Capt. Thelma Curry of the University Police Department was selected the 2013 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association Tuesday. Sheriff’s secretary, Cathy Connor, was awarded Support Personnel of the Year. (January 30, 2014, Page 1, 14)
Leadership in sustainability has earned the Lafayette, Oxford and University of Mississippi community the designation of Valley Sustainable Gold Community by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
The award was given to city, county and university leaders Tuesday by TVA representatives during a ceremony at the Insight Park on campus. The LOU community is the only, and first, community to be given the gold deal designation in Mississippi.
The designation, initiated by TVA Economic Development, helps communities improve existing sustainability programs and increase ability to attract new investment and jobs to their communities. (January 28, 2014, Page 1)
- Burwell named to dean’s list
- Gregory named to dean’s list
- Pugh, Quarles serve as pages
- NWCC announces Outstanding Students
- OEPE fundraiser continues
- Korean students visit Oxford
MDOT’s plans for building roundabouts on Old Taylor Road and closing the bridge at the same time UM will be closing Hill Drive during construction of its parking garage, could make driving on campus more tricky than ever. (January 17, 2014, Page 1A)
A rash of murders took place in the fourth quarter of this year accompanied by four other murders earlier in the year. Other highlights from this quarter include: new hotel plans, C Spire competitions and much more. (December 31, 2013, Page 1)
More than 15 churches are helping to provide a free Thanksgiving meal today to the lonely, the needy or misplaced neighbors in the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (November 28, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)
As University of Mississippi football fans flock to Oxford to see the Rebels take on the University of Missouri’s Tigers on Saturday night in their last home game of the season, city and university officials are asking everyone to be patient and expect heavy traffic before and, especially, after the game (November 22, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)
The Oxford University Transit system had another record breaking month in ridership during October. To help meet growing demands, OUT is hoping to purchase six new buses. (November 14, 2013, Page 1)
Two University of Mississippi students are recovering after a wreck that claimed the lives of two of their friends and fellow Ole Miss students early Saturday morning. Killed were Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, both of Missouri. (November 11, 2013, Page 1A)
Two University of Mississippi students were killed Saturday morning after a wreck on Highway 7 near University Avenue.
At 4:45 a.m. a vehicle carrying four Ole Miss students overturned, killing two. The driver was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis and another passenger remains at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. The Oxford Police Department is investigating the cause of the wreck.
The two students pronounced dead at the scene were Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, of St. Louis, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, of St. Charles, Mo. (November 9, 2013)