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Schools, city agree on school resource officer plan

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a contract with the Oxford School District to continue with the current funding arrangement for the six school resource officers, or SROs, through the summer. (January 21, 2010, Page 2)

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    Curtailing cell phone use in vehicles

    Retired professor T.J. Ray wonders if we might get a better hold on the problem with talking and texting while driving if we put notices in government vehicles warning the drivers they could lose their jobs if caught. (January 20, 2010, Page 4)

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      What are we supposed to do in investing?

      In sorting through envelopes and packages entitled “Tax Information 2009,” Editor Don Whitten came across a report on his 401(k). He takes a look at how the past year or so affected his retirement funding and wondered if there’s a better way to battle the economic downturn. (January 20, 2010, Page 4)

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        County gets grant to clean up illegal dumps

        The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Lafayette County a solid waste assistance grant of $18,108 that will be used by the county for funding assistance for a local solid waste enforcement officer and for cleanup of unauthorized dumps. (January 20, 2010, Page 2)

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          UM to buy Campus Walk

          Campus Walk apartments may become student housing this fall for the University of Mississippi campus, as a two-stage purchase proposal is pending before the College Board. The state College Board is expected to approve the deal at its meeting this week in Jackson. The University of Mississippi Foundation will buy and lease the property to UM until March 2012. (January 20, 2010, Page 1)

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            Festival lineup in place

            Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings will headline the 2010 Double Decker Arts Festival on April 24. Other bands in the lineup include Jimbo Mathus, Those Darlins, Wiley and the Checkmates, American Aquarium, The Felice Brothers and Groupo Fantasma. Additional performers, including more local acts, will be announced once contracts are signed. (January 20, 2010, Page 1)

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              Not To Yield

              Columnist Jimmy Reed opts to follow the words of Tennyson and remain “… strong in will, to strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.” (January 19, 2010, Page 4)

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                Abbeville works toward restoration

                About 40 local volunteers gathered Monday at the old Gordon School in Abbeville to clean up the building in preparation for it to be restored. The community would like to see the building host events, exhibits on local history, programs for youth and even professional office space. (January 19, 2010, Page 1)

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                  Neighborhood unites to save duck

                  Residents of the Wellsgate neighborhood banned together to help free a duck named Lovie from being trapped in ice along the lake’s edge. Lovie was one of three birds dropped off as ducklings last Easter who have made their home in the neighborhood. (January 19, 2010, Page 16)

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                    Community remembers King

                    PHOTO SLIDESHOW — More than 300 people gathered Monday night for the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day vigil, hosted by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity at Second M.B. Church. Pastor Andrew Robinson called upon people of different ethnicities to treat each other as brothers and sisters. Those honored with the annual “Keeping the Dream Alive” awards were Camille Garrett-King, David Garrett and Marlon Bell. (January 19, 2010, Page 1)

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