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Lafayette County

Three more qualify for regional judge race

The race for Third District Circuit Court is heating up with three more attorneys qualifying for the November election: John A. Gregory, Dave Rozier and Kent A. Smith. Local voters will decide who will get a judicial seat in the Third District Circuit Court, which covers seven counties — Lafayette, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Marshall, Tippah and Union. Currently there are three seats for the Third Circuit. (March 4, 2010, Page 1)

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    Is Oxford’s economy rebounding?

    It may be, according to a couple of key indicators — namely, the city’s collections on sales tax and on the 2 percent taxes on food-and-beverage purchases and hotel stays. Compared to a year prior, December’s sales-tax collections were up 8 percent and January’s were up 2.6 percent. While collections are still down for the fiscal year, they’re moving in the right direction.

     (March 4, 2010, Page 1)

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      County briefs

      The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved new subdivision regulations aimed to help protect the county against developers who fail to complete infrastructure inside subdivisions. (March 4, 2010, Page 5)

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        Can sprucing up the Industrial Park bring jobs?

        A conceptual plan was developed for the Lafayette County Industrial Park that shows some suggestions for landscaping and general cleaning of the area, as well as suggestions on how much land to clear off and how to break up the 100 acres currently available into smaller parcels in an effort to attract more industry to the area. (March 2, 2010, Page 1)

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          An Abbeville revival

          A new city hall and several new businesses are bringing a mini-boom to downtown Abbeville. Yocona in Exile and Abbeville Grill are giving the 450 citizens of the town north of Oxford a place to gather and eat. A $100,000 grant is allowing for a new city hall to be built by May, and in the meantime, city leaders want to continue enticing development. (March 1, 2010, Page 1)

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            Circuit court goes online

            Thanks to a partnership with Delta Computer Systems, Lafayette County Circuit Court has joined the 21st century. Now anyone can access criminal and civil court records online from the Third Circuit Court District, which includes Lafayette County. (March 1, 2010, Page 1)

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              Head Start lawsuit heads to trial

              A lawsuit against the governing organization of the local Head Start program is set for trial next month.
              Mary Luster-Johnson and her attorneys, Waide and Associates of Tupelo, filed the suit in the Lafayette County Circuit Court in 2008, claiming she was fired for complaining to the Institute of Community Services of Holly Springs — which operated the Head Start program in Oxford — that the director of the Oxford program, Linda McAdory, was misusing funds. (February 26, 2010, Page 2A)

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                Boy Scouts grow with the times

                For the last 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America have changed with the times but have remained true to their basic fundamental values. Boy Scouts still work to earn merit badges in more than 120 areas including first-aid, camping and astronomy, as they have done since their conception 100 years ago. (February 24, 2010, Page 1)

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                  House passes $300 million transportation bond

                  A $300 million bill that passed the Mississippi House Tuesday may help to move along widening Highway 7 South. (February 24, 2010, Page 1)

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                    Keeping safe in storms

                    Gov. Haley Barbour declared the work week of Feb. 22-26 as Severe Weather Awareness Week last week. In conjunction, the National Weather Service will issue a statewide test tornado warning on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radios at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. (February 23, 2010, Page 1)

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