, 4/3/93, 3B
  • Oktoberfests
    • Add oom-pah-pah to fall in Mississippi, 9/22/94, 10E
  • Oktoberfests SEE ALSO Gluckstadt German Festival
  • Okunoren, Dr. Olufemi
    • State medical licensing board delays action, 6/4/91, 2B
  • Old Agency Road
    • Informal meeting on its rerouting, 11/19/92, 4B; 11/20/92, 4B
  • Old Agency Road SEE ALSO Natchez Trace---Madison County segment...
  • Old Alabama Town
    • In Montgomery, Alabama
      • Weekend getaway, 10/15/92, 3E
  • Old bonds SEE Bearer bonds
  • Old Byram Road
    • Residents want traffic control before road improvements, 8/26/89, 5B
  • Old Canton Road
    • Commercial rezoning denied in Pear Orchard area, 2/27/92, 4B
    • Easing bottleneck at Rice Road intersection, 10/1/94, 5B
  • Old Canton Road area
    • Residents to question Ditto on rezoning for development, 2/7/92, 5B
  • Old Capitol Museum
    • All Shook Up exhibit, 2/16/90, 1E
    • Christmas at the Old Capitol, 12/5/91, 3E
    • Cotton Gin exhibition, 9/9/93, 1D; 9/20/93, 1B
    • Exhibit 'Sacred Spaces: Photographs from the Mississippi Delta', 2/2/91, 1D
    • If It Ain't Seasoned, It Ain't Much of Anything
      • Exhibit, 6/6/93, 1F
    • Mufflers: Mississippi's Outdoor Sculpture (exhibit), 10/16/94, 1F
    • Shelby Foote's address opens Civil War exhibit, 5/26/91, 1E; 5/27/91, 1A
    • Suffers rain damage, 3/20/86, 1B
    • Vicksburg Campaign in Civil War lecture series, 5/25/91, 3B
    • Visionary works enhibited, 7/24/88, 1F
    • Watches over state's past, 11/12/92, 3F
  • Old Country Store
    • Lorman
      • Weekend getaway, 4/9/92, 3E
  • Old Depot
    • Port Gibson
      • Restaurant review, 1/31/91, 4E
  • Old Forester 1991 National Horseshoe Pitchers Tournament
    • Biloxi, 7/15/91, 1B
  • Old Ladies Home
    • Building will be given to anyone who will renovate it, 7/19/89, 1B
    • Closure, 2/13/87, 1B
    • Donates bus to Home Place, 12/24/94, 1B
    • Given to zoo, 5/26/87, 1B
    • Jackson returns building to Old Ladies Association, 5/23/90, 1B
  • Old Mississippi River Bridge SEE Mississippi River Bridge
  • Old Ship of Zion
    • Religious drama presented by Kelly family, 7/17/93, 1D
  • Old South Society for Vedic Life SEE Kuyt, Nico
  • Old South Winery
    • Natchez
      • Weekend getaway, 6/10/93, 3E
  • Old Spanish Fort
    • Pascagoula
      • Dates from early 18th century, 8/24/88, 1D
  • Old Time Festival
    • In Hattiesburg, 5/6/93, 3E
  • Old Tyme Commissary of Jackson Inc
    • How's business?
