Officers from several local law enforcement agencies responded to the Mississippi Federal Credit Union Bank on West Jackson Avenue on Wednesday to offer assistant to the Oxford Police Department in its pursuit of an alleged bank robber that resulted in the arrest of a Marks man. (July 1, 2010, Page 1A)
This weekend is the seventh grand reunion for the Oxford kids who attended University High School. This includes the classes from 1930 to 1967 who attended high school in the building built in 1929 on University Avenue just before you reach the Hilgard Cut on the University of Mississippi campus. (June 25, 2010, Page 2B)
A proposed Highway 6-Jackson Avenue interchange under discussion for at least 12 years continues to remain stalled due to complications from ongoing development in the area, Mississippi Department of Transportation officials say.
MDOT had a conference call with the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Thursday to discuss the project. (May 7, 2010, Page 1A, 5A)
Where’s the beef?
And for that matter, where’s the peanut butter, the coffee, the gravy and the entire diaper section?
Shoppers at the Oxford Walmart have been finding themselves asking those questions over the past few weeks and it’s probably the only thing they’ve been finding while the store undergoes a major renovation. (March 29, 2010, Page 6A)
The new buffet restaurant replaces International Buffet, which was open only a few months in the West Jackson Avenue shopping center which also houses Johnson’s Furniture. The new restaurant features 200 items including both Chinese and American fare. (February 22, 2010, Page 6)
BRIEFS — Ribbon-cutting ceremony set Friday for T-Mobile Limited; Business plan seminar set Feb. 10; West Builders Supply closing. (February 1, 2010, Page 2A)
Old Taylor Road roundabouts, a new fire station and community multipurpose building are a few of the capital items and improvements local government officials will discuss with the LOU area congressional representatives next month during a trip to Washington DC. (January 12, 2010, Page 1)
CONTINUING COVERAGE — Although the lights were off and the doors were shut at the University Avenue Movie Gallery last week for several day, the store is now back open for businesses. Manager Debbie Bryant wouldn’t say why the store was closed between Dec. 24 and reopened Saturday, but alluded that it wasn’t due to the holidays. (January 5, 2010, Page 2)