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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Highway 328

More search teams join effort to find teen

Stephen Tyler Emerick, the Lafayette County teen, is still missing after more than two days of searching. Search and rescue teams were back out on the Yocona River this morning in the rain attempting to locate Emerick who has been missing since leaving work at 8 p.m. Monday. His truck was found Wednesday morning near the Grinder’s Switch area near Taylor, parked near the river. (May 3, 2013, Page 1A)

Search for missing teen continues

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and area search and rescue teams were back out this morning in the Grinder Switch area searching for missing 19-year-old Stephen Tyler Emerick.

 (May 2, 2013, Page 1, 2)

MDOT plans to replace wooden bridges

MDOT will soon be getting bids on a construction project that will replace eight wooden bridges on Highway 328, leading into Taylor. (March 28, 2013, Page 1)

Local woman, 23, killed in wreck

Ariel Bliss Mitchell Rodger, 23, was killed Monday when her car went off the side of  road on Highway 328 in Taylor.  Visitation has been planned for Wednesday evening at Waller Funeral Home with the funeral set for Thursday at First Baptist Church of Oxford. (June 21, 2011, Page 2)

Woman killed in wreck

A 23-year-old woman was killed Monday in an early-morning wreck. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Ariel “Channing” Mitchell Rodgers was traveling on Highway 328 at 7:13 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a tree. She was the only occupant in the vehicle. Read Tuesday’s Oxford EAGLE for more information. (June 20, 2011)

Bridge replacement project coming to a close

The replacement of three bridges on Highway 331 in the Yocona/Tula area are coming to an end, according to Mississippi Department of Transportation officials. The total cost of the project was $3,771,450. (January 27, 2011, Page 1)

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