      • Sandra Moore, owner, 9/21/93, 6B
  • Olde South Restorations
    • Gary Ladner
      • Business profile, 9/3/89, 4E
  • Olde Tyme Delicatessen
    • Irv and Judy Feldman
      • Business profile, 7/24/89, 4E
    • Restaurant review, 12/12/91, 4E
  • Older students
    • USM, 10/25/87, 1E
  • Oldest person
    • Mississippi
      • 123 yrs, Charlie Singleton of Mound Bayou, 5/1/88, 4B
  • Ole Man River Towing Co
    • May be bought by Dixie Carriers of Texas, 1/10/92, 8B
  • Ole Miss SEE University of Mississippi
  • Oleput Festival
    • Tupelo, 6/4/92, 3E
  • Olin Park Subdivision
    • Block party celebrating drug-free neighborhood, 10/25/92, 3B
  • Olive Branch, Mississippi
    • Host to Southern Legislative Conference, 10/8/89, 1H
  • Olive, Clint SEE Vietnam veterans
  • Olive, Clinton
    • Vietnam veteran now helping others on Thanksgiving, 11/23/90, 1A
  • Oliver's Restaurant
    • Restaurant review, 6/4/92, 4E
  • Oliver, Barbara
    • 100 register in bone marrow drive, 7/27/94, 1A; 10/29/94, 1D
    • Northminster Baptist Church associate minister
      • Bone marrow donor effort, 7/16/94, 1D
  • Oliver, Keith SEE Gangs, Pickens
  • Oliver-Britt House Inn and Tearoom
    • Oxford weekend getaway, 2/13/92, 3E
  • Olivier, Michael
    • Gulfport economist helping entrepreneurs in Russia, 10/12/92, 1B
  • Olsen, Gary
    • Deaf School leader sets 1990s timetable, 8/22/90, 1B
    • Named new superintendent at School for the Deaf, 8/18/90, 1A; 8/21/90, 1B
  • Olympia Grill
    • Restaurant review, 6/21/90, 4E
  • Olympics, 1992 SEE Summer Olympics
  • Olynthus, Greece SEE University of Mississippi---Olynthus...
  • OM competition, 1987, 3/2/90, 4B; 3/22/87, 3B
  • OM competition, 1989
    • McComb team wins world championship, 6/10/89, 1B
  • OM competition, 1990
    • Mendenhall gets 5th place in mind contest, 6/15/90, 4B
    • Mississippi participants listed, 3/30/90, 4B
    • State teams prepare for national contest, 5/4/90, 4B
  • OM competition, 1991
    • Clinton Junior High team places second nationally, 5/28/91, 1B
  • OM Competition, 1991
    • Field of 89 Mississippi students to match wits, 4/2/91, 4B; 5/14/91, 4B
  • OM competition, 1992
    • Siwell Middle School students compete in world finals, 5/26/92, 4B
  • OM competition, 1993
    • Challenging students' minds, 5/26/93, 1B
  • OM competition, 1994
    • State winners head for world Odyssey meeting, 5/3/94, 4B; 5/31/94, 2B
  • Omar and the Howlers, 5/24/87, 1E
  • OmniBank, 7/8/87, 8B
  • Omnibank
    • Merchants & Farmers Bank buys its Rankin County offices, 10/9/91, 4B
  • On the Town
    • Bar review, 2/8/90, 11E; 5/24/90, 3E
  • Once Upon a Shoe
    • New Stage, 7/22/87, 1C
  • One Cause One Effect
    • Meridian rap duo, 2/19/91, 1D
  • One Church, One Child of Mississippi Inc
    • Black adoptions, 2/8/87, 1B
    • Stresses need for black adoptions by blacks, 3/9/94, 1D
  • One Hundred Best Small Art Towns
    • Book includes Bay St. Louis and Ocean Springs, 8/29/94, 1B, 3B
  • One Hundred Black Men
    • 1995 national convention in Jackson, 6/20/93, 1C
    • Andrew Young is speaker at banquet, 10/22/94, 5B
    • Critical of Wilson firing, media coverage of detention center, 5/26/94, 1B
    • Jackson chapter provides chance for disadvantaged, 6/28/92, 1E
  • One Hundred Black Women
    • Holiday Top Hat Brunch, 12/15/95, 1E; 12/16/94, 1E
    • Jackson chapter, 1/26/93, 1D
  • One Jackson Place
    • Bank may foreclose on city-owned area, site of Jubilee Jam, 9/10/92, 1B
    • Design, 5/2/87, 1A
    • Nearly completed, 5/1/86, 8B
