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Friday, August 22, 2014

Jimmy Allgood

Area braces for storms

The National Weather Service issued a severe storm warning for Lafayette County. Strong thunderstorms are expected tonight between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. that could produce hail, high winds and tornadoes. (January 29, 2013, Page 1, 3)

Bus parking near Square studied

Downtown Parking Commission members met Friday and toured streets around the Square with city officials to examine where the best place to park band tour buses would be. (January 21, 2013, Page 1)

Oxford under ice storm warning

The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for Lafayette County until 6 a.m. Wednesday. The possible severe winter weather has forced most schools in the area to close as well as canceling or changing events and public meetings. A quarter to a half inch of ice accumulation is expected. Check the EAGLE website and Facebook page for updates on closings and other weather-related information. (January 15, 2013, Page 1, 2)

City takes steps to reduce deer

More homeowners are needed to join harvesting effort to help reduce the over-population of deer inside the city limits. (October 23, 2012, Page 1,2)

Oxford ready to welcome Texas fans

Between returning Ole Miss alumnus and UT fans, Oxford could see 100,000 additional people in town this weekend. Area emergency responders and city and university officials are gearing up for what could be record-breaking crowds Saturday. (September 14, 2012, Page 1A, 2A)

Cold front could bring heavy storms

A cold front moving into the area tonight is expected to bring thunderstorms that could produce hail, damaging winds and possibly a tornado. It will take temperatures down more than 30 degrees during the day with the high on Saturday and Sunday in the low 80s and lows at night of 55 degrees. (September 7, 2012, Page 2A)

Avent Park drain project altered

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is giving Oxford more money than first expected to build a storm-water drainage structure that is less intrusive than the one city engineers had initially designed. (August 22, 2012, Page 1)

College Hill reopening hits snag

Centerpoint workers are at College Hill Road this afternoon completing repairs on a broken gas line that stalled the reopening of the road Friday. (July 31, 2012, Page 1)

Grant allows Oxford to operate own emergency radio station

Oxford now has its own emergency radio station, AM 1630, to provide important public information, such as weather updates and warnings, road project updates and emergency preparedness tips. (May 11, 2012, Page 14A)

Severe weather expected today

Lafayette County could see wind gusts as high as 35 mph as a cold front moves into the area. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory and severe weather alert for the area. The cold front could produce dangerous thunderstorms with large hail and tornadoes. (March 2, 2012, Page 2A)

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