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Monday, October 20, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Major changes set for Old Taylor Road

Board of Aldermen approved a site plan amendment for Falkner Flats, a 618-bed development off Old Taylor Road, although two aldermen voted against it due to increased traffic and construction projects planned for the road by MDOT and Baptist Memorial Hospital. (March 20, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Stores want more parking near Square

Business owners on the west side of the Square want more unrestricted parking spaces for their customers. (March 4, 2013, Page 1A, 5A)

S. Oxford zoning change denied

The Oxford Planning Commission denied a request Monday by a local landowner to re-zone 64 acres between South Lamar Boulevard and Highway 7 South so he could sell the land to developers looking to build apartments. (September 11, 2012, Page 1, 2)

‘Very superstitious, writing’s on the wall’

Are you a superstitious person? Avoid black cats, ladders and mirrors? Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a closer look at some of his unusual practices that most would consider superstitious. (August 9, 2012, Page 4A)

FYI, it’s time for FYI

Looking for contact information for a local government official? How about Rowan Oak’s hours? Maybe where you go to get electricity and water services started? Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks knows very well where the answers are – in today’s FYI publication. (June 29, 2012, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Bill Morton writes to commend the local school district and local businesses for their involvement in a program to help students have a better chance at a productive life. (June 27, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Murray Avent writes to clarify his conversation with Baptist Hospital officials and to give his stance on the selection of the site for the new hospital. (April 20, 2012, Page 4A)

Van Buren to be closed for 3 months

The city plans to shut down Van Buren Avenue in sections during the summer months to lay down new sewer pipes, fix some water lines and place electrical lines under ground along 11th Street. Business owners are concerned. (February 28, 2012, Page 1)

Take it seriously, you’re a millionaire

Oxford EAGLE Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks got the call the other day – he’d won the Jamaican lottery and $1.5 million.   The big problem, Eubanks writes in recalling the conversation with the guy trying to give him the money (for a fee), was that he never entered the Jamaican lottery. (February 2, 2012, Page 4)

We want you to consider yourselves winners

We’re excited, at The Oxford EAGLE, about winning awards in the annual Better Newspaper Contest. We’re excited for our staff members who helped bring home 25 awards, including General Excellence among small daily papers, and we’re also excited for you – our subscribers, advertisers and readers – because you’re the reason we strive to do our best every day. (June 28, 2011, Page 4)

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