    • Plans unveiled, 9/4/85, 8B
    • Work to begin, 8/23/85, 8B
  • One Mississippian
    • Rebecca Hood-Adams, The Clarion Ledger, 5/29/88, 1B
    • Volunteer one hour each month, 5/29/88, 1B
  • One Price Clothing Stores Inc
    • New store on Metro Drive, 9/23/94, 9B
  • One Thousand One (l001)
    • Restaurant review, 6/22/89, 5F
  • One-Two-One Micro
    • Randy Russell, owner
      • How's business?, 7/27/93, 5B
    • To install Tuscaloosa Mercedes plant software, 4/21/94, 5B
  • Only in Mississippi: A Guide for the Adventurous Traveler
    • Book by Lorraine Redd, 12/8/93, 1D
  • Onward, Mississippi
    • 2nd annual Bear Hunt Reunion, 10/17/87, 1B
  • Open adoption, 8/23/87, 1B
  • Open container law SEE Beer
  • Open heart surgery SEE Heart surgery
  • Open meetings
    • 1986 case could alter law, 11/3/88, 1B
    • Attorney General warns Legislature to heed law, 7/30/89, 5B
    • Bill introduced to strengthen law, 2/4/88, 3B
    • Bill opening conference committees to public languishes, 3/21/93, 1G
    • City council gets refresher, 8/1/85, 1B
    • College Board won't contest rulings, 10/17/85, 1A; 10/18/85, 1A
    • Hinds County must pay $68,500 for open meetings suit, 7/10/90, 1B; 7/11/90, 3B
    • Hinds County superviosrs want to close 'planning sessions', 1/14/93, 1A
    • Legislators back revision of Open Meetings Act, 2/9/90, 1B; 9/7/86, 1B
    • Legislature; conference committee meetings remain closed, 4/5/92, 1G
    • Mississippi College Board bound by, 10/3/85, 1A,1B
    • Movement helped by 1991 elections, 11/17/91, 1G
    • Panel to argue issue, 12/12/85, 1A
    • Papers push for ruling, 7/9/86, 1A
    • Secret meeting clause in dental board bill a surprise, 4/28/91, 5B
    • Senator Robert Monty readies open-meeting bill, 8/6/91, 1B
    • State Supreme Court boosts law, 6/28/89, 1A; 6/29/89, 1B
    • Still controversial, 10/20/85, 1G
    • Supervisors dispute, 10/30/86, 1B
    • Violaters threatened with court, 9/5/86, 1B
  • Open primaries SEE Election primaries
  • Opera SEE ALSO Mississippi Opera
  • Opera Guild SEE Mississippi Opera
  • Opera/South
    • Cancels production and schedules fund-raiser, 2/6/89, 1D
    • Hopes to be returned to past grandeur, 5/17/89, 1D
    • Lionel Hampton benefit, Mar.5,'88, 12/22/87, 5C
    • New General Manager: Bill Schooley, 7/28/87, 1D
    • To be made program of Jackson State University, 8/30/89, 1D
    • To be reincarnated as part of JSU, 8/30/90, 1D
    • Turns off lights for lack of funds, 4/6/88, 1C
  • Operation Cleansweep SEE Keep Jackson Beautiful
  • Operation Crack Down
    • Program to demolish vacant drug houses is resumed, 8/29/94, 1B
  • Operation Desert Shield SEE Persian Gulf War
  • Operation Desert Storm SEE Persian Gulf War
  • Operation Gunsmoke SEE U.S. Marshall Service
  • Operation H.E.A.T. SEE Automobile theft, Vicksburg
  • Operation H.E.A.T. SEE Automobile theft---Jackson
  • Operation Help
    • Jackson Housing Commission establishes project to improve housing, 6/21/89, 2B
  • Operation Lift-off
    • Adult literacy program of Pat Robertson, 8/8/92, 3B; 9/16/92, 1B; 9/19/92, 1A
    • Gospel concert in Battlefield Park, 9/20/92, 1A
    • Heads Up program needing better response, 10/3/92, 1B; 10/12/92, 2B
    • Pat Robertson gives state adult program $500,000, 3/26/92, 1B; 7/8/92, 1A
    • Pat Robertson's adult literacy program, 8/8/92, 3B; 9/16/92, 1B
    • Robertson calls on clergy to join literacy crusade, 2/12/93, 1B
    • Robertson pledges $1 M from CBN, 11/11/88, 3B
    • Robertson turns literacy program over to state, 6/26/93, 1B
