By Alyssa Schnugg
Volunteers for this year’s Feed the Hunger Pack-A-Thon are asking folks to spend a couple of hours packing nutritious meals for children who may otherwise do without.
Mary Katherine Perry, founder of the Oxford event, said she’s seen first-hand where the meals go during two trips to Kenya with the Feed the Hunger organization.
The Oxford community mourned the loss of attorney Tom Freeland, who died Saturday after complications from surgery.
After more than two years in the making, Oxford firefighters with Station No. 1 moved into a new station last week that’s not only much roomier, it even has a brass pole to slide down.
Icy roads contributed to about seven wrecks in a two-hour period Friday and more wintry weather is expected today. (February 23, 2015, Page 1)
UM graduate Frank Estrada was selected to create this year’s Double Decker Arts Festival poster which was revealed this morning. (February 20, 2015, Page 1A, 8A)
A press conference was held this morning at The Powerhouse for the annual Double Decker Arts Festival where the music lineup and Double Decker poster, by artist Frank Estrada, were revealed. Trampled by Turtles will be be the headline act on Saturday night during the festival. (February 20, 2015, Page 1A, 8A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering the addition of a new conservation development section in city code to allow developers to design developments around hilly terrain to save Oxford’s tree canopy. (February 18, 2015, Page 1A)
A lit cigarette is the likely cause of a house fire that claimed the life of Oxford resident William Earl Williams on Monday afternoon. (February 18, 2015, Page 2A)
William Earl Williams, 44, died after Oxford firefighters found him unconscious in his Burney Branch home after a fire started in the bathroom. (February 17, 2015, Page 1)
A public meeting to discuss the local litter problem will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Oxford Police Training Center, located next to the Oxford Police Department on Molly Barr Road. (February 15, 2015, Page 1A)