After almost an hour-long debate, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to meet with city of Oxford and University of Mississippi officials to discuss building additional tennis courts. (July 6, 2011, Page 1)
A request to extend bar hours until 2 a.m. was denied by the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Tuesday. The board did approve $37,000 for security cameras to install around the Square by mid-August to improve security after recent crimes in the area. (July 6, 2011, Page 1)
Despite the mid-afternoon rain on Monday, the Fourth of July activities in the Grove continued on with a slight hiccup for the live music which was delayed about 90 minutes. (July 5, 2011, Page 1)
Former Oxford Mayor Pat Lamar’s portrait was unveiled at City Hall on Friday and will be on display in the hallway of the building. (July 5, 2011, Page 1)
Richard Howorth was appointed to the TVA board on Thursday and Felicia Adams nomination to be the next North Mississippi U.S. Attorney also was approved by the U.S. Senate. (July 1, 2011, Page 1A)
A meeting last week to determine the best use of Cedar Oaks led to some solid ideas and the hope to meet again in the fall to keep finding the best use for the historic home. (July 1, 2011, Page 1A)
With many folks planning on barbecuing and spending time outdoors this weekend, taking a few extra steps and can helps keep everyone safe and sound. (July 1, 2011, Page 1A)
Ethiopian Ambassador to the U.S. Girma Biru Geda addressed a classroom of mostly Lott Leadership Institute high school students and a handful of Ole Miss students and faculty Wednesday at the EF Yerby Conference Center on campus.
The Animal Tales program based out of Kentucky traveled to the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library on Wednesday to let kids learn hands on about different animals across the globe. (June 30, 2011, Page 1)
Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, five people in the LOU community will get $50,000 toward the purchase of a home in the Community Green subdivision.