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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mike Foster

Complexities of Mississippi

Staff Writer Melanie Addington points out some of the good and bad about present-day Mississippi and notes that, while the state draws a lot of negative attention, there are many more good things that are part of her Mississippi. (March 7, 2013, Page 4)

Snowfall highlights first quarter of 2011

Lots of projects – Olin Corp.’s Centerfire plant, the new Oxford High School and talks about the sale of the hospital – got rolling in the first quarter of 2011, but there was one ball that really got rolling as more than a foot of snow fell in two separate storms the first two months of the year. Take a look back at January, February and March’s events in the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (December 27, 2011, Page 1)

County superintendent retires

Lafayette County School District Superintendent Mike Foster recently sat down with the EAGLE to discuss his career in the last couple of weeks before his retirement. (December 8, 2011, Page 1)

County schools get more students

Enrollment is at record levels for the 2011-12 school year in the Lafayette County School District, according to Superintendent Mike Foster. (September 2, 2011, Page 2A)

County still cool to tennis courts

Representatives from the University of Mississippi, the city of Oxford and Lafayette County met Friday during a work session to discuss the county’s involvement in a project to build 12 additional tennis courts at the John Leslie Tennis Facility near the Oxford Activity Center. (July 25, 2011, Page 1, 3)

County schools accepts principal’s resignation

The members of the Lafayette County School District approved the resignation of Margaret Boyd, principal of Lafayette Elementary School. (June 8, 2011, Page 2A)

Local high schools graduate hundreds

Lafayette and Oxford High Schools held their graduation ceremonies last weekend with both having student speakers that noted a serious theme: the fragile nature of life and the importance of making the most of the brief time they have. (May 23, 2011, Page 1,)

School districts to receive more funds

Lafayette and Oxford School Districts will see more state funds this year but only because both will see a growth in student population. (May 6, 2011, Page 5A)

Pugh to head county schools

Adam Pugh to replace Mike Foster for the Superintendent position at Lafayette County schools. A final approval will occur in March. (February 25, 2011, Page 1A)

Going green saves green

The Lafayette County School Board chose to go paperless for future meetings at Thursday’s board meeting. (February 4, 2011, Page 1A)

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