Planners hired to create Oxford’s new comprehensive plan presented some results of the community’s input from a meeting on Monday during a second public hearing Thursday. (May 1, 2015, Page 1A, 6A)
Workers continue to make repairs caused by a sinkhole this morning on Highway 6. Discount Building employee Mitch McCoy saw the sinkhole while driving Wednesday morning and directed traffic away until help arrived.
Oxford High School will be taking a trip to 16th century England as students and teachers come together to perform an abridged version of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet.’ The play will begin at 7:30 tonight in the middle school’s Kayla Mize auditorium. (April 30, 2015, Page 1)
The new intersection will have temporary traffic signals in place while waiting for the permanent signals to be installed. Work will continue in the medians along Highway 6 and the final lift of asphalt will be installed once the permanent traffic signals are in place, according to Mississippi Department of Transportation spokesman Jason Scott.
The pre-kindergarten program at Bramlett Elementary will expand next fall, increasing the number of student from 95 to 112 and increasing school time from a 60-percent day to a full day. (April 28, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)
When Audrey Sibley isn’t at First Pentecostal Church of Oxford, where her husband, Paul, is pastor, she is working at the Reminisce Antique Store on North Lamar Boulevard. That’s where our Dart landed this week. (April 27, 2015, Page 1)
May is Bike Month and to celebrate, several organizations have planned a week full events, including community bike rides, Bike to Lunch Tuesdays and Bike to Work Friday. For a complete list of events, see oxfordms.net/bikemonth. (April 27, 2015, Page 1)
Saturday’s 20th annual Double Decker Arts Festival brought many visitors to Oxford as festival-goers ran in the annual Double Decker Spring Run, entered their pets in the Best Dressed Pet Contest, browsed the numerous art vendors’ booths and enjoyed time with friends and family while listening to live music. (April 26, 2015)