Sponsored by the North Central Mississippi Medical Reserve Corps, the Safety Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the grounds of the Oxford Conference Center off Sisk Avenue. (June 3, 2011, Page 1A)
As most in the Pine Flat community, Angel Ranch is also trying to rebuild as it continues to try to lend a helping hand to tornado victims.
The once-temporary shelter for abused children suffered moderate damage after a tornado wreaked havoc on the Pine Flat community where the home is located. (June 3, 2011, Page 1A)
An administrative hearing for the summary cease and desist order issued against the Domestic Violence Project Inc., in Oxford has been set for July 26 in Jackson. (June 2, 2011, Page 1A)
Several candidates filed just days before Wednesday’s deadline for state House of Representatives and Senate races. Lafayette County has four districts with elections coming up this year and one Senate race. See all who qualified in today’s EAGLE. (June 2, 2011, Page 1A)
Residents along Punkin Creek and Yocona River are hoping to get some help clearing out the now-clogged waterways after a tornado and straight-line winds blew down thousands of trees last month. (June 1, 2011, Page 1)
Oxford University School will be adding back a fifth grade this year and has plans to allow new students half off tuition. Along with the changes, a new $50,000 scholarship is available to help academically gifted or needy students for a full tuition waiver. (June 1, 2011, Page 1)
Veterans and those who support them spent Monday morning honoring those who gave all for the freedoms everyone enjoys each day during the annual Memorial Day Ceremony held at the National Guard Armory. (May 31, 2011, Page 1)
BLOG: For the first time since the 2002 season the Ole Miss baseball team will not be competing in the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
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Demetrius Owens, 19, of Lafayette County was killed Friday morning when the car he was a passenger in overturned, throwing him out of the vehicle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford. (more…) (May 27, 2011)
Area residents will have three programs this Memorial Day to give everyone a chance to honor those who gave all.
— Community service at 10 a.m. at the National Guard Armory in Oxford; guest speaker will be Don Hutson
— Mississippi State Veteran’s Home at 10 a.m.; guest speaker will be SP5 Jimmy C. Reed Jr.
— Water Valley VFW at 11 a.m. on Main Street; free lunch provided following service. (May 27, 2011, Page 1A,3A)