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Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society

Petermann named new OLHS director

Jenn Petermann was hired last week as the new executive director of the Oxford-Lafayette Animal shelter. (April 5, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

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    Animal shelter seeks new director

    Sarah Layton resigned to move out of state and a new director is being sought for the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. The shelter also recently received $55,000 in-kind donation of heartworm preventative from PetTrust Plus. (March 6, 2013, Page 7)

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      Car tag provides shelter funds

      The car tag program provided some funds to the local shelter recently. (February 15, 2013, Page 2)

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        Open admission policy drives OLHS numbers up

        The shelter received $1,000 for their Prevent a Litter Program for being an open admissions shelter which means they take in animals from anywhere. But the same admissions is causing a growing problem. (August 13, 2012, Page 3)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Margaret King writes to say how entertaining the EAGLE’s special William Faulkner edition and coverage was, while Melody Copp writes to thank the sponsors, participants and volunteers who helped make the July 4 Stars and Stripes 5K a big success. (July 12, 2012, Page 4)

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            Animals rescued from puppy mill

            There were 39 adult dogs rescued from a puppy mill and now available for adoption at the shelter. Visit for more information.


            A fundraiser for  the shelter will also be held on Saturday at the dog park. (April 18, 2012, Page 2)

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              Chad Harris releases new EP; set for OLHS fundraiser Friday, April 6 

              OXFORD TOWN – While the EP won’t officially be released until May, Oxford will get the first chance to enjoy native son Chad Harris’ new album “Burning Daylight” on Friday, April 6, at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. The CD release party is planned as a fundraiser for OLHS. Turn to Page 12 in Oxford Town No. 973  for details about Harris, his new EP and the upcoming party. (April 5, 2012, Page 12)

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                Pets not always best gift

                Animal experts offer advice about giving pets as Christmas gifts and ways to keep your pet safe during the holidays. (December 19, 2011, Page 1)

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                  Yappy Hour returns to Parrish’s

                  OXFORD TOWN – Round up your friends and your pup(s) because the Oxford Lafayette Humane Society is set to hold its popular fundraiser, Yappy Hour, at Parrish’s on Tuesday, June 28. Memphis native/folk musician Marlena Jarjoura (pictured) is set to entertain at the event. Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has all the information you’ll need about OLHS’s latest fundraiser for the critters in Lafayette County. (June 23, 2011, Page 9)

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                    Animal rescue?

                    One hundred and two. Yes, 102. That’s the number of animals euthanized between May 26 and 31, according to the the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society, because of behavior, illness and space. Staff Writer Melanie Addington looks for a different answer and discusses no-kill principles with someone involved with that approach. (June 3, 2011, Page 4A)

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