Archive | January, 2013

Rossville Homecoming

Rossville Christian Academy’s 2013 Basketball Homecoming was held on Jan. 5, and proud fathers, grandfathers and brothers escorted the candidates onto the court during halftime activities. Senior Emma Grace Terry, center, was named the 2013 Basketball Homecoming Queen. Completing the court were, from left, freshman Sophie Morgan, sophomore Sydney Baker, Junior Cara Miller, senior Taylor […]

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Board clarifies distance rules on beer sales

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted unanimously to clarify the distance that must be maintained between beer sales and residences in the town. Board members took the action during their Dec. 20, 2012 regular monthly meeting. City Planner Chris Pate recalled that, during the previous board’s discussion of a beer permit application, […]

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Board will advertise for bids on bulletproof helmets, vests

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has agreed to advertise for bids on special bulletproof helmets and vests for the town’s police officers. Board members made the decision during their Dec. 20 regular monthly meeting in response to a request by Police Chief Rick Jewell. As Police Capt. Chris Earl displayed a helmet and […]

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Board postpones ordinance that would re-zone 61 acres

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously last week to postpone the final reading of an ordinance that would re-zone property from High- to Low-Density Residential. Board members took the action during their Dec. 20 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Karl Chambless and seconded by Alderman Chris Goodman. The […]

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Candlelight Service

Hernan Mandujuno gazes into a candle Tuesday night during a Candlelight Service at La Hacienda in Oakland for those killed in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14.

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