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Monday, May 25, 2015

Sardis Lake

Sardis Master Plan input sought

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are looking for the public’s input to revamp the Sardis Lake Master Plan that hasn’t been updated since 1975. The Master Plan defines how the lake is managed. (April 12, 2015, Page 1A, 8A)

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    This week in Oxford history

    From the expansion of power lines into rural Lafayette County in 1941 to budget problems at Ole Miss in 1991, this week in Oxford’s history saw a lot of activity. (October 22, 2014, Page 1A)

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      Fed shutdown hits home

      Most federal agencies with offices and programs in Oxford say they can operate as normal despite the government shutting down Tuesday. (October 2, 2013, Page 1, 10)

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        Winter drawdown of lakes begins

        The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District has begun the annual winter water level drawdown of its lakes. The lowered level allows people to easily access archaelogical sites so officials warn it is against the law to “treasure hunt.” (November 1, 2010, Page 3A)

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          Get outdoors Ole Miss!

          OXFORD TOWN — Want to get out of the house but are overwhelmed by your choices? Fret not. Oxford Town Outdoor Columnist Michelle McAnally breaks down her list of the top ten outdoor activities in and around Oxford beginning on Page 22 of this week’s special Welcome Back Rebel issue of Oxford Town. McAnally will take you on an outdoor tour that stretches from the Ole Miss Campus to Oxford, to Taylor, to area lakes including Sardis, Puskus and Enid. Jump in and cool off! (August 19, 2010, Page 22-25)

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            The legend of Toby Tubby lives on

            Oxford EAGLE writer recounts the legend and possible treasure of Chickasaw Chief Toby Tubby. (July 30, 2010, Page 3B)

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              Swamp Stomper race adds biking to event

              Ole Miss Outdoors is adding biking to its annual Swamp Stomper Adventure Race that will be held April 10, making University of Mississippi junior Jacob Sprouse even more excited about competing in this year’s event. (March 26, 2010, Page 1A)

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                Surf’s Down; Hook, line and stinker

                LIES AND OTHER TRUTHS — Jim Dees and his buddies Truck and Key Zanzibar decided the best way to spend one of the last nice days of summer last year was to visit Sardis lake for some serious fishing and fun … mostly fun. What started as an innocent day of fishing quickly turned into a fiasco with an audience after too many beers and too few sets of clothing that the boys somehow managed to shed. Check out Dees’ weekly recollection of this bizarre fishing trip and decide for yourself: Lie or Truth. Who knows? (March 18, 2010, Page 7)

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