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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Cary Sallis

More free parking on Square

The Oxford Board of Aldermen will consider changing the city’s parking ordinances that will remove spaces on Monroe Street and along Jackson Avenue near City Hall from the regulated two-hour parking limit. (February 6, 2013, Page 1, 6)

Location changed for new fire station

City officials are looking at land located near the U.S. Post Office on McElroy Drive for the location of a new central fire station. (July 20, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

Fourth of July activities ramped up

This year’s Fourth of July festivities have been made bigger and better to help Oxford celebrate its 175th birthday along with Independence Day. (July 3, 2012, Page 1, 3)

Firehouse Subs provides OFD with new tools

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation awarded the Oxford Fire Department $19,000 in extrication equipment recently that will allow firefighters to rescue people in a faster and safer manner. (December 8, 2011, Page 2)

Local firemen featured in 2012 MBF calendar

Eight Oxford firefighters are being featured in the 2012 Mississippi Firefighters Calendar, sponsored by the Mississippi Burn Foundation. To order a calendar, visit www.mfmba.org. (October 26, 2011, Page 2)

Firefighters to climb in memory of fallen

Seven Oxford Fire Department firefighters will be attending the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Climb this weekend in remembrance of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives when the Twin Towers in NYC burned and collapsed after the terrorist attacks.

 (September 9, 2011, Page 1A)

Fighting crime, fires and fat

The Oxford Police Department and Oxford Fire Department are going tummy-to-tummy in a Biggest Loser competition for the next eight weeks. The losing team will cook for the winning team. Read about their efforts to get healthy in today’s EAGLE. (March 11, 2011, Page 1A)

Local firefighters given Valor Award for heroic efforts

Several Oxford firefighters were awarded for their valor and heroic efforts during a deadly fire in January where two woman lost their lives. The award was given to the firefighters on Friday in Jackson at the annual Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association banquet. (February 16, 2011, Page 1)

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