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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Brian Harvey

Mother, son killed in South Oaks

The Oxford Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at about 6 this morning in the South Oaks subdivision. Carol Lavett Gary, 43, and her 12-year-old son were found dead. They had both been shot. Gary is the principal at Davidson Elementary in Water Valley.  Check The EAGLE for updates. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)

Students, district honored for perfect scores

Twenty-seven students were recognized for perfect MCT2 scores at the Oxford school board’s meeting Monday night. (October 29, 2013, Page 1)

OSD seeks diversity in workforce

Board tries to find right words to hire more minorities. (September 26, 2013, Page 1)

New high school on track

Despite rainy weather this winter, construction of the new Oxford High School is still on schedule. (February 26, 2013, Page 1)

Saving energy pays off for city schools

The Oxford School District received a $126,000 check for saving energy through TVA. (December 20, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Wonder if these letters to Santa were written?

Editor Don Whitten, who’s been typing letters to Santa Claus from children around the community, wondered what letters from some well-known folks might have said. He’s speculates on letters from football coaches, school personnel, et cetera. (December 19, 2012, Page 4)

What would you do with lottery winnings?

Editor Don Whitten dreamed last week he’d won a share of the $580 million lottery. It was only a dream, but read how Whitten says he might have used his post-tax winnings. (December 3, 2012, Page 4A)

LHS, OHS earn A rankings

Whether they attend high school in Lafayette County or the city of Oxford, the students can’t lose — both schools received an A grade this year from the new ranking system released today by the Mississippi Department of Education. (September 14, 2012, Page 1A)

Permit fees waived for school

Oxford High School permit fees of up to $80,000 have been waived by the Oxford Board of Aldermen. (September 5, 2012, Page 1, 14)

OSD lawsuits dismissed

Two lawsuits, one a claim against the Oxford School District and the other a counter-claim against the parents of a special needs child – were jointly dismissed with prejudice Tuesday after more than a year of appeals. (December 23, 2011, Page 2A)

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