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Is cop pay fair? »

Members of the Oxford Police Department are asking city officials to raise the salary for officers to help attract and retain quality law enforcement officers. (October 30, 2014, Page 1A, 10A)

Racial Reconciliation Prayer Luncheon set »

Mission Mississippi will host a Racial Reconciliation Prayer Luncheon tomorrow in which the community will gather together to pray for leaders of the city and county as well as discuss the goal of the organization. Tickets are limited and may be purchased in advance. (October 29, 2014, Page 1A)

OSD wants to meet with city »

The Oxford School Board has decided to request a meeting with the members of the board of alderman to discuss rezoning land that the district would like to sell. The board has not yet determined a meeting time. (October 29, 2014, Page 1A)

Oxford plans for future needs

Oxford plans for future needs »

The Oxford Board of Aldermen recently met to discuss possible capital projects including a new activity center, to gauge the city’s top priority as it plans for the future. (October 29, 2014, Page 1A)

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Arts & Entertainment

Kudzu Kings play Proud Larry’s on Halloween night

Kudzu Kings play Proud Larry’s on Halloween night »

The Kudzu Kings return to Proud Larry’s on Friday night (Oct. 31). Moon Pie Curtis & The Fixins will open the show around 9. Tickets are $12 ($15 day of show) and are available online at or at the door.  (more…) (October 30, 2014, Page 1-3B)

Truckers roll back into town

Truckers roll back into town »

The Drive-By Truckers roll back into Oxford on Wednesday (Oct. 29) with at show at The Lyric. The Truckers latest offering, “English Oceans,” features the Southern storytelling and rocking sound the band has been known for throughout its nearly 20-year career. (more…) (October 23, 2014, Page 1-3B)

Only in Oxford – Rowan Oak »

Many people know the name of William Faulkner’s Oxford home Rowan Oak, but they may not know its relation to Scottish folklore. According to legend, the rowan tree is a symbol of protection that some believe wards off evil spirits. Keep that in mind if you decide to take a peaceful walk through the Bailey’s Woods Trail that leads to Faulkner’s former home this Halloween. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

Ten Minute Play Festival takes the stage tonight

Ten Minute Play Festival takes the stage tonight »

Theatre Oxford will present the 15th anniversary of its Ten Minute Play Festival starting at 7:30 this evening (Oct. 16) at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center.  (more…) (October 16, 2014, Page 1B, 2B, 3B)

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This week in Oxford history »

From discussions about expanding Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Ole Miss in 1995 to William Faulkner announcing his upcoming air show in 1935, this week contained several notable events. (October 29, 2014, Page 1A)

Faulkner’s creations featured in ‘Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County’ Faulkner’s creations featured in ‘Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County’ »

Local residents will portray characters from several William Faulkner’s works this weekend during the Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County fundraise at The Powerhouse. (October 26, 2014, Page 1C, 3C)

Meet the characters in this week’s Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County Meet the characters in this week’s Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County »

 Cedar Oaks Guild will be putting on its “Spirits of Yoknapatawpha County,” this weekend at the Powerhouse. The show ill feature several of William Faulkner’s fictional characters. (October 26, 2014, Page 2C)

Only in Oxford – Lafayette County Courthouse »

The Lafayette County Courthouse is the centerpiece of the Oxford Square and has served as the center of county government for more than 150 years. (October 26, 2014, Page 1A)

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