Supporters of an initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi are gathering signatures here and around the state to put the issue before the voters. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)
To get the Oxford City Pool ready for swimmers to cool off, the Oxford Park Commission recently approved advertising for contractors to make much-needed repairs and renovations to the city’s quickly aging pool.
Restorations have begun at the Shaw-Kennedy house and developers received a nob from the historic preservation commission Tuesday to continue working on the historic house. (January 14, 2015, Page 1, 12)
Local representatives from the Mississippi House and Senate gathered at the Oxford Conference Center Monday to enjoy breakfast and talk about the current Legislative session and what issues they may be dealing with for the next few months during the annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast sponsored by the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce. (January 13, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Cpl. Justin Sanders Haynes, 26, owner of Montgomery & Co. Pumping, LLC, and U.S. Marine Corp veteran who served recently in Afghanastan, was killed Saturday when his car went off the side of the road while traveling east on Highway 30. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck. (January 12, 2015, Page 3)
Revenues from parking meters in December remained consistant despite several holidays and students from Ole Miss leaving for winter break. (January 12, 2015, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a new law Tuesday that allows older homes to rebuild after a natural disaster, even if the house doesn’t meet current setback codes and other newer ordinances.