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Saturday, November 29, 2014

McElroy Drive

Speed detectors affecting some of us

Have you noticed the speed detector on Sisk Avenue between Bramlett Boulevard and the Highway 7 Bypass? Has it affected your driving speed? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the device, its purpose and its results. (April 21, 2014, Page 4A)

City, UM try to find more parking

The city and university are working to get more game day parking and a new lot is being worked on off McElroy Drive that could house about 600 cars. (October 7, 2013, Page 1A)

City planners OK new fire station

The Oxford Planning Commission gave a nod Monday to the site plan for the new Oxford Fire Station No. 1 being built on McElroy Drive. (January 15, 2013, Page 2)

Building begins on new tranist facility

City and MDOT officials gathered on McElroy Drive Thursday to break ground on the new Oxford University Transit operations facility. (November 30, 2012, Page 1A)

Location changed for new fire station

City officials are looking at land located near the U.S. Post Office on McElroy Drive for the location of a new central fire station. (July 20, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

OUT board considers moving transfer site

Oxford-University Transit officials are looking at moving the bus transfer site from the Square to the old National Guard Armory on University, where the transit system currently operates. (June 9, 2011, Page 1)

Humane Society opens it long-awaited facility

The new Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society animal shelter opened this week after volunteers and staff spent several days moving 80 animals to their new home on McElroy Drive. See the animal’s new home in today Oxford Living. (February 18, 2011, Page 1B)

Three earn Eagle Scout ranking since January

Earning the highest rank in Boy Scouts is no easy task. Nationally, statistics list that only 2 percent in earn the rank of Eagle Scout. Oxford’s Boy Scout Troup 45 is making mincemeat of that statistic by honoring three boys who earned their Eagle Scout ranking since January. Those scouts are Rustin Rasberry, David Rozier III and William Alexander. (July 12, 2010, Page 1)

Safe despite the odds

Everyone escaped injury when a North East Mississippi Electric Power Association truck flipped and crashed into a van at the intersection of Molly Barr Road and McElroy Drive on Wednesday morning. (January 14, 2010, Page 1)

Fundraising push for new animal shelter

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society is $50,000 shy of its total fundraising goal to begin construction on a new animal shelter on McElroy Drive. The city and county have pledged 50 percent of the $600,000 that the building will cost. (January 7, 2010, Page 1)

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