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Another positive sign?

One traditional sign the economy is rebounding is when builders see more business. More building means an increase in the demand for more wood materials for this construction. The employees at Roseburg Forest Products in Oxford are tickled to be taking more orders for their products. (June 7, 2010, Page 1A)

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    The first Yankees on the Ole Miss Campus

    Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was making his first of three attempts to capture Vicksburg. This attempt would be over land from Tennessee after the Battle of Shiloh. He was following the railroad line that ran from Jackson, Tenn., to Holly Springs and then connected at Grenada with a line that ran from Memphis to Jackson. (June 4, 2010, Page 3B)

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      Summer camps for grownups

      While there are no canoes, butterflies or swimming pools involved, the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council is offering adult summer “camps” that will help grownups learn more about their creative talents.
      The classes include learning how to take photographs on black-and-white film and developing them in a dark room; how to  convert your home movies to DVD; and an introduction to the basics of composition, light, sound and camera movement when filming with video. (June 4, 2010, Page 1A)

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        Rain could postpone movie night at Avent Park

        With a 60 percent chance of rain predicted for most of the day today, the Oxford Park Commission’s first Movie in the Park event might have be put off for another day. OPC officials say they will decide by 3 this afternoon whether  to postpone the event to Saturday. Check the OPC website at www.oxfordparkcommission.com or call 232-2380. (June 4, 2010, Page 3A)

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          FEMA offers advice; info on keeping homes safe

          The Federal Emergency Management Agency is on hand throughout the week at the Oxford Home Depot to offer suggestions on how to keep homes safe when severe weather strikes. (June 3, 2010, Page 1)

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            Square businesses a little less bright

            Oxford adopted on Tuesday new regulations regarding illuminated signs and hanging banners. The sign ordinance will affect businesses around the Square and the banner measure affects all businesses in the city. (June 3, 2010, Page 1)

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              Library: No funding increase requested

              Demand for library services may be going up, but the staff of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library expects to do more with the same amount of funds. Representatives of the library are asking local governments to fund their next year’s budget at the same level they were funded this year. (June 3, 2010, Page 1)

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                No alcohol on Sunday

                After more than a year of on-again, off-again debate on whether to allow some form of alcohol sales in Oxford on Sunday, the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted 6-1 to deny an effort to even test the idea. (June 2, 2010, Page 1)

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                  Feeding deer against the law

                  A new deer-feeding ordinance was approved Tuesday by the Oxford Board of Aldermen which makes the feeding of deer in the city illegal. The adopted ordinance is one of several steps to combat the growing deer population within city limits. All other options are now available for public input by visiting the city of Oxford website(June 2, 2010, Page 1)

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                    Rotary Club dedicates park pavilion

                    The pavilion at Pat Lamar Park, donated by the Rotary Club of Oxford, is now officially in the hands of the city of Oxford
                    The club raised $25,000 two years ago to go toward the construction of the pavilion, designed by architect Tom Howorth.
                    On Tuesday, the club joined city officials at the park to dedicate the pavilion to the city. (June 2, 2010, Page 1)

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