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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Supervisors rename Hwy. 6 to honor veterans

Following Pontotoc and Lee counties, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors agreed to support renaming the portion of Highway 6 that runs through Lafayette County to The Military Order of the Purple Heart Highway. (August 2, 2011, Page 1)

Some races may be decided Tuesday

Several county races may be decided Tuesday during the primary election. Circuit Court Clerk Mary Alice Busby said her office has been busy leading up to the primary and hopes for at least a 40-percent voter turnout. (August 1, 2011, Page 1A)

City, county OK sale of hospital

The Oxford Board of Aldermen and the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors both voted this morning to approve the sale of the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi building to Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. (August 1, 2011, Page 1A)

Food, shelter funds down

Lafayette County has been awarded $18,091 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. (July 29, 2011, Page 1A)

Several miss last deadline before primary

With the primary election on Tuesday, candidates were required to file a second finance report for July with the deadline being Tuesday. However, several candidates missed the deadline. (July 29, 2011, Page 1A)

Fishing with my father

Columnist Susan Boehm takes us back in time to when she enjoyed the lazy days of summer fishing with her father. (July 29, 2011, Page 1B)

Free pickling seminar offered by garden association

A pickling workshop was held Monday by the Oxford Community Garden Association where about 14 attending learned two different recipes to make dill pickles and pickle other fresh veggies. (July 29, 2011, Page 1B)

Tax free school shopping begins

Shopping for back-to-school clothing will be a little easier on the wallet this weekend during Mississippi’s tax-free holiday which begins at midnight tonight and ends at midnight Saturday. (July 28, 2011, Page 1A)

Domestic Violence Project closed

Officials representing the Oxford Domestic Violence Project agreed to shut down operations for good in a signed consent form filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office on July 7. (July 27, 2011, Page 1A, 2A)

SWM to expand in Oxford

SWM took a hard hit in April when straight-line winds almost destroyed the plant in the Lafayette County Industrial Park. However, the uniform-making industry is not only rebuilding but expanding its Oxford location which could lead to more jobs for area residents. (July 26, 2011, Page 1)

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