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Lafayette County

Keeping safe, healthy during the season

With the Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer, it’s almost impossible to avoid mosquitoes, lots of sunshine and barbecues over the next few months.
Taking a few extra steps can keep summer a safe and happy time for all residents. (May 26, 2010, Page 1A)

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    Run-off solution sought

    The Lafayette County Planning Commission has ordered the owners of Williams Equipment Co. to produce a plan of action on how it plans to curb erosion issues once and for all at its construction site located across  from the Cumberland subdivision. (May 25, 2010, Page 1)

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      GOP hopefuls voice views

      Two out of the three candidates in the upcoming 1st Congressional District Republican primary spent Friday evening at the Lafayette County Chancery Building speaking to local Republicans about their views on several issues. (May 24, 2010, Page 1A)

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        Grads say goodbye

        The graduates of Lafayette and Oxford high schools celebrated over the weekend as their journey through grade school came to a close.
        Both graduation ceremonies were held at  C.M. “Tad” Coliseum on the University of Mississippi campus; Lafayette ’s was held Friday night and Oxford’s was on Saturday afternoon. (May 24, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Police target seat belt scofflaws

          The Oxford Police Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office are joining with hundreds of other law enforcement agencies across the country in renewing a pledge to save lives by intensifying efforts to enforce seat belt laws during the 2010 Click It of Ticket campaign which begins Monday and runs through June 6. (May 21, 2010, Page 1A)

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            Oxford-Lafayette County Jail – another lost building

            Last week a decision was made by the Oxford Square Historic Preservation Committee to allow an 1895 building to be removed from 1006 Jefferson Ave. Hitsorian Jack Mayfield writes about another building in the district that was lost to the community — Oxford-Lafayette County Jail. (May 21, 2010, Page 3B)

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              Healthy meals, Rowan Oak gardens projects underway

              Members of the 2010 Leadership Lafayette Class are working on three different projects designed to improve the community. One group wants to help provide children from low-income families with easy-to-prepare meals they can make themselves while at home on the weekends. Another group is working on renovating some of the gardens at Rowan Oak, and the third group is working with local restaurants to promote some of the healthier meals available at these businesses. (May 21, 2010, Page 1A)

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                Help still available for tornado victims

                After being open for two days, 18 storm victims have visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center in Abbeville, according to FEMA spokeswoman Renee Bafalis. About 13 have also registered for emergency relief services online, Bafalis said. Federal and state programs have been made available for those who have registered. (May 20, 2010, Page 1)

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                  Suspect arrested in beating death

                  A fifth suspect in the beating death of Lafayette County resident Derald “Pete” Connell has been arrested and charged with his murder.

                  Douglas Wayne Jones, 21, of Oxford was picked up by U.S. Marshals in Lousiana on Monday afternoon. (May 18, 2010, Page 1)

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                    Court to hear arguments in congressional size lawsuit

                    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a law freezing the number of representatives in the U.S. House will be able to argue their case before three U.S. federal judges in Oxford later this month. (May 18, 2010, Page 2)

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