Lafayette County Newswire

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  1. Only in Oxford - College Hill Presbyterian ChurchRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    College Hill Presbyterian Church has a historic place in Lafayette County as one of the oldest churches in the county, and it's the location of a piece of literary history because it's where William Faulkner wed.


  2. Mississippi football players face disorderly conduct chargeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Elston was also charged with resisting arrest. Both were booked in the Lafayette County Detention Center just after midnight, according to jail records.


  3. Candidates flock to Lafayette supervisor racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    Lafayette County Supervisor races for Districts 1 and 3 have drawn multiple candidates for each position after Mike Pickens and Robert Blackmon, respectively, announced their retirements from office. The District 1 Supervisor race has attracted six candidates.


  4. Day of Service observed in OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 |

    ... even imagine all of us sitting here together in this room 50 years ago? That's one of Dr. King's legacies." Lafayette County Board of Supervisors President Jeff Busby noted, "Dr. King dedicated his life to changing the perception that anyone should ...


  5. 3 dozen groups OK'd for Miss. specialty car tagsRead the original story

    May 31, 2012 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... are also in the bill, including East Central High in Jackson County; Oxford and Lafayette high schools in Lafayette County; the Mississippi School for Math and Science in Columbus; Resurrection Catholic School in Pascagoula; St. Andrews Episcopal ...


  6. LSU vs. Ole Miss basketball 2015: Rebs lose 75-71 at homeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Red Cup Rebellion

    ... among the no-shows was Moody. If anyone knows of Stefan's whereabouts and present condition, please contact Lafayette County police as soon as possible. After scoring the first three points of the game, Stefan went pretty much silent for the first ...


  7. Education funding talk, vote should not be so party-orientedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... this fall. We have two concerns about the votes: that is was along party lines and that men representing Lafayette County and its education-oriented electorate would vote to muddy the water on an education funding issue. (January 15, ...


  8. Our Opinion: Keep communication open on school funding issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 |

    ... the two Education Committees' chairmen, John Moore, R-Brandon, in the House, and Gray Tollison, R-Lafayette County, in the Senate, both indicate support of additional funds for MAEP, but neither has become specific in what would be acceptable. ...


  9. Indoor play date: Library offers cozy space for kidsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    Wearing a pink jogging suit with a hoodie and Ugg-style boots, Lorelei Samuels, 4, danced and skipped around the book aisles inside the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library this past Tuesday, making her way to the playroom, a warm alternative to the cold outside.


  10. Caterpillar warehouse deal in jeopardyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    McGregor Steel Fabrication's plan to build a new warehouse in Lafayette County for Caterpillar may be in jeopardy due to building requirements from the city of Oxford. In November, the board of supervisors agreed to sell 10 acres in a local industrial park to McGregor Steel.


  11. Warehouse deal in jeopardyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    Plans for a new warehouse being built my McGregor Steel for Caterpillar's use at the industrial park in Lafayette County could be put off due to city regulations.


  12. Lafayette approves road bonds, bridge upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 |

    Lafayette County supervisors gave another in a series of steps to approve a proposal to borrow up to $7 million in bonds for a joint road project with the City of Oxford. The approval took the form of a Resolution of No-Protest regarding the board's earlier Resolution of Intent to Issue General Obligation Bonds.


  13. Sunday's obituariesRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    Charles Michael Bryant - 50, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Pine Flat Cemetery in Lafayette County.


  14. Busby: Lafayette has 'good problems'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 |

    Lafayette County Board of Supervisors President Jeff Busby says the county has seen a lot of progress in recent years, but many needs still must be addressed. "New infrastructure is a huge need for this community.


  15. Sunday Focus - Resort status not easyRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    To be able to serve beer, wine and liquor in the unincorporated area of Lafayette County, a business must be granted what's known as resort status.


  16. Lafayette Schools connector road contract approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 |

    The daily traffic backups surrounding Lafayette Schools could be eased next school year if a new connector road is finished by Aug. 1, 2015, as contracted. Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved 4-0 on Monday a resolution to award a contract for $1,903,049.98 to Talbot Brothers Construction of Nesbit to upgrade and extend County Road 406.


  17. Sunday Focus - County adopts building codesRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    Last week, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved implementing an amended version of the 2012 International Building Code, similar to what the city of Oxford approved earlier this year.


  18. Matured Conner leads Noxubee County to title gameRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... over the field has helped the Tigers take the next step after seeing their 2013 season end with a loss to Lafayette County. With conductor Bobby May at center leading the offensive line, Conner said he is like "the steam" coming out of the engine of ...


  19. FNC breaks ground on new headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 |

    Buy at FNC co-founder Dennis Tosh, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson, FNC co-founder Bill Rayburn, FNC president Glen Evans, FNC co-founder Bob Dorsey, FNC director Jan Farrington, Lafayette County Board of Supervisors President Jeff Busby, Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, and FNC Chief Technology Officer Duncan Chen break ground at the site of the new FNC headquarters in Oxford. OXFORD - Mortgage technology firm FNC Inc. hosted a ceremony to break ground Tuesday for a new headquarters complex on Highway 7 South.


  20. Lafayette County board adopts building codeRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the rules approved Monday are a modified version of the 2012 International Building Code. Under a new state law, Mississippi counties had to either adopt one of three versions of the IBC code or else opt out of imposing a building code.