There’s a turf war going on in Thacker Heights.
This time, it’s the not the Jets and the Sharks — it’s canines from the county versus city residents. (June 29, 2010, Page 1)
The 11th Annual Paws for Art Charity Auction is set for April at The Library Bar and Grill, to benefit the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. The Patron Party will begin at 6 p.m. and tickets are $45 per guest or $80 per couple. The Patron Party offers a sneak preview of live and silent auction items, a one hour open bar, and admission to the Auction Party and Live Auction. The Auction Party will begin at 7 p.m. and tickets are $30 per guest or $50 per couple. The evening includes live and silent auctions, a cocktail buffet catered by several of Oxford’s favorite restaurants, a full bar and live music. The auction features presenting artist Baxter Knowlton and auctioneer Robert Taylor.
For more information, e-mail Hattie Alton, development director, at email@example.com (March 23, 2010)
The city has approved a design builder, Heritage Development, for the new Oxford Animal Shelter. The preliminary design has been drafted, and final design plans will be created within 30 days. Groundbreaking should occur by May 1. (March 18, 2010, Page 1)
At the request of the Tunica Humane Society, the Oxford Animal Shelter is now housing 33 dogs left stranded after a fire in Dundee. However, the local animal shelter needs supplies and volunteers to help with the additional animals. (January 13, 2010, Page 2)
The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society is $50,000 shy of its total fundraising goal to begin construction on a new animal shelter on McElroy Drive. The city and county have pledged 50 percent of the $600,000 that the building will cost. (January 7, 2010, Page 1)