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Alyssa Schnugg

OPD board OKs outdoor equipment

The Oxford Park Commission approved spending $12,000 on outdoor exercise equipment recently. (August 10, 2012, Page 2A)

New TVA rate option to have minimal effect on bills

The Tennessee Valley Authority is eliminating the wholesale rate structure the Oxford Electric Department had been using to pay TVA for power and has replaced it with three other options that TVA claims are a more accurate way to measure costs. The OED said the change will only minimally affect its customers who may see a slight increase in the summer and a slight decrease in the winter months. (August 10, 2012, Page 2A)

No answers in Oxford man’s death

Water Valley Police are still looking for answers in the death of Oxford resident, Timothy “Tim Tim” O’Neal Key, who was found dead on Highway 7 in Water Valley laying in the road with a head wound early Monday morning. (August 10, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

Woodson Ridge Farms celebrates second season

Luke and Elizabeth Heiskell moved to Oxford and started their farm, Woodson Ridge Farms, in 2011. Their farm and their love of Oxford has continued to steadily grow ever since. (August 10, 2012, Page 1B, 3B)

Tourism Council revamps grant process

The Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau had released its new guidelines and application packets for its Oxford Tourism Opportunity Grant Program that gives funds to local projects that promote tourism in Oxford. (August 9, 2012, Page 1A)

Tennis courts, transit facility bids rejected

The city received one bid proposal for the John Leslie Tennis Court expansion but it came in almost double what the city had budgeted for the project. (August 9, 2012, Page 1A)

New ward map approved

No objections were received by city officials in regards to the redistricting map drawn up by Three Rivers Planning and Development during a public hearing Tuesday. Later, during the Oxford Board of Aldermen, the new map was approved by the board and will be sent to the U.S. Department of Justice for its final approval. The new city ward structure will not affect this year’s election. (August 8, 2012, Page 1)

City OK’s downtown parking plan

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a contract with Standard Parking to enforce parking laws around the Square during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (August 8, 2012, Page 1)

Downtown Inn to be demolished

The Downtown Inn will be demolished after football season and replaced with a new hotel in about 18 months. (August 7, 2012, Page 1, 3)

Public hearing on redistricting Tuesday

A public hearing will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall to allow all Oxford residents inside the city limits to review redistricting maps. (August 6, 2012, Page 1, 3)

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