By Alyssa Schnugg
Several offices are still uncontested in Lafayette County as the qualifying deadline approaches.
Those bouncing back and forth on whether to toss their hat into the election ring have until 5 p.m. Friday to make up their minds.
The Oxford community mourned the loss of attorney Tom Freeland, who died Saturday after complications from surgery.
After more than two years in the making, Oxford firefighters with Station No. 1 moved into a new station last week that’s not only much roomier, it even has a brass pole to slide down.
Those wishing to get a fresh start and leave a past mistake in the past can learn how its done Saturday during a free Expungement Clinic at the University of Mississippi. (February 23, 2015, Page 1, 12)
Icy roads contributed to about seven wrecks in a two-hour period Friday and more wintry weather is expected today. (February 23, 2015, Page 1)
Young Life has been around for 70 years nationally and seven years in Oxford, attending to youths across the country by showing them love, acceptance and plain ol’ fun. (February 22, 2015, Page 5C)
UM graduate Frank Estrada was selected to create this year’s Double Decker Arts Festival poster which was revealed this morning. (February 20, 2015, Page 1A, 8A)
A press conference was held this morning at The Powerhouse for the annual Double Decker Arts Festival where the music lineup and Double Decker poster, by artist Frank Estrada, were revealed. Trampled by Turtles will be be the headline act on Saturday night during the festival. (February 20, 2015, Page 1A, 8A)
A man was sentenced to 12 years for aggravated assault after a June fight where the victim wound up in a coma. Read more about this case and all felony criminal cases settled during the January court term. (February 19, 2015, Page 1A, 12A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering the addition of a new conservation development section in city code to allow developers to design developments around hilly terrain to save Oxford’s tree canopy. (February 18, 2015, Page 1A)