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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Alyssa Schnugg

New hospital project on track

Jim Ainsworth, interim CEO at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, told the Oxford Board of Aldermen that his decision to come out of retirement to return to head the Oxford hospital was an easy one and that the departure of former CEO Don Hutson has not caused any complications with the plans for construction of the new medical center. (August 22, 2012, Page 1)

S. Lamar bike lanes hit more delays

D. Carroll Construction has hired a new project manager in an effort to get the bike lane construction project along South Lamar Boulevard back on track. (August 21, 2012, Page 1, 3)

BMX track takes shape

City officials will be going over a contract with USA BMX to possibly finish the BMX bike track at FNC Park and turn it into an official USA BMX track to host tournaments. (August 20, 2012, Page 1A)

Man charged in Taylor road death

George Serrico Williams, 42, was charged with manslaughter by culpable negligence in the death of his cousin, Jeffrey O’Neal Booker, 27, of Taylor who was found dead on Old Taylor Road last week. Water Valley Police are also looking to close the against in the death of Timothy “Tim-Tim” O’Neal, who was found dead Aug. 6 on Highway 7 in Water Valley, also hit by a car. The two cases are unrelated. (August 17, 2012, Page 1A)

Drug Court hosts third graduation

Eighteen people graduated from the Third Judicial Drug Court Wednesday. Two shared their story. Guest speakers Dr. Thomas Fowlkes and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker addressed the graduates to offer congratulations and advice. (August 16, 2012, Page 1A)

Cyclist hopes conviction teaches valuable lesson

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to simple assault for harassing cyclists on Old Sardis Road in April. (August 16, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

Take a look before following Bush’s ideas

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush recently urged Mississippi to follow the lead of his state in making changes in the education of children. Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg, who lived in Florida for many years before moving to Oxford, cautions that we should all take a closer look at what was done and what happened in Florida before we commit wholesale to Bush’s recommendations. (August 16, 2012, Page 4A)

July court term sees long sentences

The July court term saw some hefty sentences and the end of a seven-year-old murder case. Find out who pleaded guilty to what charges and what their sentences were. (August 15, 2012, Page 1, 9)

Aldermen give nod to $23 million budget

The Oxford Board of Aldermen went over the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 budget Tuesday during a special meeting. Included in the budget is a 3 percent raise for city employees. Mayor tells his board the city is in good financial shape. (August 15, 2012, Page 1)

Parking commission approves changes

During its regular meeting Friday, the commission agreed on ordinance changes to the current laws that increase the two-hour parking restrictions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The new ordinance also changes the fine structure for violating the two-hour parking restriction. (August 13, 2012, Page 1)

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