The Oxford Park Commission approved a change to its travel team policy Wednesday for baseball to make playing more financially feasible for teams to participate in sports while giving local children top priority on the competitive teams. (December 12, 2014, Page 1)
The uniform company, located in the Lafayette County Industrial Park, is growing again with a recent 25,000 foot expansion.
The Oxford School Board approved the first reading of a Code of Ethics policy that they hope to officially approve at the next board meeting on Monday. The board also discussed legislative stances at Monday’s special called meeting in order to express their concerns to their leaders in Jackson. (December 11, 2014, Page 1A)
Oxford High School will host a performance of ‘The Butler Did It’ by Water and Peter Marks beginning Thursday. The show will feature a play within a play theme that his sure to keep the audience on their toes and have laughs heard all around. (December 10, 2014, Page 1)
This was the week back in 1941 that stunned Oxonians when they heard the news that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor. It was also the week over the last several decades when the community get ready to launch the Crimestoppers program and the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic. (December 10, 2014, Page 1A)
The Oxford Planning Commission approved plans for a new development, “The Arbors,” to be built where the existing University Arbors apartments currently exist. (December 10, 2014, Page 1, 2)
The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors accepted a bid from Talbot Brothers Contracting for a total project amount of just over 2 million dollars. The work is expected to start in about two weeks. (December 9, 2014, Page 1)