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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Randy Jones

Man arrested for arson

A Lafayette County man was arrested Friday for allegedly setting fire to his home on east Oxford. (October 7, 2014, Page 3)

Police, firemen to compete in softball game

While the Ole Miss Rebel baseball team competes this weekend in the Super Regional, city police officers and firemen will be battling it out on the field here at home Saturday during their annual Red Light, Blue Light softball game. The game will begin at 10 a.m. at Anchor Baptist Church on Highway 7 South. (June 5, 2014, Page 2)

Local firemen featured in 2012 MBF calendar

Eight Oxford firefighters are being featured in the 2012 Mississippi Firefighters Calendar, sponsored by the Mississippi Burn Foundation. To order a calendar, visit www.mfmba.org. (October 26, 2011, Page 2)

Firefighters to climb in memory of fallen

Seven Oxford Fire Department firefighters will be attending the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Climb this weekend in remembrance of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives when the Twin Towers in NYC burned and collapsed after the terrorist attacks.

 (September 9, 2011, Page 1A)

Local firefighters given Valor Award for heroic efforts

Several Oxford firefighters were awarded for their valor and heroic efforts during a deadly fire in January where two woman lost their lives. The award was given to the firefighters on Friday in Jackson at the annual Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association banquet. (February 16, 2011, Page 1)

9-11 heroes recalled

Oxford firefighters Randy Jones, Braden Theobald and Matt Tatum climbed 110 stories in remembrance of the 343 firefighters that died when the Twin Towers collapsed.  The men were participants in the inaugural Nashville 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, held at the Pinnacle at Symphony Place building in downtown Nashville, Tenn.

(more…) (October 6, 2010, Page 1)

Property owners put up $9K reward

The owners of The Gin, that burned down Saturday night, are offering $9,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved with the fire. (March 12, 2010, Page 2A)

Gin fire ruled suspicious

Fire marshals with the state of Mississippi and Oxford Fire Department have ruled the fire that ravaged the former popular night spot The Gin over the weekend was suspicious in nature — although there’s not enough evidence to rule it arson. (March 11, 2010, Page 2A)

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