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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

David O'Donnell

Voting day nears

This November, local voters will be casting votes in three judicial races, local school board elections and for the 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. In June, the runoff election was closely scrutinized by former Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel. (September 28, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Voting day nears

The mid-term elections will be here in little over a month, but you still have time to register to vote if you haven’t. This week’s Sunday Focus feature takes a look at the local elections and come recent complaints made about the process. (September 28, 2014, Page http://oxfordeagle.ms.newsmemory.com/?selDate=20140928&goTo=a1)

Guns OK’d for county buildings

Supervisors amend law after complaint filed with AG’s office. (July 22, 2014, Page 1)

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)

New districts get OK from DOJ

The Department of Justice has approved Lafayette County’s new district maps which needed changing after the 2010 Census showed a growth and shift in population. (May 21, 2013, Page 1, 14)

Neighbors claim property a safety hazard

The Board of Supervisors told neighbors on CR 226 that they’re nothing more the county can do to get a messy neighbor to clean up his act. (January 23, 2013, Page 7A)

New county board gets busy

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday to make several changes to past board decisions including dropping the drug court appeal and rescinding a vote to hold $4.5 M aside for a multipurpose building. The board also approved to meet twice a month, the first Monday at 9 a.m. and third monday at 5 p.m. Jeff Busby was also elected president and Robert Blackmon vice-president. (January 4, 2012, Page 1)

Judge continues Facebook lawsuit

A U.S. District judge has put a local lawsuit against Facebook on hold while the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation decides whether to consolidate the suit with at least 11 other identical lawsuits that have been filed around the country against the social media giant. (December 20, 2011, Page 1A)

City, county to take bids on silver bars Monday

The Oxford Board of Aldermen and the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors hope to find the highest bidder on 40-plus bars of silver on Monday when verbal and written bids will be taken in a public forum at 1 p.m. at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (December 2, 2011, Page 1A)

Keep your hands off my property

Voters will determine Tuesday if the government can take land through the eminent domain process to use for economic development purposes. Read reactions to Initiative 31 that will appear on Tuesday’s election ballot in today’s EAGLE. (November 2, 2011, Page 1)

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