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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Brad Mayo

Letters to the Editor

Justin Cluck writes to urge citizens to become involved by looking into charter schools and proposed legislation and to let your representatives in Jackson know how you feel. (January 17, 2013, Page 4)

City-run farmers’ market doesn’t sprout

After several heated meetings and discussions on the creation of a city-run market, the necessary legislation needed to form the market died in committee in Jackson. For the city to run the market, it needed approval from the Mississippi Legislature in the form of “local and private legislation.” That bill, sponsored by Oxford Rep. Brad Mayo, died on the last day of the legislative session. (May 9, 2012, Page 1)

Education briefs

  • NWCC art instructor’s work on display
  • School Blues
  •  Medieval activities at Regents
  • MBS names NWCC college of year
  • Local schools to host blood drives
  • UM prof appointed asst spokesperson for LIGO collaboration
  • LMS to host parents program
  • Shields named to dean’s list
  • BES names citizens of month
  • Burwell named to dean’s list
  • State given mediocre grade
  • Hoffner, Stocks named to dean’s list
  • OES names shining star students
  • Cancer named to dean’s list
  • LES kindergarten registration
  • Warrington and Adams named to honor roll
  • Hanson earns honors in art
  • Mayo wins funds for school
  • NWCC offers GED classes

 (February 7, 2012, Page 6)

State lawmakers: Jobs top priority

As they head down to Jackson next week, Lafayette County representatives expect to deal with issues concerning the budget, the state retirement system and redistricting. (December 28, 2011, Page 8)

Snowfall highlights first quarter of 2011

Lots of projects – Olin Corp.’s Centerfire plant, the new Oxford High School and talks about the sale of the hospital – got rolling in the first quarter of 2011, but there was one ball that really got rolling as more than a foot of snow fell in two separate storms the first two months of the year. Take a look back at January, February and March’s events in the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (December 27, 2011, Page 1)

Mayo resigns from city board

Brad Mayo resigned his Ward 6 Alderman seat on Tuesday after obtaining a position with

the state House of Representatives. A special election will be held Feb. 14. (December 21, 2011, Page 1)

Mayo wins District 12 House of Representatives race

Oxford Alderman Brad Mayo said he will most likely resign his position from the city board after winning Tuesday’s election in the race for District 12 House of Representatives. See the results of all House races that include Lafayette County in the district. (November 9, 2011, Page 1)

City workers may get pay hike

Aldermen continue to work on the city 2011-2012 budget and mulled providing a 1.5 percent cost of living raise for city employees on Tuesday. (August 17, 2011, Page 1)

City mulls use of windfall

What would you do if you suddenly had $30 million? That is the question city leaders need to help decide along with a new Oxford Reserve and Trust Fund Committee when they receive the money from the sale of Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi. The Board of Aldermen approved this week to hold $2 million of the $30 million for upcoming projects while giving $28M to the committee to invest. (August 11, 2011, Page 1A)

Raney takes Democratic ticket

Hollaman ‘Holly” Raney won the Democratic ticket in Tuesday’s primary in the House of Representative District 12 race. He will face Brad Mayo in the general election in November. In the District 10 race, Democrat Greg Hodges will go against Republican Nolan Mettetal. In the District 13 race, Democrats Don Randolph and Billy Gray will face each other at the runoff election. (August 3, 2011, Page 2)

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