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Alyssa Schnugg

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)

County still cool to tennis courts

Representatives from the University of Mississippi, the city of Oxford and Lafayette County met Friday during a work session to discuss the county’s involvement in a project to build 12 additional tennis courts at the John Leslie Tennis Facility near the Oxford Activity Center. (July 25, 2011, Page 1, 3)

Double Decker tours take riders back in time

Historical tours are sponsored by the Oxford Tourism Council and lead by local historian, Jack Lamar Mayfield, who delights those on the tour with stories about Oxford’s more famous residents like William Faulkner and L.Q.C. Lamar and describes a little bit about what life was like in Oxford when the town was brand new. (July 22, 2011, Page 1B)

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