  • Operation Liftoff
    • Literacy efforts continue despite loss of funding, 10/28/94, 1A
  • Operation Mother's Day
    • Child support program of Hinds County sheriff's office, 2/17/93, 4B
  • Operation Outlaw
    • Jackson police effort nets 20 fugitives, 2/20/93, 3B
  • Operation Pretense SEE Pretense investigation
  • Operation Rescue
    • 250 from both sides rally before protests begin, 7/10/93, 1A
    • 45 arrested in 9th day of protest, 7/18/93, 1A
    • 7 arrested in first day protesting, 7/11/93, 1A; 7/14/93, 3B
    • Abortion workers' homes picketed, 7/12/93, 1B; 7/14/93, 1A
    • All sides hope Jackson protests are civil, 7/8/93, 1A
    • Both sides disagree on success of effort so far, 7/18/93, 12A
    • Children join parents in anti-abortion demonstrations, 7/8/93, 1B
    • Fear of clash does not materialize on Friday, 7/17/93, 1B
    • Founder Randall Terry visits Jackson, 7/13/93, 1B
    • Letters-to-the-editor: reactions mixed, 8/3/93, 9A
    • Local anti-abortionists plan more protests, 7/19/93, 3B
    • McMillan unclear on violence issue, 7/9/93, 1B
    • Protesters cross property line, land in jail, 7/15/93, 1B
    • Protests could close streets as well as clinics, police say, 7/8/93, 1A
    • Stages benefit for summer campaign in Jackson, 7/3/93, 1B
    • Targets 2 Jackson clinics this summer, 6/16/93, 1B
    • Targets clinic workers' homes, lawyers' home, 7/7/93, 1B; 7/16/93, 1B
    • Terry Road shoppers generally ignore protests, 7/11/93, 1B
    • Tucker says Women's Medical Clinic won't close, 7/9/93, 1B
  • Operation Rescue SEE ALSO Terry, Randall
  • Operation Safe Home
    • If Clinton program passes it will benefit Jackson's Whiterock Homes, 2/20/94, 1B
  • Operation Shoestring, 7/4/87, 1C; 9/28/89, 5B
    • Ellen Harris Center for after-school programs, 11/14/94, 1A
    • Gives poor children Christmas shopping spree, 12/16/89, 5B
    • Opens family life center on Bailey Avenue, 11/21/92, 1D
  • Operation Sneak Attack
    • Unpublicized police roundup nabs 45, 3/7/93, 4B
  • Operation STRAFE SEE Jackson Police Department---Operation STRAFE...
  • Operation Streetclean
    • Bond denied to Melvin Mason, 2/17/93, 3B; 12/12/92, 2B
    • Chastain students visit court, see sentencing, 3/27/93, 5B
    • Claims two more arrests, 12/19/92, 2B
    • Disc jockey Charley Lee Martin turns himself in, 2/9/93, 2B
    • Fealers/distributors plead guilty, 1/12/93, 5B; 4/20/93, 4B
    • Police sweep aimed at drug dealing by gangs, 12/9/92, 4B; 12/12/92, 2B
    • Prosecutor asks for lighter sentence for Riptoe, 6/19/93, 1B
    • Suspect Earl Riptoe III denied bail, 12/23/92, 2B
    • Suspect Jason Garrett refused bail, 12/22/92, 3B
  • Operation We Care
    • Crystal Springs church group gives out groceries, 5/31/92, 1B
    • Encourages Jackson businesses to donate school supplies, 8/24/91, 1B
  • Opinion leaders, 11/24/85, 1J
  • Oppel, Tom
    • Mabus adviser resigns, returns to Washington, D.C., 7/17/90, 2B
  • Opportunity Knocks Talent Agency
    • Bernice Poindexter. owner
      • How's business?, 11/10/92, 6B
  • Optimist Club
    • Distribute apples to poor, 8/24/89, 5B
    • Won't sell Christmas trees at Stadium this year, 12/11/93, 1B
  • Optometrists
    • Not granted medical staff privileges, 4/16/87, 3B
  • Oral Sox, The
    • Rock 'n' roll band at Hal & Mal's, 6/26/92, 1E
  • Orange Grove, Mississippi
    • Fighting annexation, 8/2/87, 1A
  • Orange juice SEE Jitney Jungle
  • Orff method
    • Music instruction used in Jackson elementary schools, 3/29/90, 1D
  • Organ
    • At St. Peter's Cathedral, 8/1/87, 1C
