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)
The Oxford Park Commission will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at the OPC’s main office located at 310 S. 15th St. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. (March 9, 2011, Page 8)
The Oxford Park Commission’s soccer league got off to a big start on Monday as three goals by Cole Calhoon and two by Keaton Calhoon helped lift the Under-12 boy’s Tornados top the Earthquakes 6-5. In the other U-12 boys game the Galaxy cruised past the Sounders 9-3. In the U-10 boy’s division, the Wizards and Fire tied 2-2 and United topped the Earthquakes 2-1.
In the U-10 girl’s division, United snuck past the Fire 4-3 and the Crew shut out the Galaxy 8-0. In the U-12 girl’s division, the Tornados defeated the Sounders 4-2 and the Galaxy blanked United 4-0. (February 15, 2011, Page 6)
Driving through the Square during peak traffic times may be easier due to new commercial loading zones Oxford officials are instituting. Changes affecting Square businesses as well as delivery companies were announced Thursday by Mayor Pat Patterson. (July 30, 2010, Page 1A)
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 www.oxfordparkcommission.com or call 232-2380. (June 4, 2010, Page 3A)
The Oxford Park Commission’s Easter Egg Hunt is one of several Easter events planned for this weekend. Unfortunately, the National Weather Service says there is a 60-percent change of rain that could force many of the events to be canceled or rescheduled. (April 1, 2010, Page 1)