Project Lifesaver transmitter allowed deputies to quickly locate a teenager with autism. (July 22, 2014, Page 1, 3)
OHS student Kendall Jenkins and LHS student Jesse Coleman were recipients of the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association’s Youth Character Award Tuesday night. (January 30, 2014, Page 1, 14)
Mississippi Children Home Services stopped in Oxford last week to discuss new programs for consideration. (August 20, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford School District’s behaviorist analyst Denise Collier has been caring for two autistic teenage boys since their mother died in November. She’s hoping someone will step up to take at least the higher functioning boy into their home and become his foster parents before they are turned back over to the state on Jan. 4. (December 23, 2010, Page 1A)
On Monday, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors agreed to pay the bill for Natalie “Nicki” Coleman, who died Thursday, under the county’s pauper burial policy.
Coroner Rocky Kennedy asked the board to consider paying for the cremation since he was unable to find next of kin of Coleman who were able to pay.
SuperTalk Mississippi will bring its show to Oxford on Thursday. Radio personalities Paul Gallo, JT and Sid Salter are making a roadtrip to build a camp. While broadcasting their shows, the group will be asking listners to give donations for the Center Ridge OutPost camp which will benefit autistic children. (July 13, 2010, Page 1A)