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Alyssa Schnugg

Items being accepted for homeless backpacks

Margaret King is asking the LOU community to help her provide backpacks filled with food and toiletries to the homeless. (June 9, 2011, Page 2)

OUT board considers moving transfer site

Oxford-University Transit officials are looking at moving the bus transfer site from the Square to the old National Guard Armory on University, where the transit system currently operates. (June 9, 2011, Page 1)

County schools accepts principal’s resignation

The members of the Lafayette County School District approved the resignation of Margaret Boyd, principal of Lafayette Elementary School. (June 8, 2011, Page 2A)

Aldermen OK hospital agreement

For the second time, the Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to approve the memorandum of understanding with Baptist Health Care Corp. (June 8, 2011, Page 2A)

Being prepared

The city of Oxford is hoping to be awarded a $750,000 grant from FEMA toward the construction of an emergency operations center. (June 8, 2011, Page 1A)

County Briefs

In other business Monday, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted on several issues including a homeowner wanting to take over a public road; no animals allowed in storm shelters and a road stiping program. (June 7, 2011, Page 2)

Funds available for storm shelters

Thanks to grants being offered by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, Lafayette County residents can get up to $4,000 to help build a safe room or storm shelter at their home. (June 6, 2011, Page 2)

Surviving with style

Several cancer survivors took part in a fashion show Friday to benefit the Mississippi Nurses Foundation. (June 6, 2011, Page 1)

Safety Fair slated for Saturday

Sponsored by the North Central Mississippi Medical Reserve Corps, the Safety Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the grounds of the Oxford Conference Center off Sisk Avenue. (June 3, 2011, Page 1A)

Angel Ranch struggles with direction

As most in the Pine Flat community, Angel Ranch is also trying to rebuild as it continues to try to lend a helping hand to tornado victims.

The once-temporary shelter for abused children suffered moderate damage after a tornado wreaked havoc on the Pine Flat community where the home is located. (June 3, 2011, Page 1A)

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