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Alyssa Schnugg

Jail must adapt for mentally ill

Lafayette County must make mandatory changes to its detention center to better accommodate the mentally ill or face paying $15,000 for every person it must send out of county to be held before a bed opens at a state hospital. (July 8, 2011, Page 1A)

OPD takes home awards at LawFit competition

Four Oxford Police Department members competed in the 2011 Southeastern Regional LawFit Challenge in June, winning several awards. (July 8, 2011, Page 2A)

More than 200 area children attend WinShape Camp

WinShape Camps C3 (Camps Connecting Communities) made Oxford one of three stops in Mississippi as it opened up its day camp for more than 200 area children this week at the Oxford Community Center. (July 8, 2011, Page 1B)

Debris cleared yet?

Lafayette County residents who still have storm debris around their property have about two weeks to get it picked up and hauled away. (July 7, 2011, Page 1)

College Hill fire rating drops 2 points

Residents living in a five-mile radius of the Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department’s College Hill station should see a decrease in the price of their homeowners insurance now that the Mississippi State Rating Bureau has reduced the area’s fire rating from 10 to 8. (July 7, 2011, Page 1)

Loggers banned on CR 432

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to allow the county road manager to route logging trucks down County Road 477 to avoid driving on CR 432 due to concerns over the weight of the trucks crossing the two bridges along the road. (July 6, 2011, Page 1)

County shows little love for tennis

After almost an hour-long debate, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to meet with city of Oxford and University of Mississippi officials to discuss building additional tennis courts. (July 6, 2011, Page 1)

A red, white and blue morning

The Fourth of July kicked off Monday morning with the Stars and Stripes 5K and Family Fun Run, sponsored by the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. The annual children’s parade followed. (July 5, 2011, Page 3)

Homeless man found dead

A homeless man was found dead Monday inside his tent at Clear Creek. His name is being withheld until notification of next of kin can be made. No foul play is suspected. (July 5, 2011, Page 2)

Have fun, but be responsible

With many folks planning on barbecuing and spending time outdoors this weekend, taking a few extra steps and can helps keep everyone safe and sound. (July 1, 2011, Page 1A)

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