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Alyssa Schnugg

UM freshmen to be remembered together

A joint memorial service will be held Wednesday for the three Ole Miss freshmen who were killed Sunday while driving back from Madison. (November 1, 2011, Page 2)

In the right place at the right time

Two local men, a firefighter and a police officer, helped save the lives of two women in unrelated incidents recently. Read about their heroic efforts in today’s EAGLE. (November 1, 2011, Page 1)

Storms cost county $1.4 million

Six months after severe thunderstorms that produced a tornado and damaging straight-line winds wreaked havoc on Lafayette County, some families are still rebuilding. According to FEMA, more than $171,000 was given to local individuals through grants and low-income loans. The storms cost Lafayette County $1.4 million, according to officials. (October 31, 2011, Page 1A)

Cops: Drop off drugs with us

The University of Mississippi will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this weekend. Students and all area residents are asked to bring unused, left-over and expired prescription drugs to the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so they can be disposed of safely. Drugs should not be flushed down a toilet or tossed into the household garbage. (October 28, 2011, Page 1A)

Theater teacher comes full circle with spooky play

Oxford Theater Department presents, “Screems Scenes” this weekend to help raise funds for a trip to Scotland to attend and perform in the Fringe Festival. Director John Davenport put on the show for the first time nine years ago when he first came to OHS as the theater director. This is the fourth time  the popular horror movie themed production has been put on in the last nine years. (October 28, 2011, Page 1B)

Artist gives eagle face lift for freedom

Local woman paints eagle at new Veterans Memorial Park as her way to honor those who fought for freedom. Phase 1 of the park is almost complete, according to organizers. (October 27, 2011, Page 1)

Signs pose problem for county

Stolen and vandalized signs can be an expensive and dangerous problem, according to Lafayette County officials. (October 26, 2011, Page 1A)

Local firemen featured in 2012 MBF calendar

Eight Oxford firefighters are being featured in the 2012 Mississippi Firefighters Calendar, sponsored by the Mississippi Burn Foundation. To order a calendar, visit www.mfmba.org. (October 26, 2011, Page 2)

Cool temps bring risks

Severe weather, tornadoes and an increase in house fires can be possible during the fall and winter months in Lafayette County. (October 25, 2011, Page 1)

Planning Commission OKs Oxmoor setbacks

The Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a variance request Monday from the Oxmoor Homeowners Association to allow several homes to deviate from the county’s subdivision regulation requirements. (October 25, 2011, Page 2)

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