Locals, visitors urged to be patient, considerate of others during what could be a record-breaking weekend for visitors in Oxford. (October 3, 2014, Page 1A, 12A)
With new parking meters and less parking available on campus at the University of Mississippi, and with thousands of visitors in town, people are being encouraged to use the shuttles and buses around town to get to campus to watch the game which starts at 3 p.m. (September 12, 2014, Page 1A)
As University of Mississippi football fans flock to Oxford to see the Rebels take on the University of Missouri’s Tigers on Saturday night in their last home game of the season, city and university officials are asking everyone to be patient and expect heavy traffic before and, especially, after the game (November 22, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)
Local police were kept busy during the weekend between traffic and arrests but overall, officials say things ran much smoother for the LSU game than last week’s Texas A&M game.
City, UM scramble to keep shuttles, motorists moving for Saturday’s football game against the LSU Tigers. (October 18, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)
How long did it take you to get home after Saturday’s Ole Miss-Texas A&M football game. Editor Don Whitten writes about the “perfect storm” that created the situation, warns that it could happen again this weekend and notes that it’s something Ole Miss fans are going to have to adjust to as have fans at other schools and venues around the region and country. (October 16, 2013, Page 4)
The city of Oxford continue to evaluate game day parking and traffic issues following Saturday’s home game against Texas A&M. Cars were stuck in traffic for two hours or more following the game. (October 14, 2013, Page 1A, 7A)