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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Oxford Activity Center

Let’s get funding worked out for Activity Center

A proposed addition/expansion of the Oxford Activity Center may well be one of the most important projects the city has undertaken in a long time, and we call on city leaders and the community to make sure there is a diligent study made to find the funding for the most inclusive project possible. (April 16, 2015, Page 4)

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    OPC considers small expansion to activity center

    As talks continue with city leaders on a new activity center, the Oxford Park Commission is considering building a small expansion on the current facility to help with growth problems. (February 13, 2015, Page 1A)

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      It’s good to see support for new activity Center

      City officials recently made a new activity center one of their building priorities and now a survey shows the public feels the same way. Our view is that it’s time, past time, for a new facility for local citizens. (November 9, 2014, Page 4A)

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        Feedback helps guide OPC

        A community survey shows the Oxford community not only wants a new activity center, they’re willing to help pay for one. (November 7, 2014, Page 1A, 12A)

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          Annual Holiday House returns this weekend

          The Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers will hold their annual Holiday House this weekend at the Oxford Activity Center. The group will have live entertainment, vendors and more for customers to take part in. (October 23, 2014, Page 3A)

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            Making space for active adults

            Leisure Lifestyles of Oxford, a senior citizen recreation group, will soon have its own space inside the Oxford Activity Center. Work to convert the old karate room is expected to be complete at the end of the month. Plans for the expansion of the John Leslie Tennis Courts are also picking up speed. Read about both projects in today’s EAGLE. (January 11, 2013, Page 1A)

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              BMX races may start in fall

              The BMX track at FNC park is almost complete. A BMX specialist could be in Oxford in July. After the track is completed, the Oxford Park Commission has 90 days to hold its first BMX sanctioned race. OPC is also opening the bidding process for the tennis court expansion on Friday. (June 28, 2012, Page 2)

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                Rain could postpone movie night at Avent Park

                With a 60 percent chance of rain predicted for most of the day today, the Oxford Park Commission’s first Movie in the Park event might have be put off for another day. OPC officials say they will decide by 3 this afternoon whether  to postpone the event to Saturday. Check the OPC website at or call 232-2380. (June 4, 2010, Page 3A)

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