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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Highway 7/9 split

Widening of Hwy. 7 getting closer

If you live or own a business along Highway 7 South and have been wondering if your property will be affected by the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s plans to widen the highway, you should know either way n the next couple of weeks. (September 3, 2012, Page 1A, 10A)

Storm recovery efforts continue

The newly formed LOU Recovery Organization worked on bylaws and policies and procedures during its quarterly meeting Thursday at the Oxford-University Methodist Church. (October 7, 2011, Page 1A)

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)

Break-ins expected to climb in country

Lafayette County Sheriff’s investigators were kept hopping last year as home burglaries increased rapidly throughout the holiday season.

Investigator Scott Mills said while less burglaries have occurred in the county compared to this time last year, he expects things to pick up quickly. Many of the recent burglaries show some signs of semblance, however Mills said he and the other investigators aren’t sure they are all related. (December 2, 2010, Page 1A)

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