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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Southaven

Taking in the Dizzy Dean 2012 World Series

Generations columnist enjoyed every second watching his grandson play in the Dizzy Dean World Series in Southaven recently. (August 3, 2012, Page 1B)

Lafayette County backs Romney

While former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won the Mississippi Republican primary Tuesday, Lafayette County voters backed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, giving him 36.9 percent of the votes. (March 14, 2012, Page 1)

Rumors, concerns about hospital, possible site

Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a closer look at the hospital relocation issue, commenting on rumors as well as public statements made about possible sites and options. (March 23, 2011, Page 4)

How will lawmakers respond to Barbour’s budget?

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, heading into his final year in office, has submitted his annual Executive Budget Recommendations to members of the State Legislature. Editor Don Whitten notes that some of the numbers involving budget cuts are lower than anticipated, but there are expected to be battles in several areas before the FY 2012 budget is eventually adopted. (November 19, 2010, Page 4A)

Mounted Patrol sits more comfortably

Sitting on a horse for eight to 10 hours can create a sore situation, even for experienced riders.

An anonymous donor has allowed to Oxford Police Department to buy new, more comfortable saddles for the members of OPD’s Mounted Patrol. (November 12, 2010, Page 1A)

Veterans Memorial Park shapes up

A park is taking shape thanks to the help of the city of Oxford. The Veterans Memorial Park is beginning to take shape as Bennett Construction crews have been placing curbing along the street. The addition of sidewalks next week will make it easier to walk  from the State Veterans Home, past the new park and down the hill to the Veterans Building. (July 9, 2010, Page 1A)

Oxford Eagle The Highlands, A Private Lake Community