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Boy gives dog to veterans home

Boy gives dog to veterans home »

Mason Duffie, 8, recently gave his dog, Clifford, to residents of the Oxford State Veterans Home. (December 19, 2014, Page 1)

Hills offers benefits »

Representatives from the Mississippi Hills Heritage Area Alliance were in Oxford Tuesday for a public meeting designed to present the new opportunities now available to the Mississippi Hills in regard to preserving and promoting the unique cultural and heritage stories of the area.  (December 18, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Oxford aims to cut density »

The aldermen approved changes to the city’s definitions for multi-family housing that would limit the amount of bedrooms in a unit in RC zoning to four, down from five and from four to three for Two-Unit developments. (December 17, 2014, Page 1A)

City puts brakes on building »

The Oxford Board of Aldermen took steps yesterday to slow down multi-unit development in Oxford by imposing a 30-day moratorium on building for apartments, duplexes and condos.  (December 17, 2014, Page 1A)

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Arts & Entertainment

Bascombe returns in Ford’s “Let Me Be Frank With You”

Bascombe returns in Ford’s “Let Me Be Frank With You” »

Richard Ford, a University of Mississippi visiting professor of creative writing and former senior fiction professor, returns his legendary character Frank Bascombe in “Let Me Be Frank With You.” Ford will read from, sign and discuss his latest work at Off Square Books today (Dec. 11) at 5.  (more…) (December 11, 2014)

Mediaeval Baebes bring their interpretation of Christmas classics to LOU

Mediaeval Baebes bring their interpretation of Christmas classics to LOU »

Mediaeval Baebes, an all-female British septet, will perform their interpretation of Christmas carol classics at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Dec. 9) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Mississippi campus.  (more…) (December 4, 2014, Page 1-4B)

Warren to premiere collection of  short films at Malco Oxford Commons

Warren to premiere collection of short films at Malco Oxford Commons »

Alex Warren is set to premiere his latest work, “Sequence,” a collection of four short films written and directed by the Jackson native, at Malco Oxford Commons on Wednesday (Dec. 3) at 7 p.m. (more…) (November 27, 2014)

Valley Vinyl set to open Monday

Valley Vinyl set to open Monday »

Andy O’Bryan and Dell Clark have partnered together to open Valley Vinyl in the showroom floor of Yalobusha Brewing Co. in Water Valley. The used record shop will open its doors to the public Monday (Nov. 24).  (more…) (November 20, 2014, Page 1-2B)

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Features

The week in Oxford history »

During this week in Oxford history, “Bruiser” Kinard was named to the All-American team back in 1936, and the body of a murdered boy was discovered in a shallow grave off  Taylor Road in 1964. (December 17, 2014, Page 1A)

Clements end retirement to reopen Bird in the Bush Clements end retirement to reopen Bird in the Bush »

Rodney Clements got started in the antique business in 1970 and continues serving customers in the LOU community today through his store, Bird in the Bush.  (December 15, 2014, Page 1)

Yes,Virginia,there is a farmer »

Columnist ShaundiWall explains to us what a CSA is and how it helps local farmers. (December 14, 2014, Page 2C)

Local high school students tackle crime »

Oxford High School students Gerald Love and Lee Dumas were instrumental in catching a robbery at the Auburn vs. Ole Miss football game. The criminal took several wallets during the game and attempted to run away from the stadium when Love and Dumas stopped him. (December 12, 2014, Page 1)

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