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Tourism Council OKs 2011 grant rules

The community grant program through the Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau was approved for the upcoming year. Applicants are eligible if the event will promote at least 10 hotel nights, promote the event outside the county and take place between Sept. 1, 2010 and Aug. 31, 2011.

 (September 2, 2010, Page 2)

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    Murder suspect gets more time for trial

    A man accused of killing Lafayette County father and son last year will get more time to prepare for his trial on two counts of capital murder. Caleb Corrothers, 27, was granted a March trial by Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth during a hearing last week. (September 1, 2010, Page 1)

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      Drug Court oversight changes

      Lafayette County no longer to serve as administrator: Despite a plea by the Lafayette County supervisors for a second chance to be the lead county for the 3rd District Drug Court, Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth said Union County will take the responsibility for administering federal funds for the program. (September 1, 2010, Page 1)

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        Tech Board changes ahead?

        Lafayette and Oxford School Boards will soon approve or deny a proposal to give more power to the Lafayette County Schools Superintendent for the School of Applied Technology. The Lafayette Schools already have financial control over the jointly-run school. (September 1, 2010, Page 1)

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          Increasing ways to communicate, increases ways to harass

          Before cell phones, someone “crank calling” or “stalking” someone by calling their home phone over and over could get away with their identify easier before the invention of things like caller ID, phone tracking and voice mail and texting where the proof of the harassment is often recorded.

          The OPD has investigated 117 reports of harassing phone calls in the last year. (August 31, 2010, Page 1)

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            Retirement day for Col. Reb

            Colonel Reb is soon to be a remnant of the past as he goes into the vault tomorrow. Today is the last official day his image can be licensed. The College Licensing Company, the agent for the University of Mississippi licensing issues, released a memo in March to all licensees that the image of the Colonel may only be licensed through August 31. Tomorrow he enters the College Vault Program where the image can only be licensed out for special occasions for historical use. (August 31, 2010, Page 1)

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              Public hearing set for Thursday on Sunday alcohol sales issue

              A public hearing on Sunday alcohol sales is set for Thursday but with a location change.
              The hearing has moved from City hall to the Oxford Conference Center at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.
              The Alcohol Task Force will meet at 4:30 for a commitee meeting before the public hearing. (August 31, 2010, Page 2)

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                Free smoke detectors available

                The use of smoke detectors is the no. 1 line of defense against being killed in a house fire. To make sure everyone in Oxford and Lafayette County is protected, the Layfayette County Volunteer Fire Department and Oxford Fire Department are offering smoke detectors to those who qualify thanks of the Mississippi State Fire Marshal’s free smoke alarm program. (August 30, 2010, Page 1A)

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                  City enforces alcohol laws

                  Over the last two weekends, Oxford police officers have made 80 arrests, several being for alcohol-related crimes. Police officers were walking into local bars this weekend checking ID’s. From Friday to Sunday, 45 people were arrested, with 17 minors arrested for underage drinking; eight being charged with DUI and seven being drunk in public. (August 30, 2010, Page 1A)

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                    State flood map changes to be adopted November

                    The City of Oxford is preparing for new flood plain maps to be adopted on Nov. 26 which also will change the flood plain administrator to the city building official. Most of the maps will have no change as the city was currently up-to-date. (August 30, 2010, Page 1A)

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