During Tuesday’s session at the ongoing American Institute for Architects Conference on Sustainable Design, locals expressed concern that the real issue is a lack of communication between local governing bodies. (November 3, 2010, Page 2)
From his work as a civil rights activist, who was instrumental in integrating Oxford public schools, to working with felons as a U.S. probation officer, to serving as a Lafayette County Planning Commissioner, Leonard Thompson’s death Monday has been called a major loss for the community as a whole.
Thompson died Monday at about 10:30 a.m. after going into anaphylactic shock when he was stung by a wasp while putting his lawnmower up in his garage at his Highway 334 home. (June 23, 2010, Page 1A)
The Lafayette County Planning Commission has ordered the owners of Williams Equipment Co. to produce a plan of action on how it plans to curb erosion issues once and for all at its construction site located across from the Cumberland subdivision. (May 25, 2010, Page 1)
Philip Loria writes to remind those that think everyone is responsible for themselves that we are now in an age of entitlement. (May 12, 2010, Page 4)
The Lafayette County Supervisors were brought up to date at Monday’s meeting in regard to an ongoing dispute between the county and developer James E. Davis in regard to a T-shaped road inside the University Heights subdivision. (April 6, 2010, Page 1)
A Florida woman recently won a $300 million verdict from a tobacco company — but at what point should people accept their own responsibility for risking their lives over cigarettes? (January 7, 2010, Page 4)