The last day to register for the general election in November is this Saturday. (October 6, 2011, Page 1)
Lafayette County District 3 Supervisor Robert Blackmon said he plans on changing his vote to turn the tables on an effort to pull county funding from the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. (October 6, 2011, Page 1)
WATER VALLEY — The city of Water Valley is well on its way toward renovating its sewer system.
After a local business owner was denied his donation to the hockey club, he is asking why and the university is saying that it is nothing to do with his business but how the club handled sponsorships. (October 6, 2011, Page 1)
The business of using ideology to deny people and programs much-needed money is, local columnist Deidra Jackson writes, getting old. Jackson brings the issue from the national stage with FEMA to locally with the Board of Supervisors pulling funding for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. (October 6, 2011, Page 4)
J. Gabriel Scala writes to express the sadness and disappointment that local non-profit VOX Press felt after learning that the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors had voted to pull funding for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, while Claire Kiamie writes to express thanks to members of the community who helped make the recent Rally for a Cure such a success. (October 6, 2011, Page 4)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen will soon approve a new parking commission that will help steer the city to new parking rules on the Square and eventually a potential parking garage. (October 5, 2011, Page 2)
The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved a contract with CodeRed emergency warning systems, that will allow all Oxford and Lafayette County residents to receive weather and other emergency warnings on their phones. (October 5, 2011, Page 1)
Selfless acts of kindness led two local women to receive state-level honors for their commitment and compassion with assisting others.
The Water Valley Art Council is set to host the third annual Water Valley Art Crawl on Friday. (October 5, 2011, Page 3)