A Lafayette County solid waste employee was killed this morning when a garbage truck overturned on County Road 2004. The incident is under investigation by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. (April 23, 2015)
The University of Mississippi Museum is asking for the community’s help so it can continue to hold its free Family Activity Day programs where children take fun-filled journeys through science and history with art as their guide. (April 21, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Parking on the Ole Miss campus will be more costly this fall as prices for parking permits rise, along with guest parking that will be increased to $3.
Even though residents may have been kept awake by the thunder, lightning and pouring rain, Lafayette County is lucky to have gotten out of last night’s inclement weather with little to no damage. (April 20, 2015, Page 1)
Solid Waste Manager Bobby Jones was recognized at a retirement party in his honor at the Lafayette County Chancery Building on Friday. Jones will end his career with the county on April 30 and begin a new job as a funeral director trainee at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Kenneth Drewrey has been hired to place Jones as solid waste manager. (April 20, 2015, Page 3)
Despite the number of rainy days the L-O-U community has experienced during recent weeks, area farmers are still hoping for a successful harvest. (April 19, 2015, Page 1A)
Reserve officers can provide help to police departments during large events. They can become heroes and in some cases, criminals. Locally, police officials praise the work of their part-time officers. (April 19, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)