(November 26, 2014, Page 1A)
With all 18 precincts reporting in Lafayette County, Scott Shipman won the seat on the Oxford School Board, beating his opponent, Marni Reeves Kendricks with 56 percent of the votes. Kendricks earned 44 percent.
With all 116 precincts reporting in the Third District Circuit Court counties, Kelly Luther received 76 percent of the votes, securing his seat on the circuit bench. His opponent, Shirley Byers garnered 24 percent of the votes.
Read the full story in Wednesday’s Oxford EAGLE. (November 25, 2014)
(November 25, 2014, Page 1, 2)
An Abbeville man charged with the murder of a Water Valley man in June 2013 won’t have to stand trial after prosecutors dismissed the murder charge during the October court term. (November 25, 2014, Page 1, 12)
A school board race and a circuit court judicial race will be the only races on Tuesday’s runoff election ballot. (November 24, 2014, Page 1)
Students at Oxford High School put on the annual Medieval Faire recently that brings their school work to life. (November 23, 2014, Page 1C)
The Oxford Planning Commission approved the suggested zoning of a large section of the Grand Oaks subdivision that was left undone after the property was annexed in 2007.
The Oxford Planning Commission members were divided Thursday on a rezoning of the property known as Oxford Wheel Estates that would allow the property owner to remove the trailer and build new townhouses. (November 21, 2014, Page 1)
The $30 million the city has invested from the sale of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi has earned more than $4 million to date, slipping a bit in September, but rebounding by the end of October. (November 20, 2014, Page 1A)