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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Oxford revamps Humane Society agreement

The city of Oxford has revamped its agreement with the Oxford Lafayette Humane Society as to how much money the city will provide the shelter that also provides animal control services for the city. (September 19, 2014, Page 3)

Old homes in good shape

The Historic Properties Commission reports a successful first year of overseeing Oxford’s historic homes and museums. (September 19, 2014, Page 1, 2)

OTC announces grant recipients

The Oxford Tourism Council approved several grants to local events that bring visitors to Oxford during slow periods and a new marketing plan from Visit Oxford as its regular meeting Wednesday. (September 19, 2014, Page 1, 2)

CVS bomb threat part of national scam

The bomb threat made to the Oxford CVS store Wednesday was one of many that have been made across the nation in an attempt to fraudulently gain money from the pharmacy. (September 18, 2014, Page 2)

TVA sets price hike

The Tennessee Valley Authority announced a 1.5 increase for power customers when it approved its FY 2015 budget in August. (September 18, 2014, Page 2)

‘Fake’ LSD finding its way into Oxford

The Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit presented its fiscal year 2014-2015 $425K budget to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday night at City Hall. The unit concentrates on drug arrests in the LOU community and Special Agent in Charge Keith Davis reported synthetic LSD and heroin are on the rise in Oxford. (September 17, 2014, Page 1,3)

City debates new regulations

Several homeowners and rental property owners spoke for, or against, two proposed ordinances Tuesday night that would limit lot coverage and density in Oxford’s Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District which encompasses most of downtown Oxford. (September 17, 2014, Page 1, 3)

Trailer burns twice

The Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department battled two fires at a local trailer home over the weekend and then returned on Monday when the debris caught on fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 (September 16, 2014, Page 2)

Pathways reviews Complete Streets policy

The Oxford Pathways Commission is working to make the Complete Streets Policy more complete. The policy is a guide for local development to include bike paths and sidewalks when construction new roads. (September 16, 2014, Page 1, 14)

Arrest up to 45 % over last year

OPD stays busy on first home-game weekend with 51 arrests, mostly alcohol-related. (September 15, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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