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The Long Meadow Homeowners Association is fighting back against a lawsuit filed against them by the Oxford Church of Christ who is trying building a new church in the Long Meadow community.

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services is facing drastic cuts that will affect staff members, along with a substantial number of poor individuals in need of its services.

The issue of students’ personal choice concerning financial aid at the University of Mississippi is at stake with the new Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA) that could reform the federal student loan program beginning next year.
The act has also raised concerns with the University of Mississippi Financial Aid office.

Studying the food we eat may tell us a lot more than what our taste preferences are.

The International Ladies Club works to bring women of different cultures at the University of Mississippi together to form new friendships and a supportive sisterhood.

A new student organization on campus is hoping to establish a bond between international American students through a common bond - ping-pong.

The International Ping-Pong Club was started by accounting student Matthew Metcalf after spending the summer in South Korea.

Secretary of the Navy and former Mississippi governor Ray Mabus visited the University of Mississippi Saturday to discuss how the Navy is using environmentally conscious technology to improve its capability.

The Associated Student Body passed a resolution Tuesday encouraging and supporting the chant “To hell with LSU” during the closing lyrics of “From Dixie with Love” at Ole Miss football games.

The Associated Student Body passed a resolution Tuesday encouraging and supporting the chant “To hell with LSU” during the closing lyrics of “From Dixie with Love” at Ole Miss football games.

An unidentified man died at Larson’s Big Star in Oxford Thursday from a self-inflicted
gunshot wound, said Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin.

Former New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines will discuss the impact of the decline of newspapers in American society tonight at 5 p.m. in the Overby Center auditorium.

Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin said an unidentified man died at Larson’s Big Star in Oxford Thursday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Martin said after the man entered the grocery store Thursday morning, he walked directly into the back of the store and shot himself.

More details about the incident will be available soon, Martin said.

The party may be over for Rebel Ride if they don’t find a way to raise money to operate.

The Associated Student Body is celebrating Diversity Awareness Month and is hosting several events to bring races, cultures, genders and religious groups together.

Diversity Awareness Month kicked off with A Mixture Masterpiece Oct. 5 in which local artists displayed art inspired by culture, unity and gender.

The University of Mississippi may be beginning to see a reprieve in the fight against the H1N1 swine flu virus.

The party may be over for Rebel Ride if they don’t find a way to raise money to operate.

Students on campus have another opportunity to continue “going green” next week.

The Associated Student Body (ASB) is teaming up with the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Campus Sustainability to host a program that allows students to rent bikes to use as an alternate method of transportation.

The financial strain of Mississippi’s economy has forced the state’s public universities to reevaluate their business plans, which includes discussing the elimination of some degree programs.

“Our universities need to focus on the quality of our programs – not the quantity,” Dr. Hank Bounds, commissioner of higher education, said.

Lafayette County Coroner Lonnie Weaver stepped down from his position Monday in a letter that was read before the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors.

Weaver stated “personal reasons” for his resignation, although he is currently linked to an investigation involving the misappropriation of funds from the Mississippi Coroners and Medical Examiners Association.

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted against addressing the state tax
commission in favor of a local restaurant owner’s request to serve alcohol on Sundays.

While administrators at Oxford High School created a new discipline policy in order to increase efficiency, many OHS parents and students are unhappy with the school’s new policies and said they are an inconvenience.

Oxford is preparing to receive the new swine flu vaccine this week, although it is still unclear which clinics, health care providers and pharmacies will be
able to provide them.

Local pharmacies including Kroger said they have placed orders for the vaccine and are simply waiting for them to come in.

The University of Mississippi Law School has been awarded over $700,000 in grants that will help projects including the Mississippi Innocence Project and assist in providing free legal aid to low-income individuals.

A Phi Kappa Psi fraternity member has been fined $305.50 after being convicted for misdemeanor domestic abuse following an incident with the University
Police Department in Spring 2009.

According to Lafayette County Justice Court records, Calvert Scott Cordella pleaded not guilty to one charge of misdemeanor domestic abuse resulting