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Saturday, April 19, 2014

T.J. Ray

Being happy just to be here

Have you ever had one of those days or weeks when everything seems to go wrong. Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg had one recently but, thanks to a couple of comments she heard, she’s now taking a different approach to life. (December 5, 2013, Page 4)

Old phone book shows changes in Oxford

Where were you in 1974, almost 40 years ago? Editor Don Whitten, after glancing through a 1974 phone book, writes about some of the people and places around Oxford that have changed and others that have not over the course of four decades. (September 25, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Syl Moorhead writes about Roger Williams, who set up the colony of Rhode Island as a land for people of different faiths, and his influence on religion and life in the United States. (July 19, 2013, Page 4A)

Thank a veteran this weekend

Veterans Day is Sunday and it’s time to seek out the veterans in your family, your neighborhood, your church, et cetera, Editor Don Whitten writes, to thank them for their service to our country and for giving us the rights we enjoy today. (November 9, 2012, Page 4A)

Planning commission denies private park

The Lafayette County Planning Commission denied a request Tuesday to approve a neighborhood park that’s already been built in the West Spring Hill community due to its questionable commercial nature. (May 30, 2012, Page 2)

Planning Commission OKs Oxmoor setbacks

The Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a variance request Monday from the Oxmoor Homeowners Association to allow several homes to deviate from the county’s subdivision regulation requirements. (October 25, 2011, Page 2)

Land ownership issue tables private park

A West Springhill man’s plans to run an event park on private party were put on hold after the Lafayette County Planning Commission tabled his request until questions about who actually owns the property are answered. (September 27, 2011, Page 1)

No planning review for churches?

The building of new churches and renovations to existing churches in the county will not be reviewed by the Lafayette County Planning Commission, according to proposed changes to the county’s subdivision regulations. (September 8, 2011, Page 1)

County Planning Commission examines subdivision regulations

The Lafayette County Planning Commissioners were given proposed changes to the county’s subdivision regulations by County Engineer Larry Britt during their regular meeting Monday evening at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (May 24, 2011, Page 3)

Tuscan Hills to grow by 11 homes

The Lafayette County Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of 11 new single-family residences in Tuscan Hill. The commission also approved two road variances for subdivision. (April 26, 2011, Page 2)

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