Category Archives: City of Oxford/Board of Aldermen

Honoring the fallen: Oxford Post Office dedicated to the memory of local soldier

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By Chaning Green News Writer Law enforcement, loved ones and community members gathered at the Oxford Post Office Friday afternoon to dedicate the building in to the honor of 1st Lt. Donald C. Carwile. Carwile, an Oxford native, joined the army in 2003, shortly after graduating from Lafayette County High School. He served with the […]

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Paula Shanks eager to serve Oxford through its growth

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By Chaning Green News Writer Paula Shanks is running for Ward 2 Alderman against Mark Huelse. A Q&A with Huelse was featured on Jan. 19, and can be accessed for free on www.oxfordcitizen.com. Oxford native and lifelong resident Paula Shanks is running for the seat of alderman for Ward 2. The position is being vacated […]

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OHA has rehoused most Riverside residents

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By Chaning Green News Writer The Oxford Housing Authority‚Äôs Section 8 contraction with the Riverside housing development was officially terminated on February 28. Last February, a notice was issued to the residents notifying them that the development would be closing in a year. There were 86 families or residents living in Riverside. Of those 86, […]

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Addy wants to continue serving the public

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By Chaning Green News Writer Rick Addy has held the seat of Ward 1 alderman for the past year and two months. He was elected to the job in a special election where he beat out Jordan Bankhead after Jay Hughes left the seat for a position in the Mississippi House of Representatives. This summer, […]

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City Board votes on new education position

By Chaning Green News Writer Tuesday night, during their regular scheduled board meeting, the City Board of Oxford approved their contribution to the creation of a new position that would promote reading and early childhood development across Lafayette County. The position is officially titled Director of Early Childhood and Reading Development and is under the […]

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