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UM student has passion for mission work

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By Zachary Shaw Special to Oxford Citizen Her voice is soft and southern. She is not one to start a conversation with a stranger on a bench, but if you were to strike up a back and forth with her you’d find out that her heart lies much closer to the equator than her hometown […]

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Camp Hopewell offers a little something for everyone

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By Cody Futrell News Writer Local citizens hoping to get children into one of the many summer camps at Camp Hopewell must act quickly. Allyson Ashmore, Camp Hopewell Director, says spots are filling up fast for the 2017 summer which marks the 68th year of operation for the facility. “A lot of people think you […]

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Power turned off at skate park

Oxford Citizen Due to excessive and repeated vandalism, a decision has been made regarding the Oxford Park Commission’s skate park. The electricity to power the lights at the park have been turned off until further notice. Over the past few months, the box that stores the electrical equipment has been tampered with by unknown individuals. […]

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Tallahatchie Gourmet opening Oxford restaurant

By David Johnson Special to Oxford Citizen After several months of preparation, local restaurant Tallahatchie Gourmet will open a second location in Oxford soon. Restaurant owner Angele Mueller said they hope to have a soft opening Thursday, April 20, at the Oxford site, located on the bottom floor of J. E. Neilson’s department store on […]

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Road construction approval meeting topic for supervisors

By Cody Futrell News Writer Final road construction approval for a local subdivision and approval for a new tanker truck to join the Lafayette County Fire Department fleet were approved during the regular meeting of the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors on Monday. Road construction that is under bond for South Point Commons subdivision off […]

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