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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Paige Osborn

Ole Miss students respond to IHL’s decision on Jones

Since The Board of Trustees Institutions of Higher Learning released information about its decision not to extend Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones’ contract, Ole Miss students have responded by creating by creating a coalition of “Students for Dan Jones.” (March 23, 2015, Page 1)

Rough year for local restaurants

Oxford saw 18 restaurants doors close in 2010 which bucked the national trend of the industry actually improving from the past few years. (January 3, 2011, Page 1)

Tough times forces Yocona in Exile to close this weekend

After 15 years of serving eclectic, but always delicious dishes, the Yocona In Exile restaurant — previously Yocona River Inn — will close its doors this weekend.

Yocona in Exile was opened in Abbeville after a fire in the spring of 2009 destroyed the original restaurant, Yocona River Inn. Osborn relocated her restaurant and renamed it when she reopened it a year ago in Abbeville. The new restaurant gave the downtown area of the tiny town a spark of new life. (December 2, 2010, Page 2A)

An Abbeville revival

A new city hall and several new businesses are bringing a mini-boom to downtown Abbeville. Yocona in Exile and Abbeville Grill are giving the 450 citizens of the town north of Oxford a place to gather and eat. A $100,000 grant is allowing for a new city hall to be built by May, and in the meantime, city leaders want to continue enticing development. (March 1, 2010, Page 1)

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