Local representatives from the Mississippi House and Senate gathered at the Oxford Conference Center Monday to enjoy breakfast and talk about the current Legislative session and what issues they may be dealing with for the next few months during the annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast sponsored by the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce. (January 13, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Tina Frizzell and the love of her life spent 15 years together before they were married last January in California. This month marks their first wedding anniversary, and January could be a game-changer in the lives of gay Mississippians like Frizzell and her partner. (January 12, 2015)
Cpl. Justin Sanders Haynes, 26, owner of Montgomery & Co. Pumping, LLC, and U.S. Marine Corp veteran who served recently in Afghanastan, was killed Saturday when his car went off the side of the road while traveling east on Highway 30. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck. (January 12, 2015, Page 3)
Revenues from parking meters in December remained consistant despite several holidays and students from Ole Miss leaving for winter break. (January 12, 2015, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a new law Tuesday that allows older homes to rebuild after a natural disaster, even if the house doesn’t meet current setback codes and other newer ordinances.
The trial date for one of three former Ole Miss students charged with killing their friend and neighbor, Zacharias Herculese McClendon, last year was continued until the April court term. It’s expected the other two cases will be continued as well.
The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several zoning changes, as well as new zoning districts for land south of South Lamar and in the Grand Oaks subdivision during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (January 7, 2015, Page 1A)