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Monday, April 21, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Rezoning request denied for student project

Aldermen uphold planning commission’s denial of student duplex developement; send new shopping center plans back to planning commission. (March 5, 2014, Page 1, 2)

City adopts diversity resolution

The city of Oxford adopted a resolution Tuesday, pledging to reject discrimination of any kind. (March 5, 2014, Page 1, 2)

NAACP to honor three local leaders

The local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will honor three people who have devoted much of their lives to helping others and promoting diversity in Oxford and Lafayette County during a banquet March 15 at the Lafayette Civic Center. (March 4, 2014, Page 1)

Confederate soldier died from unknown illness

A Confederate soldier, Frank H. Jones, is one of 11 people buried at old cemetery off CR 251 where builders have to petition the Chancery Court to move the graves. (March 3, 2014, Page 12)

Not many changes in new building codes

A public hearing will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday by the Oxford Board of Alderman on changes made to the building codes.

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Free spay/neuter clinic draws massive response

About 400 animals were seen during World Spay Day held at the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Shelter and other locations from Saturday through Wednesday. (February 28, 2014, Page 1B, 4B)

Conference center gains support

Chamber asks businesses to back effort to keep Oxford Conference Center open. (February 28, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Spaying, neutering your pets is an act of love

Ever wonder why spaying or neutering your pet might be important — beside all the obvious reasons? Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg relates memories of a special pet as she writes about the valuable help offered at Oxford World Spay Day held recently. (February 28, 2014, Page 4A)

Fire codes may get some teeth

The Oxford Board of Aldermen will consider an ordinance to add fines to the city’s fire codes for those who are cited for fire code infractions, up to $500 or more in some instances. A public hearing will be held on the ordinance amendment during the 5 p.m. Board of Aldermen meeting on March 4. (February 27, 2014, Page 1, 10)

Basketball record holder to shoot for cancer patient

A benefit is being held Sunday for a local boy with leukemia after the Ole Miss Lady’s Rebels game at 2 p.m. where Matt Bostic, the world-record holder for most three-point basketball shots, will attempt to shoot as many baskets as he can for an hour, hoping to break another record. (February 27, 2014, Page 5)

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