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Friday, October 24, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Lewis family has longtime roots in Oxford

Historian Jack Mayfield spends time this week on the history of Oxford’s “oldest department store in the South,” Neilson’s Department Store which is celebrating its 175th anniversary. (September 14, 2014, Page 3C)

Local church upsizes, adds art gallery

The Orchard church recently made its fourth move in seven years to make room for its growing congregation of nearly 500 people. The church moved into the old Coleman Funeral Home on Highway 6 and features a new art gallery. (September 14, 2014, Page 5C)

Ceremony thanks first responders

A ceremony was held Thursday evening in the Grove to conclude the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance activities and to honor local first responders and remember those who gave their lives by running into the burning Twin Towers when everyone else was running out. (September 12, 2014, Page 1)

City prepared for 1st home game

With new parking meters and less parking available on campus at the University of Mississippi, and with thousands of visitors in town, people are being encouraged to use the shuttles and buses around town to get to campus to watch the game which starts at 3 p.m. (September 12, 2014, Page 1A)

We need to get riled up about all abuse

Staff writer Alyssa Schnugg takes on mental abuse, physical abuse, violence — everything connected with any kind of abuse — and wonders why so little seems to be said or done about it except when some high-profile person is involved. (September 12, 2014, Page 4A)

OPC’s senior program to remain free

The Oxford Park Commission voted Wednesday to allow Oxford’s Leisure Lifestyle program to remain free for area senior citizens for at least another year. (September 11, 2014, Page 1, 14)

OUT buses see record first-day numbers in August

The Oxford University Transit system had record ridership numbers on its buses last month once classes started back up at Ole Miss. (September 11, 2014, Page 2)

Homeowners told they can’t paint bricks

The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission denied homeowners for the second time to pain, or white-wash, the red brick on their University Avenue home.

 (September 10, 2014, Page 1, 2)

City OKs $25M budget

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved the $25 million 2014-2015 fiscal year budget Tuesday that included a .97 millage tax increase and 2 percent cost of living raise for city employees. (September 10, 2014, Page 1, 2)

More utilities to be moved underground

The Oxford Planning Commission gave a nod to a new ordinance that would require utilities be installed underground when a house or businesses goes under substantial renovations. (September 9, 2014, Page 1, 14)

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