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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Richard Howorth

Sunday Focus – Paid parking becomes norm

It’s been about five weeks since paid parking returned to the Square area. Downtown merchants and city leaders say the parking meters seem to be working, and residents and visitors seem to be adapting. (October 12, 2014, Page 1A)

Only In Oxford – Square Books

Square Books has been a haven for authors and book aficionados since being founded by Richard and Lisa Howorth in 1979. (October 12, 2014, Page 1A)

City debates new regulations

Several homeowners and rental property owners spoke for, or against, two proposed ordinances Tuesday night that would limit lot coverage and density in Oxford’s Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District which encompasses most of downtown Oxford. (September 17, 2014, Page 1, 3)

Kiplinger’s knows what it’s talking about

The August issue of Kiplinger’s magazine features the top 10 smartest places to retire and Oxford tops the list. Editor Don Whitten writes about the selection and how the community has changed over the years to earn such an honor. (June 30, 2014, Page 4)

Howorth’s ‘Flying Shoes’ a ride worth taking

Lisa Howorth, co-owner of Square Books, knows books. She also knows people. And how to put people and stories into a book. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at Howorth’s debut novel, “Flying Shoes,” which is hitting bookshelves. (June 16, 2014, Page 4)

Howorth off to flying start with debut novel

A journey with nearly 20 years of travel will take its next route for Lisa Howorth when her debut novel, “Flying Shoes,” is released Tuesday. (June 12, 2014, Page 5A)

Planning Commission nixes Shaw project

The Oxford Planning Commission denied a request from a developer to build a maximum of 14 homes on the historic Shaw property Monday night, while approving, for the second time, a rezoning request from developers who want to build a shopping center off Highway 7. (March 11, 2014, Page 1,2)

Transit system’s new home opens

The Oxford University Transit system celebrated the opening of its new bus facility, the Richard C. Howorth Oxford University Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility on McElroy Drive Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new shop. (December 6, 2013, Page 1A)

LOFT honored for its work in community

The Lafayette-Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow, known as LOFT, was recently honored for its commitment to improving the lives of others through its work with nonprofit organizations. (November 27, 2013, Page 1)

TVA to close 8 coal-powered units

The TVA Board of Directors voted Thursday to close eight of its coal plants, replacing two with natural gas plants. The meeting was held in Oxford at The Inn at Ole Miss for the first time since 2002. (November 15, 2013, Page 1A)

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