The Oxford School District announced Monday at their board meeting that they will publicly back the Better Schools, Better Jobs Initiative. The county still needs over 2,000 signatures to be on the ballot. (July 29, 2014, Page 1)
We met Donna Orsburn at the door of her mobile home on County Road 403, the quiet road in Lafayette County where The Dart landed. She invited us inside and told us a little about her life as she folded laundry.
(July 28, 2014, Page 1)
Office Park Drive is closed today and tomorrow so the Oxford Electric Company can begin work to relocate utilities for the future widening of Highway 7. (July 28, 2014, Page 1)
Taylor presented its grand opening of the new Little Free Library Saturday morning. Children and community member make take and donate books to the outdoor library box.
Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library stays busy helping 3K people a week and is asking the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors to provide more than $385K to allow them to keep doing what they do best. (July 25, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)
MDOT announced Wednesday that the Old Taylor Road roundabouts and new bridge will be opened for traffic in August. (July 25, 2014, Page 1A)
This week’s Everyday Hero is NAACP Oxford Chapter president Ruth Ball. She is organizing the first Back-to-School Carnival that will give school supplies to local children in need. (July 25, 2014, Page 1A)
The annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference will conclude its 41st year tonight, but there is still plenty going on in the LOU community and surrounding area this weekend. (July 24, 2014, Page 1)
The grand jury handed down dozens of felony indictments in June including several for crimes against children. (July 24, 2014, Page 1, 9)
Oxford High School will host a spin off of the Wizard of Oz classic this weekend at the Ford Center. Tickets may only be bought at the door for $12. (July 24, 2014, Page 1)