Beauty pageant biz alive
Today in Yoknapatawpha County… the beauty pageant business is alive and well.
Pageant demeans city, heritage
Today in Yoknapatawpha County… a loyal OWP reader decries pageant as a blight on Oxford.
Local biz pins hopes on pageant
Today in Yoknapatawpha County… a local cosmetics company sponsors pageant to stimulate business.
Pageant sponsors cruelty
Today in Yoknapatawpha County… a loyal OWP reader alleges cosmetics company needlessly tests on animals.
Festival queen to be crowned tomorrow
Today in Yoknapatawpha County… Literature Festival Queen to be chosen tomorrow from three finalists.
Breaking news from the pageant
The local news reports live from the convention center about stunning developments at the pageant.
YCSD Emergency Services received a 911 call from the Yoknapatawpha County Conference Center.
Likely pageant winner slain
The Crime Beat column reports: Tragedy hit the Yoknapatawpha County Literature Festival pageant.
Barbara Dubois bio
Born and raised in Yoknapatawpha County, Barbara started participating in pageants as a child.
Yvonne Boyd interview
The detectives talked to the YCCC Events Manager about what she witnessed at the YCCC.
Bill Lamar consent search
Bill Lamar allowed CSU to collect biological samples from him for comparison.
Dubois scene inventory
CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of evidence collected from the crime scene at the YCCC.
Susan Dubois interview
The detectives talked to Susan about the morning she discovered her daughter was missing.
Pageant HQ defaced
The Crime Beat column reports: vandals lash out at the pageant and its primary sponsor.
Walbert Dopelson bio
A lifelong Oxonian, Walbert is well-traveled, well-educated, and well-respected.
Walbert Dopelson interview
The detectives asked Walbert about the pageant's role in the Yoknapatawpha County Literature Festival.
YCCC hotel room inventory
CSU submitted this inventory of evidence collected from hotel rooms of pageant-associated persons.
Victim's pageant speech
CSU recovered an apparent draft of a speech Barbara Dubois was planning to give.
Guest room locations
CSU prepared a diagram showing the rooms occupied by persons of interest to the investigation.
Marty Rutgers interview
The detectives asked Barbara's pageant coach about their history and his appearance at the pageant.
Denny Buchanan bio
Denny's mother made sure his path in life has been smooth and untroubled.
Denny Buchanan interview
The detectives talked to a man Barbara dated in college about their relationship.
Allie Lamar bio
Most of Allie's achievements in life can be attributed to sheer determination.
Allie Lamar interview
The detectives spoke with the pageant's primary sponsor about her involvement in the event.
Mary Jones interview
The detectives talked to Barbara's friend about what she witnessed at the pageant.
Sam Tuttle bio
Sam is a self-made man with business savvy, a warm heart, and a quick temper.
Sam Tuttle interview
The detectives asked Barbara's former sponsor about his business relationship with her and the pageant.
Bob Niwachee interview
The detectives talked to the YCCC lounge bartender about the night of the gala.
Norm Resol criminal history
YCSD investigators looked up Norm Resol's history of criminal activity in Mississippi.
Norm Resol interview
The detectives talked to the YCCC night custodian about the night Barbara was killed.
Frank Margold bio
Frank planned to be a photojournalist but found his niche in fashion photography.
Frank Margold interview
The detectives talked to one of the pageant judges about what he witnessed.
Private investigator's report
Thompson Investigations was hired to assess Wendy Kullman's potential risk to the pageant and festival.
The coroner's office provided a preliminary report on Barbara Dubois's autopsy. Additional analyses are ongoing.
Wendy Kullman interview
The detectives questioned Wendy about her activities at the YCCC during the pageant.
Lucille Ruffin-Moore bio
Lucille Ruffin-Moore is committed to protecting William Faulkner's legacy
Lucille Ruffin-Moore interview
The detectives asked the retired professor about her presence at and feelings about the pageant.
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