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City workers may get pay hike

Aldermen continue to work on the city 2011-2012 budget and mulled providing a 1.5 percent cost of living raise for city employees on Tuesday. (August 17, 2011, Page 1)

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    Forgotten stash of silver discovered

    Local officials have discovered 4,200 ounces of silver nitrate, or $200,000 worth of silver, in a lock box tucked away since 1989 from the former x-ray machines at the county hospital. (August 17, 2011, Page 1)

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      City restores $2M to fund from hospital sale

      The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday morning to keep intact the $30 million it is getting as its share of the sale of the hospital building to Baptist Memorial Health Care Corps. The board had voted last week to set aside $2 million of the $30 million to use to fund some immediate community needs and invest the remaining $28 million to use for long-term needs. However, at a meeting today, the board reversed itself and voted to restore the $2 million back into the investment pot, so the city has a total of $30 million to invest. The board took the action after Mayor Pat Patterson threatened to veto the effort to use $2 million for community needs. The sale of the hospital is expected to close  Thursday. (August 16, 2011)

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        County weighs tax cut

        The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met on Monday to continue discussions on the 2011-2012 budget including potentially lowering the millage rate by ten percent. (August 16, 2011, Page 1)

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          Security cameras almost ready

          The new camera security cameras on the Square are almost ready to begin monitoring any action downtown. (August 16, 2011, Page 1)

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            Mom pulls double duty as soldier

            Adrienne Johnson gave a special talk to her son Malachi’s class on Friday about serving as a soldier in Iraq. (August 15, 2011, Page 1A)

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              Effort made to open new shelter

              When the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office slammed the doors of the Oxford Domestic Violence Project shut in July, Terry J.W. Buffington was not only upset, she was down right mad.
              “I was livid,” Buffington said. “How something like this could happen is mind-blowing.” (August 15, 2011, Page 1A)

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                Burglar to spend six years behind bars

                One of three men charged in a rash of burglaries in the winter of 2009 pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six years in prison during the July Court Term. Read about his conviction and other cases heard during court term in today’s EAGLE. (August 12, 2011, Page 1A, 5A)

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                  Fewer books for kids

                  Reading is Fundamental budget has been slashed which leaves one local sorority unable to fund the free books program for the Boys and Girls Club. (August 12, 2011, Page 1A, 2A)

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                    Fall bus schedule begins Monday

                    With several key changes to the routes and a new transfer point at the old armory instead of the Square, Monday will bring several changes for bus passengers. For the full schedule, visit the OUT page.  (August 11, 2011, Page 1A)

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