The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a request for proposal for a new organization to assume operations of the animal shelter building during a special meeting Tuesday afternoon. Prior to discussion of the RFP, Mayor Robyn Tannehill took a moment to address misconceptions and rumors she’d heard regarding the issue since
“The judge showed she didn’t take this seriously,” the mother said. “But I’m watching. I’m doing my research, and any inadequacies other than the obvious that I find will be made public. I’ll make this a national media issue if I have to.”
The annual Empty Bowls event has been helping to put food in the bowls of the less fortunate in Lafayette County by providing fresh, homemade soup in hand-crafted ceramic bowls for the past 15 years.