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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Alyssa Schnugg

Lukewarm reception to paid parking

Comments for and against, and questions about the city’s plan to implement paid parking to help manage parking issues on the Square where heard for about an hour Tuesday night during a public hearing at City Hall. (May 16, 2012, Page 1, 14)

Cycling events honor lost friends, spread awareness

Cyclists will ride in silence for an hour Wednesday in honor of those who have lost their lives while biking along north Mississippi roads.
The Ride of Silence event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Lyceum on the University of Mississippi campus. (May 15, 2012, Page 1)

Fake officer behind road killings?

Two recent murders on north Mississippi highways may have been at the hand of someone posing as a police officer, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations. (May 15, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Grove Hill project approved

Construction is set to begin in late June on a new mixed-use development, Grove Hill, that will include 208 units, providing 737 bed spaces on 65 acres located off Molly Barr Road after developers received the nod Monday from the Oxford Planning Commission. (May 15, 2012, Page 1)

Pirate Adventures offers a jumping good time

Pirate Adventures Family Fun Center opened in November and offers children up to 12 years old hours of fun jumping on four huge bounce houses, driving PlasmaCars or playing games for tickets that can be traded in for prizes. (May 14, 2012, Page 5A)

Keep your eyes on the road

UM student learns the dangers of distraction. Read about Michelle Davidson’s recent life-altering event when she looked down at her GPS for a brief moment. (May 14, 2012, Page 1A, 10A)

Sunday alcohol sales benefits more than restaurants

A year after the city of Oxford allowed alcohol sales on select Sunday, restaurants and other businesses say it’s been good for business. (May 14, 2012, Page 6A)

Insights students show off Chinese lanterns at UM

Oxford Elementary Insights classes recently visited the University Museum and toured the exhibit, “On the Silk Road and the High Seas: Chinese Ceramics, Culture and Commerce,” and then made Chinese lanterns that were put on display at the museum. On Tuesday, a reception was held for the students to show off their artwork. (May 11, 2012, Page 1B)

Grant allows Oxford to operate own emergency radio station

Oxford now has its own emergency radio station, AM 1630, to provide important public information, such as weather updates and warnings, road project updates and emergency preparedness tips. (May 11, 2012, Page 14A)

Van Buren work begins Wednesday

Van Buren and South 11th Street will be closed to traffic for most of the summer as the city updates the sewer, water and electrical systems on that side of the Square. Updates will be available at the city’s web site, www.oxfordms.net or on the city of Oxford’s Facebook page. The EAGLE will also run updates periodically. A meeting was held Thursday with several business owners on Van Buren to update them on the construction project that will begin Wednesday and be completed in August. (May 11, 2012, Page 1A, 14A)

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