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Friday, October 24, 2014

Janice Carr

Former Abbeville School students reunite

Classmates return to recently renovated facility for the first reunion of the old Abbeville School. (October 13, 2014, Page 1)

First year a success at Enrichment Camp

Old Abbeville School serves children again after almost 50 years of remaining empty. (July 14, 2014, Page 1)

Renovations to old Abbeville School almost complete

Dozens of community members and past students of the former Abbeville School have worked tirelessly for several years to renovate the old school that is now called the Gordon Community and Cultural Center. (February 21, 2014, Page 1B, 2B)

Gordon Center to hold enrichment camp

Abbeville group needs donations to hold summer youth camp. (February 12, 2014, Page 2)

Community to honor King

Several events are planned in Oxford to honor and celebrate the life of Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. including a candle light vigil at Second Baptist Church and an afternoon of activities at the Abbeville School. (January 18, 2013, Page 1A)

More women learning to use guns for self defense

The Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association offers women’s handgun familiarization course last week at the F.D. “Buddy” Training Complex. A men’s course is being offered on May 5. Read today’s Oxford Living to learn more about the one-day course. (April 13, 2012, Page 1B)

2 incumbent supervisors defeated

Two Lafayette County supervisors will lose their seats on the board at the end of this year after losing in Tuesday’s primary election, while a third incumbent will fight to retain his position during the Aug. 23rd runoff election. Supervisor Lloyd Oliphant was ousted by Chad D. McLarty while Supervisor Johnny Morgan lost to Jeff Busby. (August 3, 2011, Page 1)

Buying home to get more affordable for some

Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, five people in the LOU community will get $50,000 toward the purchase of a home in the Community Green subdivision.

 (June 29, 2011, Page 1)

Carr dealing with tragedy of house fire

Yes, bad things do happen to good people. Just ask Janice Carr, whose home and all her belongings were destroyed last week in a fire. Carr, who’s involved in a large number of community-oriented projects and programs, is dealing with the loss, however, as Editor Don Whitten writes in explaining her positive approach to life’s challenges. (April 27, 2011, Page 4)

Exhibit features handmade quilts from local women

On Saturday, Lafayette County resident Janice Carr will get to show off her mother’s quilts during a one-day celebration of quilts made by local American-American woman at the University Museum. (April 1, 2011, Page 1B)

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