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Alyssa Schnugg

Green Week begins Sunday

This year’s Green Week is chock full of events to celebrate and promote sustainability and environmentally friendly living with tours of green buildings, yoga workshops, the opening of Insight Park on the University of Mississippi campus and much more. The week-long event begins Sunday at 5:30 with a vegetarian potluck dinner at Honey Bee Bakery. Read today’s EAGLE for a complete listing of events. (April 13, 2012, Page 1A)

Changes made to bus routes

New student housing complexes may require some changes to OUT bus routes. The Red Route will change this summer thanks to the new Molly Barr Trails apartments. Read today’s EAGLE for more information. (April 12, 2012, Page 1)

Health expo for those 50+ on Thursday

RSVP, Baptist Memorial Hospital and other senior organizations have come together to hold the 50+ Health and Wellness Expo from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday at the Oxford Conference Center. Featured guests include Jackson chef Luis Bruno and IRS investigator Ashley Allen who do a self-defense demonstration. Entertainment will be provided by jazz/blues singer Effie Burt. (April 11, 2012, Page 3)

Abbeville man found safe

A 77-year-old man from Abbeville, Wayne Parks Ward, is back at home after he was missing for more than 24 hours. Ward was found in Fair Oaks, Ark. after he flagged down a truck driver asking for directions. The truck driver contacted local police. (April 11, 2012, Page 2)

Looking for new ways to help

The United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County if offering Community Impact Grants for new, innovative ideas on how to improve health and human services in the LOU community. Deadline for the grant application is May 4. Visit www.unitedwayoxfordms.org for more information. (April 11, 2012, Page 1)

Abbeville man missing

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a 77-year-old man who has been missing since noon Monday. Wayne Parks Ward of Abbeville left Memphis around noon and headed home but never arrived. Family says Ward has been somewhat forgetful in recent months. He is driving a white, Ford F150 with license plate number LY3490. Anyone with information should call LCSD at 234-6421. (April 10, 2012, Page 2)

Student housing boon in Oxford

Two more large $36 million developments were approved by the Oxford Planning Commission that are geared to student living. The Retreat and Blackberry Hills developers both offered to donate $12,500 and $10,000 respectively to the Oxford University Transit system to be included on the bus route. Both developments are veering away from typical apartment complex settings and proposing more single-homes and townhouses. (April 10, 2012, Page 1)

Raising awareness of sexual assault

Several events are planned for the LOU area this month to bring awareness to sexual assault during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (April 9, 2012, Page 1)

Come show off quilts during Piecemakers’ anniversary

The Oxford Piecemakers’ anniversary celebration will be held at 1 p.m. April 14 in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church. Community members are invited to bring a quilt to share with the others during a “Show and Tell” portion of the celebration. (April 6, 2012, Page 2B)

Bicyclists, motorists must learn to share the road

Several months after new laws were passed to promote cyclist safety, some bikers still do not feel safe on many of the area’s roadways. (April 6, 2012, Page 1A)

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