Those Oxford residents living in Ward 6 who feel they have what it takes to represent their neighbors on the Board of Aldermen, can begin qualifying for the election on Feb. 14 to replace former alderman Brad Mayo who resigned after winning the November election to become Oxford’s representative in the House of Representatives. (January 4, 2012, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen gave the go-ahead to city officials to take the next steps toward a new pedestrian bridge over Highway 6 from the Old Taylor Road exit and the expansion of 12 new tennis courts. (January 4, 2012, Page 2)
- Joy Estelle Evans Lofton — 69, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held Monday at the Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City, with Dr. John Warren, David Keeton and the Rev. Carl Morris officiating. Burial followed in the Oak Springs Cemetery.
The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday to make several changes to past board decisions including dropping the drug court appeal and rescinding a vote to hold $4.5 M aside for a multipurpose building. The board also approved to meet twice a month, the first Monday at 9 a.m. and third monday at 5 p.m. Jeff Busby was also elected president and Robert Blackmon vice-president. (January 4, 2012, Page 1)
The Grenada girls made the most of their chances on Tuesday evening at William L. Buford Stadium.
The Lady Commodores did not.
Despite maintaining possession for much of the first half and generating numerous scoring chances, the Lafayette girls fell to Grenada in penalty kicks 3-2 after regulation ended in a 2-2 tie. (more…) (January 4, 2012, Page 7)
Fresh off of the gridiron, Tyler Jackson showed no signs of being over worked on Tuesday as he led the Commodores to a 4-0 home victory over Grenada.
The senior striker netted three goals in his third game back with the Commodores and played as if he hasn’t missed a beat. (January 4, 2012, Page 7)
The Oxford High School basketball staff, on behalf of the OHS teams, writes to thank the community for its part in making the recent O-Town Showdown tournament a big success. (January 4, 2012, Page 4)