  • Organ donors
    • Guidebook helps clergy counsel on donation, 9/16/89, 1D
  • Organ procurement SEE Organ transplants
  • Organ transplants
    • Are they worth the cost?, 1/7/90, 1C
    • Double lung: Debbie Wright, 11/17/87, 1B
    • Hattiesburg trucker Arthur Bazor waits for heart, 8/5/91, 2B
    • Kidney transplant recipient, 4/25/87, 1A
    • Lack of funding forces cutbacks at UMC, 12/30/91, 3B
    • Medicaid now allows transplant funding for children, 5/18/90, 1A
  • ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
    • MISSISSIPPI LEAD THE WORLD, 7/11/93, 1G
  • Organ transplants
    • Mosley on heart pump awaiting heart transplant, 11/17/90, 1B
    • Nettleton organizations have 1-900 number, 10/26/92, 3B
    • Parts for sale
      • Cost to replace body parts, 5/22/88, 1C
    • Priceless gift: survivors joyful at Christmas, 12/25/94, 1B
    • Raney in World Trasplant Games, 7/4/93, 1B
    • Reception for UMC recipients at Governor's Mansion, 4/25/91, 1B
    • Spouse-to-spouse transplant, the O'Quinns, 8/27/94, 3B; 9/8/94, 3B
    • Spouse-to-spouse transplant---Bill to Melinda O'Quinn, 8/20/94, 1B; 11/24/94, 1A
    • Transplant families live happy Thanksgiving, 11/23/89, 5B
    • Transplant successes tempered by high price of drugs, 8/20/90, 1B
    • UMC donor program jeopardized, 5/20/92, 1A, 3B
    • UMC program to be turned over to private agency, 6/6/92, 1B
    • UMC revives program, 7/17/93, 13A; 10/19/93, 1B
    • UMC throws party for 20 recovered patients, 11/30/88, 1A
    • UMC's specialist Dr. Seshandri Raju considers leaving, 12/30/91, 1B
    • UMC: special Christmas for 5 recipients, 12/26/93, 1B
    • William Busby, 1/18/87, 1B; 2/12/87, 1B; 2/13/87, 2B; 3/9/87, 1B
    • World's first heart transplant performed at UMC 25 years ago, 1/22/89, 1A
    • Wright off critical list, 11/19/87, 1B
  • Organ transplants SEE ALSO Bone marrow transplants; Lung transplant
  • Organ transplants SEE ALSO Singing River Hospital
  • Organized labor SEE Labor unions
  • Oriental Express
    • Chinese food delivery, 11/29/86, 8B
    • Restaurant review, 6/7/87, 1F
  • Oriental rugs, 10/21/87, 1D
  • Original Romar House
    • Bed & breakfast in Orange Beach, Alabama, 6/24/93, 3E
  • Orlando, Robert
    • Escapes Madison County jail as guards play cards, 11/1/93, 1A
  • Orleans Square
    • Building begins, 7/13/85, 8B
  • Orley, Flip
    • Hypnotist, 7/9/87, 1F
  • Ornithologist
    • Mississippi State University
      • Jerry Jackson, 10/12/87, 1A
  • Orphans
    • Catholic Charities brings 36 Haitians to Jackson, 3/7/92, 1A; 3/12/92, 1B; 3/22/92, 1A
  • Orr, Jerry SEE Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Orr, Tom SEE Senter, Stuart
  • Ortega, Katherine
    • Speech in Jackson, 3/13/87, 8B
  • Orthodox church SEE Christian Orthodox Church; SEE Easter
  • Oryang, Eva
    • First black woman missionary for Mormon Church in Mississippi, 6/22/91, 1D
  • Osborne, David
    • Consultant speaks on government innovation at Auditor meeting, 4/8/92, 1B
  • Osborne, Walter
    • Vicksburg man was drummer and manager of the Red Tops, 11/14/93, 1F
  • Osby, Perry
    • Mabus' office intervenes to help burned farm hand, 12/3/89, 1A; 12/4/89, 1A; 12/5/89, 1A
  • Oscars SEE Academy Awards
  • Osgood, Leo
    • Hid gun, loot in robber/slaying of 2 at convenience store, 4/12/91, 1B
  • OshKosh B'Gosh
    • Picture Perfect Photo Contest, 6/16/89, 1E
  • Osteoporosis
    • $50,000 grant to spread awareness in state, 11/23/94, 1A
  • Ostriches
    • Ostrich farmers in Itawamba County, 12/17/89, 5B
  • OTASCO, Inc.
