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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Court upholds death sentence

In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the Mississippi Supreme Court rejected the appeal for Caleb Corrothers who was found guilty by a jury on two counts of capital murder and sentenced to death row for killing Frank and Taylor Clark over $5,000 in 2009. (June 27, 2014, Page 1A, 5A)

Cochran wins runoff

Six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran beat challenger Chris McDaniel for the win in a tight Republican runoff race earning 50.9 percent of the votes.

In Lafayette County, voters continued to back Cochran giving him about 67 percent of the votes. (June 24, 2014, Page 1, 14)

Camera results in child abuse arrest

Grandfather charged with hitting 18-month-old. (June 24, 2014, Page 1, 14)

Electric department warns of scams

The Oxford Electric Department is warning business customers against telephone scammers who are calling local businesses and threatening to discount their power if they aren’t paid within the hour.

  (June 24, 2014, Page 2)

Oxford ranked among safest

Blog places Oxford at No. 4 in state for lowest violent crime. (June 23, 2014, Page 1)

Family laments lost dog

A Lafayette County resident is upset with the local humane society for allegedly adopting out her dog without her permission. While the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society cannot comment on the incident, its leadership offers tips to make sure runaway pets get back home. (June 23, 2014, Page 3)

City cracks down on erosion

The Oxford Board of Aldermen will be considering two ordinances that address two ordinances that will require developers to take a more proactive stance with erosion control and storm water runoff on developed property. (June 20, 2014, Page 1A)

Children understand more than we know

Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg, while taking a trip down memory lane with honest-to-goodness photo albums, learned another valuable lesson: our children and grandchildren listen carefully to us and learn a lot more than we realize. (June 20, 2014, Page 4A)

Runoff vote next week

Saturday is the last day to vote absentee at the Lafayette County Circuit Clerk’s Office for Tuesday’s runoff election between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party candidate Chris McDaniel. (June 19, 2014, Page 1, 8)

Baseball — a home run for economy

Successful baseball season and tournament give local economy a boost. (June 19, 2014, Page 1, 8)

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