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Monday, January 26, 2015

Alyssa Schnugg

Meter funds stable

Revenues from parking meters in December remained consistant despite several holidays and students from Ole Miss leaving for winter break. (January 12, 2015, Page 1)

New law deflects nature’s damage

The Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a new law Tuesday that allows older homes to rebuild after a natural disaster, even if the house doesn’t meet current setback codes and other newer ordinances. 

 (January 9, 2015, Page 1, 2)

Community work is God’s work, says long-time volunteer

Mary K. Hempill was raised believing that taking an active role in your community is just a natural part of living. 

 (January 9, 2015, Page 1, 2)

Funds needed to clean roads

Supervisor Chad McClarty asked his fellow board members to consider using grant funds to help clean up Lafayette County roads. (January 8, 2015, Page 1)

3 await trail in 2013 murder

The trial date for one of three former Ole Miss students charged with killing their friend and neighbor, Zacharias Herculese McClendon, last year was continued until the April court term. It’s expected the other two cases will be continued as well.

 (January 8, 2015, Page 1, 3)

City approves zoning requests

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several zoning changes, as well as new zoning districts for land south of South Lamar and in the Grand Oaks subdivision during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (January 7, 2015, Page 1A)

Tre Amici gets OK for partial second floor

After going back and forth with the local historic preservation commission, the owner of Tri Ameci Italian restaurant finally got his plans for a second story dining area approved.

 (January 6, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Warehouse deal in jeopardy

Plans for a new warehouse being built by McGregor Steel for Caterpillar’s use at the industrial park in Lafayette County could be put off due to city regulations.

 (January 6, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Memorial honors local climber

A memorial honoring the life of former Oxford resident Charlie King was placed on Pico de Orizaba in Mexico a year after he fell to his death after climbing to the top of the mountain.

 (January 5, 2015, Page 1, 3)

Sunday Focus – 2015 Legislative Session

Before our local lawmakers head down to Jackson for the start of the 2015 legislative session, they share their thoughts on what the major issues will be this year. (January 4, 2015, Page 1A)

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