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Alyssa Schnugg

Primary pulls voters to polls

About 38 percent of registered voters came out to the polls Tuesday for the primary election. (August 3, 2011, Page 1)

2 incumbent supervisors defeated

Two Lafayette County supervisors will lose their seats on the board at the end of this year after losing in Tuesday’s primary election, while a third incumbent will fight to retain his position during the Aug. 23rd runoff election. Supervisor Lloyd Oliphant was ousted by Chad D. McLarty while Supervisor Johnny Morgan lost to Jeff Busby. (August 3, 2011, Page 1)

Baptist looks for new home

Now that the purchase agreement for the sale of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi has been approved by both city and county officials, the hunt for the location of a new $250 million regional medical facility has picked up steam. (August 2, 2011, Page 1)

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)

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