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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Billy Lamb

Only in Oxford – English phone booth

The iconic red, British-style phone booth on the Square serves as another link to our town’s namesake in England. And the phone booth allows anyone to make a free local call. (September 21, 2014, Page 1A)

Everyday Hero – Guitarists share passion at OPC class

Billy Lamb and  Chris Busby give guitar lessons through the Oxford Park Commission. The popular classes are in need of donations of guitars and other equipment. (September 19, 2014, Page 1)

City departments chip in for storm cleanup

City employees from several departments have taken to the streets to help the Solid Waste Department gather up the debris and tree limbs from Thursday’s storm. (July 2, 2013, Page 2)

New farmers’ market to debut

The Oxford City Market will open for the first time at 3 p.m. Tuesday with about 13 vendors selling produce and baked goods. (May 13, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

Letters to the Editor

Mary Sue Tettleton writes to urge people to take notice of the beauty of the Oxford Square and to thank Billy Lamb and his city building and grounds crew for making it possible. (April 15, 2013, Page 4)

Making space for active adults

Leisure Lifestyles of Oxford, a senior citizen recreation group, will soon have its own space inside the Oxford Activity Center. Work to convert the old karate room is expected to be complete at the end of the month. Plans for the expansion of the John Leslie Tennis Courts are also picking up speed. Read about both projects in today’s EAGLE. (January 11, 2013, Page 1A)

Oxford tree farm takes root

What started out as a few trees being planted as part of an Eagle Scout project in 2009, has now turned into a major component within Oxford’s Building and Grounds Department. (September 28, 2012, Page 1A)

Railing to make sidewalks safer on Square

The Oxford Board of Aldermen recently approved spending $12,000 to replace and provide new handrails along Van Buren Avenue where the sidewalk is uneven. (February 23, 2012, Page 1)

Changes could help lame duck supervisors situation

Lame duck officials – those not re-elected to their current office but serving until new officials take office – are part of life and government. Editor Don Whitten offers a solution to dealing with the issue as he calls for changes in the fiscal year or when newly elected officials take office. (September 5, 2011, Page 4A)

Cut trees along path concerns walker

In December, trees were cut down by a contractor through North East Mississippi Electrical Power Association in December to clear them away from low-hanging power lines. The trees and branches have been left behind haphazardly along the walking and bike paths that are part of the Oxford Pathways project. (March 10, 2011, Page 2)

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