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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Pat Patterson

Federal budget cuts pass down to local narcotics unit

Univeristy, city and county to give Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit $300,000 to help offset federal budget cuts. (September 11, 2013, Page 2)

Plans for parking garage move forward

The Oxford Parking Commission voted to move ahead with plans for a new parking garage located behind City Hall by requesting the aldermen allow City Planner Tim Aker to send out a request for proposals on a new parking structure. (September 9, 2013, Page 1A)

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)

Lafayette ranks as high performing government

Lafayette County has “high potential performance,” according to the High Performance Governments 2013 report released last week. (September 5, 2013, Page 2)

City debates setting curfew for teens

The Oxford Board of Aldermen discussed a proposal by Oxford Police Chief Joey East to create a curfew for teens under 16 years old during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (September 4, 2013, Page 3)

City to consider curfew for youth

Oxford Police Chief Joey East will be asking the Board of Aldermen to consider a curfew for youths under the age of 16 years old at the board’s meeting at 5 this evening. (September 3, 2013, Page 1, 2)

OPD plans to increase speeding patrol

The Oxford Police Department will be beefing up patrols over the next several weeks in hopes to cut down on drivers speeding on Oxford’s roads. (August 28, 2013, Page 1)

Cold beer reaction remains quiet

While some people expressed concern that selling cold beer in Oxford takes away from the city’s charm, most are happy to see it finally arrive. (August 23, 2013, Page 1A)

City won’t raise taxes — this year

The good news for Oxonians coming from City Hall this morning is that the millage rate will not need to be increased to balance the city’s 2013-14 budget. However, that could change next year, according to Mayor Pat Patterson. (August 19, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

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