Archive | September 23, 2015

Vikings down Tipton-Rosemark 20-7, prepare for game against Marshall Academy

Fayette Academy returned to their winning ways and improved to 4-1 on the season last week by knocking off Tipton-Rosemark Academy 20-7 on the road. Coming off of a heartbreaking 44-43 loss to Tunica Academy on Sept. 11, the Vikings held TRA to six first downs and 164 total yards Friday night. After struggling to […]

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Oakland Pageant Winners

The Oakland Regional Chamber held its annual Miss Oakland in October pageant on Sept. 19 at West Jr. High. Seven young ladies were crowned queen in various age categories and one was selected as the Most Photogenic Queen. The queens will represent Oakland at the Oakland in October Festival on Oct. 3 and at chamber […]

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Bank of Fayette County makes Cotton Pickin’ 5K awards special

Over 100 winners were announced at the September 12th Cotton Pickin’ 5k & 1k Cotton Candy Fun Run benefiting Fayette Cares. Runners ranging from 8-to-80 years of age were applauded as they stood atop a special awards podium sponsored by The Bank of Fayette County. It is The Bank’s eighth year to sponsor this event. […]

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Eagle Project

Cody McDowell has been a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 133 for four years. For his Eagle Scout project, McDowell recently constructed a Fire Department sign for the town of Oakland. The sign has “Oakland Fire Department” on one side and the “Fireman’s Prayer” on the other. The sign itself was donated by Peck […]

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Reserve officers recognized

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently recognized both Chief Petty Officers Curtis Clontz and Derek Nord, who are reserve officers with the Oakland Police Department. Clontz joined the Navy in 2000 as an air rescue swimmer. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal for an at sea rescue of six […]

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Board votes to pursue purchasing vacant property adjacent to Kroger

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted last week to pursue the possibility of purchasing vacant property at 7355 Highway 64 adjacent to Kroger. Board members took the action Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector. The motion was […]

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