The Oxford School District was put on alert Tuesday afternoon after a reported shooting took place at 12:46 p.m. at Willow Knoll public housing complex on East Jackson Avenue.
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A public meeting was held Monday to discuss plans to alleviate flooding problems in the Avent Park-Sisk Avenue area. (March 6, 2012, Page 1)
No charges are expected to be filed against the man who was driving the vehicle that struck and killed cyclist and University of Mississippi doctoral candidate Kevser Ermin this past October. (March 6, 2012, Page 1)
Three University of Mississippi students were injured Saturday when a Hotty Toddy Taxi bus ran into a crowd of people waiting for a ride. (March 5, 2012, Page 1A)
Oxford city officials are asking anyone living in the Avent Park area or who are just concerned about Avent Park to attend a public meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center to discuss ways to help alleviate flooding in the area. (March 5, 2012, Page 1A)
University of Mississippi students are volunteering their time at the Barksdale Boys and Girls Club of Oxford two days a week to teach Spanish to club members. (March 5, 2012, Page 1A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Thursday to allow City Attorney Pope Mallette to notify the Lafayette County Chancery Court that it will not object to an annexation request from property owners hoping to sell their land to Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. (March 2, 2012, Page 1A)
City officials are looking into creating a policy to allow neighborhoods to request speed humps on their streets. (March 2, 2012, Page 1A)
Charles Lemmons and Lloyd McManus were recently awarded The Pantry’s Volunteers of the Year for their service to the food bank sincee the mid-1990s.
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Before Oxford’s new BMX bike track can be used, the Mississippi Department of Transportation, which helped fund the project, requires that the entire track be covered in permanent grass to prevent erosion. A BMX track special contractor would then come in to build five jumps to make the track suitable for tournaments and BMX-sanctioned events. (March 1, 2012, Page 1)