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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Jeff Busby

Federal budget cuts pass down to local narcotics unit

Univeristy, city and county to give Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit $300,000 to help offset federal budget cuts. (September 11, 2013, Page 2)

YMCA moves into Oxford

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Oxford’s new YMCA, located where Baptist Healthplex used to be in the Mid-Town Shopping Center will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the new location. Jerry Martin, chief operating officer, told a group of business leaders Thursday the YMCA is happy to be in Oxford and hopes to be an asset to the community.

  (September 6, 2013, Page 3A)

FYI, it’s time for FYI

Oxford Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks, the designer for the annual FYI magazine that’s included in today’s EAGLE, writes about the publication and all that’s in it and goes into putting it together. (July 12, 2013, Page 4A)

CON OK’d for hospital

The Mississippi State Department of Health approved a Certificate of Need for a new $313 million, 217-bed replacement hospital at the request of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. (November 30, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

New parking laws begin in 2 weeks

A logo for the city’s new parking enforcement initiative has been approved by the Downtown Parking Commission along with a policy on how citizens pay for – or contest – their parking tickets as the city gears up for the soft rollout of this effort on Oct. 22. (October 8, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

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)

Hutson resigns as Baptist CEO

Baptist Memorial Hospital officials announced CEO Don Hutson’s retirement effective yesterday last night as people who worked with Hutson responded to the news today. (August 15, 2012, Page 1, 2)

City, county to discuss new hospital

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. officials are expected to announce the location of its new, proposed $300 million regional hospital today at a joint meeting at 4 p.m. at City Hall. (April 17, 2012, Page 1)

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)

Officials take oath of office

Several Lafayette County officials were sworn in Tuesday by Chancery Court Judge Glen Alderson at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. Several others will be sworn in today. (December 28, 2011, Page 1)

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