    • Bankruptcy judge considers OTASCO layaways, 11/24/88, 8B
    • Final paychecks held back by lenders, 11/17/88, 8B
    • Meridian
      • Closing but hopes to find new site, 12/22/87, 8B
  • Otis Spann Festival
    • Three night celebration at Hal & Mal's, 10/19/89, 3E
  • Otken Elementary School
    • McComb school uses Japanese math program, 5/25/90, 4B
  • Ott, Paul
    • Personal style, 12/19/93, 1E
    • Teaches ecology through song, 11/8/94, 4B
    • Video on South gaining fame with country music TV viewers, 8/21/88, 5B
  • Ottilie Schillig Scholarships SEE Schillig Leadership Scholarships
  • Ottoman Sultans exhibit SEE Splendors of the Ottoman Sultans
  • Our Town Too
    • Seminar sponsored by Jackson Association of Neighborhoods, 4/22/92, 1B
  • Our Town, Building Neighborhoods for a Better Jackson
    • Seminar, 11/23/91, 4B; 11/24/91, 1A
  • Ousmane, Mahamane
    • Nigerian President tours state, 9/24/93, 2B; 9/26/93, 3B
  • Outages SEE Power outages
  • Outback Steakhouse
    • Restaurant review, 2/24/94, 4E
  • Outdoor advertising SEE Billboards
  • Outdoor Services Inc
    • Wants to book hunting, fishing trips in Russia
      • Randolph Henderson, 6/29/93, 1A
  • Outlet malls SEE Factory outlet malls
  • Outrageous Practices
    • Co-author is Oxford resident Beth Weinhouse, 10/19/94, 1D
  • Outstanding Farmer of Year '87
    • Bill Harris, Benton, Mississippi, 2/13/88, 8B
  • Over the Border Cafe y Cantina
    • Restaurant review, 10/17/91, 4E
  • Overeaters Anonymous
    • Food for psyche, 10/2/88, 1C
  • Overly, Dan
    • Resigns as head of Craftsmans Guild, 5/29/86, 1C
  • Overstreet & Overstreet: Two Generations...
    • Architecture exhibit at Museum of Art, 2/28/93, 1F
  • Overstreet, Boyce
    • Eaglespeed lube business, 6/8/88, 8B
  • Overstreet, Paul
    • Mississippi native is 4-time songwriter of the year, 2/3/91, 1E
    • Mississippi native songwriter, 3/21/89, 1C
    • Writes pro-literacy song 'Billy Can't Read', 3/4/92, 2B
  • Overtime
    • Hours
      • Agricultural & Forestry Museum, 8/4/87, 1B
    • Pay
      • 8 Coahoma County deputies file suit for, 4/19/88, 1B
      • Ruling for Mississippi local governments, 9/29/85, 1A
  • Owen, Cindy
    • Country music fan, 7/1/87, 1C
    • Reba McEntire's no. 1 fan, employee, 3/12/92, 8E
  • Owen, John
    • Late planting keeps top farmer from awards ceremony, 5/18/91, 2B
  • Owen, Steve
    • Grant lets teacher thank Dutch who saved his father in WWII, 2/16/93, 3B
  • Owen, W. David
    • Dentist's sexual harassment suit is delayed, 5/5/90, 1B
    • Jury trial on sexual harassment charges, 12/9/92, 4B
    • Ordered to pay $75,000 in sexual harassment suit, 12/10/92, 4B
  • Owens Ltd.
