Thanks to an unnamed donor, FNC Fields may soon have what Aldermen E.O. Oliver described as it’s own “little IPF.”
Brad Freeman, with the Oxford Park Commission, presented very preliminary plans to the Board of Aldermen for a new Indoor Practice Facility at FNC. However, that can only be accomplished if the aldermen and Lafayette County Board of Supervisors agree to the terms of an unnamed donor who has pledged $150,000 toward the new facility. (May 2, 2012, Page 1, 8)
Scores from Monday’s Oxford Park Commission youth basketball action played at the Oxford Activity Center: (more…) (February 15, 2012)
The skies over Pat Lamar Park were a bit more colorful Sunday with dozens of kites being flown by those attending the first One Sky One World international day of kite flying sponsored by YAC and Oxford Park Commission. (October 10, 2011, Page 1A)
OHS swimming coach Rebecca Van Oostendorp and parents of team swim members write to thank Bubba Robinson and others with the Oxford Park Commission for making their recent home meet a big success, while Nathan A. Yow writes to question the approach the University of Mississippi appears to have in deciding who to accept donations from. (October 4, 2011, Page 4)
When it comes to looking good for game day there’s more to it then just deciding what to wear. At University Florist, owner Judy Conner offers tips on making game-day flower arrangements. (September 9, 2011, Page 1B)
Registration for the Oxford Park Commission adult softball, Wiffleball and soccer seasons is currently ongoing.
After almost an hour-long debate, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to meet with city of Oxford and University of Mississippi officials to discuss building additional tennis courts. (July 6, 2011, Page 1)
A 3-versus-3 soccer tournament, named the Hot Skillet Classic, will be held Saturday at FNC Park. The tournament is being held in partnership with the Oxford Park Commission. The girls and boys teams will be Under 6, while the adults will be co-ed. (June 6, 2011, Page 7)
Led by the big offensive night of Chelsea McCullough, Taco Bell defeated Zaxby’s 13-8 in the 11-12 year-old Oxford Park Commission youth softball game on Monday night at FNC Park.
In the other youth league softball game, Community Trust Bank beat Oxford Power Equipment 12-4 in the 9-10 league. (May 18, 2011, Page 7)
With Tommie Shelby’s induction into the Buster Dixon Walk of Fame and the unveiling of a plaque recognizing all of the winners of the award for contributions to the local summer softball scene, Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at his involvement in, and memories of, Oxford Park Commission youth and adult softball. (April 20, 2011, Page 4A)