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Friday, May 22, 2015

Bubba Robinson

OPC pool ready

After more than $250,000 in repairs have been completed, the Oxford Park Commissions swimming pool is ready for summer and swimmers for its opening next weekend. (May 14, 2015, Page 1, 3)

OPC prepares pool for summer

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.

 (January 16, 2015, Page 1)

Mother Nature causes woes at OPC

Recent heavy rains have caused soggy fields and less people using the city pool. (June 12, 2014, Page 1A)

Crime puts break on sliding fun

Vandalism to city slides causes concern. (April 17, 2014, Page 2)

Cold weather wreaks havoc on park pipes

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)

OPC bans firearms

The Oxford Park Commission voted Wednesday to ban firearms from all of its parks and recreational facilities. (September 12, 2013, Page 1)

OPC considers use of Skate Place

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)

OPC reviewing Stone Center rental policy

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)

Homeless seek warmth in restrooms

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)

Letters to the Editor

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)

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