The Oxford School District Board of Trustees approved the 2015-16 school year calendar Monday night. The new calendar has OSD school’s starting Aug. 12. (January 27, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Charles Smith, a retired U.S. Army veteran and Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department deputy, was named Police Officer of the Year on Thursday by the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association. (January 23, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Oxford High School student Randon Hill and Lafayette Middle School student Robert Burns were honored Thursday by local law enforcement officers for working through difficult periods in their life and rising through adversity. (January 23, 2015, Page 1)
The Oxford Police Department presented its year-end review to the Board of Aldermen on Tuesday night. The review showed an increase in alcohol-related arrests but a decrease in burglaries. (January 22, 2015, Page 1A, 2A)
To help assist the city in creating a new comprehensive plan, the Oxford Board of Aldermen have hired a planning company to create the new document that will help guide the city through 2037.
A public hearing will be held Tuesday during the Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting on whether or not the land where Oxford Wheel Estates, a mobile home park, should be rezoned to allow multi-unit apartments and townhouses. (January 19, 2015, Page 1, 3)