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Monday, December 22, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

StoryWalk installed at city park

Girl Scout Troop 20356 of Oxford has installed a StoryWalk along the nature trail in Avent Park. The story features 28 laminated pages of a children’s book on stakes that were placed about 10 feet apart. Young walkers can read the story as they walk along the path. (April 24, 2012, Page 1)

Why here and not there?

Baptist details advantages of new hospital site located between Old Taylor Road and South Lamar Boulevard. (April 23, 2012, Page 1A)

Hazardous waste collection successful

About 595 cars dropped off hazardous chemicals, tired and other debris that can’t just be tossed away with household trash Saturday at the Oxford Conference Center during the annual Household Hazardous Waster Collection Day. (April 23, 2012, Page 1A)

Cyclist Death still affects many

Six months after Kevser Ermin’s tragic death, many are still struggling with unanswered questions while her family tries to celebrate her life. (April 20, 2012, Page 1A)

Three win Sustainbility Leadership awards for work

Three local people were awarded the 2012 Green Week Sustainability Leadership Award Wednesday night during a ceremony at the Powerhouse. Trey McCain, Taylor Cook and Missy Hopkins beat out eight other finalist to be honored for their work promoting sustainable living in Oxford. (April 20, 2012, Page 2A)

Tourism dollars climb

The number of visitors to Oxford have been increasing rapidly since October, according to figures presented by the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau at Wednesday’s Oxford Tourism Council meeting. (April 19, 2012, Page 1)

Vineyard gets hesitant nod from Board of Aldermen

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted 5 to 2 to approve a special exception granting a Planned Unit Development zoning for The Vineyards, a 336-unit subdivision geared toward student living off Old Taylor Road. (April 18, 2012, Page 1)

New hospital location announced

Representatives from Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi asked both local governing boards Tuesday to amend an agreement that a new $250 million hospital will be build within the city limits to allow Baptist to build on property that is both inside and outside of the city which is located between Old Taylor Road and South Lamar, not far from the existing hospital. Both boards voted to accept the amended agreement. (April 18, 2012, Page 1)

City, county to discuss new hospital

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. officials are expected to announce the location of its new, proposed $300 million regional hospital today at a joint meeting at 4 p.m. at City Hall. (April 17, 2012, Page 1)

More women learning to use guns for self defense

The Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association offers women’s handgun familiarization course last week at the F.D. “Buddy” Training Complex. A men’s course is being offered on May 5. Read today’s Oxford Living to learn more about the one-day course. (April 13, 2012, Page 1B)

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