Online Edition
Thursday, October 2, 2014

News

A boy named John

Stevie Little writes a guest column to tell the story of her family’s move to Oxford and life with their special needs child and sibling, John Milton Little. She writes about how Oxford offers so much for those with special needs and thanks those who’ve played key roles in her son’s life and those of others in need. (January 7, 2011, Page 4A)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Letters to the Editor

    Terry Johnson Sr. writes to comment on Gov. Haley Barbour’s recent controversial words and to encourage all of us to connect with someone different and develop meaningful relationships with others from different cultures. (January 7, 2011, Page 4A)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Busby nixes 7th bid for circuit clerk’s office

      After 24 years of serving Lafayette County as its Circuit Court Clerk, Mary Alice Busby has decided to turn the job over to whomever the voters believe will be the best person for the job. Busby decided she would not seek reelection during the holidays.

      However, more than 20 people have already thrown their hats into the election ring in the first 48 hours of the qualification period that began on Monday. (January 6, 2011, Page 1)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Guilty plea in beating death

        Willie A. Canon, 25, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Lafayette County resident Derald “Pete” Connell. Canon pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary and simple murder Wednesday at the Lafayette County Courthouse. (January 6, 2011, Page 1)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Questions – and unclear answers

          Larry Csonka, Sylvester Stallone, Liza Minnelli, Cher, Steve Spielberg, Jimmy Buffett, Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Donald Trump and, perhaps, many of you. What’s the common factor? Age, as all of those, plus some of you, were born in 1946 and will be eligible for Medicare sometime this year. Editor Don Whitten wonders about the future of Medicare and Social Security as Baby Boomers born between 1946 and 1965 get ready to take their share from the programs. (January 6, 2011, Page 4)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Dead animals, harvest of fishy and fowl claims

            Dead birds and dead fish. Coincidence or incidental? That’s the question local columnist Deidra Jackson asks as she talks about a few ongoing stories with widespread coverage and widely varied explanations. Jackson urges us to seek the real truth and also to remember that we’re responsible for taking care of this Earth. (January 6, 2011, Page 4)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Trash rules change for Square businesses

              A new ordinance to allow the city to fine Square businesses up to $1,000 if they don’t dispose of trash properly is now in effect. (January 5, 2011, Page 3)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                City gets $100K grant

                New recycling bins to help expand campus recycling will be in place this spring after the city received a $100,000 grant to work with the University of Mississippi. (January 5, 2011, Page 1)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  County ponders parking problems

                  The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors kicked around ideas on how to alleviate parking problems at the Lafayette County Chancery Building during a meeting on Tuesday. (January 5, 2011, Page 2)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    County to expedite Olin move

                    At the recommendation of the Lafayette County Planning Commission, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the site plan for the 500,000-square-foot building that is planned for the expansion of the existing Winchester plant located on County Road 166.

                    Supervisor Lloyd Oliphant told Olin Corp. officials Tuesday he and his fellow board members will do whatever they can to expedite the company moving its Centerfire ammunition operations to the Lafayette County Industrial Park. (January 5, 2011, Page 1)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 507 of 654  « First  ... « 505  506  507  508  509 » ...  Last » 
                      The Highlands, A Private Lake Community