Oxford Police prepare for homecoming

Published 12:49 pm Thursday, October 8, 2015

In anticipation of homecoming events on Friday night, Oxford Police Department reserve officers and security personnel will be patrolling the Square starting Friday morning.

At 8 a.m. Friday, the North section of the East side parking lot, closest to City Hall, will close. All cars left in the parking lot will be towed at noon. At 5 p.m., the South side of that parking lot, closest to Neilson’s will be closed off. The homecoming parade will leave campus at 5:30 p.m., and will come up University Avenue, approaching the Square through South Lamar and leaving on North Lamar.