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Friday, December 19, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Young thespians learn art of acting

Actor Rhes Low is helping youngsters and teens refine their acting skills during weekly classes at The Powerhouse. (April 6, 2012, Page 1B)

NMRC anticipates possible system changes

North Mississippi Regional Center may soon feel the effects of a report issued in December 2011 by the Department of Justice that found Mississippi was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act by serving persons with intellectual disabilities at large residential facilities operated by the Department of Mental Health, rather than in smaller community settings. (April 5, 2012, Page 1A)

Aldermen ponder Old Taylor Road options

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are making fixing traffic issues on Old Taylor Road a high priority. (April 5, 2012, Page 1A)

Groups invited to take part in Party in the Park

To help provide information about organizations aimed at offering support for parents for the prevent of child abuse and neglect, several organizations have come together to hold the annual Party in the Park on April 14 at Avent Park in recognition of National Child Abuse Awareness Month. (April 3, 2012, Page 3)

Changing signs for the times

All but a handful of Oxford business are now under compliance of the city’s sign ordinance that limits the size, amount and placement of outdoor signs. (April 3, 2012, Page 1)

UM’s Big Event a big help

More than 3,000 University of Mississippi students went out into the community Saturday to work at more than 260 different locations, serving the community at local nonprofit organizations, churches, the city of Oxford and Lafayette County or at individual homee where they cleaned, painted, hauled — all to say ‘thank you’ to the community they call home for four years. (April 2, 2012, Page 1)

Oxford Passion Play this weekend

The Oxford Passion Play, in its second year at North Oxford Baptist Church, will have six show times this year to give everyone who wants to see the free show the ability to come and enjoy it. Admission is free but the church asks people to get tickets so they have an idea of how many seats are available. The show opened Thursday and continues today at 7 p.m., and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 234-1101 or visit www.northoxfordchurch.com. (March 30, 2012, Page 3B)

Preschoolers learn more than ABCs at Willie Price

Willie Price Nursery School on the campus of the University of Mississippi is using its new garden to teach preschoolers everything from words to numbers to nature. (March 30, 2012, Page 1B)

State Supreme Court denies appeal in child rape case

Three local men found guilty of having sex with a 4-year-old girl in exchange for drugs will not have their appeal heard by the Mississippi Supreme Court. (March 30, 2012, Page 2A)

Transit projects need action

City leaders are remaining skeptically optimistic about much needed road projects getting started after a meeting with Mississippi Department of Transportation officials Wednesday that included Old Taylor Road roundabouts and improvements to the Highway6-West Jackson Avenue intersection. (March 29, 2012, Page 1)

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