To honor the memory of the late author Barry Hannah, the Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to rename the tennis courts at Avent Park after him due to his love of Oxford and tennis. (April 8, 2015, Page 8A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a new stop sign on Sisk Avenue to help slow down traffic and also bagging the traffic light at West Jackson and Anderson Road to keep traffic flowing and cut down on confusion. (April 7, 2015, Page 1)
The Oxford police and fire department want to strengthen their departments — not by adding to the numbers of their ranks by to slim down the ones they already have. To help, they are asking the Board of Aldermen to approve their new physical fitness policy. (April 6, 2015, Page 1, 2)
Property owners and a developer hoping to build a student housing development have filed an appeal with the Circuit Court against the Oxford Board of Aldermen’s March decision to deny a rezoning request.
OPD holds Citizens Academy to give local residents a behind-the-scenes view of a police officer’s job including learning about criminal and Constitutional laws. (March 31, 2015, Page 1, 3)
After staying in executive session for almost two hours Friday, members of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning revealed little of what was discussed behind closed doors about University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones. (March 29, 2015, Page 3A)
More than 3,000 volunteers will head out into the LOU community Saturday to work at more than 200 projects for the university’s largest community service project. (March 26, 2015, Page 2)