City Editor Alyssa Schnugg used Play-Doh to reach a compromise between two granddaughters with different agendas lately, and she wonders if perhaps we might send a case or two of Play-Doh to Jackson and Washington D.C. to help our leaders work out their differences. (March 26, 2015, Page 4)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering an amendment to city codes that would require all existing parking areas to be ADA compliant.
An Oxford senator and representative are trying to push through new bills claiming Mississippi needs separate boards to govern each of its eight universities.
The Lafayette County Planning Commission voted to deny a builder’s request to have 12-feet roads so he can have more trees after fire officials said the roads would be too narrow. (March 24, 2015, Page 1, 12)
Local police are reporting an increase of telephone scams. (March 20, 2015, Page 3A)
A local man was indicted for child molestation by the February grand jury, that handed down dozens of other indictments. Read all the indictments in today’s EAGLE. (March 20, 2015, Page 1, 10A)
The Wholesale Rate Structure Change is estimated to increase Oxford Electric’s power cost from TVA, which OED will pass through to the retail customers who could see a .66 cent-raise each month. (March 19, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Gov. Phil Bryant signed a measure Wednesday, renaming Highway 30 in Lafayette County to the William Faulkner Scenic Highway.
The Oxford Downtown Parking Commission approved using reserve officers with the Oxford Police Department to enforce metered parking on evenings and weekends. (March 18, 2015, Page 1, 3)