Paul Dakin writes to urge the mayor and Board of Alderman to remember the less fortunate when they vote on an ordinance that would limit parking and charge fees for when it is allowed, while Darlene Easson writes in support of keeping Aeleen Dowd as an English teacher at Oxford Middle School. (May 3, 2015, Page 4A)
The driver of a Lafayette County solid waste worker will not face any criminal charges after the truck he was driving went off the side of a road and rolled on top of another solid waste employee, killing him. (May 1, 2015, Page 1A, 2A)
Planners hired to create Oxford’s new comprehensive plan presented some results of the community’s input from a meeting on Monday during a second public hearing Thursday. (May 1, 2015, Page 1A, 6A)
Who doesn’t know someone who’s battled cancer? We all can help in the drive to find cures for cancer by helping with fundraising. An opportunity comes up Saturday when the local Relay for Life event is held at Oxford Intermediate School. (May 1, 2015, Page 4A)
Is bigger always better? Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at that question and others in connection with local efforts to look and plan ahead for the growth of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (May 1, 2015, Page 4A)
June Rosentreter, who’s been volunteering for The Pantry for nearly three decades now, is an unsung hero who contributes so much to the community through her involvement there. Staff Writer Catherine Boone takes a closer look at the many things Mrs. Rosentreter does and how her servant’s heart is so helpful. (April 30, 2015, Page 4)
We encourage all residents to attend tonight’s final Vision 2037 meeting — 5 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center — and give your input on things you would like to see, and not see, in the community in the future. (April 30, 2015, Page 4)
Workers continue to make repairs caused by a sinkhole this morning on Highway 6. Discount Building employee Mitch McCoy saw the sinkhole while driving Wednesday morning and directed traffic away until help arrived.