While the Oxford Middle School gym and classroom addition is moving forward as planned, the Della Davidson Elementary school project has stalled. (September 23, 2011, Page 1A, 2a)
The search for a new superintendent for Oxford School District is now underway with plans to hire by Feb. 2012. (September 20, 2011, Page 1)
Renee Gurley, OES nurse, spent the past year working at the Oxford Physical Education Complex and the result was not just a healthier life but an award celebrating a “Better You.” (August 9, 2011, Page 5)
A new law that went into effect July 1, called “Nathan’s Law” allows for harsher penalties for those caught driving past a stopped school bus. The law is named after a 5-year-old Jones County boy who was killed when a driver ignored the flashing stop lights and passed the boy’s bus. (August 4, 2011, Page 1)
The annual parent survey results showed most areas are satisfactory but the cafeterias need improvement across the board at Oxford School District. (July 27, 2011, Page 2A)
Patrick Robinson resigned from Oxford School District and was hired by Lafayette School District on Monday. Robinson will be the new principal at LHS. Jeff Clay was hired to become the new principal at OMS. (June 28, 2011, Page 2)
The Oxford School District approved its 2011-2012 $30.3 million budget on Monday. (June 28, 2011, Page 1)
Sarah Lacy will retire this month as a biology teacher at Oxford High School after 39 years with the district. (May 12, 2011, Page 1)
The community remembered the legacy of Oxford School District Superintendent Kim Stasny, 55, on Friday at a special service at the Oxford-University Methodist Church. (May 9, 2011, Page 1A)
Kim Myrick Stasny, 55, died Wednesday evening at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi after complications from a brain tumor.
Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Oxford University United Methodist Church with a service to follow at 3.