Online Edition
Saturday, December 20, 2014

News

Delivering pizza and practicing the Golden Rule

The story of a pizza delivery driver noticing that one of her elder customers hadn’t ordered anything for several days and helping save the Memphis woman’s life has gone from a regional TV story to a national and international story. Editor Don Whitten sees a hero and also the value of loyalty, commitment and following the Golden Rule. (February 24, 2011, Page 4)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Letters to the Editor

    Milly Moorhead West writes to urge city officials to refrain from putting up kiosks to deal with paid parking on the historic Oxford Square, while Jason Plunk writes to commend the city for its trash compactors that help with appearance and cleanliness on the Square (February 24, 2011, Page 4)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      More candidates enter local races

      With five days left to qualify for local elections, the list of candidates vying for county seats continues to grow. The qualifying deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Those interested in running for office need to file qualifying papers at the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office in the Lafayette County Courthouse. See a list of all those who have qualified as of Tuesday in today’s EAGLE. (February 23, 2011, Page 1)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Hospital location tops concerns

        After rumors had circled around Oxford for the past week about Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi buying land west of Oxford for its proposed regional referral center, Dick Cowart, counsel for Baptist, laid the rumors to rest during the meeting between Baptist officials, the Oxford Board of Aldermen and Lafayette County supervisors, and confirmed Baptist had purchased 107 acres, however, said Baptist has not selected a site as of yet. (February 23, 2011, Page 1)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          City explores use of hospital funds

          With a potential $32.5 million dollars set to be accepted from the sale of the current hospital building this summer, the city is working to figure out the best use of the funds. (February 23, 2011, Page 2)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            City approves new dog park

            The city has approved a new dog park to open in late spring to the east of the new animal shelter on McElroy Drive. (February 23, 2011, Page 1)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              City seeks parking experts

              The Parking Garage Committee will meet in March to discuss interviewing companies that submitted proposals this month to move forward with parking strategies for the Square. (February 23, 2011, Page 1)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Open meetings laws there to protect all of us

                Violations or possible violations of open meetings and records laws are usually made by members of the media to protect the public’s right to know what their government agencies and representatives are doing. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at why the media makes such complaints, and he also comments on a proposed law that would stiffen penalties for violations. (February 23, 2011, Page 4)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Letters to the Editor

                  J.M. “Flick” Ash writes to say that when he was a member of the state legislature helping bring NMRC (in the 1970s) and the State Veterans Home (in the 1990s) to Oxford, one of the main factors was that the Oxford hospital was located nearby. Ash expresses concerned after hearing that one of the possible locations for a new hospital is west of town and away from those facilities. (February 23, 2011, Page 4)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Two UM buildings to get new names

                    The new law school will be dedicated on April 15 as the Robert C. Khayat Law School and Old Chemistry will be named Brevard Hall on April 1. (February 22, 2011, Page 3)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 521 of 688  « First  ... « 519  520  521  522  523 » ...  Last » 
                      Oxford Eagle REMAX Legacy Realty