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Monday, November 24, 2014

Buddy East

ICM a great way to assist those in need

Publisher Tim Phillips takes a closer look at the needs of many in our community and writes that one organization that is making a big difference — but needs assistance — is Interfaith Compassion Ministry. (September 14, 2014, Page 4A)

County weighs vicious dog law

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors will be seeking help from the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society to help enforce a proposed vicious dog ordinance. (November 5, 2013, Page 1, 16)

Can county control cruel canines?

Lafayette County Board of Supervisors will be considering a new ordinance that will address vicious and nuisance dogs. (October 8, 2013, Page 1, 12)

Cold beer reaction remains quiet

While some people expressed concern that selling cold beer in Oxford takes away from the city’s charm, most are happy to see it finally arrive. (August 23, 2013, Page 1A)

Police step up holiday enforcement

Local law enforcement agencies will be beefing up patrols during the holidays to get drunk drivers off the roads and prevent burglaries. (December 21, 2012, Page 2A)

LHS senior dies in car wreck

A Lafayette High School senior, John Mills, 18, was killed Saturday night when his car went off the side of the road on CR 325 at about 10:30 p.m. for unknown reasons. A candlelight vigil is being held in his memory at 7 p.m. tonight at the high school. (September 17, 2012, Page 1A)

County officials craft solid budget

Editor Don Whitten praises the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and all of the county officials and department heads who worked together to come up with a budget for the upcoming fiscal year that allows the county to actually lower its millage rate. (September 17, 2012, Page 4A)

*Breaking news* Abbeville Bank robbed

An armed gunman robbed the Abbeville Bank this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.

(more…) (November 29, 2011, Page 1)

Administrative hearing set for DVP

An administrative hearing for the summary cease and desist order issued against the Domestic Violence Project Inc., in Oxford has been set for July 26 in Jackson. (June 2, 2011, Page 1A)

Abbeville to get package store

Folks living in Abbeville who want to buy a bottle of wine to have with dinner, or some brandy to help keep them warm during the long, cold winter nights, will no longer have to drive 12 miles out of their way.

Lafayette County resident Will Matthews and New Albany resident Chandler Rogers have teamed up to open the Riverfront Wine and Spirits package store at 1040 Highway 7 North in Abbeville.

Matthews and Rogers said they chose the location because of its convenience for those citizens living in northern Lafayette County and southern Marshall County.

They received a permit from the Department of Revenue last week that allows them to open the package store in the city limits of Abbeville. (November 15, 2010, Page 1A)

The Highlands, A Private Lake Community