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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Dan Turner

Rain doesn’t dampen burn ban

A state-wide burn ban is still in effect for all of Mississippi despite much-needed rain showers soaked parts of North Mississippi recently.

However, the southern part of the state is still bone dry.

The burn ban was issued by Gov. Haley Barbour earlier this month after the Mississippi Forestry Commission recommended the ban to help prevent uncontrolled forest and brush fires after a hot, dry summer left much of Mississippi’s landscape dehydrated. (October 27, 2010, Page 1)

Oil Sick: A sheen worse than Charlie

LIES AND OTHER TRUTHS – This week, Oxford Town columnist Jim Dees delves into the current oil spill disaster on the Gulf Coast and what appears to be a perpetual recovery effort in the region. Who’s responsible and who should get stuck with the cleanup tab? Check out this week’s Oxford Town for Dees’  thorough, witty and wise coverage of the tragic situation. (May 6, 2010, Page 5)

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