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Stories from Saturday, March 24, 2012

New bridges for Oxford (03/24/12)
After years of inconvenience for motorists, this is supposed to be the final construction season for a big project to improve Highway 9 between Brockwell and Melbourne. But don't expect construction zones to completely disappear. A new project at Oxford, near the Fulton County line in northern Izard County is just gearing up...
Stone-setting ceremony (03/24/12)
Relatives of Civil War Confederate and Union soldier Hicks Roy and Civil War re-enactors gathered in Lance Cemetery in Couch on March 18 for a stone-setting ceremony. Pictured, left to right, are Skyla, Clintan, Marva and Shann Caldwell, Sue Walters and her husband, Mike Walters (kneeling), Joe Dan Caldwell, Tilman Durham (holding his grandfather's Civil War gun), Jay Cross, Tony Brewer, Lou Wehmer and Bob Langston. ...
Highland gets new chief and dues system (03/24/12)
A new fire chief, establishment of a fire dues system and progress on the city park were discussed at the March 13 meeting of the Highland City Council. Alderwoman Mary Jo Clark, who serves on the Parks committee, updated council on the progress of the new park that is located on Lake Mirandy...