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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Jimmy Allgood

Late winter storm may hit Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for north Mississippi from 6 p.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday

(March 3, 2015, Page 1)

Firefighters move into station

After more than two years in the making, Oxford firefighters with Station No. 1 moved into a new station last week that’s not only much roomier, it even has a brass pole to slide down.

 (February 24, 2015, Page 1)

Ice impact minor

More than 3,000 people lost power in Lafayette County on Monday due to downed power lines and several schools have delayed openings this morning.

 (February 17, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Sunday Focus – Are we ready for Ebola?

A recent national poll founds that half of those surveyed don’t think their local hospital could safely treat an Ebola patient. Hospital officials in Oxford say it has a communication system is in place with state and federal medical officials and training is ongoing to ensure it is prepared as possible to treat an Ebola patient if one were diagnosed in Oxford. (November 9, 2014, Page 1A)

Are you prepared for an emergency?

The question is simple. As is the answer. You either are or you’re not. Our View is that anyone not prepared should start working to prepare both an emergency kit and an emergency plan. (September 29, 2014, Page 4)

Deer on the move

Deer are most active once the weather turns cooler. Oxford’s deer management program soon to be underway to help control the numbers of deer inside the city. (September 29, 2014, Page 1A)

Heat hits area

Two months after the official arrival of summer, the Lafayette County area is finally getting hit with the kind of hot weather that typically arrives in early July. Residents are urged to take precautions to protect themselves from what could be dangerously high temperatures. (August 21, 2014, Page 1)

City prepares for disaster

The city of Oxford will be a closed Point of Dispensing where city workers will receive necessary medications in case of an epidemic or biological terrorism attack. (May 21, 2014, Page 1)

Strong winds loom

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon when a cold and warm front collide. (February 20, 2014, Page 1)

More snow, ice expected tonight

Roads in Oxford and Lafayette County aren’t expected to clear up a whole lot during the next 24 hours, and local and state officials are recommending drivers stay off area roads if possible. (more…) (February 11, 2014, Page 1)

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