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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Alyssa Schnugg

Come show off quilts during Piecemakers’ anniversary

The Oxford Piecemakers’ anniversary celebration will be held at 1 p.m. April 14 in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church. Community members are invited to bring a quilt to share with the others during a “Show and Tell” portion of the celebration. (April 6, 2012, Page 2B)

Bicyclists, motorists must learn to share the road

Several months after new laws were passed to promote cyclist safety, some bikers still do not feel safe on many of the area’s roadways. (April 6, 2012, Page 1A)

Bike paths good for economy

Since creating 7 miles of bike and walking paths around Oxford, local real estate developers have responded to investments in transportation alternatives by locating new housing developments along the existing paths. (April 6, 2012, Page 1A)

Young thespians learn art of acting

Actor Rhes Low is helping youngsters and teens refine their acting skills during weekly classes at The Powerhouse. (April 6, 2012, Page 1B)

NMRC anticipates possible system changes

North Mississippi Regional Center may soon feel the effects of a report issued in December 2011 by the Department of Justice that found Mississippi was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act by serving persons with intellectual disabilities at large residential facilities operated by the Department of Mental Health, rather than in smaller community settings. (April 5, 2012, Page 1A)

Aldermen ponder Old Taylor Road options

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are making fixing traffic issues on Old Taylor Road a high priority. (April 5, 2012, Page 1A)

Groups invited to take part in Party in the Park

To help provide information about organizations aimed at offering support for parents for the prevent of child abuse and neglect, several organizations have come together to hold the annual Party in the Park on April 14 at Avent Park in recognition of National Child Abuse Awareness Month. (April 3, 2012, Page 3)

Changing signs for the times

All but a handful of Oxford business are now under compliance of the city’s sign ordinance that limits the size, amount and placement of outdoor signs. (April 3, 2012, Page 1)

UM’s Big Event a big help

More than 3,000 University of Mississippi students went out into the community Saturday to work at more than 260 different locations, serving the community at local nonprofit organizations, churches, the city of Oxford and Lafayette County or at individual homee where they cleaned, painted, hauled — all to say ‘thank you’ to the community they call home for four years. (April 2, 2012, Page 1)

Oxford Passion Play this weekend

The Oxford Passion Play, in its second year at North Oxford Baptist Church, will have six show times this year to give everyone who wants to see the free show the ability to come and enjoy it. Admission is free but the church asks people to get tickets so they have an idea of how many seats are available. The show opened Thursday and continues today at 7 p.m., and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 234-1101 or visit www.northoxfordchurch.com. (March 30, 2012, Page 3B)

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