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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Bart Robinson

Cold weather contributes to wrecks

Icy roads contributed to about seven wrecks in a two-hour period Friday and more wintry weather is expected today. (February 23, 2015, Page 1)

Traffic needs to slow down on Sisk

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are looking at ways of slowing down traffic along Sisk Avenue, which has become one of the town’s busiest school zones. (January 30, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)

Cemetery project moves forward

Plans for a new columbarium at Oxford Memorial Cemetery are moving forward and officials hope to start selling niches in late 2015. (December 24, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Cash for trash

GovDeal.com a way for governments to get rid of waste. (December 22, 2014, Page 1, 3)

Need for parking garage questioned

Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson suggested Friday that the city needs to “slow things down” on its effort to construct a parking garage downtown. (December 7, 2014, Page 1A)

City votes to keep old armory for pavilion

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved spending up to $100,000 to save the existing old National Guard Armory frame and roof to turn it into a pavilion. (October 24, 2014, Page 1A)

Dead-beat cemetery plot buyers take note

The Oxford Board of Aldermen heard the first reading of a proposed ordinance change that would crack down on those who haven’t paid for their cemetery plots in full. (October 22, 2014, Page 1)

New regs studied Tuesday

Public hearings on several ordinances aimed at controlling growth and keeping Oxford’s charm in place in the “old Oxford” neighborhoods are slated for 5 p.m. Tuesday. (September 1, 2014, Page 1)

Road construction continues

Several roads are being constructed, or have plans to be, around Oxford to help ease traffic woes. (August 29, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

PSC hears rate plan

The Mississippi Public Service Commission listened to city leaders Tuesday during a public hearing as to why a 6 percent rate raise for sewer and water services is necessary. Northern District Commission Brandon Presley reigned over the meeting held at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (August 27, 2014, Page 1, 10)

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