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Lafayette County

Faulkner’s life-long hunting companion: Sheriff Ike Roberts

With the upcoming Faulkner Conference later in July, columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield will focus on the local people and stories that Faulkner befriended. (July 9, 2010, Page 3B)

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    County accepts Oxmoor’s roads

    The Amegy Bank of Texas became the new owners of the Oxmoor subdivision after the subdivision was foreclosed about two years ago. Most of the roads were left incomplete. On Tuesday, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved taking over the maintenance for the roads inside the upscale subdivision. (July 8, 2010, Page 1A)

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      Supervisors to pursue legal remedy for courthouse clock

      The remedy for the ailing courthouse clock is legal action. The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors announced in their regular meeting that they hired a man over three years ago to repair the clock who has not made the restorations or returned the clock parts. Now the board is seeking a clockmaker to help restore the current one, but may have to settle for a newer clock that works. (July 7, 2010, Page 3)

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        Supervisors tell MetroCast ‘No’

        MetroCast knows where the board of supervisors stand. ‘NO’ was the official word from Lafayette County Board of Supervisors as they considered a tax exemption for MetroCast. In the past year representatives from MetroCast have gone before the board asking for what they claim is a mandatory state law that would exclude them from paying certain taxes. The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors decided that MetroCast’s tax status would hurt both city and county school districts. (July 7, 2010, Page 1)

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          Cause for celebration: A church building stands for 150 years

          This Fourth of July weekend, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church invites the citizens of Oxford and Lafayette County to attend a celebration of their 150 years in their church building located on the corner of Jackson Avenue and North 9th Street. (July 1, 2010, Page 6B)

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            Bank robber suspect nabbed

            Officers from several local law enforcement agencies responded to the Mississippi Federal Credit Union Bank on West Jackson Avenue on Wednesday to offer assistant to the Oxford Police Department in its pursuit of an alleged bank robber that resulted in the arrest of a Marks man. (July 1, 2010, Page 1A)

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              More tornado sirens installed

              Two of five tornado sirens planned for Lafayette County have been put in place.
              The first siren was installed at the Harmontown Fire Department last week. On Tuesday, Abbeville received its siren.
              “We’re going to have to do some more programming,” said Lafayette County Emergency Management coordinator David Shaw. “But they are working well.” (June 30, 2010, Page 1)

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                County replies to insurance agent’s lawsuit

                Attorneys representing the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors denied allegations made by a former insurance agent who claimed the county set him up on conspiracy charges.
                The suit, filed May 27 by former insurance agent Ken Nowlin, also names attorney Tony Farese, whom Nowlin says failed to act in his best interest and coerced him into pleading guilty in 2007 to conspiring with former supervisor Gary Massey to scam the county. (June 29, 2010, Page 2)

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                  Annexation causes quandary for Animal Control officer

                  There’s a turf war going on in Thacker Heights.
                  This time, it’s the not the Jets and the Sharks — it’s canines from the county versus city residents. (June 29, 2010, Page 1)

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                    Storm damage reported

                    Heavy rains, high winds and lots of cloud-to-ground lightning wrecked havoc on some parts of Oxford Saturday afternoon. The storm, which blew into town around 3 p.m., toppled a few trees and caused a few power outages in the community, Oxford Emergency Management Coordinator Jimmy Allgood said. (June 28, 2010, Page 1)

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