Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us how Lafayette County was formed. (June 17, 2011, Page 2B)
Children involved with the Youth Music Theatre Workshop will perform “The Sword and the Stone,” prelude production to this year’s “Camelot” during the Oxford Shakespeare Festival.
The Mississippi Department of Insurance will hold public meetings around the state to gain input from businesses owners and employee at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the University of Mississippi Triplett Alumni Center in the Butler Auditorium. (June 17, 2011, Page 1A)
A new chapter manager takes the helm at the Northwest Mississippi Chapter of the American Red Cross located here in Oxford. (June 17, 2011, Page 2A)
Winchester to hold job fair to begin the hiring of the additional 800-plus jobs it has promised to bring to Lafayette County with the addition of its Centerfire production. (June 16, 2011, Page 1A)
Low-income families who need help with family legal matters will get free help Thursday during a free legal clinic sponsored by the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyer Project and the ProBono Initiative of the UM Law School. (June 15, 2011, Page 2)
The newly formed Lafayette County Libertarian Party meets at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Student Union at the University of Mississippi. (June 15, 2011, Page 2)
Candidates for local elections filed campaign contribution and expenses for the last four weeks. (June 14, 2011, Page 1)
Business owner Ron Shapiro and local attorney Hollaman “Holly” Raney have qualified to run as democrats against Republican candidate Brad Mayo in the race for House Representative.
Budget cuts have led to a reduction in operations and maintenance services at recreational facilities at several lakes operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including those at Sardis Lake. (June 13, 2011, Page 1)