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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

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)

Silver bars from hospital sale to be sold

During a special meeting Monday, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted to declare the 40 bars of silver given to the city of Oxford and the county by Baptist Memorial Hospital officials as surplus property, allowing the silver to be sold and that money going into the county’s general fund. (September 27, 2011, Page 1)

Land ownership issue tables private park

A West Springhill man’s plans to run an event park on private party were put on hold after the Lafayette County Planning Commission tabled his request until questions about who actually owns the property are answered. (September 27, 2011, Page 1)

Firefighters to climb in memory of fallen

Seven Oxford Fire Department firefighters will be attending the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Climb this weekend in remembrance of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives when the Twin Towers in NYC burned and collapsed after the terrorist attacks.

 (September 9, 2011, Page 1A)

Crackdown nets 35 DUI arrests in Oxford

The Oxford Police Department cracked down on DUIs during the recent national campaign, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” (September 9, 2011, Page 2A)

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