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Alyssa Schnugg

Highway name change would honor fallen biker

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and local House Rep. Tommy Reynolds are asking the State Legislature to allow a 4.5 mile portion of Old Sardis Road to be renamed the Kevser Ermin Memorial Highway, named after Ermin who was killed last month while riding her bike along that road. (November 8, 2011, Page 1)

County restores YAC funding

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved 3 to 2 giving $15,000 to the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council during their regular meeting Monday. Last month, YAC was denied the funding, however Supervisor Robert Blackmon changed his vote Monday, granting YAC the funds. (November 8, 2011, Page 1)

Christmas Store asks for community’s help

Organizers of this year’s Christmas Store, the nonprofit operation that gives toys to children from low-income homes, are asking for the community’s support, both finanicaly and through volunteerism. (November 7, 2011, Page 3A)

Initiatives may attract more voters

Lafayette County residents will cast their votes for local and state elections as well as three controversial constitutional amendments on the ballot Tuesday. (November 7, 2011, Page 1A)

Final campaign finance reports filed before election

Candidates of local elections filed their final campaign expense reports before the election on Tuesday. (November 4, 2011, Page 1A)

Keep your hands off my property

Voters will determine Tuesday if the government can take land through the eminent domain process to use for economic development purposes. Read reactions to Initiative 31 that will appear on Tuesday’s election ballot in today’s EAGLE. (November 2, 2011, Page 1)

Taylor man indicted for molesting child

A Taylor man was indicted on charges of sexual battery of a child and felony child abuse during the September grand jury. Read about his charges and a listing of other indictments handed down in today’s EAGLE. (November 2, 2011, Page 2)

UM freshmen to be remembered together

A joint memorial service will be held Wednesday for the three Ole Miss freshmen who were killed Sunday while driving back from Madison. (November 1, 2011, Page 2)

In the right place at the right time

Two local men, a firefighter and a police officer, helped save the lives of two women in unrelated incidents recently. Read about their heroic efforts in today’s EAGLE. (November 1, 2011, Page 1)

Storms cost county $1.4 million

Six months after severe thunderstorms that produced a tornado and damaging straight-line winds wreaked havoc on Lafayette County, some families are still rebuilding. According to FEMA, more than $171,000 was given to local individuals through grants and low-income loans. The storms cost Lafayette County $1.4 million, according to officials. (October 31, 2011, Page 1A)

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