Homeowners will soon have to pay a little extra attention to how their yards are kept, where they’re parking cars and when they bring in their garbage cans after the Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a new Neighborhood Ordinance that put all of the city’s codes that affect neighborhoods, and some new laws, into one ordinance. (May 6, 2015, Page 6A)
With the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal word of two minor earthquakes around Canton this weekend was unsettling news for residents of Mississippi. (May 4, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Some churches find that renting space, versus building a church building, allows them to free up money to give back to the community. (May 3, 2015, Page 1A, 6A)
When a news website ran an article about the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit using college students as confidential informants, the local drug enforcement agency found itself under fire on social media networks as if it was something that has been a well kept secret (May 3, 2015)
The driver of a Lafayette County solid waste worker will not face any criminal charges after the truck he was driving went off the side of a road and rolled on top of another solid waste employee, killing him. (May 1, 2015, Page 1A, 2A)
Planners hired to create Oxford’s new comprehensive plan presented some results of the community’s input from a meeting on Monday during a second public hearing Thursday. (May 1, 2015, Page 1A, 6A)
Workers continue to make repairs caused by a sinkhole this morning on Highway 6. Discount Building employee Mitch McCoy saw the sinkhole while driving Wednesday morning and directed traffic away until help arrived.