Clara Goolsby has helped local schools and RSVP for more than 25 years. She is our Everyday Hero this week. (May 8, 2015, Page 1A)
The late Tom Freeland was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Mississippi Bar Association.
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to decide between 13 candidates running for the seat in the 1st Congressional District that was left open after the death of the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee. Read about the candidates in today’s EAGLE. (May 7, 2015, Page 1, 8)
The Oxford Solid Waste Department is starting to tell households living on private roads or steep private drives that they will need to bring their trash cans up to the main road for pickup. (May 6, 2015, Page 1A)
Homeowners will soon have to pay a little extra attention to how their yards are kept, where they’re parking cars and when they bring in their garbage cans after the Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a new Neighborhood Ordinance that put all of the city’s codes that affect neighborhoods, and some new laws, into one ordinance. (May 6, 2015, Page 6A)
The driver of a Lafayette County solid waste worker will not face any criminal charges after the truck he was driving went off the side of a road and rolled on top of another solid waste employee, killing him. (May 1, 2015, Page 1A, 2A)
Planners hired to create Oxford’s new comprehensive plan presented some results of the community’s input from a meeting on Monday during a second public hearing Thursday. (May 1, 2015, Page 1A, 6A)