Graeme Phillip Harris was indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights and one count of using a threat of force to intimidate African-American students because of their race or color.
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Thanks to a group of animal lovers in Water Valley, stray and lost dogs are being taken out of the pound and given the chance to find loving, forever homes. (March 27, 2015, Page 1A, 5A)
IHL announced a special emergency meeting is slated for 2 this afternoon in Jackson to discuss a personnel matter at the University of Mississippi. (March 27, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)
More than 1,000 people came to support Dan Jones at Wednesday afternoon’s rally on the University of Mississippi’s campus, wearing #istandwithdan stickers and holding signs that read “Not so Fast Phil,” “We Stand with Dan,” “Ole Miss loves Chancellor Jones,” and “4 More Years.” Most touted Jones’ accomplishments as they called for the Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning to reverse its decision not to renew Jones’ contract and begin the search for a new chancellor. (March 26, 2015, Page 1)
The Spring Open House and EXCELebration will have events for children this weekend including appearances by the Easter Bunny and fun events for preschoolers. (March 26, 2015, Page 1,3)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering an amendment to city codes that would require all existing parking areas to be ADA compliant.
An Oxford senator and representative are trying to push through new bills claiming Mississippi needs separate boards to govern each of its eight universities.
Amy Chrestman, a seventh-grade teacher at Lafayette Middle School, was chosen as Teacher of the Year by the school’s faculty and administration. (March 24, 2015, Page 1)
The Lafayette County Planning Commission voted to deny a builder’s request to have 12-feet roads so he can have more trees after fire officials said the roads would be too narrow. (March 24, 2015, Page 1, 12)