Archive | July 10, 2015

$11.5 million needed for local veterans’ home

Building a veterans’ home in nearby Arlington will require $11.5 million in local funds over the next year, organizers said at the town board’s June 25 work session. The funds are expected to come from the city as well as area businesses, churches, organizations, and individual citizens. Project organizers asked the town’s leaders to set […]

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Dear Editor, Just think of how many 90-year-old individuals you know and how they spend their days. Personally, I may know three or four 90-year-old individuals. As for what they do each day, they may read, watch television, play cards or nap. I only know one 90-year-old who walks farther than from the den to […]

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Ordinance would repeal regulations for boarders, tourists, room renting

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would repeal regulations regarding boarders, tourists and renting of rooms. Board members took the action during their June 18 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector. The proposed […]

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Ring honored by American Heart Association

Ring Container Technologies in Oakland is now the only company in the Mid-South to be honored by the American Heart Association with the organization’s Fit-Friendly Companies Worksite Innovation Award. The Fayette County based plastics manufacturing company is one of five companies to receive this award in a six state region. Ring also received the American […]

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