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Monday, October 20, 2014

Jimmy Allgood

Earthquake drill set Thursday

Area emergency management officials are encouraging groups, businesses, schools and individuals to participate in Thursday’s earthquake drill, “2013 Central U.S. ShakeOut” and practice three easy steps — drop, cover and hold on. (October 16, 2013, Page 3)

So we weren’t ready for big crowds

The city of Oxford continue to evaluate game day parking and traffic issues following Saturday’s home game against Texas A&M. Cars were stuck in traffic for two hours or more following the game. (October 14, 2013, Page 1A, 7A)

Storms could possibly hit Oxford area

Tropical Storm Karen is not expected to affect the LOU community but we will still get a fair share of rain as a cold front moves into the area Saturday.

  (October 4, 2013, Page 1A)

Deer control efforts return

The city of Oxford will begin its deer population management program Oct. 4 with 40 crossbow hunters aimed at helping to reduce the over population of deer inside the city limits. (September 27, 2013, Page 1A)

Tuesday downpour causes flooding

A section of University Avenue was shut down for awhile Tuesday evening after about 4 inches of rain pummeled the city in an hour’s time causing several roads to flood. (September 11, 2013, Page 1)

Parking issues less than expected

City and university officials say most people took note of parking warnings and stayed clear of illegal parking with many using the city and university shuttles. Officials say they will review and tweak the policies as needed. (September 9, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

Legal parking only

City warns motorists of zero tolerance for illegal parking on Saturday during Ole Miss Rebel’s first home football game. (September 6, 2013, Page 1A)

Strong winds cause damage

A short but powerful storm ripped through Oxford Thursday, causing trees to fall on power lines and blocking some roads and causing some minor damage at Lafayette High School’s athletic fields. (May 31, 2013, Page 1A)

Double Decker gets underway

Plans for Double Decker are moving forward despite a rainy weekend being forecasted by the National Weather Service. Click here to view the EAGLE’s complete Double Decker section. (April 26, 2013, Page 1A, 7A)

$7K grant awarded to help make Oxford safer

Oxford will soon be getting a grant that will provide road-visable letters and numbers for homes in Oxford of disabled, low income or elderly people and a weather tent that can provide relief from severe temperatures during emergencies or large, public events. (March 1, 2013, Page 3A)

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