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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Planners approve kennel addition

Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a new birthing kennel for Stewart British Kennels and other site plans Monday during its regular meeting. (July 29, 2014, Page 1)

Parking poles popping up

Bennett Construction started putting into the poles that hold the city’s new parking meters, due to go into service by Sept. 1. (July 29, 2014, Page 1)

Office Park Drive closed

Office Park Drive is closed today and tomorrow so the Oxford Electric Company can begin work to relocate utilities for the future widening of Highway 7. (July 28, 2014, Page 1)

Library provides $3M in free services

Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library stays busy helping 3K people a week and is asking the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors to provide more than $385K to allow them to keep doing what they do best. (July 25, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

Roundabouts ahead of schedule

MDOT announced Wednesday that the Old Taylor Road roundabouts and new bridge will be opened for traffic in August. (July 25, 2014, Page 1A)

Crimes against kids fill up docket

The grand jury handed down dozens of felony indictments in June including several for crimes against children. (July 24, 2014, Page 1, 9)

Humane Society asks for funds from city aldermen

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society presented its Fiscal Year 2015 budget to the Oxford Board of Aldermen earlier this week. The shelter reported it took 753 cats and dogs from inside the city limits. The shelter charges the city $114 per day for 10 days for each cat and $119 for each dog for 10 days. The city also pays for animal control services within the city limits which is a part of the shelter’s budget. (July 24, 2014, Page 3)

Oxford battles brown water

Public Works to spend $1 million to try to solve ugly water issues for some city residents. (July 23, 2014, Page 1, 14)

Missing teen found safe

Project Lifesaver transmitter allowed deputies to quickly locate a teenager with autism. (July 22, 2014, Page 1, 3)

City continues to ponder budget

To build two new roads and a new activity center, a financial adviser told the Oxford Board of Aldermen Monday the city would need to raise the millage rate by 3.5 mills. (July 22, 2014, Page 1, 3)

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