May 2, 2016

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Leaders continue comprehensive planning

By Alyssa Schnugg and Rob Sigler There’s little debate that Oxford and Lafayette County are growing in population, and with Oxford leaders considering more ... Read more

Hume Bryant is an ambassador for Oxford's trees.

‘Tree man’ works to keep the community covered

Hume Bryant has no formal education in the field of dendrology or work experience as an arborist. It’s been only his pure interest in the ... Read more

Noah’s Law dies in committee for second year

For the second year in a row, a bill that would make it illegal to sell caffeine pills and powders to minors died in committee. ... Read more

Caterpillar, Inc. announced that its plant, in Oxford, Miss. on Thursday, April 28, 2016, will be closed in 2017. The plant, which produces hose couplings, employs about 240 people. (AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman)

Oxford facility one of five being shut down

Caterpillar announced Thursday it will be shutting down its Oxford plant within the next 18 months, leaving about 240 people without a job — many ... Read more

Weekend events planned for kids

Two events slated for Saturday are aimed at keeping the bodies and minds of local youth healthy and strong. The LOU Excel by 5 Coalition ... Read more