    • Jackson clothing store seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy, 8/29/89, 6B
  • Owens, Blake SEE Topless bars, Jackson, Danny's
  • Owens, Butch
    • Jackson police officer suspended for sleeping on duty, 9/28/90, 5B
  • Owens, Christeen
    • Death (heart transplant), 3/18/87, 3B
  • Owens, Danny SEE Topless bars, Jackson, Danny's
  • Owens, Emmett
    • To retire from Legislature, 4/28/87, 2B
  • Owens, Greg SEE Automatic Teller Machines
  • Owens, Jarius
    • New Ballet Mississippi troupe menber, 9/7/92, 1D
  • Owens, Jerry B
    • Auto salesman held on drug charges, 8/28/91, 2B
  • Owens, John SEE Leggette, Earl
  • Owens, Johnny David
    • Liquor store owner fires back at robbers, 9/23/92, 1B
  • Owens, Katherine
    • McAuliffe Scholar wants more women and minority scientists, 12/18/90, 4B
  • Owens, Milton
    • Suspected drug dealer arrested; back on street by nightfall, 3/18/92, 4B
  • Owens, Nicholas
    • Stone County ninth grader wants career in journalism, 2/16/90, 4B
  • Owens, Phillette
    • Pumpkin sculptor busy at Halloween, 10/11/89, 1D
  • Owens, Phillip
    • Hattiesburg boy wins competition for young game inventors, 6/27/94, 3B
  • Owls SEE Great Horn Owl
  • Ownes, Blake and Danny SEE Bars, Jackson
  • Oxford American, The
    • Grisham is new publisher
      • Smirnoff remains editor, 8/21/94, 1F (Myers)
  • Oxford American, The SEE Smirnoff, Michael
  • Oxford Conference for the Book
    • How-to advice from authors, 4/3/94, 1F; 4/11/94, 3B
  • Oxford Seafood
    • John McCurdy
      • Business profile, 11/27/89, 4E
  • Oxford, Mississippi
    • Faulkner's legend pervades town
      • Weekend Getaway, 2/28/91, 3E
    • May is part time on part time salary, 11/13/89, 1A
    • Oxford:Loaf and learn, 9/14/88, 1D
  • Oxner, Sandra
    • Sharkey County clerk fueds with judge over pay, 11/11/93, 3B
  • Oyster farm, Biloxi
    • State's first farm to be off south shore of Cat Island, 12/26/90, 2B
  • Oysters, Mississippi
    • 3 private oyster leases opened for harvest, 7/20/94, 2B
    • Growers say California warnings stigmatize industry, 1/14/91, 1B
    • Industry could be hurt by illnesses due to Louisiana crop, 11/18/93, 3B
    • MP&L plans to turn coal ash into oyster reefs, 8/30/88, 8B
    • Omission error of processors from FDA list 'devastating', 3/28/91, 6B
    • Oysters may be relocated from prohibited reefs, 1/30/88, 4B
    • Oysters plentiful; prices are rock bottom, 10/7/93, 5B; 10/13/93, 5B
    • Season short on production, high on quality, 4/25/86, 1B
    • Sewage, rains may hurt oyster reef, 11/23/88, 4B
    • Snails to ruin coast's oyster season, 11/11/85, 1B
    • Weather deals blow to oyster crop, 10/3/88, 2B
  • Ozarks
    • By land, by river, by foot..., 11/24/91, 1F
 

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