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  1. Harvey Updyke's trial moved

    Edward Aschoff

    Harvey Updyke, the Alabama fan charged with poisoning the Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn, is getting his wish -- his trial location is moving. Updyke's lawyers have cited in the past that they felt Updyke wouldn't get a fair trial if it was n...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  2. Auburn's oaks cleared to be rolled

    Edward Aschoff

    The fight to keep the oaks at Toomer's Corner alive is still going strong, but the Auburn family received some good news Thursday. While we still don't know if the 131-year trees that stand at the edge of Auburn's campus will survive, they will be...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  3. Harvey Updyke's trial is delayed

    Edward Aschoff

    So much for this all being taken care of sooner rather than later. The bizarre situation surrounding Harvey Updyke, the Alabama fan accused of poisoning Auburn's historic Toomer's Corner oak trees, just won't go away. On Thursday, Judge Jacob W...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  4. Harvey Updyke's lawyer denies confession

    Edward Aschoff

    A day after The Auburn Plainsman reported that Harvey Updyke, the Alabama fan accused of poisoning Auburn's historic oak trees at Toomer's Corner, confessed his crime during a break in jury selection Tuesday, his lawyer says there was no confession. ...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  5. Harvey Updyke admits to tree poisoning

    Edward Aschoff

    Harvey Updyke has confessed to poisoning the famed Toomer's Corner trees near Auburn University, according to a report Tuesday. The Auburn Plainsman reported Updyke admitted his guilt to reporter Andrew Yawn at the Lee County Justice Center in Ope...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  6. Auburn plans to replace oaks if they die

    Edward Aschoff

    Should the cherished trees at Toomer's Corner die, Auburn University will be ready. Auburn president Jay Gogue has accepted a committee's recommendation to move at least one large tree there if the oaks should perish. University spokesman Mike ...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  7. Lunchtime links

    Edward Aschoff

    Penn State officially plans a "whiteout" against Alabama this fall. John Reimer of The Birmingham News writes that the alleged attack of Harvey Updyke could provide some sympathy for Toomer's Corner's No. 1 enemy. Florida coach Will Muschamp is...

    Blog | April 21, 2011