Juneteenth event kicks off tonight with a free gospel concert at the TOMB building at 7 p.m. The celebration continues at 3 p.m. Saturday on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive with free food, music and games.
This weeks Everyday Hero is Dyanne McCord who volunteers with the American Cancer Society, Girl and Boy Scouts and countless other community opportunities. (June 13, 2014, Page 1A)
The Lafayette Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow is now accepting applications for organizations who may benefit from grants that go towards the betterment of the community. A new website will make it easier to apply for grants.
The Oxford School District is expected to raise the tax dollars of home owners to help fund the district. A public meeting is scheduled for Monday. (June 12, 2014, Page 1A)
The Oxford-University Transit board of directors approved the university’s home football game day bus shuttle routes Wednesday. (June 12, 2014, Page 1A)
Recent heavy rains have caused soggy fields and less people using the city pool. (June 12, 2014, Page 1A)
Rain poses potential threat to crops. Farmers seek a few dry days to get in the fields and take care of their harvests. (June 11, 2014, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen will be considering an amendment to the city’s building laws that will require developers to submit construction staging plan with the rest of their site plan documents. (June 11, 2014, Page 1, 2)
The popular ice cream treat stand will be moving to a new home on North Lamar Boulevard after the Oxford Planning Commission approved amending the legal description of North Lamar Plaza. Read about this and other decisions by the planning commission in today’s EAGLE. (June 10, 2014, Page 1, 12)
Despite a slight expected decrease in revenue thanks to mild summers and a cold winter, the Oxford Electric Department said no raise in rates is expected to be passed onto its customers in 2015. (June 10, 2014, Page 1, 3)