More than 600 people attended the funeral services Saturday for Carol Gary and her 12-year-old son who were shot to death Nov. 8 in their South Oaks home. (November 18, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)
Oxford Planning Commission OKs ordinance regulating sexually orientated businesses, including where they can open and restricting alcohol sales.
The Oxford University Transit system had another record breaking month in ridership during October. To help meet growing demands, OUT is hoping to purchase six new buses. (November 14, 2013, Page 1)
At a court hearing Wednesday afternoon, C Spire withdrew its petition for a protection order it filed Tuesday afternoon at the Lafayette County Chancery Court in an attempt to keep the city of Oxford from making a proposed franchise agreement available to the public and local media. (November 13, 2013, Page 1, 2)
The Tennessee Valley Authority will meet in Oxford at 9 a.m. at The Inn at Ole Miss. TVA has not held its quarterly board meeting in Oxford since 2002. Citizens may address the board during the listening session starting at 9 a.m. before the rest of the meeting. Those wishing to address the board must preregister at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting . (November 13, 2013, Page 1, 2)
C Spire filed a petition for a protective order Tuesday to block the city of Oxford from releasing a copy of the proposed franchise agreement to the media. A hearing is set for 3 p.m. today at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (November 13, 2013, Page 1)
Capt. James King with the Oxford Police Department hasn’t been too surprised at the violations he’s seen during his first month as Oxford’s new Code Enforcement Officer. (November 12, 2013, Page 1)
Two University of Mississippi students are recovering after a wreck that claimed the lives of two of their friends and fellow Ole Miss students early Saturday morning. Killed were Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, both of Missouri. (November 11, 2013, Page 1A)
A former law enforcement officer has been charged with the murders of his mother and half-brother who were found shot to death in their home near the South Oaks subdivision Friday.
Two University of Mississippi students were killed Saturday morning after a wreck on Highway 7 near University Avenue.
At 4:45 a.m. a vehicle carrying four Ole Miss students overturned, killing two. The driver was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis and another passenger remains at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. The Oxford Police Department is investigating the cause of the wreck.
The two students pronounced dead at the scene were Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, of St. Louis, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, of St. Charles, Mo. (November 9, 2013)