The Mississippi Bat Working Group is looking for volunteers to help in the building of bat houses. (March 16, 2012, Page 1A)
The Downtown Parking Advisory Commission will be interviewing four national parking managment firms on March 23. Whichever is selected, will work to help fix congestion and limited parking around the Square and could implement paid parking for premium spots. (March 16, 2012, Page 1A)
The new sculpture garden at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center has four works on display. (March 15, 2012, Page 1)
A redistricting public hearing will be held again this spring with plans to finalize a new map by the end of the year but the plans may not be ready for the November election. (March 15, 2012, Page 1)
The city is in the process of seeking a permit to expand its rubbish site by another 20 acres to allow for future growth. (March 15, 2012, Page 1)
With enrollment at record highs, the University of Mississippi is willing to pay for more Oxford-University Transit buses to help shuttle poeple back and forth to outlining parking lots. (March 15, 2012, Page 1)
Renovations to the former Walker building was approved by the Oxford Historic Commission on Tuesday. (March 14, 2012, Page 1)
A proposed 15 percent funding cut to the Mississippi Library Commission by Gov. Phil Bryant has several librarians worried about the longevity of the Magnolia database project (March 14, 2012, Page 1)
While former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won the Mississippi Republican primary Tuesday, Lafayette County voters backed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, giving him 36.9 percent of the votes. (March 14, 2012, Page 1)
Rick Santorum has won Mississippi’s Republican presidential primary.
Incumbents U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Tupelo and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker have won the Repulican nomination for the 1st Congressional District and U.S. Senate, respectively. Albert N. Gore Jr. won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.
Contested results for Lafayette County are below. Results from the uncontested races will be published along with the full results in Wednesday’s edition of The Oxford EAGLE.
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