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Friday, October 24, 2014

Highway 6 West

Oxford prepares for the future

Planners discuss commercial, residential and university growth and its effects on Highway 6 and Oxford. (October 18, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

City to get 2 bowling alleys

When a fire destroyed Oxford’s only bowling alley in September 2010, the town was left with little options for family entertainment.
However, that’s all about to change with two separate development companies have plans for large family entertainment centers and both include bowling alleys. (September 10, 2013, Page 1)

City takes steps to settle billboard suit

As part of a settlement with a billboard company, Oxford could soon be home to two new digital billboards on Highway 6 West. (August 13, 2013, Page 1)

Cannon to hold grand opening Thursday

A grand opening ceremony for Cannon Motors new location on Highway 6 will be held Thursday. (January 21, 2013, Page 6)

Major road projects reviewed

The Mississippi Department of Transportation will hold two meetings next week, on Monday and Tuesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center, to meet with Oxonians and Lafayette County residents about two upcoming road projects. The meeting for the Highway 6/West Jackson Ave. intersection will be on Monday and a meeting for the Old Taylor Road roundabouts will be Tuesday. (October 12, 2012, Page 1A, 12A)

Move offers pluses to dealership

Cannon Motor’s new home will be state-of-the-art with a 26,000-square feet showroom and air conditioned repair shop. (June 7, 2012, Page 1A)

Foul play not suspected in woman’s death

Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy said foul play is not suspected in the death of 29-year-old April Reithel who was found dead in her home Thursday morning. (December 16, 2011, Page 2A)

Wreck involving a horse injures two

Two people were injured last week when a car they were in slammed into a horse that was standing in the middle of Highway 6 West. (November 11, 2011, Page 2A)

Officials welcome Baptist decision

While the final site for a new $300 million hospital has not been selected as of Monday, county and city officials are breathing a collective sigh of relief over knowing where the new hospital won’t be going.

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. officials announced Monday during the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, that the hospital will no longer consider building the new facility on land located on Highway 6 West, a few miles outside Oxford’s city limits. (April 5, 2011, Page 1A)

Letters to the Editor

Phyllis Campbell writes to say that she’s a “concerned citizen” and to point out that not all “concerned citizens” have the same feelings about a possible site for the new hospital, while Lena L. Ward writes to urge citizens to let their representatives know their priorities for funding different programs. (March 17, 2011, Page 4)

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