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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Marvin King

Walking trail a step closer

OPC accepted a bid from Bennett Construction Wednesday to start construction of a half-mile walking trail in Garden Terrace. (July 10, 2014, Page 1)

OPC board steps back from Woodlawn Park

The Oxford Park Commission decided Wednesday it was better to wait until they had enough money to built a walking trail and park near the Woodlawn subdivision rather than rush it and do it in piecemeal and leaving phases incomplete. With just $120,000 to work with for Phase 1, most commissioners felt it was just too early to consider the project. (May 16, 2014, Page 3A)

More spent on tidying up tennis courts

The Oxford Park Commission Board approved spending more than $15,000 to finish a sidewalk near the tennis courts as part of an expansion project to add 12 new courts to the John Leslie Courts at the FNC Tennis Center next to the Oxford Activity Center. (November 19, 2013, Page 3)

YMCA looks at Oxford

A YMCA representative told the Oxford Park Commission Wednesday that the not-for-profit agency has entered into discussions with Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi to take over the HealthPlex in the Mid-Town Shopping Center. (June 6, 2013, Page 1)

Raising a glass while raising funds

The Oxford Tasting Society and the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council have joined together to bring a special wine tasting event to Oxford. Three Blind Wines, a wine tasting with a twist, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. For more information, visit www.oxfordarts.com(October 8, 2010, Page 2A)

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