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  1. Fans say goodbye to Toomer's Oaks

    Edward Aschoff

    The following is an excerpt from Kevin Van Valkenburg's story on the farewell to Toomer's Oaks: AUBURN, Ala. -- There was a funeral at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and College Street this weekend, and thousands of people traveled great distanc...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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