Education, corrections budget and systems expected to be hot topics during the upcoming Legislative session which starts on Tuesday in Jackson. (January 6, 2014, Page 1)
With winter here, deer are move active and on the move.
Santana Hervey, of Oxford, welcomes her son, Javian Isaiah Hervey, who was Lafayette County’s first baby born in the New Year. He arrived at 2:02 a.m. New Year’s Day at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. (January 3, 2014, Page 3A)
Officials urge residents to take precautions in the upcoming days as record cold temperatures hit Oxford Sunday through Tuesday with Monday expected to get down to the single digits. (January 3, 2014, Page 1A, 5A)
Oxford police officers made six arrests for DUI on New Year’s Eve. There were no fatal wrecks locally and across the state on Mississippi’s highways, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
City elections, which saw incumbent Mayor Pat Patterson and five aldermen re-elected along with two new faces on the city board, highlighted news in The Oxford EAGLE during the second quarter of 2013. This is the second in a four-part series reviewing the top stories of 2013. (December 27, 2013, Page 1A)
Friends refused to stop searching after Michael “Big Mike” Brown went missing Dec. 9. After spending almost 24 hours in his truck, hurt and cold, Brown is gaining steps in his recovery at The Med. (December 24, 2013, Page 1, 3)
A Steeplechase resident took an obvious stray dog covered in cuts and neon pink spray paint to the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society last week and just days after, a breeder surrendered 28 dogs. (December 23, 2013, Page 1)
No major damage was reported in Oxford and Lafayette County after Saturday’s storm. (December 23, 2013, Page 1)
Lafayette County will begin assessing county employees (not law enforcement or elected officials) who take home vehicles $3 a day on their W2 forms under “other income” as required by the IRS. (December 23, 2013, Page 1)