To get the Oxford City Pool ready for swimmers to cool off, the Oxford Park Commission recently approved advertising for contractors to make much-needed repairs and renovations to the city’s quickly aging pool.
Recent heavy rains have caused soggy fields and less people using the city pool. (June 12, 2014, Page 1A)
The Oxford Park Commission hasn’t been immune to broken water pipes this winter with three leaks at three area parks. (February 13, 2014, Page 5)
The Oxford Park Commission voted Wednesday to ban firearms from all of its parks and recreational facilities. (September 12, 2013, Page 1)
The Oxford Park Commission is taking a look at whether The Skate Place, apparently up for sale, would be a viable second activity center for Oxford’s youth and seniors. (April 2, 2013, Page 1, 14)
The Oxford Park Commission is considering a policy change for nonprofits that wish to rent the Stone Center for an event to include them paying a $15 and hour security fee and waiving the $50 an hour usage fee. (December 14, 2012, Page 2A)
As the weather gets colder, more homeless people seek nighttime shelter inside the bathrooms at several of Oxford’s parks. (December 13, 2012, Page 2)
OHS swimming coach Rebecca Van Oostendorp and parents of team swim members write to thank Bubba Robinson and others with the Oxford Park Commission for making their recent home meet a big success, while Nathan A. Yow writes to question the approach the University of Mississippi appears to have in deciding who to accept donations from. (October 4, 2011, Page 4)