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Friday, May 29, 2015

North Lamar Boulevard

New projects look like what planners want

Much of the discussion at vision 2037 meetings recently involved local housing and development, and it appears a couple of local developers were listening to based on their plans for a couple of projects. It will take more open discussions and communication to help make sure the landscape of Oxford is what it should be in future years. (May 15, 2015, Page 4A)

Vision 2037 meeting produces interesting results

Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at this past week’s Vision 2037 meeting open to the community, noting that a large turnout was excited about taking part in deciding the future of their community. (April 5, 2015, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Don Mutchler writes to say that while it’s good to see more bike lanes in the city, there are still issues with some of them as far as traffic flow and safety. (April 26, 2013, Page 4A)

Mayor blasts bike lane project

Mayor Pat Patterson took the opportunity during the mayor’s report section of Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting to express his disappointment with the bike lane construction going on around Oxford. (December 5, 2012, Page 1)

Free flu shots offered for first 250 people at ICM

The first 250 people to show up at Interfaith Compassion Ministry between 2 and 6 p.m. Thursday will receive a free flu shot. (October 19, 2011, Page 12)

Items being accepted for homeless backpacks

Margaret King is asking the LOU community to help her provide backpacks filled with food and toiletries to the homeless. (June 9, 2011, Page 2)

First-time fundraisers succeed

While the country gradually bounces back from the recession, local community members have proven that the needs of the many sometimes do outweigh the needs of the few. (November 10, 2010, Page 3)

Fun run to benefit breast cancer patients

The Pink Dress Run will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 on the Square. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the run which will begin at the Mid-Town Shopping Center on North Lamar Boulevard and end at the Square. And of course, participants are asked to wear pink.

Registration fees will give participants a pink VIP band that allows them to take advantage of several post-race discounts at participating Square businesses.

For more information on how to register for the run or participate as a sponsor, visit pinkdressrun.com or call Ott at 801-6922 or send an e-mail to valorie_ott@bellsouth.net or williamhwatts@gmail.com. (October 1, 2010, Page 1A)

Outdoor class captures Oxford on canvas

Dustin Milewski is one of several students who have taken their canvases in tow around Lafayette County to paint their interpretation of local landscapes. They’re part of the plein air art class taught by University of Mississippi art teacher Philip Jackson. (May 21, 2010, Page 1B)

Judge OKs reorganization plan for Belk building

With the approval of its reorganization plan, Belk Properties LLC can now partner with an investment company to help finish Phase 1 of the Vieux Carré project, located on the corner of North Lamar Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue on the Square. (May 17, 2010, Page 1A)

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