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Charles Rees wins Millsaps grant

Charles Rees of Baton Rouge has been named the recipient of the Allison Coggin Lee Scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year at Millsaps College. The $12,000 Allison Coggin Lee Scholarship is the largest endowed scholarship awarded to a Millsaps MBA student. The recipient must exemplify exceptional aptitude for graduate business study, exhibit involvement in college and community activities and demonstrate ...

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Supervisors reject tennis club's resort status request

OXFORD — The Lafayette County Board for Supervisors has declined to endorse resort status for a tennis club that wants to serve alcohol. Barney Chadwick, general manager for the Goose Creek Club in Wellsgate, will now need to gather 100 signatures in support of the resort status from neighbors and submit his request to the Mississippi Department of Revenue. “We ...

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County to partner with city, university on tennis facility project

OXFORD — Lafayette County will partner with the city of Oxford and the University of Mississippi in an expansion of the John Leslie Tennis Facility. The city and Ole Miss each committed $550,000 to a scaled-down project, which eliminates a viewing deck and clubhouse. The plan now calls for 12 new courts and a building to house bathrooms, storage and ...

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Supervisors to view scaled-down tennis facility project

OXFORD — A scaled-down version of an expansion of the John Leslie Tennis Facility in Oxford will be presented to Lafayette County supervisors. The Oxford Eagle reports last year county officials wouldn’t agree to a $3 million proposal to expand the facility from eight to 20 tennis courts. Mayor Pat Patterson says the city and University of Mississippi have each ...

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Johnson hired as director of tennis

Tunica National Golf & Tennis has hired a new director of tennis, Michael Johnson. He brings his experience to Tunica National from Chickasaw Country Club, after spending the last 20 years as a teaching pro. Johnson played for Delta State University, was the assistant pro at Memphis Country Club for five years, and has been the tennis pro at Chickasaw ...

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