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Published on January 8th, 2016 | by TLV News

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Abandoned Places of Lafayette County Photo Essay, Part Three

Behind the Facade The Oxford Mall, home of so many high school memories to my generation, occasionally looks like a massive, wounded beast, lumbering back to the forest from whence it came to lie in torpor. Even as the University reclaims and rehabilitates the space to more productive use, one can almost smell the lingering corndog grease and fumes of new shoe smell lurking in the corners of the building, and sense the urgent pheremonal pangs of teenage lust and endless consumerist want that used to fill these halls. This used to be another home of sorts, perhaps chiefly for the lack of any better place. And we outgrew it, but its ghost still calls out. The Local Voice Ligature

vacant halls of commerce
easy to own - call now
rigmarole
better safety with chemistry
where dissertations go to die
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The Local Voice is a bimonthly entertainment guide and newspaper based in Oxford, Mississippi, covering and distributed in North Central Mississippi, including Oxford, Ole Miss, Taylor, Abbeville, Water Valley, Lafayette County, Yalobusha County, and parts of Panola County, Marshall County, and Tupelo . The Local Voice is distributed free to over 255 locations in North Mississippi and also available as a full color PDF download worldwide on the internet.



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