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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Abbeville

Natural gas in Abbeville possible

PCA Commissioner Brandon Presley will be meeting with the town of Abbeville Tuesday in hopes to get enough support to bring natural gas to rural community.

 (March 23, 2015, Page 1, 3)

This week in Oxford history – Yesterday’s Papers

Twenty years ago this week, city leaders were making plans to widen West Jackson Avenue due to the rapid development taking place along the street. Sixty-four years ago, an initiative was launched to build a major new high school in the Abbeville area to serve several communities in the northern part of Lafayette County. (March 4, 2015, Page 1A)

Gas line effort

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is working with residents in Abbeville to bring natural gas to the town.

 (February 16, 2015, Page 1)

Map project brings world to Mississippians

Members of Rebel Global Connections and University of Mississippi faculty recently worked together on a mapping project at the Gordon Community and Cultural Center, also known as the old Abbeville School. (November 24, 2014, Page 1)

Former Abbeville School students reunite

Classmates return to recently renovated facility for the first reunion of the old Abbeville School. (October 13, 2014, Page 1)

This week in Oxford history

Back in 1995, Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi was about to begin a $22.6 million expansion, while in 1976, the town of Abbeville was born on Oct. 5. These are some of the highlights that took place in Lafayette County during this week in local history. (October 8, 2014, Page 1A)

New roads — paths to the future

When new roads are usually built, Editor Don Whitten writes, we see little of the work until the project is finished. That’s not the case for a new road that will provide another entrance and exit from the Oxford Commons area. Whitten writes about other road changes locally and how they are all the key to the future. (May 14, 2014, Page 4)

Helping — because you can

Did you feel relief before you felt concern after  the severe storms and tornadoes blew through earlier this week? Editor Don Whitten writes that you’re not alone — that’s an expected reaction that turns into concern and wanting to help very quickly. (May 2, 2014, Page 4A)

Renovations to old Abbeville School almost complete

Dozens of community members and past students of the former Abbeville School have worked tirelessly for several years to renovate the old school that is now called the Gordon Community and Cultural Center. (February 21, 2014, Page 1B, 2B)

Gordon Center to hold enrichment camp

Abbeville group needs donations to hold summer youth camp. (February 12, 2014, Page 2)

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