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Friday, October 31, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

EDF nurtures business

The Oxford Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation helps bring jobs to the area by marketing Oxford to big businesses and industries as well as support and help existing businesses stay successful. (October 3, 2011, Page 1A)

Warehouse 605 finds home just off Square

Home furnishing store Warehouse 605 has found a new home on The Square. (October 3, 2011, Page 9A)

Resident helps bring escapee back to jail

Albert William Bagwell, 27, is back behind bars after walking off from a work detail Friday. Investigators say Bagwell was found Sunday in the southern part of the county and taken into custody without incident. He was being held on no bond awaiting his trial on a charge of grand theft when he escaped.

 (October 1, 2011, Page 2A)

What we want in school leader

About 15 people gathered at Oxford High School Thursday evening to discuss what qualifications and criteria they’d like to see in a new superintendent. (September 30, 2011, Page 1A)

Free-form art class allows for individualism

The Corks and Canvases art class, held by the Art-to-Go LLC at The Powerhouse allows beginner painters the freedom to create whatever it is they dream up. (September 30, 2011, Page 1B)

Drug dealers face longer sentences

Mississippi judges are giving longer prison sentences to convicted drug dealers in hopes of keeping them off the streets longer after budget cuts have caused the Mississippi Department of Corrections to allow more drug offenders to be released before completing their entire sentences. (September 29, 2011, Page 1)

Roller skating last Special Olympics event for 2011

Athletes will take to the roller rink Friday morning at The Skate Place  in the last event for the Mississippi Area 4 Special Olympics for 2011. (September 29, 2011, Page 2)

OPD officer charged with child abuse

An Oxford Police Detective has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of felony child abuse and sexual battery on a child under the age of 14. He has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the trial. (September 28, 2011, Page 2)

Restaurant fundraiser to benefit food pantry

Several local restaurants will come together Thursday to help raise funds for The Pantry, an emergency food bank, and help celebrate two years of the popular food blog, EatingOxford.com. The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Powerhouse. Tickets are $10. (September 28, 2011, Page 3)

Angel Ranch closes

As of Aug. 13, Angel Ranch temporary shelter for abused and neglected children was no longer listed as a nonprofit organization with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office. Due to funding problems, the shelter has struggled for about a year to remain open. (September 28, 2011, Page 1)

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