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Monday, October 20, 2014

Oxford

Debate, input on key issues important to all

While there’s still a decision to be made by Oxford’s Board of Aldermen, it’s good to see a lot of inout and debate on the issue of development in the community. It’s government at its finest. (September 21, 2014, Page 4A)

Taxi drivers have to pass what kind of test?

Editor Don Whitten learned that taxi drivers at the San Diego airport can be cited for violating an ordinance that requires them to “smell” pleasant, and wonders how the conversation would go with taxi drivers, police officers and government officials if that were discussed in Oxford. (September 17, 2014, Page 4)

ICM a great way to assist those in need

Publisher Tim Phillips takes a closer look at the needs of many in our community and writes that one organization that is making a big difference — but needs assistance — is Interfaith Compassion Ministry. (September 14, 2014, Page 4A)

Our View

Ole Miss’ enrollment for the fall semester in 2014 has set a new record of 23,096, and members of the incoming freshmen class have also set all kinds of academic records. We welcome all of our newest neighbors to the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (September 14, 2014, Page 4A)

Sharing stories about our friend, Stan

The news was shocking and hard to accept — Stan Sandroni had passed away. Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at his time working and playing with Sandroni, and recalls one of the stories that shows exactly who and what Stan Sandroni was. (September 11, 2014, Page 4)

Parking meters here

We had our chances to tell local lawmakers we didn’t want them. And now we have them. “Our View” looks at the new parking meters and says it’s now time to learn to live with them. (September 8, 2014, Page 4)

Start at home with litter cleanup effort

There is clearly a county-wide push to clean up litter in the community. As with education, it all needs to begin at home. (August 29, 2014, Page 4A)

Let’s be careful out there

With, literally, thousands more vehicles and drivers on the streets, roads and highways in the LOU community these days, “Our View” urges everyone to take a little bit more care when going to school, the store, ballgames, et cetera. (August 28, 2014, Page 4)

Helping our retirees

“Our View” takes a look at budget needs of the Leisure Lifestyle program that could require senior citizens to contribute monthly, and calls for local leaders to step up to help the growing retiree population that brings so much to the community. (August 27, 2014, Page 4)

Dealing with tragedy, life

The news Monday that Jackson Prep football player Walker Wilbanks had died after suffering an illness in Friday’s football game against Oxford puts a different spin on the world, and makes us all realize how we never know what we’ll have to deal with in life. (August 26, 2014, Page 4)

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