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Alyssa Schnugg

Show us the money

Several candidates for various races in the upcoming 2011 county elections have missed the first filing deadline to report contributions and donations. The deadline was at the end of the businesses day on May 10. (May 16, 2011, Page 1A)

Mom gets 12 years in child’s death

An Abbeville woman charged in the death of her infant child in December 2009 will serve at least 12 years in prison. See all dispositions from the April court term. (May 13, 2011, Page 1A)

Law enforcement prepare for busy weekend

The Oxford and University of Mississippi police departments are getting ready for what is one of the busiest weekends of the year. (May 13, 2011, Page 3A)

Getting ready for commencement can take a small army

University of Mississippi gears up for Saturday’s gradation ceremonies, with 19,000 chairs being set up in the Grove and in various places around the campus. (May 13, 2011, Page 1B)

Honoring those who serve, protect

A small crowd attended the annual Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony held Wednesday in front of Oxford City Hall. (May 12, 2011, Page 1)

OPD to hold first 5K benefit run

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. May 21 for the first Law Enforcement 5K run that will benefit the families of fallen or injured police officers. The race will begin at 8 p.m. at the Oxford Police Department. Cost to register is $20 through May 20 and $30 on the day of the race. (May 12, 2011, Page 2)

Prosecutor disqualified in Scruggs case

U.S. District Judge Neal B. Biggers Jr. disqualified Assistant U.S. Attorney Bob Norman from future proceedings involving Zach Scruggs. (May 12, 2011, Page 2)

Disaster victims can get food help

The Mississippi Department of Human Services is offering a one-time food assistance program to the residents of the storm-damaged areas of Lafayette County. Residents have until 7 p.m. Friday to apply for the assistance. To apply, visit the DHS office from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today through Friday. The office is located at 819 Jackson Ave. For more information, call 866-920-6362. (May 12, 2011, Page 2)

Group protests death penalty

While their views varied in small detail, those who gathered in front of the Lafayette County Courthouse Tuesday evening to protest the lethal injection killing of convicted killer Benny Joe Stevens, they all shared one common belief that killing another human is wrong, even when it’s called  ”justice.” (May 11, 2011, Page 1)

Nurturing kids focus of new effort

The United Way has gained a step toward its attempt at making Oxford an official child-friendly community after being accepted as a candidate community to gain Excel by 5 certification. (May 11, 2011, Page 1)

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