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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Lafayette County

Letters to the Editor

Jessica Perkins writes to thank the volunteers and others who make donations and help with the More Than A Meal program that serves to make the LOU community better. (March 20, 2014, Page 4A)

Who should decide about consolidation?

There’s a “dirty” word going around the state when it comes to education issues – “consolidation.” Editor Don Whitten takes a look at how the state Legislature is dealing with consolidation as well as different considerations for different school districts. (February 19, 2014, Page 4)

Drug court grads aid prison reform effort

News Editor Jonathan Scott writes about how local and area residents who just completed their drug court program are showing state legislators that their ideas about prison reform and sentencing can work to help individually, collectively and financially. (February 13, 2014, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

The LOU MLK Day of Service Planning Committee writes to thanks all who took part in the opening ceremony, service fair and other parts of the program held earlier this week. (January 23, 2014, Page 4)

Time for a new war on poverty?

Oxford EAGLE News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at the long war on poverty and its lack of success in Mississippi, in particular, and wonders how some state leaders think a questionable bill in the Legislature will help the situation. (January 16, 2014, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

The Lovett family writes to thank all of those in the community who came together quickly to give them assistance and support after a kennel fire killed nine of their 12 Great Danes. (January 13, 2014, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Buddy Lowery writes to offer a few of several questions citizens might be asking about the proposed Lafayette County ordinance concerning vicious dogs, while John DuChaine writes about the downtown parking situation and wonders if meters will really solve the issue. (January 10, 2014, Page 4A)

EAGLE carrier retires after 30 years

This will be the last day EAGLE subscribers on the west side of town see a familiar red Geo Prism passing by with their newspaper as longtime carrier Roscoe Slate retires after 30 years of delivering EAGLEs. (December 31, 2013, Page 3)

Year in review: Election brings change to city

City elections, which saw incumbent Mayor Pat Patterson and five aldermen re-elected along with two new faces on the city board, highlighted news in The Oxford EAGLE during the second quarter of 2013. This is the second in a four-part series reviewing the top stories of 2013. (December 27, 2013, Page 1A)

Letters to the Editor

The LOU Giving Tuesday Team writes to thank all of the individuals, groups and organizations that helped make the inaugural Giving Tuesday project a success, while Jessica Perkins writes to thank those who helped More Than A Meal during the Thanksgiving season. (December 6, 2013, Page 4A)

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