City officials agreed to hold off on the idea to build a pavilion for a new farmers’ market near the old National Guard Armory on University Avenue after Mid-Town Farmers’ Market board members and aldermen expressed concerns at a work session Monday afternoon. (December 6, 2011, Page 1)
Due to the rainy weather on Monday, the Oxford Christmas parade was re-scheduled from Monday to this evening. The parade will begin at 7 Tuesday evening and follow the same previously announce route. It starts at the Mid-Town Shopping Center on North Lamar Boulevard and travels south to the Square and on to University Avenue. At University Avenue, the parade will turn west and continue to the Ford Center parking lot. (December 5, 2011)
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The Powerhouse project to create a new sculpture garden is nearing completion as Matthew Cobb of Hill Country Landscaping begins installing the trees and grassy areas this week. (December 2, 2011, Page 1A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen and the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors hope to find the highest bidder on 40-plus bars of silver on Monday when verbal and written bids will be taken in a public forum at 1 p.m. at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (December 2, 2011, Page 1A)
Former Gov. William Lowe “Bill” Waller, originally from Oxford, died Wednesday at the age of 85 in Jackson. Read about his life and reactions from those who knew him in today’s EAGLE. (December 1, 2011, Page 1)
Dreaming of Christmas? Well it is just around the corner and to get you ready Oxford is serving up quite a few local events about the holiday. (December 1, 2011, Page 1)
Oxford literary great William Faulkner’s work may no longer lay dying on the shelves.
Select Faulkner novels and short stories are just a couple years away from making it to the big screen, as a new, first-look option with producer David Milch was announced Wednesday.
The result of two years of discussion after the Faulkner Conference in 2010 led to the partnership with Milch and the Faulkner Literary Estate. (December 1, 2011, Page 1)
More than 50 community members met to discuss future plans for the Excel by Five program on Tuesday night. (November 30, 2011, Page 1)
The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is still searching for two male suspects believed to have taken a large sum of money during an armed robbery at the Abbeville branch of the Bank of Holly Springs in Abbeville Tuesday. (November 30, 2011, Page 1)