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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

New tennis courts almost ready

Work continues on the John Leslie Courts and the FNC Tennis Center next to Oxford Activity Center. A cold, wet winter and rainy spring have stalled completing the 12 new courts. (May 30, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

City names first Outstanding Employee

Vicki Bishop with the Public Works Department in Oxford was recently awarded the Virginia H. Chrestman Memorial Outstanding Employee Award. (May 29, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Primary election set Tuesday

Saturday is the last day folks can vote absentee. The Lafayette County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. (May 29, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Mental health will be focus of weekend events

Communicare and NAMI will join together this weekend for Mental Health Awareness Month for two events aimed and shedding light on local resources for those affected by mental illness. Highlighted will be Communicare’s Mobile Crisis Response Team. Read more about this new initiative in today’s EAGLE. (May 28, 2014, Page 1)

Oxford to help others recycle

MDEQ grant will help Oxford to help other towns enhance their recycling programs while continuing to upgrade its own system. (May 28, 2014, Page 1)

Veteran nursing homes cut rate

Residents of Mississippi’s veteran nursing homes will pay $3 less per day after the Mississippi State Veterans Affaird Board cut the daily tate from $53 to $50. (May 27, 2014, Page 16)

Fallen heroes recalled Monday

Memorial Day events set for Monday. (May 23, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

New path promotes teaching

The new Born Learning Trail and Avent Park is geared toward preschoolers to help them learn while they play. (May 23, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

Giving a hero his ’15 minutes of fame’

Staff writer Alyssa Schnugg planned to interview retired Lt. Col. Simon LaVois “Spider” Webb for a Veterans Day story, but the World War II veteran passed away before she could do the story. Today, with Memorial Day coming up, she lets Webb tell one of his war stories with his own words as she runs a piece he wrote about an unfortunate training incident. (May 23, 2014, Page 4A)

Festival again a success

Double Decker Coordinator Madison Featherston reported this year’s festival was a success with very few minor complaints and an increase in sales. (May 22, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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