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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Oxford Conference Center

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)

Get in on The EAGLE’s advertising value

Members of The EAGLE’s Community Advisory Board had good things to say about advertising in The EAGLE and its value, and Publisher Tim Phillips encourages local businesses to get involved with an upcoming special advertising promotion. (March 8, 2015, Page 4A)

Meeting to explain more about Literacy-Based Promotion Act

You may have read or heard lots about the Literacy-Based Promotion Act which requires students to be reading on a third-grade level before being promoted to the fourth grade. If you still have questions, however, there’s an excellent chance to learn more — including tips to help our youngsters improve their reading — as the Mississippi Department of Education will hold a regional meeting Wednesday at the Oxford Conference Center. (February 23, 2015, Page 4)

Annual Oxford Garden Club event set Thursday

Residents will be able to beautify their yards after the Oxford Garden’s Club annual benefit at 10 a.m. Thursday. The event serves as a fundraiser for a community project that will benefit everyone. (February 18, 2015, Page 2A)

Memorial Day ceremony honors veterans

Editor Don Whitten takes a look at Monday’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Guard Armory and how inspirational and moving it is to see veterans and their families in attendance. (May 27, 2014, Page 4)

Shopping options south of town? Yes, please

Word of possible shopping options in parts of Oxford south of the downtown area has residents in those areas looking forward to changes that will make their everyday life a little easier. Senior Staff Writer Lucy Schultze, who lives “south of town” explores the possibilities. (February 24, 2014, Page 4)

Legislators offer preview of session

Oxford and Lafayette County’s state lawmakers discussed education, employment, prisons and the economy over breakfast Monday during the annual Eggs and Issues event sponsored by the Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. (January 14, 2014, Page 1)

Excel by 5 tweaks goals, priorities

With Oxford being a certified child-friendly community, members of the LOU Excel by 5 coalition reached out to the community to gain insight on its long and short-term goals, it’s priority projects and brainstorm for new ideas during a town hall-style meeting Tuesday night at the Oxford Conference Center. (October 23, 2013, Page 1)

Residents share views with Gunn

About 75 people came to Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn’s “Mississippi Solutions-An Ideas Tour” Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center where Medicaid, autism and education topped the list for concerns of the audience. (October 9, 2013, Page 1)

United Way begins 2014 campaign

The United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County set a hefty fundraising goal this year at $525,000 during its annual kick-off lunch Wednesday. (September 19, 2013, Page 1)

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