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Friday, October 31, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

City, county to take bids on silver bars Monday

The Oxford Board of Aldermen and the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors hope to find the highest bidder on 40-plus bars of silver on Monday when verbal and written bids will be taken in a public forum at 1 p.m. at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (December 2, 2011, Page 1A)

Former Gov. Waller dies at 85

Former Gov. William Lowe “Bill” Waller, originally from Oxford, died Wednesday at the age of 85 in Jackson. Read about his life and reactions from those who knew him in today’s EAGLE. (December 1, 2011, Page 1)

Bank robbers still at large

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is still searching for two male suspects believed to have taken a large sum of money during an armed robbery at the Abbeville branch of the Bank of Holly Springs in Abbeville Tuesday. (November 30, 2011, Page 1)

Send a soldier a holiday greeting

The American Red Cross is hoping to send some holiday cheer to troops around the globe with the held of LOU residents. Holiday cards can be mailed to Holiday Mail for Heroes, P.O. Box 5456, Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456. For more information or to plan a group card singing event, call 236-1282. (November 30, 2011, Page 2)

Property tax statements on the way

The Lafayette County Tax Assessor/ Collector’s Office has mailed out its 2011 property tax statements. Property owners have until Feb. 1 to pay their taxes without penalty. (November 29, 2011, Page 2)

Be a Santa to a senior

The Oxford Council on Aging and Meals on Wheels have teamed up to give senior citizens who are homebound a $10 Christmas gift. (November 29, 2011, Page 1)

Shoppers buy local on Black Friday

This year’s Holiday Open House, sponsored by the Oxford Downtown Council, offered shoppers loads of discounts at Square businesses as well as holiday events like visiting with Santa, making Christmas tree decorations or watching Oxford’s first official Christmas tree light up as carolers sang in the background. (November 28, 2011, Page 1A)

Keep your home safe during holidays

By taking a few extra steps this holiday season when traveling away from home to visit loved ones during the holidays, there’s a better chance everything will still be as you left it when you return. Home burglaries climb during the holiday season. Read today’s EAGLE for some tips on keeping your home safe. (November 24, 2011, Page 1A)

Square turns festive Friday

The Oxford Downtown Council is hoping to kick off Christmas with some old and new traditions this year, including Oxford’s first official Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday. (November 24, 2011, Page 1A)

Travel safe over busy holiday

Local law enforcement agencies will be stepping up enforcement over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (November 23, 2011, Page 1A)

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