IHL announced a special emergency meeting is slated for 2 this afternoon in Jackson to discuss a personnel matter at the University of Mississippi. (March 27, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)
More than 3,000 volunteers will head out into the LOU community Saturday to work at more than 200 projects for the university’s largest community service project. (March 26, 2015, Page 2)
The Spring Open House and EXCELebration will have events for children this weekend including appearances by the Easter Bunny and fun events for preschoolers. (March 26, 2015, Page 1,3)
City Editor Alyssa Schnugg used Play-Doh to reach a compromise between two granddaughters with different agendas lately, and she wonders if perhaps we might send a case or two of Play-Doh to Jackson and Washington D.C. to help our leaders work out their differences. (March 26, 2015, Page 4)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering an amendment to city codes that would require all existing parking areas to be ADA compliant.
An Oxford senator and representative are trying to push through new bills claiming Mississippi needs separate boards to govern each of its eight universities.
The Lafayette County Planning Commission voted to deny a builder’s request to have 12-feet roads so he can have more trees after fire officials said the roads would be too narrow. (March 24, 2015, Page 1, 12)
Linda Kirkwood decided Oxford was a better place for her and her family when she moved back home from Memphis more than 14 years ago. (March 23, 2015, Page 1)
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning, that they are not renewing Chancellor Dan Jones’s contract. In a statement released by Jones’ at 5:30 p.m., Jones said he was saddened by the decision. Read the EAGLE Sunday for the complete story with reactions. Here is the text of this letter:
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