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Alyssa Schnugg

Memorial Day ceremonies slated for Monday

Area residents will have three programs this Memorial Day to choose from, giving everyone a chance to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to ensure the liberties we all enjoy today. (May 25, 2012, Page 1A, 12A)

Law officers expand patrols

Local law enforcement officers will be out in force this Memorial Day Weekend to make sure no one spends their holiday grieving the loss of a loved one due to the lack of a seat belt or a drunk driver. (May 25, 2012, Page 1A, 12A)

Vet honored 68 years after D-Day

World War II veteran Robert W. Plants was honored Thursday at City Hall with a the French Legion of Honour Medal for his service on D-Day. (May 25, 2012, Page 1A, 12A)

Scruggs’ conviction stands

Senior U.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson denied a motion to vacate and set aside sentencing for former trial attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs in the case commonly known in the legal world as Scruggs II, involving fallen circuit court judge Bobby DeLaughter. (May 24, 2012, Page 1,2)

City voting wards reworked

The newly appointed Oxford Redistricting Committee reviewed a proposed redistricting map Wednesday. The map will be available online, www.oxfordms.net, or at City Hall for the public to view prior to a public hearing to be planned for sometime in June. The new map brings down Oxford’s deviation from the One Man, One Vote rule from 50.2 percent to 5 percent. (May 24, 2012, Page 1)

Sending a child off to the Big Apple no easy task

New York – the Big Apple – was a familiar place for staff writer Alyssa Schnugg growing up. Still, Schnugg writes, there are hesitations and concerns as her daughter gets set to leave for a summer internship in the city that never sleeps. (May 24, 2012, Page 4)

City eyes $47M in projects

The city of Oxford has $47 million inn capital projects planned for this year and following years, depending when funding becomes available. (May 23, 2012, Page 1A, 2A)

College Hill to be closed

College Hill Road will be closed in mid-June for six weeks while construction crews cut the replace a box culvert between Joel Lane and Leighton Drive. (May 22, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Billboard company sues city

Lamar OCI South Corp., which owns 18 billboards inside the city limits, is suing the city in the U.S. District Federal Court and in the Third Circuit Court, in an attempt to fight the city from forcing the company to remove the billboards and place them in industrial-zoned areas only. (May 22, 2012, Page 1)

Street names to be changed

The Oxford Board of Aldermen recently approved the names for several former county roads that were annexed into the city in 2006. (May 21, 2012, Page 3)

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