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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Requiem for a Nun

Faulkner legal fight resolved

Judge rules in favor of Sony in copyright suit. (July 19, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

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    The building of the first Lafayette County Courthouse

    Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us our Lafayette County Courthouse became the center of Oxford. (July 1, 2011, Page 2B)

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      With the return of the clock, the renovation of the courthouse will be complete

      When I was a child growing up on South Lamar, a little way before you got today’s Highway 6 bypass, I first lived at my grandfather’s home and you could hear the hourly ringing of the town clock while sitting on the front porch. Later on, my mother moved my sisters and I a little closer to the Square on South Lamar just south of where Johnson Avenue comes into South Lamar. The chiming of the clock was even more audible.
      It has been way too long since any of us has heard the clock strike any sort of sound. (August 13, 2010, Page 3B)

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        Oxford-Lafayette County Jail – another lost building

        Last week a decision was made by the Oxford Square Historic Preservation Committee to allow an 1895 building to be removed from 1006 Jefferson Ave. Hitsorian Jack Mayfield writes about another building in the district that was lost to the community — Oxford-Lafayette County Jail. (May 21, 2010, Page 3B)

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          First National Bank The Highlands, A Private Lake Community